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Banff Access Card
Banff Access CardThe Banff Access Program provides a one year card free of charge to the following Banff residents:

  • Adults (18+ years of age) and their children, living under the Banff Affordability Measure Level (see chart below) who have lived in Banff for 3 months prior to date of application

Size of Family                 Total Before Tax (Gross Income) 
1 person $32,434
2 people $40,379
3 people $49,641
4 people $60,271
5 people $68,358
6 people $77,095
7 people $85,835

Note: Gross income is shown on line 150 of your 2016 Notice of Assessment.

The Banff Access Card provides the following discounts:
Town of Banff Programs Roam Transit
Community Class Registration (50% off) 
6 Month Local Pass ($10 card fee)
Out-of-School Club Registration (50% off) Regional Transit Single Ride Pass (50% off)
Summer Fun Registration (50% off) Regional Transit 10 Ride Pass (50 % off)
Skate Rentals at The Fenlands (50% off) Regional Transit Month Pass (50% off)
Public Skate/Shinny Drop-in Fees (50% off)  

Partner Programs* Discount Provided
Dance for Joy Studio                    
20% off all classes
Snow Tips/Bactrax 20% off of rental equipment/retail
merchandise (excluding sale items)
Banff National Perk Coffee House
20% on food and beverages

To apply

Complete an application form and drop off at the Town of Banff, Community Support Services front desk. 

  • Provide the following:

    1.   A copy of your 2016 “Notice of Assessment” (after filing your annual tax return, you will receive this in the mail from Revenue Canada - if you need assistance, call Revenue Canada at 1-800-959-8281.)
    2.   Provide three current paystubs and proof of employment/residency for 3 months prior to date of application
    3.   Government issued benefits (i.e. AISH, EI, Disability)

    To re-apply
    You must provide the above financial information on an annual basis to re-activate your Banff Access Card for this program.

    Please note
    The Banff Access Card cannot be used in combination with other subsidies or discounts.

    Banff Access Card Business Partnership Program
    Be part of the the discounts offered through the Banff Access Card and provide qualified applicants affordable opportunities. The program is available for local businesses who go above and beyond to offer products and services to a segment of the population who may currently be unable to afford them. Learn more about participating in the program (PDF) .

    Interested in joining?
    The application process is easy. Complete the application form today. 

    Community Development Coordinator
    Community Services