February 12 - 16

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Eggs in the Carton: language development/expression (infants)

Floor Puzzles: language development/expression (older children)

Playing with Dolls: creative expression

Yarn Crafts: sensory play

Drums and Shakers: physical well-being

Pretend Cooling in the Kitchen: emotional well-being

Popup Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Wooden Train Set: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Dress Up Time: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Ball Ramp: language development/expression (infants)

Potato Head: language development/expression (older children)

Bingo Stamps: creative expression

Play Dough: sensory play

Stepping Stones: physical well-being

Cardboard Blocks: emotional well-being

Caterpillar Squeeze Music Box: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Lace Up Shoe: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Barn Yard Play: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Cooking Class with Know Thy Food

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Dog Pull Toy: language development/expression (infants)

Dinosaurs: language development/expression (older children)

Crayon Expressions: creative expression

Spikey Toys: sensory play

Blue bolster: physical well-being

Playing in Doll House with Small Figures: emotional well-being

Camera: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Planes and Helicopters: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Lego Blocks: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Tool Time: language development/expression (older children)

Roller Painting: creative expression

Soft Blocks: sensory play

Blue Bolster: physical well-being

Animal Puzzles: emotional well-being

Wooden Mobile: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Creatures from the Sea: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Soft Trucks: connecting to others

SATURDAY (Closed for Family Day) 

 

February 5 - February 10 

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Alphabet books: language development/expression (infants)

Dinosaurs: language development/expression (older children)

Crepe Paper Art: creative expression

Egg Carton: sensory play

Dress Up Time: physical well-being

Feeding Dolls: emotional well-being

Spikey Balls: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Barn Yard Animals : manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing with Fire Truck: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Soft Blocks: language development/expression (infants)

Floor Puzzles: language development/expression (older children)

Roller Painting: creative expression

Shakers and Drums: sensory play

Soft Steps: physical well-being

Potato Head: emotional well-being

Pop Up Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Sea Creatures: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Rubber Cars: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Regular Drop-in Day for Black History Month Celebration

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Pop Up Toys: language development/expression (infants)

Tool Time: language development/expression (older children)

Emotion Stamps and Paint: creative expression

Play Dough: sensory play

Blue bolster: physical well-being

Drums and Shakers: emotional well-being

Shape Sorter: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Mega Formers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Play Cooking in Kitchen: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Wooden Blocks: language development/expression (infants)

Wooden Train Set: language development/expression (older children)

Bingo Stamps: creative expression

Finger Puppets: sensory play

Blue Bolster: physical well-being

Playing Hospital: emotional well-being

Soft Blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Doll House Play with Little People: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Dress Up Time: connecting to others

SATURDAY

The Centre is closed today. See you again for Saturday drop-in on February 24!

 

January 29 - February 3 

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Camera: language development/expression (infants)

Tool box: language development/expression (older children)

BINGO stamps: creative expression

Drums: sensory play

Blue Bolster: physical well-being

Medical kit: emotional well-being

Shakers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Diplo Blocks : manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Kitchen: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Alphabet cards: language development/expression (infants)

Dolls: language development/expression (older children)

Glitter Paint: creative expression

Play Dough: sensory play

Soft climbing blocks: physical well-being

Dancing bears: emotional well-being

Soft balls: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

farm animals: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Dress-up: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Staff Day 

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Alphabet books in a box: language development/expression (infants)

Rubber cars: language development/expression (older children)

Musical instruments: creative expression

Yarn art: sensory play

Blue bolster: physical well-being

Dress-up time: emotional well-being

Finger puppets: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Barn and animals: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Plane and helicopter: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Egg carton: language development/expression (infants)

Dollhouse: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with "I feel emotions stamps": creative expression

Megaformers: sensory play

Big building blocks: physical well-being

Pretend camera: emotional well-being

Spikey balls: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Wild animals: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the kitchen: connecting to others

SATURDAY (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT 10:30) 

Musical caterpillar: language development/expression (infants)

Doll House: language development/expression (older children)

Sponges with paint: creative expression

Hand puppets: sensory play

Blue bolster: physical well-being

Playing with musical instruments: emotional well-being

Soft blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Playing with wild animals: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing with trains: connecting to others

January 22 - 27

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Wooden ABC blocks: language development/expression (infants)

Dressing up baby dolls: language development/expression (older children)

Crayon art: creative expression

Play dough shapes: sensory play

Gym Time: physical well-being

Playing with Fire Trucks and Buses: emotional well-being

Sensory puzzle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Dinosaurs: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing with shakers together: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Pop-up toys: language development/expression (infants)

Medical kit: language development/expression (older children)

Foam balls and stamps: creative expression

Clock puzzle: sensory play

Stepping stones: physical well-being

Tools and toolbox: emotional well-being

Soft blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Mega formers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Pretend camera: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Fundraising Committee Meeting 

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Alphabet books in a box: language development/expression (infants)

Rubber cars: language development/expression (older children)

Musical instruments: creative expression

Yarn art: sensory play

Blue bolster: physical well-being

Dress-up time: emotional well-being

Finger puppets: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Barn and animals: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Plane and helicopter: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Egg carton: language development/expression (infants)

Dollhouse: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with "I feel emotions stamps": creative expression

Megaformers: sensory play

Big building blocks: physical well-being

Pretend camera: emotional well-being

Spikey balls: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Wild animals: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the kitchen: connecting to others

SATURDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT 10:50) 

Soft balls: language development/expression (infants)

Floor puzzles: language development/expression (older children)

Finger painting: creative expression

Excersaucer shakers: sensory play

Building with soft blocks: physical well-being

Playing with musical instruments: emotional well-being

Grass and counting hippos: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Potato Head: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Dress-up time: connecting to others

January 15 to 20

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Star stackers: language development/expression (infants)

Barn and farm animals: language development/expression (older children)

Scissors, glitter glue and paper: creative expression

Pretend orange laptop: sensory play

Blue bolster: physical well-being

Taking turns with the ball run with friends: emotional well-being

Egg carton: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Magnifying glasses and pretend insects: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Snack time: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Coloured building blocks: language development/expression (infants)

Clock puzzle: language development/expression (older children)

Emotions stamps with paint: creative expression

Play-dough: sensory play

Blue bolster: physical well-being

Building/knocking down towers of big blocks: emotional well-being

English/Spanish play camera: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Counter animals and fake grass: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Making pretend lunch at the kitchen: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Zumba Class (prior registration is required) 

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Spinning bears: language development/expression (infants)

Train set: language development/expression (older children)

Dress-up: creative expression

Gluing tissue paper: sensory play

Big tunnel: physical well-being

Feeding baby dolls: emotional well-being

Rolling spiky balls: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Dinosaurs: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Circle time: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Shakers, drums and xylophone: language development/expression (infants)

Typing at pretend keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Chalk and paper at art table: creative expression

Painting at the easel: sensory play

Dancing to music: physical well-being

Big floor puzzle: emotional well-being

Beed maze: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Pull-back cars: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Dollhouse and people: connecting to others

SATURDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT 10:50) 

Soft animals: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet bean bags: language development/expression (older children)

Finger puppets: creative expression

Magaformers: sensory play

Stepping stones: physical well-being

Pushing little people in big buses: emotional well-being

Water bottle shakers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Table puzzles: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Doctor kit: connecting to others

January 8 - 13

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

New board books: language development/expression (infants)

Potato Head: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps: creative expression

Xylophone: sensory play

Head and Shoulders at Circle Time: physical well-being

Play Camera: emotional well-being

Pressing buttons on the music makers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Pretend Keyboard: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Dolls and Dollhouse: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Listening to Circle Time songs: language development/expression (infants)

Toolbox: language development/expression (older children)

Dress-up: creative expression

Pushing toy cars: sensory play

Making lunch at the Toy Kitchen: physical well-being

Snack Time with friends: emotional well-being

Numbered balls: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Medical Kit: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Floor puzzles: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Dance With Me Workshop (prior registration required) 

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Babies and Puppies book: language development/expression (infants)

Puzzles: language development/expression (older children)

Chalk on black paper: creative expression

Playdough: sensory play

Red Teeter-Totter: physical well-being

Potato Head: emotional well-being

Balls: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Barn and Farm Animals: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Toy Kitchen: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Soft cars: language development/expression (infants)

Counting cans: language development/expression (older children)

Exploring art materials; scissors, glue, paper: creative expression

Shakers and Drums: sensory play

Blue Bolster: physical well-being

Emotions poster: emotional well-being

Dinosaurs Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Magnifying glass and insects: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Binoculars: connecting to others

SATURDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT 10:50) 

Bead Maze: language development/expression (infants)

Dinosaurs: language development/expression (older children)

Glitter glue on paper: creative expression

Playdough: sensory play

Shoelace and red shoe: physical well-being

Listening to music with our friends: emotional well-being

Building on gears table: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Counting Animals on fake grass: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Feeding baby dolls: connecting to others

Free Local Drop-in Programs and Activities during Winter Break 2017-2018

Saturday, December 16th (9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.) will be the last drop-in day until Friday, January 5th (9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.). 

When the Centre is closed, you may wish to visit one of the programs or places listed below. 

School Drop-ins

Last day: December 21 or 22 (depending on whether the program is open on Fridays)

Reopen: January 8

Bruce Junior Public School Parenting and Family Literacy Centre (PFLC)

51 Larchmount Avenue

416-393-0670

Monday-Friday

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Dundas Junior Public School PFLC

935 Dundas Street East

416-393-9565

Monday-Thursday

8:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Blake Street Junior Public School PFLC

21 Boultbee Avenue

416-393-9415

Monday-Friday

8:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Pape Avenue Junior Public School PFLC

220 Langley Avenue

416-394-2104

Monday-Friday

9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Roden Public School PFLC

151 Hiawatha Avenue

416-393-9555 (ask to speak with Shelley)

Monday-Friday

8:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Morse Street Junior Public School PFLC

180 Carlaw Avenue

416-393-9494

Monday-Friday

8:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

 

Applegrove Parent/Child Centre

Main Location

60 Woodfield Road (east of Leslie; north of Queen)

416-461-5043

Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Last day: December 21

Reopens: January 3

 

East End Children's Centre

Kimbourne location

200 Wolverleigh Blvd. (basement)

416-469-0495

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (babies under 15 months)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Open on long weekends)

Last day: December 23

Reopens: January 2

* cap of 50 children on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings

 

Terry Fox location (Inside Gledhill Public School)

2 Gledhill Avenue

416-425-4051

Monday, Friday: 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. *cap of 28 children

Last day: December 22

Reopens: January (call ahead)

 

Eastview Children's Centre

86 Blake Street

416-392-1750 ext. 304

Monday-Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Last day: December 22

Reopens: January 2

 

East York East Toronto Family Resources

Toronto Centre-Rosedale (St. Paul's) Location

80 Sackville Street, Room 107

647-258-9792

Monday and Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (drop-in for birth-6 years), 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Family Nutrition)

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (drop-in for birth-6 years), 11:15-12:30 (Toddler Circle), 1:30-3:30 (Baby and Me for birth-12 months)

Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (drop-in for birth-6 years), 11:15-12:30 (Toddler Circle), 1:30-3:30 (Baby and Me for birth-12 months)

Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (drop-in for birth-6 years), 11:15-12:30 (Toddler Circle)

Closed: December 25 and 26, January 1

 

Beaches East York Main Site

3079 Danforth Avenue (at Victoria Park)

647-258-9784

Monday: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (drop-in for birth-6 years)

Tuesday: 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Toddling Time for 9-18 months), 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (drop-in for birth-6 years)

Wednesday: 9:00-11:30 a.m. (drop-in for birth-6 years), 4:00-5:00 p.m. (Book Corner for birth-12 years)

Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (drop-in for birth-6 years), 1:30-3:30 p.m. (Action for Infants birth-12 months) 

Friday: 9:00-11:30 a.m. (Getting Active drop-in for birth-6 years)

Closed: December 25 and 26, January 1

 

Donlands Family Resource Program

1108 Greenwood Avenue (entrance faces Cosburn)

647-258-9785

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Last day: December 22

Reopens: January 3

 

Family Resource Connection

184 Main Street

416-690-0102

Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Last day: December 22

Reopens: January 2

 

Massey Centre

1102 Broadview Avenue (north of Danforth)

416-425-3636

Calendar available online.

Closed: December 25 and 26, January 1

 

S.E.A.S. Centre

606 Gerrard Street East

416-466-8842

Monday-Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Sunday: Typically, the last Sunday of each month, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. 

Last day: December 16

Reopens: January 6

 

Parent Resources

Temporary Site-Matty Eckler Recreation Centre

953 Gerrard Street East, Room #6

416-463-9112 or 416-463-0793 

Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. *Gymnasium from 11:45-12:15 on Tuesday and Friday and from 11:45-12:30 on Monday and Wednesday (January-March 9, March 19-June 29, September 4-December 20, 2018)

Temporary Site-Glen Rhodes United Church

1470 Gerrard Street East

416-463-9112 or 416-463-0793 

Saturdays: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., from February 24-December 15, 2018 (Closed on long weekends and for some weekends in the summer.)

St. Lawrence Site

173A Front Street East

416-941-9248 or 416-463-5399

Tuesday and Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Open on long weekends)

Last day: December 16

Reopens: January 9

 

The 519

519 Church Street

416-392-6874

Tuesday-Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Closed: December 25 and 26, January 1

 

Queen/Saulter Library

765 Queen Street East

416-393-7723

Family Time (drop in for songs and stories)

Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Alternate Saturdays (December 16, December 30, etc.): 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Closed: Sundays, Mondays, December 26

 

Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre

93 Birchmount Road (at Kingston Road)

461-396-4310

*At this program, a 2017-2018 Family Membership ($40) and $2.00/visit are required to participate.

Attached calendar has program hours for December.

Last day: December 22

Please call ahead if you plan to visit the first week of January to see if the program has reopened.

 

Scadding Court Family Drop-in

707 Dundas Street West

461-392-0335 ext. 235

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (for birth-5 years)

Monday - Thursday: 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Last day: December 22

Reopens: January 8

 

Riverdale Farm

201 Winchester Avenue

416-392-6794

Daily: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Regent Park Aquatic Centre

640 Dundas Street East

416-338-2237

Leisure Swim Preschool (children up to 5 Years)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 11:00 - 12:55 p.m.

Friday: 5:00-5:55 p.m.

Closed: December 25, January 1

 

Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre

870 Queen Street East

416-392-0751

Leisure Swim Preschool (children up to 5 Years)

Monday-Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Closed: December 25 and 26, January 1

Recreation Fun and Play with Caregiver (children 1-5 Years)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday: 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.

Last day: December 22

Reopens: January 8

 

 

 

Free Local Drop-in Programs and Activities July and August 2017

Tuesday, July 11th will be the last drop-in day until August 9th (9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.). 

When the Centre is closed, you may wish to visit one of the programs or places listed below. 

Applegrove Parent/Child Centre

Main Location

60 Woodfield Road (east of Leslie; north of Queen)

416-461-5043

Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Closed: July 3, August 7

 

East End Children's Centre

Kimbourne location

200 Wolverleigh Blvd.

416-469-0495

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (babies under 15 months)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Open on long weekends)

Last day: July 28

Reopens: August 21

* Open on July 29, August 5, August 12, and August 19

 

Eastview Children's Centre

86 Blake Street

416-392-1750 ext. 304

Monday-Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Closed: August 2 and August 28 - September 5

 

East York East Toronto Family Resources

Toronto Centre-Rosedale (St. Paul's) Location

80 Sackville Street

647-258-9792

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Thursday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Beaches East York Main Site

3079 Danforth Avenue (at Victoria Park)

647-258-9784

Monday: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Donlands Family Resource Program

1108 Greenwood Avenue

647-258-9785

Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Closed on long weekends)

Closed: August 21 - September 1

 

Family Resource Connection

184 Main Street

416-690-0102

Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Last day: July 28

Reopens: August 21

 

Massey Centre

1102 Broadview Avenue (north of Danforth)

416-425-3636

Calendar available online.

Closed: July 3, August 7

 

S.E.A.S. Centre

606 Gerrard Street East

416-490-6491

Monday-Tuesday: 9:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Thursday: 9: 45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Closed on long weekends) 

Sunday: Typically, the last Sunday of each month, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. 

Closed: July 3, August 7

 

Parent Resources

Main Site

1117 Gerrard Street East (just west of Leslie)

416-463-5399  

Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Closed on long weekends) 

Last day: August 11

Reopens: September 5

St. Lawrence Site

173A Front Street East

416-941-9248/416-463-5399

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Open on long weekends)

Last day: August 11

Reopens: September 5

 

The 519

519 Church Street

416-392-6874

Tuesday-Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

Queen/Saulter Library

765 Queen Street East

416-393-7723

Family Time (drop in for song and stories)

Every other Saturday, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

July 15, 29

August 12, 26

Summer Storytimes at Joel Weeks Park (50 Matilda Street-meet at the north end, under the trees)

Tuesday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (drop-in)

July 4, 11, 18, 25

August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

*Weather permitting

Family Time at Saulter Street Park (25 Saulter Street, at the end of the street that the library is on)

Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (drop-in)

July 26, August 30

*If it is raining, Family Time will take place in the library.

Summer Reading Club

Thursday: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. on July 20)

Visit the library's website for the specific activity and age group for each Thursday.

 

Wading Pools

A list of wading pools is available on the City of Toronto website.

 

Splash Pads

A list of splash pads is available on the City of Toronto website.

 

Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre

93 Birchmount Road

416-396-7603 or 461-396-4310

*At this program, a 2016/2017 Family Membership and $2.00/visit are required to participate.

Monday and Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Closed: July 3, August 7

 

Scadding Court Family Drop-in

707 Dundas Street West

461-392-0335 ext. 235

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Monday - Thursday: 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Closed: August 21 - September 4

 

Riverdale Farm

201 Winchester Avenue

416-392-6794

Daily: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Regent Park Aquatic Centre

640 Dundas Street East

416-338-2237

Leisure Swim Preschool (Children up to 5 Years)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Closed: August 7

 

Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre

870 Queen Street East

416-392-0751

Leisure Swim Preschool (Children up to 5 Years)

Monday, Thursday: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Closed: August 7

 

 

Programs Open on Saturdays and Sundays

 When the Centre is closed, you may wish to visit one of the drop-in programs listed below.  We recommend that you call before visiting.

East End Children's Centre

Kimbourne location

200 Wolverleigh Blvd.

416-469-0495

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Open on long weekends)

 

East York East Toronto Family Resources

Donlands Family Resource Program

1108 Greenwood Avenue

647-258-9785

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Closed on long weekends and for 2 weeks during the summer-call ahead to confirm that the program is open)

 

S.E.A.S. Centre

606 Gerrard Street East

416-466-8842

Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Closed on long weekends)

Sunday: Typically the last Sunday of each month, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. 

Parent Resources

Temporary Site-Glen Rhodes United Church

1470 Gerrard Street East 

416-463-5399  

Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Open February 24-December 15, 2018. Closed on long weekends and closed July 1-September 2, inclusive) 

 

St. Lawrence Site

173A Front Street East

416-941-9248/416-463-5399

Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Open on long weekends and closed July 1-September 2, inclusive)

 

Queen/Saulter Library

765 Queen Street East

416-393-7723

Family Time (drop in for song and stories)

Every other Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

 

Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre

93 Birchmount Road

416-396-7603 or 416-396-4310

At this program, a 2016/2017 Family Membership ($40) and $2/visit are required to participate.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (closed July and August)