News Release
May 16, 2022

Beginning today, City of Toronto summer recreation program listings are available to view online to help residents prepare for registration next month.

Registration for the City’s summer recreation programs at all locations across the city starts at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7.  These programs begin the week of Monday, July 4.

This summer, more than 6,500 registered courses and summer camps with approximately 111,000 spaces will be offered by the City, including arts, sports, swimming, fitness and wellness. This includes 3,800 summer recreation courses with 34,000 spaces and over 77, 000 spaces for CampTO, which include adapted programs and CampTO Plus. The City is the largest provider of recreation programs for people of all ages, skill levels and interests.

Program and registration information is available at on the City’s Recreation webpage.

After-school recreation care and after school programs for the 2022/2023 school year are also available to view online. Registration starts at 8 a.m. on Monday, June 6. More information is available on the City’s After-School Recreation Care webpage.

Spaces are still available for CampTO, CampTO Plus (specialty camps), Adapted CampTO and Virtual Adapted CampTO. Camps are set to run from July 4 to Friday, September 2. More information is available on the CampTO webpage.

The quickest and easiest way to register is online. Phone registration will also be available for summer recreation programs at 416-396-7378, beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7. Call centre hours will be extended on Monday June 6 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. to help customers in advance of registration.

For in-person registration support, five community centre locations will be open on June 7, from 7 a.m. to noon:

  • Centennial Recreation Centre, 1967 Ellesmere Rd.
  • Dennis R. Timbrell Resource Centre, 29 St. Dennis Dr.
  • Driftwood Community Recreation Centre, 4401 Jane St.
  • Masaryk-Cowan Community Recreation Centre, 220 Cowan Ave.
  • Wellesley Community Centre, 495 Sherbourne St.

Residents need a family and client number to sign up and are encouraged to have them ready before registration day. To get a client and family number, residents can set up a new account or retrieve their existing numbers online or by phone.

Welcome Policy yearly credit

The Welcome Policy credit can be used to register for City recreation programs. Those who receive social assistance (Ontario Works) and live in Toronto are pre-approved to receive this credit and should speak to their caseworker. More information is available on the Help with the Cost of Recreation webpage.

Please note, this news release was updated on June 9, 2022 to correct the number of spaces available in City summer recreation programs. A previous version stated there are 114,500 spaces in 6,500 registered courses. The information has now been updated to reflect that there are 111,000 spaces available between City summer recreation courses (34,000 spaces) and CampTO including CampTO Plus (77,000 spaces).


“Summer recreation programming provides residents with important opportunities for physical activity and social interaction, as well the opportunity to learn a new skill. I want to thank staff for everything they have done this year to support the programs and make recreation safe and enjoyable for the residents of our city.”
– Mayor John Tory

“Recreation programs are valuable to both the physical and mental wellness of participants. Participation is open to all skill levels, so why not sign up and try something new!”
– Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson (Scarborough Centre), Chair of the Economic and Community Development Committee

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