Registration for 2024 winter general, skate and swim recreation programs and March Break CampTO is open.

General, skate and swim recreation programs start the week of Monday, January 8, 2024. March Break CampTO runs from March 11 to 15, 2024. Find out How to Register for Recreation Programs.

With more than 10,000 registered courses on offer and more than 128,600  spaces available, there’s something for all ages, interests and skill levels this winter.

Find your nearest location using the Registered Programs Map.

Many winter recreation programs are adapted to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities. To ensure a safe, enjoyable and rewarding experience, classes are smaller, additional assistance is provided and sometimes adaptive equipment is used. To access Adapted and Inclusive Services (AIS) you need an AIS membership.

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Learn a new craft or improve your existing creative skills with our arts programs. Our qualified staff will teach you the technical skills to take your talent to the next level. Weekly group classes and workshops are available.

Programs include:

  • Arts and Crafts: art club, cartooning, ceramics, clay, crafty creations, crochet, drawing and painting, jewellery making, knitting, multi arts, photography, pottery, sculpture, sewing, wood carving, young artist
  • Dance: ballet, ballroom, basics, belly dance, Bollywood, breakdance, Caribbean, contemporary, creative movement, Hawaiian, hip hop, jazz, K-pop, Latin, line dance, lyrical, musical theatre, salsa, tap
  • Music: African drumming, drumming, guitar, keyboard, orchestra discovery, piano, making music, singing
  • Performing Arts: creative writing, drama, musical theatre, puppet playhouse
  • Workshops: paint night, photography, jewellery making

CampTO is a winter-friendly camp experience that offers physical activities, active and quiet games, and arts and crafts activities. It is available at various locations across the city and is offered March 11 through March 15, 2024 to align with the mid-winter school break. Children ages four to 12 years are welcome.

Single-day PA Day Camps are available for registration now. PA Days are on January 19 and February 16, 2024.

Adapted CampTO offers a safe, enjoyable and rewarding camp experience for individuals with disabilities, ages six to 12.

These programs are available for many ages and interests and do not require registration. Browse all programs by category using the Drop-in Programs List or search by location using the Drop-in Programs Map.

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*fees apply

Get your heart rate up, achieve a great workout and have fun in our group fitness programs. A range of classes are available, including:

Learn more about fitness fees and membership options.

Learn timeless life skills and classic games in our general interest programs. From cooking classes to playing chess, there’s something for everyone to try out.

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Children can achieve their skating goals in our friendly and safe indoor classes. Some adult classes are also available.

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Ski and snowboard lessons are offered at Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Centre. Programs begin as early as January 2024 and are weather and snowfall dependent.

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Learn a new sport or improve your game with our wide range of sports programs. Join us for recreational play or instructional lessons.

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We offer swimming classes for children, youth, adults and older adults, at many levels. Participants will be able to improve their swimming skills, get out of their comfort zone and increase their knowledge of water safety. Our instructors ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for all.

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Some programs require a caregiver in the water to participate.

Virtual programs include:

The City uses Cisco Webex Meetings for Virtual Recreation programs. Once registered, participants will be sent instructions by email on how to access the program online a few days before the class start date.

You will need:

  • a computer, smartphone or tablet with
    • internet access
    • a camera (optional)
  • access to the email account used for program registration
  • to install Webex on your device

Programs are popular and many have waiting lists. If you can no longer attend the program you are registered for, contact the community centre where the program is offered or call 416-396-7378, so the spot can be offered to someone else. If you do not attend the first two classes and have not notified us, you will be contacted and may be withdrawn from the program. This will allow others on the waitlist to participate. So…if you can’t go, let us know!

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