Financial Assistance

It is
very important to note
that it can take 6 to 8 weeks for funding agencies to process applications.  Make sure that you apply as early as possible (some agencies will begin the process in early January). Please read the information below and follow the steps to ensure space is reserved for your child.

Children are only fully registered when payment is made. Entering your child(ren)’s data in the on-line registration system without payment does NOT “register” the child.

If you have entered your child(ren)’s data into our on-line registration system, but are waiting for funding to pay, contact the Dragons office ( as soon as possible with the following details:

  • Parent’s full name
  • Child(ren)’s full name(s)
  • Child’s date of birth
  • The agency to which you have applied
  • The date on which you applied
  • Your plans for your child(ren), should funding be refused

The following financial assistance programs are available to help families in need of financial support in order for kids to be able to play and be healthy. It is important to note that applications must be done very early in the season as the grants are issued early and can take up to 6-8 weeks to process.

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities is a national charity committed to ensuring kids in need have equal access to sport and recreation. If you want to play, they can help: Jumpstart helps eligible families cover the costs of participation including registration, transportation, and equipment.

For more information and to apply for an Individual Child Grant,

KidSport Ottawa provides grants to help cover the costs of registration fees to that all kids aged 18 and under in Ottawa can play a season of sport. For more information and to apply for an Individual Child Grant,
visit KidSport Ottawa

Land Acknowledgement
The land of which our office and fields are located is the traditional territory of many nations including: Anishinabewaki, Kanien'kehá?ka (Mohawk), and Omàmìwininìwag (Algonquin) peoples.  It is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples. The Gloucester Dragons would like to reflect on the unique connections and relationships Indigenous persons and their ancestors have had with this place for thousands of years.



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