TORONTO, November 20, 2023 – The City of Toronto would like to remind residents planning to register for 2024 winter recreation and March Break programs that program listings are now available online.
More than 13,000 registered courses with approximately 133,500 spaces, as well as more than 2,900 drop-in programs, will be offered including arts, fitness and wellness, general interest, skating, skiing, snowboarding, sports and swimming. The City is the largest provider of recreation programs for people of all ages, skill levels and interests.
Registration begins for winter recreation programs and March Break camps:
- Tuesday, December 5: For facilities in Etobicoke York (including York South-Weston) and Toronto East York districts
- Wednesday, December 6: For facilities in North York and Scarborough districts
Programs start in January 2024, and March Break CampTO runs from March 11 to 15, 2024.
Residents can visit the Winter Recreation webpage to learn about registration dates and to find program and registration information.
The quickest and easiest way to register for recreation programs is online. Registration by phone will also be available by calling the Client Services Call Centre at 416-396-7378 from 7 a.m. on registration dates.
In advance of the registration dates, residents who require help preparing for registration can call Client Services at 416-396-7378, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to normal operating hours, the City will offer extended hours on Monday, December 4, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The call centre will be open for extended hours on registration days, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
City recreation programs are popular and many have waiting lists. If registrants are unable to attend their program, they are encouraged to call the Client Services line to cancel their registration, so that the spot can be offered to someone else.
Discounts and free recreation programs
Many community centres offer free recreation programs including leisure swimming and drop-in programs for children, youth and older adults. Participants 60 years and older receive a 50 per cent discount on the regular price of adult recreation programs excluding private, semi-private and small group lessons. Information about free programs and other subsidies is available on the City’s Free & Lower-Cost Recreation Options webpage.