Ontario Recreation Programs

Extend-A-Family
Assists families, individuals, children and groups to get to know and welcome a child or person with a disability into the community.
Ages: All ages
Eligibility: Physical or developmental disability
Season: All year
Phone: 416-484-1317
Email: info@extendafamily.ca
Website: http://www.extendafamily.ca
Address: 3300 Yonge Street, Suite 200, Toronto,ON, M4N 2L6
Fee: No
Accessible: Yes

Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre
Provides integrated and adapted recreation programs to promote active living, wellness and full inclusion for people with disabilities in East
Toronto.
Ages: All ages
Eligibility: All abilities
Season: All year
Contact: David Meyers, Active and Able Manager
Phone: 416-396-7606
Email: david@bbnc.ca
Website: www.bbnc.ca
Address: 93 Birchmount Rd, Toronto, ON,
Fee: Yes
Accessible: Yes

Club Oasis
Club Oasis is a weekend childcare program for children with disabilities. Children will enjoy activities such as crafts, games, story time, and
movies with one-on-one assistance.
Ages: Children
Eligibility: Special needs
Season: All year
Contact:
Phone: 416-316-2995
Email: ctam@midtownac.ca
Website: midtownac.ca/childrenministry.html
Address: The First Christian Reformed Church, 67 Taunton Road, Toronto, ON
Fee: Yes
Accessible: Yes

East Metro Youth Services
After school programs, social clubs, summer and March break camps for youth with developmental disabilities or autism. The programs provide a
safe, structured, and fun environment where youth can learn the skills necessary to become more independent.
Ages: 12-18
Eligibility: Developmental disability or ASD
Season: All year
Contact:
Phone: 416-438-3697
Email: ncarroll@emys.on.caPhone: 416-438-3697
Email: ncarroll@emys.on.ca
Website: www.emys.on.ca/programsdevelopmental.html
Address: 1200 Markham Road, Suite 200
Scarborough, ON, M1H 3C3
Fee: Yes
Accessible: Yes

Griffin Centre
Griffin Centre provides after-school and summer respite programs and skill development programs for youth with a dual diagnosis.
Ages: 12-18
Eligibility: Dual diagnosis (developmental disability and complex mental health challenges)
Season: All year
Contact:
Phone: 416-222-1153
Email: contact@griffin-centre.org
Website: www.griffin-centre.org
Address: 24 Silverview Drive, North York, ON M2M 2B3
Fee: Yes
Accessible: Yes

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
The Therapeutic Recreation and Life Skills department at Holland Bloorview provides recreation, life skills and community development programs and services for children, youth, and families. Ages: Up to age 18
Eligibility: Special needs
Season: All year
Contact: Kim Jones-Galley, Lifeskills Facilitator
Phone: 416-425-6220 ext. 3645
Email: kgalley@hollandbloorview.ca
Website: www. hollandbloorview.ca
Address: 150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, ON
Fee: Yes
Accessible: Yes

Prosserman Jewish Community Centre
The Prosserman JCC is committed to inclusion and enhanced accessibility. The building has been designed to ensure maximum access and
the centre offers a variety of recreation programs for individuals with special needs.
Ages: All ages
Eligibility: All abilities
Season: All year
Phone: 416-638-1881
Email: info@prossermanjcc.com
Website: www.prossermanjcc.com
Address: 4588 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario
Fee: Yes
Accessible: Yes

Snoezelen Room at the Agincourt
Community Centre This Snoezelen room is run by the Toronto Parks, Forestry, and Recreation department.
Ages: All ages
Eligibility: Special needs
Season: All year
Contact: Phone: 416-396-7760
Website:
www.toronto.ca/parks/accessibility/equip ment.htm
Address: 31 Glen Watford Dr., Scarborough, ON
Fee: Yes
Accessible: Yes

Snoezelen Room at Variety Village
Ages: All ages
Eligibility: Special needs
Season: All year
Phone: 416-699-7167
Email: info@varietyvillage.on.ca
Website: www.varietyontario.ca/village/index.htm
Address: 3701 Danforth Ave, Scarborough, ON
Fee: Yes
Accessible: Yes

Spiral Movement Centre
The Spiral Movement Center is a new Toronto resource offering yoga and movement programs for children and young adults with special needs.
Our staff can work with children individually or in small groups.
Ages: 3-25
Eligibility: Developmental disability, learning disability, ASD, ADHD
Season: Fall/winter/spring
Contact: Stephanie Gottlob
Phone: 416-469-3569
Email: info@movementforkidswithspecialneeds.org
Website:movementforkidswithspecialneeds.org
Address: 20 Leslie Street #206, Toronto, ON
Fee: Yes
Accessible: No

Integra Foundation
Integra is a Children’s Mental Health Centre leading in the treatment of children and youth with learning disabilities. The centre offers recreation-based programs such as social skills groups and therapeutic martial arts.
Ages: 8-18
Eligibility: Learning disability
Season: All year
Phone: 416-486-8055
Email: info@integra.on.ca
Website: www. integra.on.ca
Address: 25 Imperial Street Toronto, ON, M5P 1B9
Fee: Yes
Accessible: No

Puzzle Pieces Ltd.
Children can join social skills groups running weekdays, weekends, or participate in the summer social skills camp. The goal of Puzzle
Pieces Ltd.’s group sessions is to increase functional interactive skills that your child can use in everyday social settings.
Ages: 3-13
Eligibility: Developmental disability, learning disability, or ADHD
Season: All year
Phone: 416-236-0026
Email: office@puzzlepiecesltd.com
Website: www.puzzlepiecesltd.com/
Address: 225 Sparks Ave, Toronto, ON
M2H 2S5
Fee: Yes
Accessible: No

Social Skills Program (Learning DisabilitiesAssociation of Toronto District)
LDATD’s Social Skills and Socialization Programs are designed to provide the opportunity for developing important and positive peer relationships. Participants use these skills in a variety of activities, such as group discussion, art projects, and recreational activities.
Ages: 4-17
Eligibility: Learning disability and/or ADHD
Season: Fall/winter/spring
Phone: 416-229-1680
Email: admin@ldatd.on.ca
Website: www.ldatd.on.ca/skills.php
Address: 121 Willowdale Avenue, Suite 203 Toronto, ON M2N 6A3
Fee: Yes
Accessible: No

MukiBaum Treatment Centre
In addition to day programs and clinical services, MukiBaum provides creative arts services for children and youth. These services include
Expressive Arts Therapy, Art Therapy, MusicTherapy, Dance/Movement Therapy, and drama/psychodrama Therapy.
Ages: All ages (camp offered to ages 5-17)
Eligibility: Dual diagnosis, ASD, or sensory
processing disorder
Season: All year
Phone: 416-630-2222
Email: info@mukibaum.com
Website: www.mukibaum.com
Address: 40 Samor Road, Toronto, Ontario M6A1J6
Fee: Yes
Accessible: Yes