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Kirkland Parks and Community Services Department offers Kirkland residents of all ages and abilities the opportunity to participate in diverse, challenging, and high-quality recreation programs that are accessible and affordable. We try to make every opportunity available, regardless of income. Scholarship opportunities are available to those who might not be able to participate because of income.
50%, 75% and 95% scholarships are available to residents of the City of Kirkland (depending on household and income verification). Applicants can be awarded up to $450 per household member, per calendar year.
Funds are valid for activity fees only. Funds cannot be applied to adult sports leagues, rentals, extra supply and materials fees and late fees for Day Camp Programs.
If Your Household Size is (number of persons)
You are eligible for a 50% scholarship
You are eligible for a 75% scholarship
You are eligible for a 95% scholarship
Kirkland residents who wish to register for programs and services provided by Kirkland Parks & Community Services through the scholarship program must submit an application, provide residency and income verification documents. Examples of residency and income verification documents are contained within the application.
Household Size is defined as those on your Income Tax return and/or all individuals living in your home that you care for.
Total Household Income is defined as the total income before taxes of all adult household members for the year.
Use the button below to access our online scholarship application.
Apply online for a Recreation Scholarship
Paper copies are available on request.
The Kirkland Parks & Community Services Department scholarship donation program provides the opportunity for community members to donate funding, which will be used by Kirkland Residents to participate in department scheduled programming. Your donation to the program is greatly appreciated!
Donate online to our Recreation Scholarship Fund
Online Recreation Scholarship Application
A Recreation Scholarship Form can not be filled out or submitted by phone. If you'd like to request a paper application be mailed to you at your home address, please give our office a call at 425-587-3330. Please click on Paper Application or In-Person for scholarship requirements and the application process.
Kirkland Parks & Community Services
Sunday - Closed
Monday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday - Closed
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