THE SCOOP BY MABLE HASTINGS
This fall 2023, the “Acces-Loisirs Program” will strive to bring access to sports, recreation and cultural program participation to the Memphremagog West area to those who may not otherwise be able to partake due to costs etc…
The Acces-Loisirs Program is the result of a collaboration between several community partners in the Memphremagog-west territory that is aiming to offer low income families, children, individuals and seniors who meet the eligibility criteria, free places available in sports, culture and outdoor recreation activities. Community partners include: the Municipalities of Eastman, Austin, Bolton-Est, Sainte-Etienne-de- Bolton, Stukely-Sud and Potton as well as CAB Missisquoi North, CIUSSSE Memphremagog, Club Missisquoise, Intermunicipal Leisure committee, Ecole Val-de-Grace, Ecole Baluchon and community organizations in culture, recreation, outdoor and sports.
The program will promote free access to leisure activities, collaboration between community partners to offer a variety of leisure activities, targetting children, adults and seniors living in low income situations. Offering free access to leisure activities during the September, January and March registration periods, free access to events and shows with ticket draws throughout the year; to be eligible for draws you need to fill out the cultural form during the registration period.
To register for the Acces-Loisirs Program you must go to one of the registration locations listed below with a proof of income. To be eligible, family income before taxes must be below the amount indicated in the table that the registers will have on hand to determine your eligibility.