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Are your kids looking to try something new? Check out our Fall Registration Guide for lots of activity ideas. From music to gymnastics to tutoring to skating and more, we've got some great local places to choose from!



City of Pickering

Growing healthy bodies and minds; actively, creatively, and socially!
Program Registration starts in August and classes will start in September.
Besides regular programs and workshops, you will also find information on after school programs, PA Day camps, pre-teen dances, events and so much more.
After School Program - a great chance for kids to unwind after a long day at school, and is now available at 2 locations: East Shore CC and George Ashe LCC. Busing is available to the program if your child’s school bus route is within the boundaries.

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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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 Recreation Program Guide and see the wide variety of Fall programs including art, dance, fitness, skating, preschool, sports and swimming. Registration begins Wednesday, August 22.

Register online:

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The Enrichment Studies Unit (ESU) at Queen’s University

For more than 30 years, the Enrichment Studies Unit at Queen’s University has connected students in grades 7 to 12 with challenging and inspiring academics alongside the dynamic learning and living environment of university life. Providing an inclusive and unmatched mix of opportunities, ESU makes an unmistakable difference: nurturing curiosity, fostering development, and enriching the potential of all students.

195 University Avenue, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6 Phone: 613 533 3181 Email:

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Looking for a place where girls are empowered to take the lead, jump into awesome activities and explore what matters to them? That’s Girl Guides of Canada.

When you sign your daughter up for Girl Guides, you are giving her the opportunity to discover herself – and so much more. She'll explore, create, learn – and shine.

Girl Guides create their own story – because it’s their journey to navigate.



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Creative Math & Music

Creative Math & Music has a cool vibe and a comfortable, friendly setting. We are celebrating our 15th 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 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 and confidence. Our offering is widespread and includes pottery wheel, clay hand building, stoneware, terrific techniques, and sm'Art- our mixed fired arts media class. Don't forget to check our schedule for project based 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 is celebrating 25 years of lessons for all ages and all stages in all instruments. Home of Pianokids®, Violinkids® and Guitarkids®, we offer lessons 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.

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Travelling Stage Drama Classes & Fall Production Program

We offer drama and musical theatre classes for young performers ages 3-16 as well as for families! Our faculty are working industry professionals with a passion for teaching. The Travelling Stage works in partnership with Mirvish Productions and the Boys & Girls Club. We have an educational partnership with the Toronto District School Board and are a special service provider for 9 other boards. This year's Fall Production program will be HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL JR. All young performers will participate in drama, movement and vocal classes as well as behind the scenes instruction including set design, prop creation and costuming. The Travelling Stage is proud to be based in Durham Region. For more info:


Unleash your inner guitar star!

Guitar Starz Club is a world renowned children’s "gamified" group guitar program running for the fifth 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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Heating up the Talent Pool in Ajax!

Arts on Fire Ajax is an exciting new Theatre and Visual arts school launching September 15! Our 6-week long sessions cumulate in an Arts Showcase for friends and family. The majority of our Instructors are members of the OCT and will mentor students from grades 5-12 to build art portfolios, prepare for auditions, and grow artistic skills.

We offer classes in stage acting, musical theatre, drawing, mixed media, dance and vocal music. Short Film-Making and Bollywood/Urban dance is coming Session 2.

Have a blast on Saturday afternoons at Arts on Fire Ajax!

Visit us and register at or call (905)903-3675 for more info.



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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!


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.


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!

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Protégé Dance Company, Ajax

Family Oriented Studio
Certified & 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).

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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.


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.


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!

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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!


Running For Your Life

We can help your kids with Cross Country Training, Track & Field and Fitness Training now that kids are back at school.

We help kids reach beyond their potential with skilled training and coaching.

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Taylor Dance Centre offers a family-friendly approach to dance training. Encouraging recreational and competitive dancers to reach their potential while enjoying the experience of learning and developing their dance skills in a warm and inviting environment!
Offering classes in: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Acrobatics, Lyrical/Contemporary, Hip Hop, Pointe and Tumbling.
We can't wait to dance with you!

phone number: (647)348-8564



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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.




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




Trafalgar Castle School

Located in Whitby, Trafalgar Castle School is an all-girls independent day and boarding school for grades 4 to 12. The world has changed but our place at the forefront of girls’ education has not. As a result, for 145 years, Trafalgar Castle girls have become women of impact. Learn more at our Fall Open House on Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to noon.

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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.

We offer CASA as well as LOWER and UPPER ELEMENTARY PROGRAMS enriched with 3 Languages, Performing and Visual Arts, Martial Arts, PhysEd and Music classes delivered by specialty teachers.