NOTICE: YMCA March Break Variety Camp programs in all regions and March Break Licensed Child Care programs in Dufferin and Peel regions have been canceled. A full refund will be issued to all registered participants. Virtual Programs and March Break Licensed Child Care programs in Durham, Halton and York region, however, are not affected. These programs will be operating as scheduled.
The Y offer a variety of interactive programs to keep kids busy while schools are closed.
April 12 - April 16, 2021Register Now!
Whether it’s through visual and dramatic arts, sports, or group games, your child will stay active, learn new skills and have fun with engaging indoor and outdoor experiences.
|Beaverton YMCA||270 King Street West||King St/Mara Rd|
|Bowmanville Dr. Ross Tilley||45 Westside Drive||Baseline/Martin|
|Bowmanville John M. James||175 Mearns Ave||Sprucewood Ave/Mearns Ave|
|Brooklin St. Leo||120 Watford Street||Watford St/Waring Ave|
|Courtice Dr Emily Stowe||71A Sandringham Dr||Sandringham/Hwy 2|
|Newcastle YMCA Child Care||50 Glass Court||Beaver/Robert|
|Oshawa Kedron||1935 Ritson Rd N||Ritson/Conlin|
|Oshawa St. Kateri Tekakwitha||1425 Cold Stream Drive||Coldstream/Grandview|
|Pickering St Elizabeth Seton||490 Strouds Lane||Rosebank Rd/Strouds Lane|
|Pickering Father Fenelon||795 Eyer Drive||Bayly/Whites|
|Pickering St. Wilfrid||2360 Southcott Road||Brock Rd/Finch|
|Pickering Vaughan Willard||1911 Dixie Rd||Dixie/Glenanna|
|Port Perry Good Shepherd||1650 Reach Street||Reach Street/Hwy 12|
|Uxbridge Joseph Gould||144 Planks Lane||Brock St E/Nelkydd Lane|
|Whitby St Matthew||60 Willowbrook Dr||Brock/Rossland|
|Acton McKenzie-Smith Bennett||69 Acton Blvd||Hwy 7/Acton Blvd|
|Georgetown St. Brigid||73 Miller Drive||Argyll/Mountain View|
|Milton Queen of Heaven||311 Savoline Blvd||Main/Tremaine|
|Milton St. Anthony of Padua||1240 Tupper Drive||Main St E/Thompson Rd S|
|Bolton YMCA||12295 Queen Street South||Hwy 50/Mayfield Rd.s|
|Brampton Dolson||95 Remembrance Rd||Credit view/Wanless|
|Brampton Our Lady of Peace||15 Fincham Ave||Queen St/Mclaughlin Rd|
|Brampton Kennedy Road||9996 Kennedy Rd N||Bovaird/Kennedy|
|Brampton Russell Barber||225 North Park Dr||North Park/Williams Pkwy|
|Caledon Central||18357 Kennedy Road||Kennedy Rd / Charleston Side Rd|
|Caledon Palgrave||8962 Patterson Rd||Regional Rd 50 /25th Sideroad|
|Mississauga Champlain Trail||895 Ceremonial Dr||Bristol Rd W/McLaughlin|
|Mississauga Credit Valley||2365 Credit Valley Rd||Erin Mills/Eglinton|
|Mississauga Garthwood||3245 Colonial Dr||Dundas/Winston Churchill|
|Mississauga Middlebury||5482 Middlebury Dr||Erin Mills/Eglinton|
|Mississauga St. Hilary||5070 Fairwind Dr||Eglinton/Hurontario|
|Mississauga Our Lady of Good Voyage||5850 Rivergrove Rd.||Britannia /Creditview|
|Aurora Hartman||130 River Ridge Blvd||Bayview/River Ridge|
|Aurora St. Jerome||20 Bridgenorth Dr||Bayview/Wellington|
|Kleinburg||10391 Islington Ave||Major Mackenzie/Islington|
|Markham Legacy||61 Russell Jarvis Dr||9th Line/Hwy 407|
|Markham Reesor||69 Wooten Way||Hwy 7/9th Line|
|Markham Rouge Park||568 Riverlands Avenue||Riverlands/Donald Cousens|
|Newmarket Alexander Muir||75 Ford Wilson Blvd||Davis/Yonge|
|Newmarket Mazo de la Roche||860 Arnold Crescent||Davis/Leslie|
|Richmond Hill Bernard||245 Bernard Ave||Tenth Line/Erin Centre Blvd|
|Richmond Hill Kettle Lakes||62 Kingshill Rd||King/Bathurst|
|Richmond Hill Silver Pines||112 Stave Crescent||Yonge/Elgin Mills|
|Schomberg Cedar Glen||13300 11th Concession Road||Concession 11 Rd/King Rd|
|Stouffville Oscar Peterson||850 Hoover Park Dr||Hoover Park/Sandiford Drive|
|Thornhill Brownridge||65 Brownridge Dr||Bathurst/Clarke|
|Unionville Central Park||100 Central Park Dr||16th/McCowan|
|Unionville Coledale||60 Coledale Road||16th/Warden|
|Vaughan Dr Roberta Bondar||401 Grand Trunk Ave||Dufferin/Major Mackenzie|
|Orangeville Credit Meadows||220 Blind Line||Blind Line/Broadway|
|Shelburne Centennial Hylands||35 School Road||2nd Line/School Rd|
These programs provide a safe, active and fun environment for your child to engage in sports, games, arts and crafts, and simple science activities. Activities will vary based on the facilities available.
|Brampton Union St. Y Day Camp||20 Union St.|
|Markham YMCA Blvd. Rudy Bratty Y Day Camp||101 YMCA Blvd|
|Mississauga Burnhamthorpe Rd. Y Day Camp||325 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West|
|North York Y Day Camp||567 Sheppard Ave. East|
|Oshawa Mary St. Y Day Camp||99 Mary Street North|
|Toronto Central Y Day Camp||20 Grosvenor Street|
|Toronto Cooper Koo Family Cherry St. Y Day Camp||461 Cherry Street|
|YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre||13300 Concession 11|
Virtual Programs are delivered right to your home and lead by highly trained YMCA staff. Children will engage with peers, develop fundamental skills, have opportunities to learn, all in a safe virtual environment.
In these 90-minute dance workshops, kids will learn foundational moves and grooves so they can dance confidently and have fun over the March Break. Each workshop will include warm-ups and dance-specific conditioning, and teach cross-style dance moves and cool choreography.
This 45 minute program will have your little ones starting their March Break right! This fun and active program will have preschoolers moving and grooving through the use of stories, songs, dancing and fun active games.
This certification program in partnership with the Canadian Red Cross will teach youth ages 9-13 the basics of staying home, being responsible, preparing for the unexpected, and so much more, including an introduction to First Aid. The program includes a workbook and certification along with 5 hours of online programming.
This live, interactive program is led by YMCA Day Camp Staff in a secure online platform. Campers will receive a Y-Camp in a Box containing all the materials they will need for their five days of camp, a values bead kit, and of course a piece of Y-Swag! Y-Camp in a Box will be delivered to your home the Friday before the program starts.
Jr. Virtual Creative Arts & Science Program (ages 6-8): 9:00am – 10:30am
Sr. Virtual Creative Arts & Science Program (ages 9-12): 11:00am – 12:30pm
Note: This program requires a secure internet connection and access to a tablet or laptop with webcam. Additional shipping charges for materials may apply outside of the GTA.
This interactive curriculum-based program is led by Ontario Certified Teachers and teacher candidates in a secure online platform. Participants will be grouped by grades 1/2, 3/4, and 5/6 to participate in engaging activities based around their Math curriculum.
Note: The Virtual Scholar Program is meant to compliment your child’s current curriculum and is not a replacement for it. This program requires a secure internet connection and access to a tablet or laptop with webcam. Participants must provide a Gmail address when registering.
We are now offering the Youth Leadership 1 & 2 at Toronto Island! Find more information below:
Leadership 1 develops foundational leadership skills through team building, trust, communication and initiative-based activities that will build strong confident leaders. Participants will take advantage of the Toronto Island location and enjoy canoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding as well as archery, orienteering and cruising the waterfront trails by bike. During the session youth will give back to the Toronto Island community by planning and implementing a service-learning project. Every Thursday night youth are encouraged to stay until 8pm for a cook-out dinner and campfire where they will further their outdoor skills. Note: Staff will meet youth at the ferry dock on Wards Island daily at 9:15am. (Ferry is not included or supervised by YMCA staff)
Cost $600 per session
Dates Here are the following dates we have for our 2 week sessions:
Leadership 2 further develops leadership skills through workshop-based topics such as personality inventory, conflict resolution, camp program development and group facilitation that will build strong confident leaders. Youth will also discuss topics such as physical & mental wellbeing and inclusion. Participants will take advantage of the Toronto Island location and enjoy canoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding as well as archery, orienteering and cruising the waterfront trails by bike. During the session youth will give back to the Toronto Island community by planning and implementing a service-learning project. Every Thursday night youth are encouraged to stay until 8pm for a cook-out dinner and campfire where they will further their outdoor skills. Note: Staff will meet youth at the ferry dock on Wards Island daily at 9:15am. (Ferry is not included or supervised by YMCA staff)
Cost $600 per session
Dates Here are the following dates we have for our 2 week sessions:
Camp Pine Crest
YMCA Camp Pine Crest, located in Muskoka Ontario, provides leadership programs to teens aged 13-16! The following programs still have space this summer. Don’t miss out on the trip of a lifetime this summer and register today!
Program & Location 4 Week JLIT Algonquin Provincial Park
Dates July 3 - 30
Cost $4,200Register here!
Program & Location 4 Week JLIT Coulonge River
Dates July 3 - 30
Cost $4,560Register here!
Program & Location 4 Week SL French River
Dates August 3 - September 3
Cost $3,290Register here!
Program fees vary based on number of days, type of program, and region.
|In Person Programs||Fee||Virtual Programs||Fee|
|Variety Camp [CANCELLED]||$240||Virtual Creative Arts & Science Program||$155|
|Outdoor Camp [CANCELLED]||$240||Virtual Scholar Program||$155|
|Full-day Licensed Child Care||$215||Virtual Dance Workshops||$12.50|
|Licensed Child Care (Port Perry, Beaverton, Uxbridge)
||$170||Virtual Preschool Adventures||$10|
Nothing is more important to us than the safety of your children and our staff. Safety measures in all our programs follow the latest public health directions, including:
For more details on the range of preventative measures we take in each program to reduce the potential of COVID-19 spreading, see below.
The Full-day Licensed Child Care safety programs follows the YMCA Child Care Guidelines for COVID-19. These guidelines are approved by the Ministry of Education Child Care and Early Years Licensing Branch and local Public Health Units and follow the most current recommendations provided by the Ministry of Health. All YMCA Child Care staff are trained to implement measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. For full details on how the YMCA is making March Break safer for your family, see below:
This document outlines the new health and safety measures for child care operators in Ontario.
This document outlines the revised health and safety measures in place at all YMCA Child Care centres.
Watch this short video to see how we’re making our licensed child care programs safer for you.
Variety Camp & Outdoor Camp programs follow the YMCA Summer Day Camp Guidelines for COVID-19 which are approved by the Ministry of Education Child Care and Early Years Licensing Branch and local Public Health Units, and follow the most current recommendations provided by the Ministry of Health. All YMCA camp staff are trained to implement measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. For full details on how the YMCA is making March Break safer for your family, see below:
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To register, please complete the online inquiry form. The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2021.
The YMCA will not be given access to schools that have pivoted to online learning. Therefore March Break programs in areas affected by school closures will be canceled. Registrants will be refunded fully.
We are pleased to announce that YMCA Full-Day Licensed Child Care and Virtual programs operating April 12 - 16 will not be impacted by the provincewide emergency brake announced by the Ontario government. Unfortunately, our Variety Camps have been cancelled. Registrants will be refunded fully.
No, your registration will be automatically transferred to the new period. Registration fees for all programs will not change.
Yes, you can cancel your registration by contacting us at email@example.com. Cancellation fees will not be applied.
Registration for March Break programs begins January 11, 2021 at 9:00 am.
Unfortunately not. Families will be responsible for their transportation to and from program locations.
Unfortunately not. Full-week registration is required for March Break programs.
Yes, you will receive a full refund for any fees you have paid for any days that are cancelled.
Yes. In the event we are not able to operate at a location, we will communicate and work with those families affected.
Yes, you will receive a full refund for any fees you have paid for any days your child is absent due to COVID-19 symptoms.
Registration for Summer programming begins February 16, 2021.