The City of Toronto offers recreation programs for all ages, skill levels and interests and registration for spring/summer 2017 begins in two weeks. Here are the registration dates for the four districts (please note that registration is by district and starts at 7AM on each date):
- Etobicoke York: Saturday, March 4, 2017
- Scarborough: Sunday, March 5, 2017
- North York: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
- Toronto and East York: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
It is recommended that residents visit http://www.toronto.ca/torontofun to build wish lists before registration day and have a few options ready in case they don’t get their first choice.
Those registering for programs will need an account and residents can call (416)338-4386, email firstname.lastname@example.org or speak with staff at a City community centre to get a family number and a client number.
For more information on registration, please visit https://tinyurl.com/hy9cr45.
New this year, residents can drop by a recreation registration information table at one of the following four locations on Family Day, Monday, February 20, 2017 to find out more about recreation programs, get a family number and learn how to register for programs:
- Joseph J. Piccininni Community Centre, 1369 St. Clair Ave. W., 1 to 4 p.m.
- Parkway Forest Community Centre, 55 Forest Manor Rd., 1 to 4 p.m.
- Masaryk-Cowan Community Centre, 220 Cowan Ave., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- L’Amoreaux Community Recreation Centre, 2000 McNicoll Ave., 1 to 4 p.m.
For more information on these locations, please visit http://bit.ly/1jDRqiN.
Welcome Policy yearly credit
The Welcome Policy credit can be used to register for City recreation programs. People receiving social assistance (Ontario Works) and living in Toronto are pre-approved to receive this credit and should speak to their caseworker. You can visit http://www.toronto.ca/wp for more information about the yearly credit.
Many community centres offer free recreation programs including leisure swimming and skating, and drop-in programs for children, youth and older adults. More information about free and low-cost programming options is available at http://www.toronto.ca/lowcostrecreation.
Older adult discounts
Older adults (60 plus years) who register for adult recreation programs receive a 50 per cent discount off the regular price of those programs.