Discounts & Scholarships

Recreation Discounts

Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation offers discounts on Recreation Center passes to individuals and families who qualify, regardless of residency. Wheat Ridge residents who qualify also receive the applicable discount on program fees.

Recreation Discount Application (PDF)

For questions about Recreation Discounts, please call the Recreation Center front desk at 303-231-1300.

Wheat Ridge Community Foundation Scholarship

The Wheat Ridge Community Foundation, established in 2003, is a 501(c) nonprofit organization operated by a board of volunteers who are passionate about serving the needs of the community. This scholarship provides funds to those who need financial assistance to participate in Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation programs.

Wheat Ridge Community Foundation Scholarship Application (PDF) 

For questions about the Community Foundation Scholarship, email Stephen Clyde or call him at 303-231-1342.

Therapeutic Recreation Scholarship

Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation provides scholarship funds to help people with disabilities who have limited financial resources participate in Therapeutic Recreation programs and services.

Therapeutic Recreation Scholarship Application (PDF) 

For questions about the Therapeutic Recreation Scholarship, Email Beth June or call her at 303-231-1317.

Kyle Brake Memorial Scholarship

Established as a memorial to Kyle Brake, a young boy who loved to play sports, this program provides scholarship funds for children (Kindergarten through 8th grade) with limited financial resources to participate in organized sports. For more information and to apply, please visit the Kyle Brake Memorial website.

Active Adult Center Scholarship Program

The Active Adult Center Scholarship is available to anyone age 50 and older.  Residents and Non-Residents alike are eligible to participate in our scholarship program. There are NO income requirements. All you need to do is complete an application. 

 Benefits include: 

  • $10 off Trips priced at $30 or more
  •  1/2 off Special Events 
  • 1/2 off Fitness, Dance, Enrichment, Music & Games
  •  1/2 off Punch Pass

*Cannot be combined with any other discount or scholarship program ** $150 maximum benefit per year ***Silver Sneakers & Renew Active members are not eligible for scholarship discounts on fitness or dance classes 

For more information, contact Michelle Richardson at To apply, fill out the form here.