Recreation Program Scholarships

The City of Chanhassen provides a program for those individuals that may need financial assistance to participate in our recreation programs. This program is available for Chanhassen residents only. It is the policy of the City of Chanhassen to provide services to all residents regardless of sex, race, color, national origin, ability, or financial status.

Who is eligible?


  • All applicants must be residents of the City of Chanhassen
  • Residents of all ages
  • Applicants who currently have outstanding balances with the City of Chanhassen are not eligible for Program Scholarships
  • Program Scholarships will be awarded as resources allow


How much assistance can my family receive?


  • Each eligible family can receive up to $100 per person per year with a family maximum of $350 per year.
  • A minimum co-payment of 20% will be required at the time of registration for all programs. Payment plans are not available to cover the co-payment for those eligible for Program Scholarships.
  • Scholarships can be used for up to four (4) programs per person per year with a limit of three (3) summer programs per person per year.


What programs are not eligible for Scholarships?


  • Day camps and field trips
  • Skyhawks sports camps
  • Adult sports and personal training
  • Recreation Center birthday party packages and punch cards
  • Facility rental including room rentals and picnic shelters
  • Scholarships are available for program fees only (special event admissions are not eligible)


Related Resources


Recreation Program Scholarship Application

  1. Jerry Ruegemer

    Parks & Recreation Director