To qualify for this amount, a program must:
Physical activity includes strenuous games like hockey or soccer, activities such as golf lessons, horse-back riding, sailing and bowling as well as others that require a similar level of physical activity.
For more information on the activities that contribute to cardio-respiratory endurance, visit the Public Health Agency of Canada's Physical Activity Guides for children and youth.
For a child who qualifies for the disability amount, the requirement for significant physical activity is met if the activities result in movement and in an observable use of energy in a recreational context.
The following activities do not qualify:
Fees charged for extra-curricular programs that take place in school are eligible.
Fees paid by parents for accommodation, travel, food, or beverages (e.g. room and board at a fitness camp) do not qualify.