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Categories: Family Guides

Summer seems to have flown by and it's already time to start planning your kids' activities for the fall, 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 a safe, all-girl environment that invites girls to challenge themselves, find their voice, meet new friends and make a difference in the world.

Today's Girl Guide program helps girls learn about global and cultural awareness, career exploration, science and technology and the arts.



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

Our 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.


Balanced Life Yoga Prenatal or Mom & Baby Yoga

Check out the best way to stay fit, calm and happy as a Mom-to-be or New Mom. Durham Region?s #1 Yoga studio offers you accessible, fun and educational classes to make your Mom experience amazing.
We have a range of Prenatal Yoga, Mom & Baby Yoga and Stroller Fit classes as well as Yoga classes for Beginners and more advanced students. We love mamas and babies!

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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.

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Neighbourhood Music Studio, Bowmanville

-Qualified teachers, Affordable Rates, Student Satisfaction
-Piano, Guitar, Voice, Violin, Drums, Woodwinds, Brass
-Private lessons, RCM Exams

  • Children newborn - age 7
  • Family Music for Babes and Tots (birth - 36 mth)
  • Cycles of Seasons plus voice and glockenspiel (3-4)
  • MusikMakers at Home, plus voice and recorder (4-5)
  • MusikMakers in the World plus piano,ukulele, or violin (5-7)


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.

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Join FITMOM Durham for our Fall Core Restore on Friday September 11th from 11:00am-12:30pm. Learn the do's and don'ts to restore your Core after birth.
$25+HST/person. Baby's welcome. Enjoy a complimentary pass to any FITMOM Durham class with your registration. Check our website for our fall programs.

Email to register or visit our website at

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Come and explore Clarington Museums this Fall.

New exhibit , Clarington Competes: Sprint into the Past is now OPEN! We offer educational programming, tours, special events, camps and much more! Check out our website for more information. Don't forget to follow us on social media! Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Protege Dance Company, Ajax

  • Family Oriented Studio
  • Qualified Teachers
  • Family Discounts
  • Classes for Boys & Girls
  • Ages 3 yrs & up

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

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Pickering Athletic Centre

Join us in our fully air conditioned, 17,000 square foot facility for:

  • Recreational gymnastics and trampoline classes
  • Camps: Summer, Winter, March Break, and P.A. Days
  • Birthday Parties
  • School Groups
  • Homeschool Programs

Registration available


Voted as one of Toronto's Best Winter Attractions, Dagmar Resort is your destination for family fun this season!

Minutes North of Ajax, Dagmar offers skiing, snowboarding and Cross Country activities for the whole family! Children can learn to ski in an intimate setting as our student to instructor ratios are the smallest in Ontario. Join us this season and provide your family with a memorable adventure and the excitement of winter!


City of Pickering

Play is important! Our programs are designed to grow healthy minds & bodies; actively, socially and creatively. Whether its swimming, sports, dance or art, you will find something to suit every member of your family. As well as our selection of individual programs, the City offers a selection of 'Family Programs'. These programs are an opportunity for parents to actively participate with their children and get fit, get creative, or dance - together.
Registration starts in August and classes will start in September. Registration can be done online, in person at the Rec, or by mail, drop of or fax.

Pick up a Fall Leisure Guide at Pickering Rec Complex, Pickering Library or at City Hall.

See the Fall Leisure Guide online at

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Legacy Equestrian

Lessons, PA Day Camps, Hallowe'en Camp, The Mini-Royal, Weekend Camps - there are so many ways to add riding at Legacy to your fall schedule! Join us for our open house Saturday, September 12th for a chance to meet our amazing Legacy team and learn all about our year round programs.


Hoofers Performing Arts

Hoofers Performing Arts has been providing quality dance training in a professional environment for children and adults for the past 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!


T.G.T Inc. Your Private School Bus Company.

T.G.T Inc. is a family owned business for over 25 years that offers safe, reliable door to door service for your child/children to and from school to their home, daycare and/or after school activities.

  • Safety is our #1 Priority.
  • Affordable Rates.
  • Qualified drivers.
  • Parent/Student & School Satisfaction.
  • Specialized Services Available.

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Glama Gal Tween Spa

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

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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!



Registration for boys and girls for the 2015-2016 Winter hockey season

Hockey Foundations (MiniBits) 3/4 year olds
'Flying Fives / Super Six' Instructional Hockey program
Novice, Atom, Peewee, Bantam, Midget
Voted #1 Instructional Hockey program in all of Durham Region!

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The Travelling Stage

The Travelling Stage is now registering for our Fall Acting and Triple Threat Programs. Our acting program offers young performers the chance to train with tv and stage professionals in a supportive environment. Our Triple Threat program offers a chance to work with directors, casting agents, producers and professional stage performers in a unique 12 week program. Program locations in Bowmanville, Brooklin, Toronto, Uxbridge and Whitby.

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French 4 Tots

Get ready for fall! French 4 Tots has French programs for preschoolers, kindergarten, and grades 1-3 students. We offer academic support in our Homework Club and Super Readers Program. At French 4 Tots we make learning a second language our first priority. Fall registration is now open. Spaces are limited. Register today!

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Milestone Montessori

Milestone Montessori's mission is to help children reach their highest potential through innovative tools, technology and differentiated instructions so they will become active and successful learners, thinkers and members of society. Our centre is a licensed daycare and preschool with a full Montessori curriculum taught by certified Montessori teachers.


Salsa Babies

Salsa Babies dance classes take you from BELLY to BABY and back to BABE again. With little ones snuggled in baby carriers, Salsa Babies offers a great workout, a chance to socialize and introduces one's child to music and movement. While Salsa Tots, designed for children 1-5 years, combines movement and play with lively rhythms that parents and kids can both enjoy!

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Precious Minds Support Services

Precious Minds supports individuals of ALL ages with a range of developmental challenges. Our programs are safe, relevant and structured to meet each individual's needs. Programs include: ART STUDIO Adult Day Program, Breakaway Saturday Respite, Fitness Zone: Swim, LEGO Friendship Club, Teen Bowling and The Friendship Lab Social Skills Training.


Kumon Math & Reading Centres

Kumon is the world's largest after-school math and reading program. Kumon?s learning method uses an individualized approach and has helped children of all ages (Pre-K to Grade 12) and levels become eager, independent self-learners. Enrol now to start the school year on the right track!


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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Trafalgar Castle School

Located in Whitby, Trafalgar Castle School is an all-girls day and boarding school for
Grades 5-12.

Trafalgar Castle is a place like no other - one that cultivates skills, ignites curiosity. Capable and confident, our graduates are exceptional young women who know without question - their possibilities are endless.

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Yippee Kids

Yippee Kids offers extracurricular activities to young children, in their daycares, schools, play centres, etc. Currently offering YippeeYoga, kids learn the benefits of this calming activity. Now also offering, family yoga, prenatal yoga and adult multi-themed exercise classes including childcare, the entire family can get active together.


So Glad 2 Be Me

The program is designed to help girls sort through the daily "drama" that can influence friendships, self-esteem, thoughts of "where I fit in" and everyday challenges. Each session will combine group discussions and creative expression through journaling and scrapbooking.

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Royal Pine Montessori Academy

Make Royal Pine Montessori Academy a part of your child's world, providing them with a safe nurturing environment that excites their natural desire to learn. We offer a rich Montessori curriculum for children 16 months ? 6 years old. We inspire young minds to be creative, inquisitive and innovative.

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Young People's Theatre

YPT is expanding! Our hugely popular Drama Classes are now also available on Saturdays at our NEW East Toronto Location. We're growing at home too! NEW weekday Downtown classes including Music Theatre starting in the Fall. Bursaries available and a free ticket to a YPT show with every registration! 416.862.2222


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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. 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.

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Scarboro Figure Skating Club

Sept 2015 - May 2016
1 hour class - once per week

  • Classes offered daily - Wednesday thru Sunday
  • Group lessons taught by a Professional Coach
  • Great foundation for figure skating or hockey
  • Also ? New Program this year: CANPOWERSKATE


Sweet Song Studios

Sweet Song Studios offers vocal, piano, recorder and percussion lessons using the Carl Orff method of incorporating singing, movement, chanting, poetry and percussion in a creative way. Lessons are offered in small groups, family and individual lessons. Age and ability are not barriers to learning the joy of music. Come check out what Sweet Song Studios has to offer.

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The Second City Training Centre

Get an A+ in laughter with our fall improv classes for kids & teens grades 2-12. After school & weekend classes taught by our faculty are engaging, interactive, HILARIOUS and fun! Registration now open for our Fall Term! or 416-340-7270 for more info.


Perry House Child Care Services

Our Daycare is conveniently located near the downtown core on Perry Street in Whitby, minutes away from the GO Station. Perry House has been offering quality care for over 38 years. We offer a warm, positive and nurturing environment. Our Qualified staff will encourage your child to explore their surroundings and help enhance their level of knowledge and growth in all developmental areas.



Ajax Dance Company

Ajax Dance Company (formerly known as Twinkletoes)

  • Offering classes in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Acro, Hip Hop, and Lyrical & more
  • Classes for ages 2.5 & up
  • Recreational, Competitive & Exams programs offered
  • Certified instructors - R.A.D, A.D.A.P.T & Acrobatic Arts
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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)