Canadian Tire Jumpstart | P.R.O. Kids | KidSport

Canadian Tire Jumpstart

Rothesay is a member of the Greater Saint John Chapter of the Canadian Tire Jump Start Program, helping young people increase their physical activity. Applications for assistance can typically be submitted from January 15 to November 1, with the goal of distributing funds over Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter activities so children in need are given an opportunity to register for sports and recreation programs.

The process is easy and done in complete confidence. Parents or guardians can apply for Jumpstart funding applying online at For more information you can contact Jumpstart by phone: 1-844-YES-PLAY (937-7529) or email:

P.R.O. Kids

P.R.O. Kids (Positive Recreation Opportunities for Kids) is available to Rothesay children & youth who, due to financial limitations, would otherwise be unable to participate in art, culture, recreation or sporting activities. P.R.O. Kids enables more children to experience the many benefits of recreation.

Applying is easy and confiential, applications can be completed online by clicking this link. For more information you can contact P.R.O. Kids by phone: 1-506-642-PLAY (7529) or email:, or visit their website by clicking here.

KidSport New Brunswick

KidSport provides grants to kids (aged 18 and under) from families facing financial barriers so they can participate in registered sport programs and experience the lifelong benefits of a season of sport. KidSport New Brunswick provides grants of up to $400 per eligible kid, per year (January 1st – December 31st) towards sport registration fees. They have seasonal deadlines for their application: January 31, May 1, and September 30.

If the child needs equipment, KidSport New Brunswick will make a referral to a partner agency. Grants are intended to be used for sport registration fees. Travel and competitions are not eligible for funding. If you want to apply for a KidSport grant or learn more about the program details, you can contact KidSPort by phone: 1-506-451-1320 or email:, or visit their website by clicking here.

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