Back to School Guide 2016




It’s going to be time to hit the books soon! Make your kids' back to school experience the best one yet! Head back to school with the right gear, the best after-school programs and much more for your little ones. So don't dread the first day of school … when you’re prepared, it will be the best back-to-school yet!

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Academics & Enriched Learning
Art & Music
Dance, Stage & Theatre
Other Fun Programs
Sports, Fitness & Gymnastics
STEM Camps (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

PARENT RESOURCES

Easing into the New School Year
Back to School with Fenigo
Back to School Goodies
Stay Organized this School Year
Back to School Shopping Checklist


Camp Tournesol School year French Programs
366 Revus Ave – Unit 25 Mississauga, L5G 4S5
905-891-1889 | www.camptournesol.ca/our-programs/school-year-programs
We are excited to bring our unique brand of Summer French Fun to our School Year French enrichment program! Boost Your Child’s Confidence With Our School Year French Program. From reading and singing, to crafts and card games, Camp Tournesol’s French School Year Program gives your child a fun and friendly place to learn and practice French outside of the classroom. By immersing your child in French early, you instill within them the confidence to speak a new language and to master a new skill.
Chess Institute of Canada
918 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON
647-852-2428 | www.chessinstitute.ca
The Chess Institute of Canada (CIC) is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for people of all ages to learn and play chess. The Chess Institute of Canada (CIC) offers one-day P.A. Day tournaments for children from SK to Grade 8 of all skill levels, from beginners right through to the most advanced. Tournament days are determined by the dates of the Ontario-wide public school professional development days. For upcoming tournament dates, please check our website.
The German International School Toronto
980 Dufferin Street, Toronto, ON  
416-922-6413 | www.gistonline.ca
The German International School Toronto is a private, co-educational, German immersion school which provides students with a unique international perspective by combining the best of both the Canadian and German curricula. Non-denominational and co-educational, the German International School Toronto teaches German and English-speaking students side by side and offers its students a seamless transition into both the Canadian and the European school systems.
Gymboree Play & Music School Skills Classes
1213 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON  
416-410-6386 | www.gymboreeclasses.com
Encourage curiosity and build self-confidence in your preschooler through art, science exploration, play and more. Teachers also read children's books that explore and nurture key social and emotional skills, engage in activities that require cooperation and self-awareness, and encourage communication with peers. This school skills class includes both independent and group learning activities to promote the important personal and social skills your preschool child will need for a successful transition into school. For ages 3 to 5.
Kidsopolis Indoor Playground and Licensed Montessori School
407 Speers Road, Unit 15-16, Oakville, ON  
289-837-3888 | www.kidsopolis.com
Kidsopolis features an on site fully licensed Kidsopolis Montessori School (KMS) which is a fantastic complement to the great services already offered at Kidsopolis. With only 10 spots and a teacher to child ratio of 1 to 5 and using the full Montessori curriculum our fully qualified and experienced teachers and brand new and fully equipped bright and airy classroom will ensure a fantastic early childhood education for each and every one of our Casa students. We have fantastic offers available to our pioneering families who enroll into our new school as part of our launch of this unique service. Our Montessori school is licensed for ages 2.5 to 6yrs.
Math+ - Department of Mathematics at U of T
40 St George St., Toronto, ON
416-978-4948 | mathplus.math.toronto.edu
Our programs inspire students from Grades 1 - 12 to explore the world of mathematics in a fun, hands-on and exploratory way. They are offered by one of the world's leading mathematics research departments and draw from mathematics research and exploration resources. Whether you are seeking to encourage a mathematical shy student or to challenge a student who wants to dive into competition based mathematics we have a program for you. For students who are shy about the subject we have programs that show them that math is not just for the elite; it is not just for the ‘super smart’ or those that have a ‘math brain’. For those students who want to be challenged in the subject we have programs that build problem solving skills and dive into research based problems.
Optimus Learning Centre
55 St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 245, Toronto, ON  
647-980-2450 | www.optimuslearningcentre.com
Optimus Learning Centre is owned and operated by experienced Special Education teachers who are committed to helping students with individualized learning needs. Our team is qualified to support students who are struggling to succeed in school, and to assist students who are ready to turn their success into excellence. We provide 1-1 tutoring in all subject areas, and we serve students from Kindergarten through to College and University. Learning sessions may include review or re-teaching of basic Math and Literacy skills, as well as extension and reinforcement activities in other areas. All of our students are taught meaningful strategies for improving their experience of school. We also maintain contact with parents, psychologists, and other associated professionals – as needed.
Room for Learning
720 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5S 2R4
416-986-3622 | www.learning-room.org
Room for Learning provides special education consultation and academic support to students of all abilities in Toronto, Ontario. Consultations are designed for families, schools, and/or organizations (e.g. Child and Family Services) that are in need of support for a child or teen with respect to his/her educational and school experience. Visit our website for a complete list of our services.
Ruth Rumack's Learning Space
720 Spadina Avenue, Suite 504, Toronto, ON  
416-925-1225 | www.ruthrumack.com
More than just tutoring. We offer PREMIUM after-school academic support in TORONTO for all K-12 students, including those with learning differences. We offer Homework, Exam and Organizational Support; Literacy & Numeracy Education develop fluency in Language and Math, including Power Writing; Standardized Test Preparation Courses for the SSAT; Academic Enrichment Programs for Children including Alpha-Mania and Mini Masters.
Spirit of Math
Various GTA Locations 
416-223-1985 | www.spiritofmath.com
Looking for a stronger Math Program? Problem Solved. There are many tutoring services and worksheet based programs for students who are struggling with math. But what about students who are bright and gifted, yearning to learn more? Spirit of Math challenges these students in Grades 1-11, introducing them to important math concepts and giving them the foundation to tackle increasingly complex topics. Our students come to us from some of the top public, private and gifted schools in the country, but they continue to enroll year after year because they find something unique in our after-school classrooms.
Thorious
438 Parliament Street, Toronto, ON M5A 3A2!
647-479-9594 | www.thorious.com
Whether your child needs help for the first time or has struggled with math for years, Thorious can help. How do we do it? We are certified teachers and we know exactly how to pinpoint weaknesses and fix them once and for all. Kids stay motivated because our high tech approach is loads of fun and seeing their own progress will get them to work harder than ever. Book a free assessment for your 6-17 year old at thorious.com/math today!
Alpha's Discovery Club
170 Ambassador Drive, Unit 9-10,
Mississauga, ON, L5T 2H9
905-564-2511 | www.alphasdiscoveryclub.com
Alpha’s Discovery Club is running a full day preschool program for children aged 2-4 years old. Children will develop the skills needed to succeed later in school. This program prepares children for the requirements of kindergarten. The program will include circle time, Jolly Phonics, math concepts, art, dramatic play and physical activities in our indoor playground.
Magic Languages
Serving the Greater Toronto Area
647-766-2363 | www.magic-languages.com
Magic Languages is a educational project we created to teach efficiently a language (Spanish and French) for kids and babies of age 1 to 12. We give the lessons by integrating them in amazing activities, games, and original songs but with a specific methodology to learn the language. We create a happy and immersive environment, where kids and babies will learn the new language, unaware of making any effort to do so. Our methodology will make use of the natural process of language acquisition by your children. In our active classes, students magically learn the language.
University of Toronto Schools 
371 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON
416-946-5334 | www.utschools.ca
University of Toronto Schools (UTS) is a university preparatory school, grades 7 through 12, affiliated with the University of Toronto. Located on U of T's St. George Campus, UTS offers high-achieving students a specialized curriculum and a unique co-educational learning environment that encourages creative interests and physical activity as well as a sense of social responsibility.


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Art Hub at Winged Canvas
91 Anderson Ave., Unit 12, Markham, ON
905-205-1231 | www.arthub.ca
Winged Canvas is an art hub for developing artists looking for further instruction or just the space to create! Join our After School Art Classes (flexible options and hours available) where students work in small groups according to their age and interests, with hands-on learning and teacher feedback. Or come create with us during our year-round PA Day Camps, or during our Winter, March Break, and Summer Art Camps. Register online today!
Art N' Smart Academy
35 West Pearce St., Unit 6, Richmond Hill, ON
905-597-0898 | www.artnsmart.ca
Art N' Smart is a place children can experience high quality visual and performing arts instruction in our inspiring, relaxing and encouraging environment. Classes are designed to provide children with skill level and age appropriate artistic experiences, while developing imagination and critical thinking. Children in our classes will receive customized one-on-one instruction in our small group classes by our expert artists and allow us to nurture your creative spirit. Whether your child already loves art or is just beginning their artistic journey, our one of kind program offers them a chance to grow. Try a Free trial class!
Avenue Road Arts School
460 Avenue Road, Toronto, ON
416-961-1502 | www.avenueroadartsschool.com
Our large roster of visual and performing arts programs for kids and teens are carefully chosen and designed to offer students lots of choice, while incorporating a nice balance between challenging, creative, engaging, skill-based and fun classes. Programs teach children proper technical skills in both classical and latest studio approaches. Each student is encouraged to trust their own creative choices and develop their own unique, artistic voice. Get a list of all programs from our website.
The Clay Room
279 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON  
416-466-8474 | www.theclayroom.ca
Looking for a fun way to spend the day with your kids or friends, drop by to paint, come make that treasured keepsake or special gift. The concept is simple: buy an inexpensive piece of functional ceramic ware and decorate it yourself using paints, tools and materials provided. If you’ve ever wanted to create a unique personalized ceramic piece but didn’t want to attend a long, structured pottery class, then THE CLAY ROOM is for you. We have a variety of over 300 white ceramic pieces and 60 paint colours to choose from. All our paints are non-toxic and dinnerware safe.
Explore Center
385 Enford Rd, Richmond Hill, ON  
905-237-5574 | www.explorecenter.ca
We offer an amazing after school program. Kids can play in an indoor playground after a long day of school! Besides the short breaks schools offer, your child has been sitting most of the day, which is why our facility is such a great choice for an after school program. We have a trampoline, slides, a ball pit and a lot more! We also support kids with their homework and piano practicing! You may add mix media art and music classes as well.
Freehand School of Art
3315 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON
Yonge-Lawrence Village Area
416-487-2533 | www.freehandart.ca
Our mission is to engage our students with the world around them using eye, mind and hand. In our technologically-driven society it is increasingly important to pause and reconnect with the material world. At Freehand, we are committed to nurturing creativity in young children and re-igniting it in everyone else. We provide a focused and informed approach to art instruction which allows students to discover the expressive possibilities of new materials and techniques. All of our instructors hold degrees in fine arts and/or education and are working artists.
Fun With Music Together
8 Toronto Locations
416-283-0589 | www.funwithmusictogether.ca
Music Together® is an internationally recognized early childhood music program for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and the adults who love them. Music Together is committed to helping families, caregivers, and early childhood professionals rediscover the pleasure and educational value of informal music experiences. Music Together applies the latest research in early childhood music development to the program. A curriculum pioneer since 1987. Come join us and have Fun With Music Together! 8 locations in Toronto. Try a Free trial class!
GTA Photography Camps
24 Spadina Road Toronto, ON
416-546-9089  | https://gtaphotographyclasses.com/kids-teens
GTA Photography Classes is a boutique photography school located in downtown Toronto. We offer photography workshops for kids & teens, adults & corporate training programs. Get in touch to start taking the pictures you've always wanted! Starting this Fall - 10 Weeks of photography, creativity and fun! Registration deadline for Fall is September 9, 2016.
Gymboree Play & Music
1213 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON  
416-410-6386 | www.gymboreeclasses.com
Gymboree Play & Music offers a progression of developmentally appropriate play, music and arts classes for children and their parents. Gymboree Play & Music has been fostering creativity and confidence in children ages 0-5 for over 30 years. Today there are over 550 locations in 30 countries, making us the global leader in early childhood development programs. Our program directors collaborate with the national child development expert Zero to Three and have developed class curriculum to ensure our programs provide the best support and early enrichment education to children and their parents. 
Little Voices - Dancing Feet
3 Toronto Locations:
Kew Park, Queen and Woodbine
416-461-9989 | www.littlevoices.ca
Interactive, Age-specific, Educational, and FUN! Small group classes with Early Childhood Music and “Orff” specialist in the Beach & Leslieville areas. Clapping, tickling, bouncing, rocking, peekaboo & dancing with scarves, puppets, and playing drums, shakers, tambourines, bells, rainsticks, and much more, for the little ones. Singing games, and improvising & playing rhythms on xylophones, drums, and pretty much anything that can be struck, rubbed or shaken to make sound, for school age children (musical literacy will be introduced). Jodie Friesen has been delighted to share the joy of music with young children (newborn to Grade 3) for over 25 years.
Mess For Fun
73 Alness Street, Unit # 3, North York, ON  
416-736-7101 | www.messforfun.com
Mess For Fun is the only Ceramic Studio with an Indoor Playground equipped with slides, bouncy castle, toys, costume closet and more. We have the best of both worlds! Mess For Fun’s ceramic studio is open to people of all ages. Our Paint your own Bisque pottery in our ceramic studio is a great way to get your creative juices flowing!Join us at Mess For Fun on PA days!
Musical Munchkins
361 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON M4K 1P1
416-419-4742 | www.musicalmunchkins.ca
Enjoy the benefits of music with the fun-filled Musical Munchkins classes for children birth to 4 years. Music is known to play an important role in the emotional and mental development of babies and supports social and intellectual growth in children. Our nurturing environment with playful songs, fingerplays, action rhymes and musical instruments provide fantastic training for your child's memory, communication and language skills. Ask about our Free Trial Class.
Picasso's Garage
Garage Studio - 525 Hillsdale Ave. East, Toronto, ON 
647-272-0885 | www.picassosgarage.com
We offer After-School art programs for kids in grades 1 to 6 (various levels offered). Each session features a series of great artists (i.e. Grant Wood, Timothy Raines, Josef Albers, Bosch). While learning Art History, your children will create their own masterpieces and have fun at the same time! Register now for Fall! Sessions run from September 26 to December 8 (11 weeks).
Sesaya
10 Lurgan Drive, Toronto, ON
647-439-6346 | www.sesaya.com 
Since 2004, Sesaya has enriched North York with private music programs and school arts. Sesaya has established a strong reputation for student-centred studio music programs taught by our team of dynamic, qualified - and yes, fun - instructors. We offer private, paired or small-group lessons in piano, guitar, cello and singing, at all skill levels. We pride ourselves on successfully preparing students for solo and ensemble performances and high-school entrance auditions. In addition to skills, Sesaya students develop musicianship and a love of musical collaboration that is evident to all who attend the annual concerts hosted and performed by Sesaya students to showcase and celebrate their learning.
Snider School of Music
3225 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON  
416-483-6927 | www.sniderschoolofmusic.com
Learn the music you always wanted to learn in a relaxed, music-minded atmosphere in the heart of North Toronto. Snider School of Music teaches both private (1 on 1) lessons and group lessons (Rock Band Classes & Group Ukulele). There is no registration fee for new students, and all levels and ages are welcome.
The Town of Richmond Hill
Various Locations in Richmond Hill
905-771-8870 | www.RichmondHill.ca/RecGuide
Check out Richmond Hill’s fantastic programs! There really are things for all ages, abilities and interests to enjoy from sports to arts and outdoor recreation or learning a new skill. Richmond Hill’s instructors are High Five® certified. We offer: Arts, Basketball, Chess, Dance, Golf, Gymnastics, Languages, Martial Arts, Music, Outdoor Education, Performing Arts, Science, Sewing and Fashion, Skating, Soccer, Sports, Swimming, Technology, Tennis, Yoga and more. Sign up also for our popular Adventures Series Programs.
Yomi Yomi Canada
8131 Yonge Street, Suite 205, Markham, ON
647-643-7525 | www.yomiyomi.ca
Yomi Yomi looks at the developmental stages important to all aspects of a child’s growth (physical, intellectual, emotional and social development). Yomi Yomi provides a highly engaging and creative classes based on sensory and play based learning. Children are introduced to a wide array of materials, both familiar and unfamiliar, to stimulate their senses and imagination. We offer Art and Cooking programs.
4Cats Port Credit
193B Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga, ON  
905-274-2287 | www.4cats.com/portcredit
Cats Port Credit is a team of happy artists who love what we do and create good art! We believe whole, whole heartedly that art brings joy, a love of learning and makes the world a better place. We offer many after-school programs and workshops for kids during the school year. Visit our website for details!
88 Keys Richmond Hill
70 East Beaver Creek, Unit 25, Richmond Hill, ON  
905-881-2893 | www.88keys.ca
88Keys provides music education to students of all ages - from infants to seniors! We specialize in research-based curriculums, teaching Yamaha, Kindermusik, and Suzuki. Contact us today for more information and to book your FREE no-obligation trial class
Allegro Academy of Music and Art
2900 Steeles Ave East, #217, Thornhill
905-881-2226 | www.allegroacademyofmusicandart.com
At Allegro Academy of Music and Art you will be offered MYC classes - Music For Young Children. In the MYC program, children's learning styles and needs are met through a multi-sensory approach. In MYC, children meet in small groups, in their own age category, once a week for an hour, accompanied by an adult (parent, grandparent or caregiver) who participates in the program.
All Fired Up Paintable Ceramics
8 & 10 Brentwood Rd. North, Toronto, ON  
416-233-5512 | www.afu-ceramics.com
Come on in and create with us! No appointment, talent or experience is required. Paint some ceramics or try your hand at glass fusing, both are so much fun and easy to do! Our shelves are stocked with tons of fun, cool pieces for you to paint and we have a ton of glass for you to fuse with! Come and paint!
Alpha's Discovery Club
170 Ambassador Drive, Unit 9-10,
Mississauga, ON, L5T 2H9
905-564-2511 | www.alphasdiscoveryclub.com
Kindermusik programs are now available at Alpha’s Discovery Club for ages 0 to 7! We are currently offering several Kindermusik classes – Village, Our Time, Imagine That, Family Time, ABC Music and Me and Young Child. These age-specific programs were created by Kindermusik International, the world’s most trusted brand in musical learning for over 25 years.
Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas St. West, Toronto, ON  
416-979-6608 | www.ago.net
AGO Children and Family Programs create an environment that is creative, non-competitive and open-ended, allowing young artist’s the freedom to explore their own potential and nurture their self-esteem, while building a strong repertoire of techniques and skills.
Art Works Art School
238 Jane Street, Toronto, ON M
416-766-0662 | www.artworksartschool.com
Art Works art School is a community based art school whose mandate is to introduce adults, teens and children to the enriching world of art in a positive, creative and healthy environment. We offer programs for toddlers, kids and teens.
Bamboo Bay
1515A Bayview Avenue, Suite 200W, Toronto, ON
416-901-1255 | www.bamboobay.ca
Bamboo Bay is a small and friendly school for creative expression. We offer art and music classes for children, teens, and adults. We are the perfect location for your entire family to express themselves creatively whether it’s through art, crafts or music. All classes are taught by dedicated teachers with experience teaching young children.
Casma Camps
306 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto, ON  
416-454-3775 | www.casmacamps.com
We offer camps, after school programs, private training, weekly lessons and events in Toronto and the GTA. In following true Canadian traditions, we offer instruction for all of our programs in ENGLISH or FRENCH. Our mission is to foster a passion for youth in sport, art and music by helping develop their skills and guiding them on their path to success.
Ceramics Canada
385 Bloor St West, Unit 4B, Oshawa, ON
905-728-6939 | www.ceramicscanada.com
Welcome to Ceramics Canada; the only walk-in family friendly Fired Arts Studio in the Durham Region. Because we're a Fired Arts Studio, we offer so much more than paint your own pottery! We offer Potter and Art after-school classes for kids. Learn to paint and about new techniques! We also offer Pottery Wheel Classes.
Chorus Music Academy Inc.
595 Cityview Blvd, Unit # 6, Woodbridge, ON
905-553-7444 | www.chorusmusic.ca
At Chorus Music, our programs are designed for students of all ages, interests and skill levels alike. Students learn best and are motivated to practice when they are having fun with their musical journey. Hence we provide a full range of musical experience for our students, from individual lessons to ensembles, classical music to rock bands, traditional ear training to DJ mixing and mastering.
Dune Kids
1 Promenade Circle, Thornhill, ON  
289-597-4602 | www.dunekids.ca
Dune Kids is creative play centre with a world theme. Integrating art, play, learning & culture in a unique space designed to serve young families and bring the community together. Each month features a new theme to explore.
Kurshnir Art Studio
81 Brisbane Road, Unit 6, North York, ON  
416-271-1749 | www.kushnirstudios.com
Kushnir Studios is a warm and inviting space where students of all ages (kids, teens and adults) can experience high quality visual art instruction in a relaxed and nurturing environment. Students can choose from and experiment with many different art mediums.
Living Arts Centre 
4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga, ON
888-805-8888 | www.livingartscentre.ca
Our preschool, family and children’s courses and workshops are a perfect way to introduce your child to the arts and help them express their creativity. We offer programs in Arts, Photography, Dance, Drama, Filmmaking and more!
Making Music Together
Multiple Locations  
416-833-1231 | www.makingmusictogether.com
Music Together® is an internationally celebrated, research-based early-childhood music & movement program which recognizes that all children are musical. Children & caregivers share songs, chants, movement & lots of instrument play in a relaxed, fun environment with developmentally appropriate activities that support the unique learning styles of each child. Classes are mixed-age for children birth-5yrs or specialized Infant classes up for babies up to 6 months. Outstanding new music collection each semester with 2 CDs, digital music files & songbook included!
Music Circles - Voice and Piano Lessons! with ReBecca!
Cedarvale/Forest Hill, Toronto, ON  
647-467-6464 | www.musicwithrebecca.com
Music with ReBecca offers a number of other music and drama classes including Music Circles for tots and drama presentations where we create plays based on our imaginations or already existing stories! We help prepare children and adults for auditions either for a role or for a performing arts school along with teaching the basics of musical theory - all while boosting my students' self-esteem and confidence.
Richmond Hill Art School
10271 Yonge St. Unit 205, Richmond Hill, ON  
416-845-6913 | www.richmondhillartschool.com
Richmond Hill Art School offers a wide range of children art classes from SK-Grade 12. Art programs are designed for all skill levels from beginner to portfolio preparation. Our certified teachers keep students engaged and entertained by creating a balance between acquiring art skills, using a variety of mediums and art forms, and learning art history and art theory.
TB West Community Services
20 Starview Lane North York, ON 
416-319-5154 | www.facebook.com/TB-West-Community-Services
TB West Focuses on providing children, youth and families access to fun, affordable and equitable recreational activities in the Weston Mount Dennis Community. From Dance, Arts and Sports programs to Summer programs we pride ourselves in providing memories for our participants as well as supports that help develop leadership and civic engagement qualities.
Toronto Singing Academy
2150 Steeles Ave. West, Unit #19, Vaughan, ON L4K 2Y7
416-833-3504 | www.torontosingingacademy.com
Do you want to learn how to sing like a PRO? Are you interested in boosting your self-esteem & confidence? Toronto Singing Academy offers a full range of some of the best vocal lessons in Toronto. We have over 15 years of experience and a proven track record in training kids, teens and adults. We specialize in vocal training in: Pop, Rock, R&B, Country, Gospel, Musical Theater etc. We help singers improve & build a powerful voice expression. Learn proper vocal techniques and how to sing better with professional training your voice deserves today! 

 


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Bravo Academy for the Performing Arts
77 Samor Road, Unit 4, Toronto, ON M
647-350-7464 | www.bravoacademy.ca
Bravo Academy for the Performing Arts is Toronto’s premiere music theatre school for students of all ages and levels. Now located in our custom built state-of-the-art facility featuring its own Studio Theatre. We produce over 14 fully staged musicals per year and all programs are taught by professional teaching artists.  We offer music theatre, acting, and private music lessons to students of all ages. Advanced students can audition to take part in one of our elite Music Theatre Troupe programs. 2016/17 season includes Fame Jr, 9 to 5, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King Jr. and more.
Children's Arts Theatre School (CATS Drama)
Various Locations in Toronto
416-538-2121 | www.catsdrama.com
Children’s Arts Theatre School is Toronto’s leader in professional theatre training for children ages three to fifteen. We provide a welcoming, fun, and professional environment that promotes creativity, imagination, and personal growth. Now in its 22nd year, our After-school and Weekend Programs offer a fun-filled and enriched theatrical experience for young people of all ages! We introduce students to the world of theatre and encourage them to develop group trust, self-confidence and a positive self image in a fun and nurturing environment.
Great Big Theatre Company
Multiple Locations in the Greater Toronto Area
866-864-4282 | www.gbtc.com
Great Big Theatre Company has offered drama education programs for young people since 1994. Through the Fall, Winter and Spring, we provide a program of classes, which also include an option to participate in professional-quality productions. All our programs include plays, mime, improvisation, theatre games, musical theatre, work with simple sets and costumes, and a concluding public performance. In selected programs we also offer specializations such as storytelling, mask-making, rap, comedy, stage combat and video. Our program is designed so that each session covers new, exciting and challenging content.
Master Dance Academy
205 Champagne Drive, Unit #5, Toronto, ON  
416-632-4632 | www.masterdanceacademy.com
For children aged from 2 to 18, MDA offers all forms of dance education such as ballet, acro, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, tap, pointe, contemporary, break dancing, musical theatre and private classes, all of which are available at the recreational and competitive level. Additionally, MDA provides intensive programs such as Triple Threat Education, a combination of classes in dance, acting, and singing. As well, MDA offers the option to join our Master Performing Troupe, a group of talented dancers who get to perform at sports events and charity fundraisers, rather then join our competitive company
The Town of Richmond Hill
Various Locations in Richmond Hill
905-771-8870 | www.RichmondHill.ca/RecGuide
Check out Richmond Hill’s fantastic programs! There really are things for all ages, abilities and interests to enjoy from sports to arts and outdoor recreation or learning a new skill. Richmond Hill’s instructors are High Five® certified. We offer: Arts, Basketball, Chess, Dance, Golf, Gymnastics, Languages, Martial Arts, Music, Outdoor Education, Performing Arts, Science, Sewing and Fashion, Skating, Soccer, Sports, Swimming, Technology, Tennis, Yoga and more. Sign up also for our popular Adventures Series Programs.
Young Peoples Theatre Drama Programs
4 Toronto Locations
416-862-2222 | www.youngpeoplestheatre.ca
The YPT Drama School offers year-round drama classes in our Summer (ages 6 - 18), Fall-Winter-Spring (Grades JK - 12) and March Break sessions (Grades JK - 6). We also offer personal coaching sessions for academic or professional auditions, as well as writing, musical theatre and filmmaking classes. We have four locations for our Fall-Winter-Spring classes - Downtown Toronto, Etobicoke, North York and East Toronto. YPT Drama School is a founding member of the Toronto Association of Acting Studios (TAAS).
Boffo Saturdays
49 Donlands Avenue
St. David's Anglican Church, Toronto, ON  
647-292-0210 | www.shakespeareisboffo.ca
Learn Shakespeare. Learn swordplay. Have fun. Kids have an amazing time as we put soft swords (boffer weapons) in the hands of each child and teach Shakespeare through his fight scenes. Along with theatre arts skills including body, voice, character analysis, and trust work, Boffo puts a huge emphasis on outdoor play making this the perfect camp for your active kid! Send us your jedi, your pirate, your marvel-ous hero, your bearer of the one true ring. Boffo is offering Saturday morning programs.
Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre
509 Parliament Street, Toronto, ON  
416-924-5657 | www.ccdt.org
The School of CCDT is the CCDT Toronto dance training centre where we also provide dance classes for children ranging from recreational to pre-professional in such disciplines as Royal Academy of Dance Ballet classes, Limón Modern (contemporary) classes, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theatre, and Hip Hop classes. Modern dance classes and Pilates Adult Drop-In dance classes are also offered in our Toronto dance studio.
Fairyland Theatre Dance Academy
Locations in Toronto and Richmond Hill
416-663-1700 | www.fairylandtheatre.com
Fairyland Dance Academy specializes in ballet, jazz, acrobatics and hip-hop dance classes located in North York and Richmond Hill. We offer Competitive and Recreational programs for girls and boys ages 3 and up.
More Fun with Bounce Indoor Playground & Party Centre
170 Bovaird Dr West, Unit #8, Brampton, ON  
905-457-5867 | www.morefunwithbounce.com
More Fun with Bounce is a parent/caregiver supervised centre focussed around the entertainment and health benefits of children. We also provide a unique space for adults to experience growth themselves in a relaxed, social atmosphere focused on community spirit. Contact us to learn more about our Yoga and Latin Dance program.
The School of Toronto Dance Theatre
80 Winchester Street, Toronto
416-967-6887 | www.schooloftdt.org
Based in downtown Toronto, The School of Toronto Dance Theatre has been a leader in training contemporary dance artists for over 45 years. Our Young Dancers’ Program (YDP) is designed to introduce children and young people ages 3 to 17 to creative movement and contemporary dance. Dancers are encouraged, both individually and in groups, to explore the dance experience in a focused and fun environment.
TB West Community Services
20 Starview Lane North York, ON 
416-319-5154 | www.facebook.com/TB-West-Community-Services
TB West Focuses on providing children, youth and families access to fun, affordable and equitable recreational activities in the Weston Mount Dennis Community. From Dance, Arts and Sports programs to Summer programs we pride ourselves in providing memories for our participants as well as supports that help develop leadership and civic engagement qualities.


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Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
2500 Kossuth Road, Cambridge, ON
519-653-1234 | www.cambridgebutterfly.com
Can't make it to us? Let us come to you - it's the next best thing! Our Outreach Programs provide a hands-on educational experience that's interactive and engaging for all ages.  Let our experienced Nature Interpreters bring an exciting learning environment, as well as some of our Tropical Critters, to your classroom, youth, or community group. We deliver both live and virtual visits, and are able to customize programs to meet your group's needs.
Chocolate Tales
519 Eglinton Ave West, Toronto, ON  
800-905-2858 | www.chocolatetales.ca
Our classic chocolate making workshops are ideal for excited chocolate crafting beginners and any chocolate lover wanting a hands-on lesson into the world of chocolate making! We share with you the unique history of chocolate and chocolate making and pass the tradition onto you by teaching you how to make your own gourmet chocolate treats ... roll up your sleeves, it’s time to get crafty! All our workshops are presented in a 90 minute time frame; we offer 5 different class types including a seasonal twist throughout the year. Visit our website for more details.
Creditview Stables 
7734 Creditview Road, Brampton, ON
905-451-8654 | www.creditviewstables.ca
Creditview Stables is one of the oldest established Riding Schools in Ontario. For over 44 years Creditview Stables has been offering quality instruction in Equitation and Horsemanship skills. Centrally located to Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, we offer a touch of the Country located in the heart of the City! We offer year round group, private and semi-private Riding Lessons for students 8 years old and up. Adult only classes are also available.
Double '00' Spy School
245 Carlaw Ave, Unit 004, Toronto, ON
647-794-6401 |
To Be A Spy You Must Learn How To Think Like A Spy! Double 'OO' will train you to be the best you could be and send you on mock missions around the world. You must learn geography, language, culture, science and how to move like a Ninja. The disguise/drama training will help you develop quick thinking skills (improv), the gadgetry will give you critical thinking and the Ninja training will keep you fit and agile. Agents must know 'everything' and that's what we teach. PS. It's cool to be a Spy.
Kidnetix Brampton
35 Van Kirk Dr, Unit #15, Brampton, ON  
905-459-7529 | www.kidnetix.ca
Welcome to Kidnetix! GTA's premier resource to family fun and children's entertainment. The Brampton Location offers 2 after-school programs. Our Edu-Play Program is structured so your child will learn through age-appropriate hands on activities and interactions with other children while they are having fun!  we also offer Ontario Early Years programs with a range of free education and parenting services for all parents/caregivers and their children (up to 6yrs): Early Learning and Literacy Education, Parenting and Family Support/Nutrition.
Kidnetix Yorkdale
100 Bridgeland Ave. Unit#1, North York ON
416-904-2556 | www.kidnetix.ca
Welcome to Kidnetix! GTA's premier resource to family fun and children's entertainment. Kidnetix offers 3 after-school programs. Our Edu-Play Program is structured so your child will learn through age-appropriate hands on activities and interactions with other children while they are having fun! ZumbAtomic® is a high energy, fun, interactive and healthy program designed just for kids using the Zumba® concept. This 45 min program increases children’s focus and self confidence, boosts metabolism, and enhances coordination. We also offer a Karate For Change Programs which focuses on body movement, mental awareness, and spirit! Find our more on our website.
Kidz360  
3431 Dundas St. West, Suite 200, Toronto, ON
647-351-9360 | www.kidz360.ca
Kidz360 is a one of a kind Fitness & Teambuilding Centre in Toronto, designed especially for kids! Our Kidz in Motion before and after school fitness & team building programs are specially designed for Toronto’s kindergarten and school aged children to help them stay healthy, be happy and live an active lifestyle every day!
Play and Party Indoor Playground and Birthday Centre
163 King Rd., Richmond Hill, ON L4E 2W1
289-234-7529 | www.playandparty.ca
Play and Party brings you some of the best extracurricular instructors to teach your child and yourself some of the most popular classes to enjoy after school at affordable rates. We offer Mom & Tot programs; Drop In Supervised Programs for Kids; and Preschool Brainstorming, a group activity which encourages all children to focus on a topic and contribute to the free flow of ideas and sharing thoughts.
Pawsitively Pets Classes
125 Brentcliffe Road, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON
416-901-4776 | www.pawsitivelypetskidscamp.com
Pawsitively Pets is a one-of-a-kind hands-on animal program offering children and adults a unique animal experience where you can come to us or we come to you! Our programs provide great educational animal visits to schools, after school programs, daycares, seniors facilities, birthday parties and events.
Reptilia’s Junior Keeper Program
2501 Rutherford Road, Vaughan, ON  
905-303-2516 | www.reptilia.org
Reptilia’s Junior Keeper Program offers kids aged 7-14 a chance to live life as a Reptilia Zookeeper. Through the course of this four week program, our junior keepers will learn about the biology of reptiles and amphibians, where they live, their diversity, as well as how to care for them. They will also learn the many aspects of becoming a zookeeper under the guidance of our knowledgeable cast, assisting in Reptilia’s state of the art Reptile Zoo. RESTRICTED ENROLLMENT: To provide each junior keeper with individual attention, hands on interaction, and full value, enrollment is limited to only 6 applicants.
The Town of Richmond Hill
Various Locations in Richmond Hill
905-771-8870 | www.RichmondHill.ca/RecGuide
Check out Richmond Hill’s fantastic programs! There really are things for all ages, abilities and interests to enjoy from sports to arts and outdoor recreation or learning a new skill. Richmond Hill’s instructors are High Five® certified. We offer: Arts, Basketball, Chess, Dance, Golf, Gymnastics, Languages, Martial Arts, Music, Outdoor Education, Performing Arts, Science, Sewing and Fashion, Skating, Soccer, Sports, Swimming, Technology, Tennis, Yoga and more. Sign up also for our popular Adventures Series Programs.
Earthbound Stables
155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline, Pickering, ON  
905-642-6087 | www.earthboundstables.ca
At Earthbound Stables we offer English riding lessons with a focus on hunter, jumper and equitation for first time beginners to competitive riders. We strive for an atmosphere that is comfortable and family-friendly. We take pride in our quality programs for riders of all levels, our experienced staff, and our premium facilities.


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Aerosports Trampoline Parks  
Oakville - 905-829-2989
Brampton - 905-796-2376 | www.aerosportsparks.ca
State of the art facilities with wall-to-wall trampoline fun. Aerosports is an all season option for energetic kids, thrill-seekers and those looking for an awesome way to get in shape. We offer a wide range of activities for all ages, from our huge trampoline arena to our athletic programs and wifi lounges. We offer: Open Jumping, Ultimate Dodgeball, Aerocise Fitness Classes, a Toddler Zone and much more. Join us for Back to School Fun this Fall!
Basecamp Climbing
677 Bloor St. West, Toronto, ON
416-855-0430 | www.basecampclimbing.ca
Basecamp Climbing is Toronto’s most central rock-climbing gym, located directly across from Christie subway station. With over 7,000 square feet of climbing surface and 58 routes, Basecamp is truly a gym for climbers of all skill levels. Featuring, slab, flat wall climbs, overhang climbing, a large prow for tough lead climbs and walls that are nearly 40 feet tall, we are proud to say that Basecamp is the tallest and most accessible gym in the city. We offer a Kids' Club, Weekend Climbs, Recreational Classes and Birthday Parties.
Blue Mountain Snow School
108 Jozo Weider Blvd, Blue Mountains, ON L9Y 3Z2
877-445-0231 | www.bluemountain.ca/school
When it comes to winter sports on the slopes, our snow school has a program, lesson and pro that’s suited to your skill level. Our innovative and comprehensive programs make Blue Mountain the perfect place to nurture lifelong skiers and riders. Introduce this favourite Canadian pastime to kids and see their personal and athletic development grow while staying active and outdoors. Whether you’re brand new to the sport, getting back into it or bringing your game to another level, our Snow School team will inspire you to keep improving your abilities.
Gymalaya
Vaughan: 905-760-5655
Newmarket: 905-868-8200 | www.gymalaya.com
Gymalaya with locations in Vaughan and Newmarket, is York Region's newest gymnastics club, offers recreational gymnastics classes with state-of-the-art equipment designed specifically for young children. The kid size proportions of the equipment help motivate the children, enhance their performance and increase safety. Each week the configuration and setting of the equipment is modified to provide a new and stimulating experience. Our professionally developed, non-competitive curriculum is designed to build physical, mental and social skills while having fun.
Gymboree Play & Music
1213 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON  
416-410-6386 | www.gymboreeclasses.com
Gymboree Play & Music offers a progression of developmentally appropriate play, music and arts classes for children and their parents. Gymboree Play & Music has been fostering creativity and confidence in children ages 0-5 for over 30 years. Today there are over 550 locations in 30 countries, making us the global leader in early childhood development programs. Our program directors collaborate with the national child development expert Zero to Three and have developed class curriculum to ensure our programs provide the best support and early enrichment education to children and their parents. 
H2T Elite Dryland Training
573 Alness St., Toronto, ON  
416-645-0428 | www.H2Tdryland.com
H2T is a multi-faceted state of the art dryland facility specializing in children the ages 5-16. A gym for kids you say ... absolutely! Our primary goal is to enhance the quality of life for young people through exercise and proper nutrition. Our drills introduce children to multi-directional movement skills, multi-directional speed, agility, balance, coordination, and awareness. Our professional staff considers each athletes specific goals and creates a customized program specific to their needs. We offer sports therapy, fitness, and wellness all under one roof. Come and explore how we make fitness fun for not only kids for today but for the rest of their life.
The Hub Climbing
165 McIntosh Drive, Markham, ON  
905-604-4588 | www.hubclimbing.com
With 18,000 square feet, Hub Climbing is the largest climbing gym in Ontario and the largest bouldering gym in Canada. Hub Climbing is also an accredited tourist facility. We also have a yoga and a fitness studio. We offer a Youth Climbing Club with various time slots and a program for various availability, ages, and experience levels. Inquire about our Family Night Special on Fridays and Saturdays, designed for Super Hubalicious Family Fun!
Kidz360  
3431 Dundas St. West, Suite 200, Toronto, ON
647-351-9360 | www.kidz360.ca
Kidz360 is a one of a kind Fitness & Teambuilding Centre in Toronto, designed especially for kids! Our Kidz in Motion before and after school fitness & team building programs are specially designed for Toronto’s kindergarten and school aged children to help them stay healthy, be happy and live an active lifestyle every day!
Little Kickers
Various Locations in the GTA
905-903-5437 | www.littlekickers.ca
The home of pre-school soccer! We give your children a positive introduction to sport by teaching high quality soccer skills in a friendly, pressure-free environment. There are four different classes tailored specifically to the needs of children between 18 months and seven years of age. It’s the perfect way to ignite an enthusiasm for sport that will stay with them for life.
Master Kang's Black Belt Martial Arts
2501 Eglinton Ave. East. Scarborough
416-269-7778 | www.kbbma.com
Looking for Scarborough Martial Arts training in a friendly, safe, and competitive environment? Master Kang's Black Belt Martial Arts provides advanced and modern Taekwondo training and teaching methods coupled with a focus on traditional martial arts values. Our classes, led by one of our World Taekwondo Federation Masters and assisted by highly qualified black belts, focus on technique and allow students to see immediate success. We offer martial arts for pre-schoolars, children, youth, and adults, as well as Birthday Parties.
The Town of Richmond Hill
Various Locations in Richmond Hill
905-771-8870 | www.RichmondHill.ca/RecGuide
Check out Richmond Hill’s fantastic programs! There really are things for all ages, abilities and interests to enjoy from sports to arts and outdoor recreation or learning a new skill. Richmond Hill’s instructors are High Five® certified. We offer: Arts, Basketball, Chess, Dance, Golf, Gymnastics, Languages, Martial Arts, Music, Outdoor Education, Performing Arts, Science, Sewing and Fashion, Skating, Soccer, Sports, Swimming, Technology, Tennis, Yoga and more. Sign up also for our popular Adventures Series Programs.
Sea Otter Swim School Inc.
W.A. Porter Collegiate Institute
40 Fairfax Crescent, Toronto, ON
647-983-7321 | www.seaotterswimschool.ca
At Sea Otter Swim School our mission is to provide a safe and enjoyable learning experience for all of our participants. We offer swim programs for babies (from 6 months), preschoolers, children, youth and adults. Whether you are fearful or love the water, our instructors are licenced and experienced to get you on your way! Register today and let's Take the Dive Together!
Sportplay
Various GTA Locations
416-465-7439 | www.sportplay.ca
Sportplay provides Multi-sport Programs for kids. We offer Weekly Multi-sport and Sport Specific Classes during the school year. Our child-centered, play-based programs are designed to develop Gross Motor and Athletic Skills in a positive, supportive, non-competitive environment. We offer a variety of classes to meet your child’s needs. Not sure which program to put you child in? Give us a call and one of our program advisors would be happy to assist you in booking a free trial class! This company is no longer in business.
Fall Programs at TAC Sports
Various Locations across the GTA
416-627-1092 | www.tacsports.ca
TAC Sports offers unique tennis, soccer and basketball training for children ages 4-16 designed for maximum growth, challenge and fun. Students develop sport skills, leadership, confidence, and goal setting skills in a fun and positive environment. All skill levels welcome. Co-ed.
True North Climbing
75 Carl Hall Rd, Unit 14, Toronto, ON
416-398-7625 | www.truenorthclimbing.com
We think kids ROCK at TNC – and so does our Youth Rec Program! When we began True North Climbing, in 2010, our vision was to create a fun place where the whole family could feel at home – especially kids! Since we opened, we’ve had thousands of kids come through our doors and the reviews are in – kids really do love to climb! Youth Recreational Program (Ages 6-8, 8-10, 10-13, 13-17). The Youth Recreational Program focuses on learning and refining the fundamentals of climbing: body position, footwork and movement, as well as learning hold types, grades and all the terminology to turn them into proper climbers!
Academy Of Martial Arts - Port Credit
108 Lakeshore Road East, Port Credit, ON
905-278-7234 | www.academyofmartialarts.ca
The Academy Of Martial Arts is a professional Martial Arts Academy serving Mississauga South for 28 years. We teach all ages from our 3 year old tiny tigers, youth karate, teen & adult karate, Kardio Kicks fitness kickboxing, Tai Chi Chuan, Self Defence, and MMA Conditioning. We've been voted Best in Mississauga during many of our 27 years teaching in the city.
Airborne Trampoline Newmarket
1166 Gorham St. #7, 8 Newmarket, ON  
905-836-9091 | www.airbornetrampoline.ca
Did you know Trampolining burns up to 800 calories an hour? Get airborne, keep fit and have fun by joining one of Airborne's Trampoline Classes today. Follow in the footsteps of the Canadian Pan Am & Olympic Trampoline Champions! Learn the newest Olympic sport of Trampoline from Airborne's Gymnastics Ontario Certified Trampoline Coaches by joining one of Airborne's amazing Trampoline Classes. Ages 4+, all skill levels welcome, registration is ongoing for all sessions.
Airborne Trampoline Woodbridge
171 Marycroft Ave. Unit #7 Woodbridge, ON  
905-850-8477 | www.airbornetrampoline.ca
Follow in the footsteps of the Canadian Pan Am & Olympic Trampoline Champions. Learn the newest Olympic sport of Trampolining from Airborne's Gymnastics Ontario Certified Trampoline Coaches by joining one of Airborne's amazing Trampoline Classes. Recreational, Special Needs and the NEW private Total Trampoline Class. Ages 4+, all skill levels welcome.
Alpine Indoor Ski & Snowboard Training Centre
1248 Dundas Street East, Mississauga, ON
905-232-7669 | www.alpineindoorski.com
Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, our unique indoor training facility provides you with the same disciplines as on-hill riding within a controlled and safe environment. Beginners can learn the sport of skiing and snowboarding in ideal surface conditions on a pitch they are comfortable with and learn how to effectively avoid injury and recovery after a fall. More experienced skiers, racers and snowboarders can focus on pre-season training by improving strength, technique and correcting form in order to prepare for the upcoming winter.
Branksome Hall Swimming Programs
10 Elm Avenue, Toronto, ON M4W 1N4
416-935-4128 | www.branksomeswim.ca
Branksome Hall is offers a variety of Red Cross and Lifesaving Society swimming lessons in our beautiful Athletics and Wellness Centre salt water pools. Programs include: Parent & Tot and Tiny Tot classes, Bronze Star course, Bronze Cross course, Red Cross Swim Preschool and Red Cross Swim Kids lessons.
Casma Camps
306 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto, ON  
416-454-3775 | www.casmacamps.com
We offer camps, after school programs, private training, weekly lessons and events in Toronto and the GTA. In following true Canadian traditions, we offer instruction for all of our programs in ENGLISH or FRENCH. Our mission is to foster a passion for youth in sport, art and music by helping develop their skills and guiding them on their path to success.
Evolve Scooter Programs
Multiple Locations in the GTA
416-619-4521 | www.evolvecamps.com/scooter
Evolve has scooter lessons at skateparks around the GTA. Scooter lessons are the best way for your child to learn the sport in a safe and controlled environment. Our scooter lessons start from the ground up. We focus on safety techniques and basic balance activities, slowly progressing into other scooter skills.
Evolve Skateboard Programs
Multiple Locations in the GTA
416-619-4521 | www.evolvecamps.com/skateboarding
Evolve has skateboarding lessons at skateparks around the GTA. Skateboarding lessons are the best way for your child to learn the sport in a safe and controlled environment. Our skateboarding lessons start from the ground up. We focus on safety techniques and basic balance activities, slowly progressing into other skateboarding skills.
GymKats
1659 Bayview Avenue, Unit 200, Toronto, ON
647-227-5231 | www.gymkats.ca
GymKats is a facility that provides children with a fun, safe, and challenging environment with which to play, learn gymnastics and be active. The GymKats Jungle is a bright-coloured jungle full of novel and challenging equipment. Children will learn gymnastics skills in an environment that facilitates the development of confidence, physical skills, and strong social connections with peers/other adults.
Hockley Valley Resort
793522 3rd Line EHS, Mono L9W 5X7
519-942-0754 | www.hockley.com
Hockley Valley Resort is a year-round resort destination located in the Hills of Headwaters, in the heart of some of Ontario’s most picturesque countryside.  Hockley Valley Resort’s ski/snowboard programs have always been regarded for the quality of instruction and dedicated enthusiastic instructors. We offer group and private lessons.
Kidnasium
745 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, ON
416-480-2608 | www.kidnasium.ca
Hey Parents! Looking for that perfect program for the Fall? Kidnasium has got you covered! Located in the heart of Midtown Toronto in Mount Pleasant Village. We offer a fun filled gymnastics based programs for ages 6 months to 9 years. Register for the Full Fall session and receive our Membership Pass FREE! (Value of $80, Savings of $120 & up.) For more information visit us online!
Krudar Muay Thai 
Don Mills - 416-444-5633
Kensigton - 416-923-5633

Bring out your child’s true Champion. Introducing Krudar’s all-new Thai Boxing and Fitness program for kids. In a fun, engaging, and educational program, kids learn the art of Muay Thai through a series of Muay Thai fitness activities, team work games, obstacle courses, and pad work sessions with Toronto’s top champions. Classes for children ages 4-11 focus on discipline, confidence, character development, healthy-living, kindness, sharing, and anti-bullying techniques.
The Little Gym of Mississauga East
2200 Dundas St. East, Unit 6, Mississauga, ON  
289-521-1358 | www.thelittlegym.com/mississaugaeaston
Our fantastic camps in Mississauga gives your kid the summer camp experience without the bug bites, poison ivy and week-long commitments. Combining fun physical activity, games, and arts & crafts, we’ll help your child beat the summer heat by staying cool at The Little Gym.
Matolops Basketball 
Various Locations
905-906-0237 | www.matolopsbasketball.com
Matolops Programs offer a fun and interactive basketball program that focuses on individual skills and team work. Matolops Basketball Youth Development league is designed for young athletes who wish to elevate their game during off-season. Focus being on individual skill development, to develop team spirit and foster a positive experience. We run a Rep competitive youth league for players looking for a place to play competitive basketball once a week and that its not a travel team/program.
Markham Golf Dome
150 Burncrest Road, Markham, ON
905-475-3663 | www.markhamgolfdome.com
Markham Golf Dome offers an extensive lesson program staffed by PGA of Canada approved Golf Professionals and other non-PGA Golf Professionals. Private Group and Clinic Packages are available with Video Lessons included.
Mini-Nastics
842 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON  
416-788-7565 | www.mini-nastics.com
Mini-Nastics helps young children become, and stay, physically active by providing programs that keep the focus on fun-filled interactive classes. Through the provision of healthy physical, emotional and social development, and under the guidance of certified educators and instructors, Mini-Nastics will provide a safe place for children to play and be active. Sign up for your free trial class
North Toronto Baseball Camp
Various Toronto Locations
416-619-1224 | www.ntbaseballcamp.com
North Toronto Baseball Camp - a part of True North Sports Camps – is Toronto’s premier baseball camp for boys and girls ages 4 to 14 years old. A staple in the Toronto community since 2007, NTBC operates a variety of day camps and after-school clinics throughout the year. Entering our 10th summer, NTBC has earned its reputation as the best baseball camp in Toronto for beginners learning the game of baseball and for more advanced players looking to refine their skills.
Of Rock & Chalk Indoor Rock Climbing
482 Ontario Street, Newmarket, ON  
905-895-7625 | www.rockandchalk.com
Our lessons provide multi-level programs designed to develop and maintain interest and participation in rock climbing. From climbing technique in top rope and bouldering to safety, proper belaying skills, harnessing, knots, and rope care - your children can learn all aspects of climbing. We offer classes for various levels, beginner's courses, day passes, climb times, and adult & youth groups and teams, as well as private and semi-private lessons.
TB West Community Services
20 Starview Lane North York, ON 
416-319-5154 | www.facebook.com/TB-West-Community-Services
TB West Focuses on providing children, youth and families access to fun, affordable and equitable recreational activities in the Weston Mount Dennis Community. From Dance, Arts and Sports programs to Summer programs we pride ourselves in providing memories for our participants as well as supports that help develop leadership and civic engagement qualities.
True North Sports Camps
Various Toronto Locations
416-619-1224 | www.truenorthcamps.com
True North Sports Camps offers programs and weekly clinics for boys and girls ages 4 to 14 years old. Located in the heart of midtown Toronto, we offer a variety of different sports programs, including: Baseball, Flag Football, Basketball, and Multi-Sport. At True North Sports Camps, we believe that sports are an important part of every child’s development and we make it our top priority to deliver a truly memorable experience.
Trunk to Tail - Music & Yoga for Children
1427 Kingston Road, Toronto, ON  
416-629-9878 | www.trunktotail.org
Children will explore, create and play each day in a welcoming and supportive environment. Yoga, music, art and nature exploration will feature each day. Children will explore mindfulness and meditation through fun hands on activities and participate in yoga activities, learning poses, breathing techniques, yogic principals and relaxation!
Ultra Sports Centre
1510 Birchmount Road, Scarborough, ON  
1-877-469-2452 | www.ultrasports.ca  
Ultra Sports Centre is a large indoor sporting facility located in Toronto. We house two indoor artificial turf fields with 65 and 45 foot ceilings as well as two indoor hard-courts for a total of 50,000 square feet. We offer the following drop-in programs:  Co-ed Soccer, Co-ed Basketball, Co-ed Volleyball, Co-ed Floor Hockey and Co-ed Flag Football.
Vango Toronto Fencing Center
980 Denison Street, Markham, ON  
905-415-9997 | www.vangofencing.ca
Vango Toronto is pround to announce that it will be hosting summer camps of all levels throughout the whole summer! We will be hosting three varieties of camps: Initiation to Fencing, Learn to Train, and High Performance.
The Yoga Loft
1 Sonoma Blvd, Unit #4, Vaughan, ON  
905-893-0094 | www.yogaloft.ca
Explore animated poses, games, art, music and breathing exercises that help to strengthen coordination and awareness. It’s never too early to learn how to relax, concentrate, and breathe! We practice fun-filled yoga poses and breathing exercises.
Yogi Frogz
180 Shaw Street, Toronto, ON
Artscape Youngplace
647-982-6604 | www.yogifrogzkids.ca
We're currently offering classes at Artscape Youngplace (180 Shaw Street in Toronto) for mini yogis ages crawling to 2 (parent and baby) on Sundays, classes for little ones ages 2-5 (parent and tot) on Tuesdays and Sundays and an after school class for ages 6-11 on Wednesdays.

 


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Mad Science After-School Programs
Multiple Locations in the GTA
416-630-5282 | www.toronto.madscience.org
Mad Science of Toronto has been introducing children to science in the GTA for over 30 years! Our main mission is to spark the imagination and curiosity of children by providing them with fun, interactive, and educational programs that instill a clear understanding about science and how it affects their world. We offer After-School Programs at various
locations in the GTA. Visit our website for details
The Town of Richmond Hill
Various Locations in Richmond Hill
905-771-8870 | www.RichmondHill.ca/RecGuide
Check out Richmond Hill’s fantastic programs! There really are things for all ages, abilities and interests to enjoy from sports to arts and outdoor recreation or learning a new skill. Richmond Hill’s instructors are High Five® certified. We offer: Arts, Basketball, Chess, Dance, Golf, Gymnastics, Languages, Martial Arts, Music, Outdoor Education, Performing Arts, Science, Sewing and Fashion, Skating, Soccer, Sports, Swimming, Technology, Tennis, Yoga and more. Sign up also for our popular Adventures Series Programs.
Thorious
438 Parliament Street, Toronto, ON M5A 3A2!
647-479-9594 | www.thorious.com
Robotic workshops at Thorious are catered to each child’s needs. Robots and coding tasks of varying complexity are available, to ensure maximum engagement for each child. Students can program robots to succeed in various challenges, build robots to perform specific tasks, and compete and race with their finished bots, all using the power and knowledge of coding. Our learning centre is open for workshops after school on weekdays and on Saturdays. We offer a complimentary class for all new families. Contact us to get started!
AFTERFOUR
416 Moore Avenue, Suite 304, East York, ON  
416-421-8444 | www.after-4.ca
Welcome to AFTERFOUR! We run technology camps and workshops specializing in LEGO® Mindstorms™, Stop-Motion Movies and Video Game Design! Programs offered: Lunchtime, After School and on Weekend. Workshops are offered at multiple locations. Visit our website for details.
Creative Club
Various Locations
647-342-4812 | www.creativeclubinc.com
We deliver Lunchtime, After School, Half-day in-class Programs, and Family Math Nights following STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math). We build fun and engagement into the curriculum with LEGO and Robotics elements.
 Fast Motion Studios
2 Denison Rd W, Toronto, ON
416-244-3664 | www.fastmotionstudios.com
Fast Motion Studios provides exciting educational workshops for kids that cover a variety of New Media topics such as Action Design, Wire Work, Motion Capture, Visual Effects, and Virtual Reality. Combining practical knowledge with hands-on experience, these workshops provide a glimpse of how New Media influences the entertainment industry.
Hatch Canada Coding and Maker Summer Camp
Locations in Toronto, Richmond Hill and Oakville
416-546-5501 | www.hatchcanada.com
Hatch Canada teaches kids how to write computer code in a fun and engaging way. From the most basic understanding of writing code to building games, apps, websites and robotics, students gain the tools to begin learning this critical 21st century skill. Choose from 600+ projects and learn by creating your own games, arts and science programs. Weekly classes offered.
STEAMLabs
192 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON   
647-885-9127 | www.steamlabs.ca
At STEAMLabs, students are the instigators of their own learning, and seek out knowledge and skills (with the guidance of mentors) in order to imagine, design and create projects that interest them. If you prefer projects over textbooks, prototyping over practicing, collaboration over competition and creativity over conformity, then STEAMLabs is for you. We offer classes in video game programming, Minecraft, making and programming, inventioneering (kids can turn sketched ideas into working prototypes), and more!
The STEAM Project 
Richmond Hill Curling Club
121 Elgin Mills Rd East, Richmond Hill, ON
289-819-0178 | www.thesteamproject.ca
The STEAM Project was founded by three high school science teachers to help teach youth skills that will prepare them for an exciting future of scientific and technological innovation and give them practice in thoughtful, human-centred design. Our programs support and foster imagination and creativity by providing youth with hands-on experiences and skill development using various materials and new and emerging technologies. Visit our website for details on our Fall programs.


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Easing into the New School Year
You know you can't go from Summer to the first day of school at the flip of a switch. Start easing into the school year schedule with these 10 tips... More


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Back to School with Fenigo
Check out our picks for easy-to-use, kid-friendly back-to-school options for kids. You'll find a wide assortment of unique and earth-friendly lunch box products and more at Fenigo.com! More


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Back to School Goodies
There are so many special ways to celebrate going back to school. If you're looking for school themed treats, we've got some really creative ideas that will make heading back to class FUN for all kids! More


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Stay Organized this School Year
With back to school comes busy schedules and an avalanche of stuff to be organized. We gathered up 15 of the most helpful things every organized mom does to make the return to school a smooth transition and to stay on top of her game during the school year. You might want to start thinking about them now. More


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Back to School Shopping Checklist
Lunch box? Check. Notebooks? Check. Backpack? Check. If you want to send your kids back to school with the right stuff, just print out our convenient shopping list. More

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