Families on Yonge and Eglinton

… where new friends meet!

Please come into the Centre to register, or phone 416-392-0511, ext. 0 to register by phone.

All Community Programs require a minimum number of participants who are registered and paid in full (not drop-ins) in order to run. Courses that do not meet the required minimum number of registered/paid participants will be cancelled.

Please note:

  • Drop-ins are allowed only for Pilates, Yoga and Zumba classes, at a cost of $13.00 per class and subject to space availability.
  • Pro-Rating of Program Fees: Upon written request, and at the discretion of the Program Manager, program fees will be pro-rated, only in cases where participants register and pay for a program after the start date of that program. Fees will not be pro-rated for classes missed during the session.
  • Credit card charges: The Centre will only accept Visa and MasterCard in payment for fees of $10.00 or more.
  • There are no refunds for withdrawals from Community Programs.

For more information, please phone Nancy at 416-392-0511, ext. 225, or e-mail programmanager@centraleglinton.com.



 Total Body Bootcamp Workshop – NEW!

Total Body Bootcamp uses a variety of fitness modalities (and great music!) to help improve your overall fitness and well-being. A combination of strength, stamina, balance, flexibility and core exercises will be used to give you a full body workout.

This class is appropriate to all fitness levels, as the exercises can be modified to each participant’s individual needs. Muscle conditioning work improves your metabolism, increases energy levels, and reduces injury occurrences. This class is right for you if you want to look and feel great, and have fun in the process.

Please note, this class is registration only and we keep the numbers low to ensure the safety of our participants. All participants must complete a health questionnaire and admittance to the class is subject to instructor approval. No equipment needed. Minimum 4 participants to a maximum of 9 participants. No drop-ins.

Shelly is a Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor who has been working in the fitness industry for almost ten years.  She is passionate about teaching people the correct ways to exercise to ensure safety and effectiveness.

Date: Thursday, August 24
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 CECC members, $20.00 non members
Deadline for Registration: July 20, 2017



Join crafter and artist Gabriela Delworth for these two fun evenings creating holiday crafts that you will treasure. Your creations will look intricate and beautiful, but you’ll be surprised at how
easy they are to make.
Holiday refreshments provided!
Registration deadline: Friday, November 24
Cost to register for both workshops:
$25.00 CECC members, $30.00 non-members



The Mini Holiday Village Workshop will teach you the art and secrets of designing miniature festive villages. You’ll go home with a unique piece ready to add to your seasonal décor or to wrap up for a friend or family member.

Date:  Monday, November 27
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Cost:  $15.00 CECC members, $20.00 non-members
(includes materials fee for crafting kit)



Create a unique ornament at the Miniature Holiday Scenes inside Glass Globes Workshop.  You’ll learn the art and secrets of designing miniature scenes inside glass globes. You’ll treasure this exquisite piece as part of your festive décor or to give as a gift.

Date: Monday, December 4
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Cost:  $15.00 CECC members, $20.00 non-members (includes materials fee for crafting kit)

Gabriela is a Lifestyle Blogger, a DIY Author and Crafts Industry Designer based in Toronto. She writes a blog about DIY, Crafts, Home and Garden and Gift Wrapping. She likes to inspire, guide, motivate people and contribute in the process to their way of life.


  • Are you asked to make presentations at work but don’t feel comfortable?
  • Do you have a small business that you are trying to promote?
  • Have you always wished that you felt at ease addressing a group of people?

Then you’ll want to register for:


The ability to speak with power, clarity, and confidence is one of the best tools for success in today’s world.  

In this public speaking course you’ll work on the fundamental aspects of speech, presentation, and creative delivery, in a safe and supportive group environment. You’ll improve your diction, vocal production and breathing; and develop your posture, eye contact and body awareness. Materials/activities will be tailored to each individual’s needs. All levels are welcome.

Rhonwen Derbez has a passion for art as a way of communication and healing. She has been a performer most of her life and began teaching Speech Arts over 20 years ago. After singing on opera stages at home and abroad, she settled in Toronto where she runs her own vocal arts studio and provides entertainment and wellness through music to Toronto’s senior population. She holds a BMus in Opera Performance and a Performer’s Certificate in Speech Arts and Drama.

Wednesday, September 20

Date: Mondays, September 25 – November 6
(6 classes, no class October 9, Thanksgiving)
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $70.00 CECC members, $80.00 non-members