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