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Looking for something new for your kids to try this fall? Check out our Fall Registration Guide for lots of activity ideas. From music, dance, tutoring and more, we've got some great local places in Durham Region and beyond to choose from!


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Hoofers Performing Arts

We take great pride in offering a quality service by teachers who have worked hard in attaining the highest standard of teacher training available.

Our goal is to instill a love for dance that will not only provide them with many years of entertainment and enjoyment, but provide them with skills that will have a positive impact on their lives in the future!

Appointments are always available to discuss the progress of your child and our open door concept allows parents at any time, the ability to view any and all classes.


Pickering Football Club

Join us this upcoming 2021/22 Indoor Season! Coming off a very successful
return to recreational play this summer, we are offering more programming
this upcoming indoor season than ever before - 30 weeks in total!

Pickering FC offers Recreational programing from U3 all the way up to U18 and Adult. Visit for more details and to register. #PFCProud

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Creative Connexions Performing Arts Centre

Creative Connexions Performing Arts Centre provides innovative but reliable experience of high-quality performing arts training. Our extensive dance programs include jazz, tap, ballet, acro, lyrical, musical theatre and hip-hop classes. Our offering ranges from, weekly classes for kids and adults, 4- 6 week session, camp, day-time preschool program, birthday parties, and online programming.

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N.A.S.C. Hockey

N.A.S.C. Hockey offers age appropriate programs for 3 yrs. to 19 yrs. for both male and female participants. Register online or for in-person dates please visit our website.

"Voted the "#1 Hockey Association in Durham Region" by the readers of Durham Parent Magazine for the past 10 consecutive years!


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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. Programs run at Campus Ice Centre and Delpark Homes Centre and are taught by Nationally Certified Coaches.


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Get your family off the couch and onto the slopes this winter at Brimacombe - Durham's largest ski and snowboard area, located less than one hour east of Toronto!



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Oxford Learning

We all know that this school year will be more important than ever. Let us help your child recover from pandemic learning loss with one of our fully customized programs. Whether you're looking for in person or online classes this fall, Oxford Learning can help!

Click here for a list of Durham locations.

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Mathnasium of Pickering

At Mathnasium of Pickering we're making math a bright spot in the school year. Our Learning Centre is open Mon-Thur. 3PM-7PM, Sat 10AM-2PM. Students can come to our beautiful rebranded learning centre or learn from the comfort of your home with us online. Our unique approach will meet the needs of every child. We are changing lives through math. Contact us today for a risk-free assessment.

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Dr. Clark's Reading Centre

Winners of the Consumer Choice Award, Dr. Clark's Reading Centre has been a trusted site for tutoring services in Durham for 20 years.Online tutoring is available for math, reading, writing, spelling, comprehension & French, as well as all core subjects for high school.

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On Line Math and Guitar

At On Line Math and Guitar we offer On Line programs in Mathematics (tutoring on line for Grades 3 to 12) and Guitar (lessons for 8 years old and up). Our successful approach is to boost the student's confidence, and desire to learn, by providing a comfortable setting and by designing a learning plan based on the individual's strengths.

We offer a Free Lesson with no obligation.


Kumon Math and Reading Centre of Oshawa South

Your Child's ACADEMIC ADVANTAGE Starts Here!!

Kumon is a structured, proven self-learning program that gives your child the critical thinking skills and mindset to learn new materials independently.



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Travelling Stage Fall Production Program

We offer a musical theatre production program for young performers ages 7-16. Our faculty are working industry professionals with a passion for teaching. The Travelling Stage works in partnership with Mirvish Productions and the Mini Pop Kids. We have an educational partnership with the Toronto District School Board and are a special service provider for 35 other boards across Ontario and Manitoba. This year's Fall Production programs will be BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. All young performers will participate in drama, movement, dance and vocal classes in preparation for our final presentations in March 2021. The Travelling Stage has Covid control measures in effect, which were created in accordance with guidelines set forth by the health department. A copy of our safety plan is available. The Travelling Stage is proud to be based in downtown Whitby! This program will run out of Oshawa.

For more info:

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Whitby School of Music

Whitby School of Music is offering in-person and on-line lessons for all ages and all stages in all instruments. Celebrating 26 years of serving the Durham Region, Whitby School of Music offers lessons throughout the year and is the home of Pianokids®, Violinkids® and Guitarkids®. Give your child a positive start to music lessons with highly qualified teachers. Making Music is Fun!

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Arts on Fire Ajax

Arts on Fire Ajax is a boutique studio that offers 6-week sessions in Visual and Theatre Arts. Kids, Youth, Teens and Adults from all backgrounds can find their art community here. Our friendly and qualified instructors support interest in the arts as well as portfolio-building for secondary education.

Registration for Early Fall Session is open! Join us at Arts on Fire for new friendships and new skills in the arts.

Some of our class options include: Kids Cartoon Art, Teen Painting, Teen Photography, Youth Improv, Kids Drama, Adult Art, Teen Acting for Camera, Youth Film-Making, and Beginner Guitar.

See full schedule at ArtsOnFireAjax.Com
Conveniently located at 172 Harwood Ave. South, Studio 206

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Upscale Music Studios

Upscale Music Studios offers private in-studio and online lessons for all instruments and voice by passionate, qualified instructors.

Free parking and beautiful recital facilities are available. As students progress we encourage competitions, Royal Conservatory of Music Examinations and school auditions. The studio "where education and creativity meet".

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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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Girl Guides

Girl Guides is a place where girls ages 5 to 17 can be themselves and make life-long friendships. Whether she’s an athlete, a scientist, or a lover of DIY, she will find joy as she takes on activities designed just for her – all with the support of other girls and women who will cheer her on every step of the way.”




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.

If you are interested in making income from home as a licensed Provider contact us.




Great Beginnings Montessori, Durham Elementary Private School & Durham Academy Secondary Private School

Celebrating over 35 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.

We boast small class sizes of a maximum of 15 students per class.

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

Students in grades 1 to 12 are welcome to visit for a day after the initial tour.

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Trafalgar Castle School

Welcome to Trafalgar Castle School, an all-girls, independent day and boarding school for Grades 4 through 12. Located in Whitby, Ontario, we've been educating girls since 1874 within a warm and progressive community that offers exceptional academics and prepares young women to make a difference in the world.