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City launches its first Explore Brampton Youth Pass


New pass to provide free fares on Brampton Transit, free access to select Brampton Recreation programs for Brampton youth

BRAMPTON, ON (May 19, 2022) – The City of Brampton has launched its Explore Brampton Youth Pass pilot program.

With this pass, youth aged 12 to 16 who are Brampton residents will have free fares on Brampton Transit and free access to select Brampton Recreation drop-in programs, including swimming, skating and select sports from July 1 to September 5, 2022.

The City has 2,000 Explore Brampton Youth Passes available through this pilot program. Priority will be given to vulnerable youth. The pilot program aims to encourage youth to use public transit and recreation facilities in Brampton, laying the foundation for an active lifestyle and healthy habits.

Applications are now available online. Click here to learn more about the Explore Brampton Youth Pass and submit an application.

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“We are excited to launch the City of Brampton’s first Explore Brampton Youth Pass for summer 2022. Brampton is one of the youngest cities in Canada, with premier transit and recreation facilities, and I encourage youth to take advantage of this pass and have a fun, safe and more affordable summer.”
- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton

“Brampton is a Healthy and Safe City, a City of Opportunities and a Green City. Our youth are our leaders of tomorrow, and we continue to provide Brampton’s diverse and vibrant community of youth with opportunities to stay healthy and active, such as the Explore Brampton Youth Pass. This is a milestone in initiatives for youth in our city!”
- Rowena Santos, Regional Councillor, Wards 1 & 5; Chair, Community Services, City of Brampton

“The City of Brampton’s Explore Brampton Youth Pass demonstrates our continued dedication to our city’s youth. The City is proud to have been recognized three times in the past few years for its outstanding commitment for growth and development opportunities for youth, having received the Platinum Status Youth Friendly Community designation from Play Works, a program supported by Parks and Recreation Ontario.”
- Charmaine Williams, City Councillor, Wards 7 & 8; Vice-Chair, Community Services, City of Brampton

“The City is committed to engaging Brampton’s youth to support their growth and development in our city. Brampton is a great place to live, work and play, and we will continue the important work of helping our youth thrive.”
- Paul Morrison, Interim Chief Administrative Officer, City of Brampton

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