Rick Balfour & Friends Scholarship Program

Yuba City Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to offer the Rick Balfour & Friends Scholarship Program.  Rick was an avid youth and adult sports enthusiast and youth sports coach whose memory we honor by presenting these scholarships.  The Friends Foundation was established to raise, distribute and assist in the management of public and private sector funds for enhancements to City of Yuba City park facilities, parks and recreation programs.  Together they provide scholarships for the youth in the area.  Please read the criteria to determine if you qualify.  Thank you for taking an interest in Yuba City Parks and Recreation Department Programs.  We are sure you will have a worthwhile experience. 

Applicants must reside in Sutter County. 
Proof of income, public assistance or financial need is required (copy of current pay stubs, AND copy of current year 1040 taxes, Passport to Services, Social Security statement, etc.)  Applications are available at one of our offices or online at, and all information necessary must be completed.  Scholarships are limited to a one-time registration of classes up to $40 per person per calendar year.  Scholarships will be granted as long as funds are available.  If the program fee(s) is/are more than $40, you must pay the difference.


IMPORTANT NOTE:  Scholarship applications must be turned in at least one week prior to program registration deadline or one week prior to start date of program applying for.




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