Go To Search
Activities and EventsCommunityTown HallServicesI Want To...
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 $31,980
2 people $39,813
3 people $48,945
4 people $59,426
5 people $67,400
6 people $76,015
7 people $84,631

Note: Gross income is shown on line 160 of your 2015 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 ($5 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
Banff Curling Club Free half day Friday school program 

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 2015 “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.