TORONTO, June 7, 2022 – For the first time in two years, registration for the full slate of the City of Toronto’s summer recreation programs starts today, Tuesday, June 7 at 7 a.m. Programs begin the week of Monday, July 4. Torontonians will now finally have full access to all the City run programs they have enjoyed in the past as well as some new ones, from arts and sports to swimming, fitness and more.
This summer, more than 6,500 registered courses with approximately 114,500 spaces will be offered by the City, including arts, sports, swimming, fitness and wellness. The City is the largest provider of recreation programs for people of all ages, skill levels and interests.
“For the first time in two years, we are delighted to be able to offer a full and dynamic offering of summer programs for Torontonians of all ages and help create a healthy, fun and memorable summer.”– Mayor John Tory
Spaces are still available for CampTO programs, which will run weekly from Monday, July 4 to Friday, September 2. More information is available on the City’s CampTO webpage.
“The City offers a wide variety of affordable summer programs for people of all ages that activate the imagination and engage the mind and body. I encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to experience them.”– Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson (Scarborough Centre), Chair of the Economic and Community Development Committee
The quickest and easiest way to register for recreation programs is online. Phone registration will also be available at 416-396-7378, beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7. Call centre hours will be extended today from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. to help customers in advance of registration.
Program and registration information is available on the City’s Recreation webpage.
For in-person registration support, the following five community centre locations will be open on Tuesday, 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.
A family and client number are needed to sign up and residents 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.
Registration for after-school recreation care and after-school programs for the 2022/2023 school year starts today at 8 a.m. More information is available on the City’s After-School Recreation Care webpage.
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 City’s Help with the Cost of Recreation webpage.
SOURCE City of Toronto