As part of the City’s COVID-19 response, as of January 5, 2022, all indoor registered and drop-in programs are cancelled. Refunds will be issued.

Outdoor ice rinks are open. Outdoor registered and drop-in skating programs are ongoing. Riverdale Farm and High Park Zoo are open, but indoor exhibits are closed. Conservatories are closed. Washrooms and showers are available at select recreation centres.

Stay up-to-date on all changes to City services.

Some recreation programs require proof of full vaccination in order to participate. Find out who this affects and what is required on COVID-19: Proof of Vaccination.

Register for March Break CampTO.

With over 11,000 registered programs and 2,200 drop-in programs on offer, there’s something for all ages, interests and skill levels this winter. Select the options below to explore programs.

During COVID-19

Learn about the City’s COVID-19 safety measures for recreation programs.

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.

Accessible Recreation programs include:

Learn a new craft or improve your existing creative skills with our Arts and Heritage 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:

  • Visual Arts and Crafts: painting, card making, ceramics, scrapbooking, woodcarving, sewing, cartooning and more
  • Dance: ballet, ballroom, Latin dance, hip hop and other cultural dance forms
  • Music: private or group guitar, piano, keyboard, drumming, singing, ukulele and other music-related lessons
  • Performing Arts: music theatre and drama classes with storytelling and puppetry
  • Adapted Arts: 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

Drop-in programs are available for many ages and interests. Most are free and require no registration. Browse programs by category using the Drop-in Programs List or search by location using the Drop-in Programs Map.

Drop-in programs include:

*fees apply

Get your heart rate up, achieve a great workout and have fun at our group fitness and wellness programs. A range of drop-in sessions and weekly recurring classes are available throughout the week to meet your needs.

Programs include:

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.

Programs include:

  • Chess and dominoes
  • Computers
  • Cooking
  • Gardening
  • Hairstyling
  • Languages: French and Spanish
  • Nature
  • Nutrition
  • Science
  • Youth Council

March Break CampTO is an early spring camp experience for children ages four to 12 years. It offers outdoor and physical activities, active and quiet games, arts and crafts and nature-based activities. It is available at 86 locations across the city and starts on March 14, 2022, to align with the March school break.

CampTO Plus is a series of specialty camps that combine the traditional camp experience with a focus on one particular interest or skill. Interests include arts and crafts, cooking, environment and sports.

Adapted CampTO offers a safe, enjoyable and rewarding experience for individuals with disabilities.

Register now for Holiday CampTO. Camps start on December 20 or 27, 2021.

Whether you’re an experienced skater or getting started, achieve your skating goals in our friendly and safe classes.

Programs include:

Due to above seasonal temperatures and the lack of natural snow, the opening of ski and snowboard hills has been delayed, with no confirmed opening date at this time. All registered clients will be contacted and refunds or credits will be issued.

Ski and snowboarding lessons are offered with or without equipment rentals at Centennial Park and Earl Bales Park. Program start dates vary and are weather and snowfall-dependent.

Programs include:

  • Introduction to Ski
  • Introduction to Snowboard
  • Ski – group classes for various ages and levels
  • Ski Instructor Preparation
  • Ski – private
  • Ski Race
  • Snowboard – group classes for various ages and levels
  • Snowboard Instructor Preparation
  • Snowboard – private

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

Programs include:

We offer swimming classes for ages six months to 16 years and swimming leadership programs for young and adult lifesavers. 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.

Preschool, Guardian and Ultra 1-4 Swim Programs will require a caregiver in the water to participate.

Prefer to stay at home? Join our virtual recreation classes.

Virtual programs include:

  • Virtual adapted programs
  • Virtual arts
  • Virtual dance
  • Virtual music