Under current provincial lockdown measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, arenas, gymnasiums, walking tracks, indoor sport courts and pools are closed. Community centres are open for limited activities, including child care and After-school Recreation Care (ARC) programs.

There is a 25-person limit for outdoor ice rinks. Change rooms and lockers are unavailable.

Stay up-to-date on all changes to City services by visiting COVID-19: Changes to City Services.

Learn about A New Way to Play: Recreation During COVID-19 for adapted and inclusive programs.

Our specialized programs are for individuals with disabilities who want to be involved in recreational activities with other people who have similar interests, abilities and needs in a safe and positive environment. These programs are designed with smaller group sizes.

How to Register for Adapted Programs and Inclusive Services

To access Adapted and Inclusive Services (AIS) you need an AIS membership. If you have never used adapted and inclusive services before, contact the hotline at 416-395-6128. We will assess your needs and if possible provide you with an AIS Membership.

AIS Membership Process:

  1. Call the hotline and request Adapted and Inclusive Services
  2. Participate in an intake phone call with staff.
  3. Review Intake Package with staff and discuss the best options. Staff will register you or your child into a confidential database to help match appropriate services and programs.
  4. Staff will process Adapted Inclusive Services membership. Additional options or other resources are provided.
  5. Register for programs using the AIS membership. Learn How to Register for Recreation Programs.

All forms provided by City staff must be completed.

Adapted and Inclusive Virtual Programs

All Adapted and Inclusive virtual programs are free.

Arts and Crafts – Ages: 6-12

This course will introduce young artists to a wide variety of arts and crafts using paint, glue, markers, textured paper, recycled items, household items, etc.

  • Day: Wednesday
  • Start: January 20, 2021
  • Time: 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Weeks: 9 Weeks
  • Barcode: 3747181

Max 20 participants

Science (Children) – Ages: 6-12

An opportunity to virtually explore, interact and socialize with other participants through a variety of basic science experiments and activities.

  • Day: Friday
  • Start: January 22, 2021
  • Time: 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Weeks: 9 Weeks
  • Barcode: 3747182

Max 20 participants

Social Circle Zumba (Family) – Ages: 3+

This virtual class is designed to encourage social circles to participate in physical activity and yoga together in a welcoming and comfortable environment. Classes are suitable for all levels incorporating various culture inspired music and dance movements to create a dynamic, exciting, aerobic workout. Comfortable attire and gym shoes are recommended.

  • Day: Tuesday and Thursday
  • Start: January 19, 2021
  • Time: 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Weeks: 9 weeks
  • Barcode: 3747180

Max 20 participants

Virtual Board Games (Children)

  • Day: Monday
  • Start: January 18, 2021
  • Time: 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Weeks: 9 Weeks
  • Barcode: 3758768

Max 20 participants

Virtual Cooking (Family)

January 25, 2021

  • Day: Monday
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Barcode: 3758773

Max 20 participants

February 22, 2021

  • Day: Monday
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Barcode: 3758774

Max 20 participants

March 29, 2021

  • Day: Monday
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Barcode: 3758775

Max 20 participants

Soft Skills for Employment – Ages: 13+

This program will provide our participants with soft skills required for employment such as; communication, active listening, adaptability, leadership, teamwork and more in a welcoming virtual environment.

  • Day: Friday
  • Start: January 22, 2021
  • Time: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Weeks: 9 Weeks
  • Barcode: 3747177

Max 20 participants

Chair Yoga – Ages: 13+

Chair yoga is a gentle practice in which basic yoga is performed while seated or standing with the aid of a chair. It is also a great form of yoga for beginners who wants to focus on a gentle practice. A sturdy chair is recommended.

  • Day(s): Tuesday and Thursday
  • Start: January 19, 2021
  • Time: 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Weeks: 9 Weeks
  • Barcode: 3747179

Max 20 participants

Science (Youth) – Ages: 13+

An opportunity to virtually explore, interact and socialize with other participants through a variety of basic science experiments and activities.

  • Day: Friday
  • Start: January 22, 2021
  • Time: 5:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
  • Weeks: 9 Weeks
  • Barcode: 3747183

Max 20 participants

Virtual BINGO (Youth) – Ages: 13+

  • Day: Friday
  • Start: January 22, 2021
  • Time: 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Weeks: 9 Weeks
  • Barcode: 3747184

Max 20 participants

Virtual Board Games – Ages: 13+

  • Day: Monday
  • Start: January 18, 2021
  • Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Weeks: 9 Weeks
  • Barcode: 3758769

Max 20 participants

Virtual Dance Party (Adults and Youth)

January 29, 2021

  • Day: Friday
  • Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Barcode: 3758770

Max 30 participants

February 26, 2021

  • Day: Friday
  • Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Barcode: 3758771

Max 30 participants

March 26, 2021

  • Day: Friday
  • Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Barcode: 3758772

Max 30 participants

Active8 – Ages 19+

Adapted virtual recreation programming for adults 19+yrs.  Live sessions will be held Monday and Wednesday and activities will include, Social Discussions, Fitness, Arts and Crafts, Sensory Actives and Games.

Mondays and Wednesdays

  • Start: January 18, 2021
  • Times:
    • 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
    • 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
    • 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
  • Weeks: 9 Weeks
  • Barcode: 3747178

Max 20 participants

Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Start: January 19, 2021
  • Times:
    • 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
    • 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
    • 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
  • Weeks: 9 Weeks
  • Barcode: 3758766

Max 20 participants

Adapted and Inclusive Parents Connect

January 27, 2021

  • Day: Wednesday
  • Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Barcode: 3758773

Max 20 participants

February 24, 2021

  • Day: Wednesday
  • Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Barcode: 3758774

Max 20 participants

March 31, 2021

  • Day: Wednesday
  • Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Barcode: 3758775

Max 20 participants

Virtual Dance Party (Adults and Youth)

January 29, 2021

  • Day: Friday
  • Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Barcode: 3758770

Max 30 participants

February 26, 2021

  • Day: Friday
  • Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Barcode: 3758771

Max 30 participants

March 26, 2021

  • Day: Friday
  • Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Barcode: 3758772

Max 30 participants

Virtual Board Games

  • Day: Monday and Wednesday
  • Start: January 18, 2021
  • Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Weeks: 9 Weeks
  • Barcode: 3758767

Max 20 participants