Financial Assistance

A 50% reduced fee for youth program registration and swimming pool passes is available for families with lower incomes.  If you are currently eligible for public assistance and/or meet income guidelines, you may complete an application for this reduced fee.  The reduced fee is only for immediate family members.  You will be required to show proof of income and a social service identification by submitting the following: pay stubs, copy of first page of previous year tax return, child support payment stubs, copy of Medicaid card and/or copy of food stamp benefits.  Click Here for Application Form.  

Mike Brimlow Financial Assistance Fund for Youth Sports

The Mike Brimlow Financial Assistance Fund applies specifically to City of Kearney Park and Recreation Department youth sports programs.  Each child, age 19 or under, is eligible for up to $100 of assistance per year beyond the financial assistance already available through the Park and Recreation Department.  Those eligible can apply for assistance for the remaining registration fees for any of the youth sport programs listed in the Youth Sports Section, Ernest Grundy Tennis Center section, Meadowlark Hills Golf Course section, and swimming lessons in this magazine. Those eligible can also apply for the following pieces of equipment:  softball glove for Ponytail Softball or Start Smart, shin guards for Tiny Kickers’ Soccer or u11-u14 Soccer, tennis racquet for Tennis Lessons or Team Tennis, knee pads for Youth Volleyball Camps, or pickleball paddle for Pickleball Clinics/Lessons.  Total funds available are limited annually.  Those seeking assistance through the Brimlow Fund must be eligible for public assistance and/or meet income guidelines.  Applicants will be required to show proof of income and a social service identification.  A supplemental form is also available for people experiencing certain hardships, but aren’t currently eligible for public assistance.  Hardships will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Brimlow Funds are limited annually and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.