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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.

Don't have an Access Pass?

Sign up today to take advantage of  discounts, freebies and special offers!

Every student in the Tacoma School District is invited to sign up for an Access Pass. It's FREE!

It's easy to sign up:

Note: After submitting your form to your school it could take up to three weeks to receive your pass.

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Are you an Access Pass holder?

We have these amazing NEW offers for you:

  • Free admission to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium or Northwest Trek Wildlife Park through June 15
  • Free tickets to the Seattle Sounders FC 2 match on April 11
  • Free tickets to the Tacoma Rainiers game on April 18

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  • 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.