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Reduced Fee Program#

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Do you qualify for programs like the Poudre School District School Lunch Program, SNAP, Medicaid, or the American Connectivity Program? The City of Fort Collins offers benefits for Fort Collins households on a tight budget.

The City of Fort Collins Recreation Department offers reduced fees for low-income residents and families to minimize financial barriers to participate in recreation programs and access City facilities.

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Pass purchase is required to activate Reduced Fee discounts.

  • $50 Family Pass: includes 2 adults and no limit on children in the same household.
  • $30 Adult Pass: for those 18-59 years of age (not including those who are currently attending high school).
  • $10 Youth/Senior Pass: for those under 18 or 60 and over.

Things to know:

  • Passes are good for one year from the date of purchase.
  • You must reapply to the program every year.
  • City Park Pool passes are sold separately, see City Park Pool Pass tab to the right for details. 

Discounts to programs and classes are applied automatically after a pass is purchased.

  • Includes unlimited visits to City of Fort Collins Recreation Facilities
  • Beginner/Introductory classes receive 90% discount.
  • Intermediate level classes, fitness classes, youth sports leagues, CARA Track & Cross-Country, SuperTots & Skyhawks receive 70% discount.
  • Advanced/Competitive classes receive 10% discount.

Excluded Programs#

  • Adult Sports Teams and Tournaments
  • Ticketed Events (Tot Gym, Social Dances, Treatsylvania, Ice Shows, etc.)
  • Private Instruction
  • Must have a current Reduced Fee Pass before purchase.
  • Passes cannot be shared, even within the same household.
  • City Park Pool passes expire at the end of the calendar year.
  Youth/Senior Adult
10 Admissions $10 $25
25 Admissions $25 $50

Did you know the City offers inclusion support at no extra cost? 

The City of Fort Collins welcomes individuals of all abilities to participate in any program listed in the Recreator. If you are interested in participation support due to conditions of a disability, please indicate any special needs when you register. Learn more about Adaptive Recreation Opportunities online here.


Once your application has been submitted via Get FoCo, processing will take 7-10 business days. You will be notified of acceptance or denial via email.

Applicants to City discounts and benefits must be full-time residents of Fort Collins or reside within the surrounding growth management area.

Use the growth management area tool to verify your address. If the response indicates “This address is inside of the GMA” you are eligible to apply for these programs.


City programs are based on Federal poverty and Area Median Income levels. Unfortunately, neither provide the verification needed to establish your eligibility.

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