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PRO Kids Sponsorship

  PRO Kids Application Guidelines

 PRO Kids Application (Online Form)

  PRO Kids Application (PDF Form)






Who Can Apply?

The criteria for accessing PRO Kids funding is

  1. Recipients must be 0-18 years of age, live in the Municipality of Chester and, due to lack of funds, can not participate in sport, recreation and cultural activities.
  2. Applicants can apply for assistance with registration fees and equipment costs at any time of year, but approval will only be considered once per season.
  3. Recipients must be registered with an organized community group in order to receive financial assistance.
  4. Applicants must fill out an application form and submit the completed form to the Recreation & Parks Office at least three weeks prior to the start of the program. Please note, that late applications may not receive approval in time to start the program.
  5. Approval is based on a Reference System. Applicants must provide the name of a reference that is familiar with their personal and financial situation and who can verify that the applicant requires financial assistance. The reference should be an adult who knows the family (not a relative or close friend). (Examples of Reference: Social Worker, Clergy, Group Leader, Coach, Teacher, Doctor). If the applicant is a client of Community Services, they can get Community Service to stamp the application form and no reference would be required. The applicant will be contacted if any further information is required.
  6. Applications are processed on a first come, first serve basis.
  7. Applicants should hear the results of their application within 3 weeks of applying.
  8. Cheques for registration fees will be made payable to the organization where the child is registered.

~ Confidentiality of all recipients will be protected. ~

Games Team

Our Games Team can provide kids' fun and excitement at your event during the summer months! We usually provide up to two summer staff for an hour to play games, do activities and run around with the kids!

Forward requests to our Community School Coordinator via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone at 902-275-2712. The Games Team's schedule tends to fill up fast, so first come, first served!

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How to Donate or Support PRO Kids

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We receive financial donations to sustain the PRO Kids Program from the following:

• Businesses
• Community Groups
• Granting Agencies
• Municipality of Chester
• Individuals

Community groups also assist by donating program space(s) and/or by offering PRO Kids a reduction in the registration fee.

PRO Kids has also been successful in generating funds through various fundraising campaigns.

Everyone who gives a donation to PRO Kids will receive an income tax receipt. Donation cheques can be made payable to "Municipality of Chester".

If you or someone you know would like to contribute to PRO Kids, please contact our PRO Kids Coordinator at 902-275-3490 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PRO Kids

PRO Kids is Positive Recreation Opportunities for KIDS. It is a program that provides financial assistance to children and 2014-10-03 PRO Kids NHLPA Photo 001youth 18 years of age or under living in the Municipality of Chester who, due to lack of funds, are not able to participate in sport, recreation and cultural activities.



  • Gives kids in the Municipality of Chester an opportunity to participate, rather than watch from the sidelines
  • Builds confidence
  • Promotes physical activity
  • Improves health
  • Builds leadership skills
  • Builds self-esteem
  • Develops friendships
  • Provides opportunity to be part of a team