The Burnaby FAIR Play program provides a credit and an annual Be Active Pass to Burnaby residents in financial need. The credit system consists of a dollar amount registered in the Burnaby Parks & Recreation computer system under your name. Use the credit to sign up for any Parks and Recreation registered activities. The Be Active Pass gives you unlimited access to fitness classes, indoor cycling, gym, public skating, pubic swims and drop-in sports. There are some exceptions such as golf, personal training and birthday parties.


You must live in Burnaby and fit one of these categories: 

  • A. You receive government income assistance (federal or provincial)..
  • B. You meet the income criteria outlined on the application form.
  • C. You are a child with a disability.
  • D. You are a Canadian Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) applicant or a privately sponsored refugee.

Where to get an application form

  • Download here.
  • Burnaby Parks, Recreation and Cultural facilities
  • Our Brentwood Office at 2055 Rosser Ave, Burnaby (near Brentwood Skytrain station)

 Application process

Please read the application form carefully and complete it thoroughly. See the back of the application form for details about eligibility, required documentation, and how to apply. If you need assistance completing the application form or gathering the required supporting documents, you can visit our office at 2055 Rosser Ave and our staff are here to assist you.

* You can apply for and receive the FAIR Play Credit once a year–and it's valid for a year. Any unused credit will be removed from your account when it expires.

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