Get Ready to register for Spring/Summer 2017 Recreation Programs

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 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 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

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:

For more information on these locations, please visit

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 for more information about the yearly credit.

Free programs
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

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.