There are 2 subsidization programs available to assist families who are experiencing finacial constaints that limit their ability to have their children particpate in sport and recreation programs. The Canadian Tire Jumpstart Program and KidSport. Both local chapters are administered collaboratively by all Recreation Departments in Pictou County. For futher information and application assistance, please contact:

Town of Trenton
Tel: (902) 752-5311




Apply for Jumpstart Funding

Covers: Dance, Bowling, Skating Lessons, etc.


KidSport Application Form

Covers: Hockey, Soccer, Basketball, School Sports, etc.

Family Size & Income Cut-Offs
(For 2016 Income Tax Year)
You must attach your Notice of Assessment received back from your income tax. This can be scanned and attached or you can even take a photo of it and attach. If you don’t have your NOA, call 1-800-959-8281 and you can have one mailed out to you. In order to qualify for both the KidSport & Jumpstart programs, you must make below the Income Cut-Offs listed below:

Family of 2 - $31,061
Family of 3 - $38,185
Family of 4 - $46,362
Family of 5 - $52,583
Family of 6 - $59,304
Family of 7+ - $66,027

NOTE: Family make-up consists of the number in the household
(ie. family of 4 can be 2 parents and 2 children or 1 parent and 3 children, etc.).