Families on Yonge and Eglinton

… where new friends meet!

Drop-In Programs
Toy Library
Resource Centre


(must be accompanied by parent/caregiver)

Unless otherwise noted, all programs begin the week of September 25, 2017. Current CECC Family membership (expiry date – December 2017 or later) is required for registration in all children’s programs (with the exception of Drop-Ins).  Two unrelated children attending programs with one caregiver will be charged separately.  Please see the program registration procedure for fall programs below.


  1. Fill out one registration form and one program choice form per child. NEW THIS SESSION: Please check off only the programs that you are interested in. All programs have limited space. Your program fee total will be calculated based on all the programs you check off on the Program Choice form.
  2. Drop off the forms in the ballot box no later than Monday, November 27, 2017 at 9:30 p.m. at CECC.
  3. Registration forms will be picked at random by staff until each class is full.  (This is a lottery process.)
  4. Parents will be notified by telephone December 2 – 5, 2017.
  5. Full payment is due on or before Friday, December 15, 2017 in order to confirm your child’s spot in the class.

Click here to download the Winter 2018 Program Choice
Click here
to download the Registration Form
Click here to download the Membership Information Form


Yearly Family Membership fee: FREE
(but mandatory for registering for any children’s programs)


When enrolling for children’s programs, after-school program, March break camp and summer day camp, please retain the fee receipt that is issued upon registration and payment.  CECC does NOT issue separate receipts for income tax purposes for registration fees.
There are no refunds for withdrawals from any programs. In lieu of refunds, a credit voucher, less a 15% administrative fee, redeemable for a twelve-month period, will be issued. All requests for refunds must be submitted to the Program Manager in writing. Any refunds granted will be at the Program Manager’s discretion and subject to a 15% administrative fee. 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. No refunds or credits will be issued for Centre memberships. Any cheque returned by the bank for any reason will be subject to a $25.00 charge.
The Centre will only accept Visa and MasterCard in payment for fees of $10.00 or more.



Ages 1 and 2 years

Participate in the development of your child’s active socialization, fine and gross motor skills and creativity.  Activities include:  free play, arts and crafts, sensory activities, stories, snack, music with instruments and a parachute.   This is an interactive, structured program.

Siblings under the age of one may accompany their parent/caregiver.

Day:      Mondays
Date:    Jan. 8 – Mar. 5 (8 classes, no class Feb. 19)
Time:   9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Cost:     $108.00



Ages 16 months – 2 ½ years

Drama & Music for Toddlers

accompanied by parent/caregiver

 IMAGINE….. The felt board becomes the theatre, musical instruments become the orchestra. The song the expression, the story the fantasy. The child the actor and all the playground is a stage! Turn up the volume and get ready to play!

Shifra Zisman is an professional actor and Early Childhood Educator with extensive and varied work experience with families and children from infant to school-age. As a consultant she works with childcare centres and is a faculty member and instructor at various colleges throughout Toronto.

Day:     Tuesdays
Time:   10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Dates:  Jan. 23 – Mar. 6
(7 classes)
Cost:    $95.00



Ages 15 months – 2 years

Join your toddler in a structured music circle learning new songs and fingerplays, using musical instruments, a parachute & more!  A gym time with balls, climber, riding toys, tunnels, & active play will end each class.

Day    Thursdays
  9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Dates:  Jan. 11 – Mar. 8 (9 classes)
Cost:    $113.00



Ages 2 – 3 years

Come join us for a younger version of Kindermusic.  This class introduces young children to some of the basic elements of music, rhythm, pitch-making and dynamics through singing, movement, percussion and storytelling in a joyful but organized setting.

Marcia Acker is an experienced musician/teacher who has studied Orff pedagogy at the Royal Conservatory of Music.  Her background includes teaching art, music and drama to children.

Day    Fridays
  9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Dates:  Jan. 12 – Mar. 9 (9 classes)
:    $99.00



 Ages 2 years

At this stage, children will learn through creative play and movement games. Focus is on teaching musicality, following simple instructions and fine motor skill development with a large dose of fun!
It is important to let children express their natural tendency to perform and move and our philosophy is not to suppress that!
Children will be encouraged to move and develop their love for movement all while being gradually introduced to a structured dance class format.

Tandem Studios have teachers and instructors that are all highly qualified (R.A.D., I.D.T.A, Graduates of Ryerson, Sheridan and UofT dance programs etc.) and are certified in various dance syllabi. “We pride ourselves on having instructors that all have a variety of experience and truly enjoy teaching young ones the joy of dance.”

Day:    Wednesdays
Time:  2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Jan. 10 – Mar. 7 (9 classes)
Cost:   $90.00



Ages 2 – 3½ years

Come and learn yoga poses together through storytelling adventures to the beach, park and more. Classes will include practicing yoga poses, being mindful of breathing, focusing, relaxing. IT’S ALL FUN!

Rebecca Oliver is a trained, registered and experienced yoga instructor specializing in Pre/Post Natal Yoga and Children’s Yoga. She is a certified Holistic Nutritional Practitioner. She is also a mother of a toddler. Rebecca enjoys teaching yoga and mindfulness to students of all ages.

Day:     Mondays
Time:   10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Dates:  Jan. 8 – Mar. 5 (8 classes,
no class February 19)
Cost:    $116.00



Ages 2 ½ – 3 ½ years

IMAGINE…a performing arts program consisting of theatrical games, music, movement and storytelling.  Through our bodies and voices we will explore our creativity, imagination, and promote children’s self esteem: our “imagination” program for the older toddler.

Shifra Zisman is an professional actor and Early Childhood Educator with extensive and varied work experience with families and children from infant to school-age. As a consultant she works with childcare centres and is a faculty member and instructor at various colleges throughout Toronto.

Day:     Tuesdays
Time:  11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Dates:  Jan. 23 – Mar. 6 (7 classes)
Cost:    $95.00