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Thunder Bay (City of)

PAL Card


Description
  • Allows an adult, child or youth with a disability to be accompanied by a support person so that they may participate in designated recreational and cultural programs and facilities
  • Provides temporary cards for individuals pre/post surgery or recovering from an accident
  • Facilities include:
    • Canada Games Complex
    • Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre and West Thunder Community Centre 55+ programs
    • Volunteer Pool and Sir Winston Churchill Community Pool
    • Community Centres
    • All Recreation and Culture programs
    • Fort William Historical Park
    • Sports facilities
Comments
Individuals can contact either the Adult Inclusion Services office in the Canada Games Complex, or the Junior Inclusion Services office in Victoriaville Civic Centre, 111 Syndicate Ave S for applications and photos
Eligibility
  • Must be an adult, child or youth with a disability that restricts from participating in or performing activities
  • Disability cannot be eliminated by the use of a technical aid such as eyeglasses

Temporary PAL cards available for individuals pre/post surgery or recovering from an accident
Application Process
  • Must fax, email or mail application and provide a photograph (headshot, with face visible on a clean background with no hat or sunglasses)
Office
807-684-3338 - Adult Inclusion Services
Office
807-625-3220 - Junior Inclusion Services
Fax
807-345-4520 - Adult Inclusion Services; 807-625-3395 Junior Inclusion Services
Web Site
https://www.thunderbay.ca/en/recreation/pal-card.aspx
Languages
English
Contact
Jessy Bogacki, PAL Card for Adults over 18 years of age
Email: jessy.bogacki@thunderbay.ca
Phone: 807-684-3338
PAL Card for Children and Youth under 18 years of age
Sarah Smart
Email: sarah.smart@thunderbay.ca
Phone: 807-626-6565
Fees
None
Documents Required
2 references from the disability community are needed (support worker, doctor, nurse, SSP, teacher, health professional, Occupation or Recreation Therapist, staff of agency (such as CNIB, Autism Ontario), etc (not a family member)
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 7, 2022
Address
420 Winnipeg Ave
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 6B7
Located at Winnipeg Ave near Lisgar St, next to the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Thunder Bay