• Pay to Play

    This annual fee of $350 covers an athlete for one or more sports during a school year.

     The $350 Pay to Participate fee needs to be paid online using the one of the PaySchools links listed below. Online payments are the only method of payment the Livonia Public Schools will accept. 

    • If an athlete qualified for Free Lunch last year, the fee is $100. However, they must reapply through the Free Lunch Program annually. If a student's status changes, the balance will be collected.
    • If an athlete qualified for Reduced Lunch last year, the fee is $175.  They, too, must reapply through the Free Lunch Program annually. If the student's status changes, the balance will be collected.
    • There will be NO payment plans set up by the athletic department.  Payment plans can only be achieved by going online, using Pay Schools via a credit card, and paying off your credit card.
    • Coaches may require the PTP fee to be paid prior to giving out equipment/uniforms.
    • An athlete must pay the fee in order to play in the first scrimmage or contest.
    • If a student quits or is dismissed for disciplinary or academic reasons, no refund will be issued.
    • If a student is injured during the season, any refund will be at the discretion of the athletic director.
    • The LPS District-wide financial cap (grades 7-12th) is $700 per family.
    • The athletic PTP fee does not cover a student's participation in an activity such as Band or a school play or musical.  Similarly, the student activity fee does not cover the PTP fee.
    • Bowling participatns will be charged an additional fee of $50 to cover lane fees.
    • Football participants will be charged an additional fee of $75 to cover equipment fees.
    • Golf participants will be charged an additional fee of $150 to cover greens fees. 
    • Hockey participants will be charged an additional fee of $600 to cover ice time.
    • Participation in athletics is based on individual interest, ability, and number of players needed per team.  Payment of a participation fee does NOT guarantee a particular role on a team or that the student will play in an athletic contest.

     

    Links for the PaySchools Online Payment for Athletic Fees

    Standard Fee

    This fee is based on individuals who do NOT qualify for government assistance based on documents submitted to the LPS Food Service Program.

     

    Reduced Fee

    This fee is based on individuals who qualify for Reduced Lunches based on documents submitted to the LPS Food Service Program.

     

    Free Fee

    This fee is based on individuals who qualify for Free Lunches based on submitted to the LPS Food Service Program.