Financial Assistance


Funding options exists for families who may require assistance


KidSport Funding

We believe that no kid should be left on the sidelines and all should be given the opportunity to experience the positive benefits of organized sports. KidSportTM provides support to children in order to remove financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized sport.  Kidsport will provide funding for qualified applicants; half the cost of registration up to the maximum of $125.00 per season.

You can apply for assistance online when submitting your registration with EMSA North  or when attending a payment session at the ENZSA office as long as you bring a copy of your most recent notice of assessment.

Canadian Tire Jumpstart

Canadian Tire Jumpstart is a national charitable program that helps financially disadvantaged kids participate in organized sport and recreation. We help cover registration, equipment and/or transportation costs, maximum of $150.00 will be provided.

Applications for assistance can be submitted from January 15 to June 1 for spring/summer programs, and from July 1 to November 1 for fall/winter programs. It is recommended that you apply early to avoid ay applications that cannot be processed due to Jumpstart running out of funding because of high demand

You can apply online when registering with EMSA North, or when attending a payment session at the ENZSA office as long as you bring a copy of your most recent notice of assessment.

  • be prepared to provide your contact information and the details of the sport or recreational activity your child would like to participate in. You may also be asked to provide financial information in order to prove eligibility for funding.
  • Applicants will be notified by the local Canadian Tire Jumpstart Chapter representative if they are approved or if further information is required.
  • $150.00 per player maximum is offered through this option

North Zone Funding Program

The North Zone has a self funded financial assistance program which allocates a certain amount each season to players in need. This program is geared to athletes who could normally not play even with the approval and funding through Kidsport and Jumpstart.

This program can be applied for through the North Zone once Kidsport and Jumsptart applications have been submitted and approved. If approved for the NZ funding program, the remainder or partial remainder of fees due after KS and JS is approved will be covered.


Registration fees due will not be adjusted until confirmation from Kidsport, Jumpstart, or any other funding organization that an application has been submitted. Please see our Funding Policy for more information.