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Whole Child Access Pass

The Whole Child Access Pass gives all students in the Tacoma Public School District access to special pricing and promotions to Metro Parks activities.
Opt in for Discounts!

It's easy to opt in and receive your Access Pass:

Show your card at select attractions and facilities to take advantage of special offers and benefits!


  • For families who have opted-in to the program by signing the waiver, automatic exchange of participant and family information to expedite the MPT registration process with no need to bring documents for proof of income.
  • Enhanced access to afterschool sports leagues and art, dance, nature and fitness clubs located within school facilities.
  • Preferred Customer status gives access to select classes, camps, and attractions at discounted rates. “Pass holders will receive priority for services including priority position for program enrollment.”
  • Early park entrance into a variety of attractions on identified dates.
  • Special promotions with other local public museums, attractions and services within Pierce County.
  • Enhanced communication channels to connect students with these special out-of-school time development opportunities designed to complement the Whole Child approach to student development.