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Are you looking for a new activity for your kids to try? Be sure to check out our Fall Registration Guide. From music to gymnastics to tutoring to skating and more, we've got some great local places to choose from!


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Girl Guides is an all-access pass to tons of fun and new experiences. Guiding represents hours of adventure and discovery, countless confidence-building moments and the opportunity to make a difference in the world around her. Girls love how much fun they have; you’ll love what she gains along the way!



City of Pickering

We are growing healthy bodies and minds; actively, creatively, and socially! Program Registration starts in August and classes will start in September. Brand new programs have been added in all age groups. *new! PA Day Camps and special after school programs are being offered at Petticoat Creek Community Centre this year.
Pick up your copy of the Fall Guide at a City facility near you.
Digital eguide and downloadable version are online at

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Glama Gal Tween Spa

Glama Gal Tween Spa is a Parent Tested Parent Approved spa for children of all ages. With 9 locations across Ontario, children can celebrate their birthday with a group of friends or enjoy day spa services like banana chocolate facials, manis, pedis & more! Guests can also try their hands at the Glam Lab area where they will create their own lip-gloss, scented perfume, and body scrub sundae.

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City of Oshawa

Escape from the everyday hustle and bustle with a City of Oshawa recreation program. Pick up your copy of the activeOshawa Fall Guide and see the wide variety of Fall programs including art, dance, fitness, skating, preschool, sports and swimming. Registration begins Wednesday, August 23 for Oshawa Residents and Wednesday, September 6 for non-residents.
Register online:


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Learn. Experience. Socialize.

Mommy Connections introduces you to programs and services available within your community. Our classes provide a unique learning opportunity as well as a fun way to bond with your child and other moms in a social environment.

Each week’s 90 minute class offers a topic that is important to a new mom as well as something for moms to do with babies and toddlers. This allows for a unique bonding opportunity with your little one while still fulfilling your need to obtain information and be social with other moms experiencing the same challenges, fears and excitement.


The Enrichment Studies Unit at Queen’s University

The University Experience for students in grades 7 to 12. Programs offer unique academic enrichment and leadership opportunities designed to inspire future careers. Courses taught by Queen’s graduate students, faculty, and community professionals. Residence and commuter options available in May and August at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

195 University Avenue, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6 Phone: 613 533 3181 Email:
We have Facebook, Twitter and Instagram



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Creative Math & Music

Creative Math & Music has a cool vibe and a comfortable, friendly setting. We are celebrating our 10th Anniversary as an award winning Music and Education Centre! Small group (2 or 3 students per teacher) for a 1-hour weekly lesson or private lessons.

Sign-up for Fall Music Lessons now to reserve your day and time!

1064 Salk Rd (Brock Rd and 401 in Pickering)


Be creative this fall and join Ceramics Canada for one or two of our fired arts classes.

Both our Adult and Children’s classes are designed to be non-competitive with loads of room to grow creatively while building self-esteem. Our offering is widespread and includes pottery wheel, clay hand building, stoneware, terrific techniques, and sm'Art- our mixed fired arts media class. Each class runs for four weeks consecutively beginning the first week of each calendar month. Don’t forget to check our schedule with workshops too!


Great Big Theatre Company

GBTC has offered drama programs for young people since 1994. Our experienced staff will introduce your kids to stage performance and guide them toward self-expression though acting, voice, visual arts,
improv, mime, movement, rap, comedy, theatre games, costumes, sets, musical theatre, play writing and storytelling

Locations in your neighbourhood; early registration discounts available.

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Whitby School of Music

Whitby School of Music offers lessons for all ages and all stages in all instruments. We are the home of Pianokids®, Violinkids® and Guitarkids®. Lessons are available throughout the year. Give your child a positive start to music lessons with highly qualified teachers. Making music is fun!

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The Second City Training Centre

Why not improv? We offer classes for students of all ages, and levels of interest. Whether they're looking to build confidence, hone their creative skill set or just try something new, we have a class for that. Join us next semester, new classes start every 7 weeks. Sign up today! or 416-340-7270 for more info.


Toronto Piano Group

Toronto Piano Group is the exclusive dealer of new Yamaha pianos in the GTA. Our Pickering based location offers Piano, Vocal, RCM Theory, and Guitar lessons to students of all ages. We employ highly qualified, ARCT certified teachers who are serious and passionate about their music.


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Travelling Stage Fall Production Program

Children ages 5-16 will participate in drama, movement and vocal classes in preparation for this year's production of "The Wizard of Oz". Program will include participation in behind the scenes instruction including set design, prop creation and costuming. Program begins on September 17, with performances at the Centennial Theatre in Whitby on December 3. Children will work with their own age groups and all participants will have an onstage role in the production. Space is limited. For more information:

Unleash your inner guitar star!

Guitar Starz Club is a world renowned children’s "gamified" group guitar program running for the fourth year in Pickering! We foster a social setting that promotes confidence, learning and above all fun!

All new students receive a FREE 2-month guitar rental!

Register today, space is limited!



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The Dance Experience

The Dance Experience is proud to offer quality dance lessons in a caring environment. We have classes suitable for children ages 3-18 from beginner to advanced levels. We offer recreational and competitive programs along with optional Ballet exams. We finish the year with a beautiful Recital involving every dancer. Our costumes are very reasonably priced and we offer generous family discounts. email for more info!

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Voted as One of the Best Winter Attractions, Dagmar Ski Resort is your destination for Family Fun!

Learn to ski/snowboard in an intimate setting; ride our Magic Carpet or Baby Chairlift accessing the gentlest learning terrain in the area. Experienced skiers & snowboarders enjoy expert hills or 4 progression Terrain Parks. Private Lessons, Kids & Adult Programs, Family Lessons, Holiday Camps, School or Private Group Trips. Booking is easy, Buy-On-Line or call 905-649-2002.

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Protégé Dance Company, Ajax

Family Oriented Studio
Qualified Adult Teachers
Family Discounts
Classes for Boys & Girls
Ages 3 yrs & up
Small Class Sizes (10-15 students max)
Adult Classes

Classes in: mini munchkins & wee-acrobats (3-4yrs), creative combo, acro-tastic and itty bitty hip hop (5-6yrs) ballet, jazz, tap, acrobatics/tumbling, lyrical/contemporary and hip hop (7 -18 yrs).


Laurie's Learn to Skate

Laurie´s Learn to Skate offers a unique skating program in Durham Region where children are introduced to the joys of skating in a comfortable environment with flexible hours. Beginner to Advanced Levels, Figure Skating and Hockey Skill Development programs available. We also host birthday parties.


Stonewood Riding Academy

Stonewood Riding Academy is a beautiful state of the art facility in north Pickering offering riding lessons, camps, birthday parties and more. Experienced instructors, high quality and safe horses, all in a beautiful picturesque setting.


Taylar Gymnastics

Taylar Gymnastics offers energetic, safe, and engaging gymnastics classes, camps, and birthday parties. Join us in our fully air conditioned facility featuring an open layout and bright, fun equipment. Check out our website for a virtual tour or stop by for a visit. Schedule a free trial class today!


Hoofers Performing Arts

Hoofers Performing Arts has been providing quality dance training in a professional environment for children and adults for over 20 years! It's high regard for the teachers at the school and the professional business manner in which the school is run is why so many return year after year!

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Oshawa Wing Chun & Martial Arts

We offer a variety of classes from 3 and up!
Free Trials & Family Plans
Kids & Adults Kung Fu
Adult Kickboxing
Fitness Kickboxing for Woman
Private Yoga Studio & More

1375 Hopkins St. #5
Whitby Ontario


Pickering Athletic Centre

Pickering Athletic Centre offers energetic, safe, and engaging gymnastics and trampoline programs, as well as award-winning camps and birthday parties, in a fully air conditioned facility. From our Babynastics classes to adult classes, we have programs for all ages. Join us for a free trial class!


Oshawa Skating Club

Learn to skate or improve your skating skills with the Oshawa Skating Club. Whether you skate for fun, competition, or play hockey or ringette, OSC has a program to help improve skating skills. Skating programs run at Campus Ice Centre and Legends Centre and are taught by Nationally Certified Coaches.

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Durham West Girls Hockey Association

Since 1993, Durham West Girls Hockey Association has been providing a fun and exciting hockey program for girls in the Ajax and Pickering community. We offer both recreational and competitive programs for all ages. New players are welcome to come out and enjoy the game of hockey!

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Spotlight DanceWorks Inc.

Spotlight DanceWorks Inc. is Clarington’s finest dance studio in the heart of your community, not only providing exceptional dance programs but bringing a sense of family to all of our dancers for fifteen years. We offer classes suitable for boys and girls ages 1.5 - Adult in both recreational and competitive programming, with optional dance exams. We have classes in many styles of dance as well as circus style classes (Aerial Arts). Please e-mail us for pricing, multiple class and family discounts and information on our affordable costumes and recital!

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Ajax Aquatic Club

A modern clubs approach to competitive swimming for today's busy families.

Ajax Aquatic Club is now Accepting Fall Registrations for our 2017-2018 Swim Season

Pre comp group -Junior Shark now available -
Pre Req level 5 completed Red Cross
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Competitive groups are Level 8 completed.
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Durham Rebels Volleyball Club

Durham Rebels Volleyball Club (DRVC) offers both recreational and competitive indoor volleyball programs to youth in the Durham region and beyond. Our competitive teams range from 12U to 18U, while our recreational programs and summer camps offer highly qualified instruction to players in grades 4 through 10. Visit for more information.


Classical Martial Arts Centre Ajax

We offer complete Martial Arts training for Men, Women and Children. Our system of Karate Do comes from the White Crane and Shaolin Fist, famous for their disciplined movement comprised of speed, grace, accuracy and power. Students will gain Self Confidence, Self Discipline, Self Defense, Focus, Fitness, Co-ordination, Stress Relief and Overall Wellness as they learn traditional ancient Karate-Do and Jiu Jitsu techniques passed on from Ancient Samurai and Okinawan Warriors.
Drop in to our beautiful new training facility located at #314 Harwood Avenue South, Unit #22, Ajax at the back of the Harwood Plaza for a free trial class today. 289-660-2528


Aspire Acrobatics

Looking for something fun and unique to jump into this Season? We are Bowmanville's Circus Arts and Acrobatic studio!

Professional & Certified Coaches
Competitive Pricing
Small class sizes
Spectacular year-end show

Recreational, Pre-Competitive & Competitive programs for beginner to advanced levels (18 months to adult). We offer Aerial Acrobatics, Dance, Juggling, TOT and Adult classes. REGISTER TODAY





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Oxford Learning

A new year means new possibilities! Kids are excited for a fresh start, but within a couple of weeks, homework starts piling up, and motivation and excitement for school starts to wane. Soon students are back in the same funk as years previous. Oxford Learning can help!

Click here for a list of Durham locations.


Prep Academy Tutors

At Prep Academy Tutors, we believe in becoming a fun, accessible part of your child’s schooling that works with your family’s busy schedule. Our certified teachers come to you! Our goal is to make sure your son or daughter has the tools and confidence to do well in school —while enjoying the process! We serve Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa





Trinity College School

Established in 1865, TCS is built on the strength of three pillars: our people, our programme and our place. Within this supportive community, we develop habits of the heart and mind so that our students can become leaders of character, purpose, service and vision.


Wee Watch Quality Licensed Home Child Care

Wee Watch is a parent trusted, licensed home childcare agency with over 30 years experience. Parents have peace of mind knowing we follow AND exceed regulatory standards. Children are in a safe home environment, with trained Providers, and educational programming.

Discover Wee Watch for your child, a home away from home

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Great Beginnings Montessori, Durham Elementary Private School & the new addition of Durham Academy Secondary Private School.

Celebrating over 32 years of Excellence in Education.
Recognized for academic excellence, offering a developmental licensed Pre-Casa program, Montessori program,Elementary program teaching the Ontario Curriculum and Durham Academy following the STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in preparation for University. Starting this September we are offering a half day Montessori program for children ages 4 & 5.

Call us for a personal tour of our wonderful facilities.
505 Adelaide Avenue East Oshawa, 905 432 1400

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Trafalgar Castle School

Located in Whitby, Trafalgar Castle School is an all-girls day and boarding school inspiring students in Grades 5-12. The world has changed but our place at the forefront of girls’ education has not. As a result, for over 140 years, Trafalgar Castle girls have become women of impact. Grade 4 is coming to the Castle starting September 2018.



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HatchHouse Montessori School

At HHMS our goal is to inspire children through self-discovery and to empower them to become confident, contributing, resourceful, responsible members of society, to always deliver above expectations and to strive to reach beyond the imaginable.

The 1st and ONLY Trilingual Elementary Program in the Durham Region

We offer CASA and ELEMENTARY PROGRAMS enriched with 3 Languages, Performing and Visual Arts and PhysEd classes delivered by specialty teachers.