School Break Programs

Fun, friendship, and adventure during March break

The Y offers a wide range of camp programs across the GTA to keep your kids busy during the 2017 March school break.

Choose from enriching programs run by trained child care staff, exciting outdoor camp experiences, and engaging full-day indoor camps at our health and fitness centres. Each program features a variety of fun, interactive, and co-operative activities. See the location links below for details.

Boys playing floor hockey in a gymnasium

YMCA March Break Child Care Locations

YMCA March Break Child Care locations are licensed regulated programs that are conveniently located in community schools for children aged 4 to 12 years old. Led by Registered Early Childhood Educators, these programs offer indoor and outdoor activities where kids will stay active, learn new skills, and have fun through sports, group games, arts and crafts, and more.

Note: Standard hours are 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM; some centres’ hours may vary.

Address Intersection Dates
Ajax Nottingham 50 Seggar Ave Williamson Dr W/Seggar March 13-17
Beaverton King St. 270 King St W King St/Mara Rd March 13-17
Bomanville Dr. Ross Tilley 45 Westside Dr Baseline/Waverly March 13-17
Bomanville John M James 175 Mearns Ave Sprucewood/Mearns Ave March 13-17
Brooklin Chris Hadfield 160 Carnwith Ave Carnwith Dr W/Ashburn Rd March 13-17
Courtice Dr. Emily Stowe 71A Sandringham Dr Sandringham/Hwy 2 March 13-17
Courtice Dr. G.J. MacGillivray 75 Meadowglade Rd Prestonvale/Meadowglade March 13-17
Newcastle Glass Court 20 Glass Court Beaver/Glass March 13-17
Oshawa Kedron 1935 Ritson Rd N Ritson/Conlin March 13-17
Pickering St. Elizabeth Seton 490 Strouds Lane Rosebank Rd/Strouds Lane March 13-17
Pickering St. Wilfrid 2360 Southcott Rd Brock/Concession 3 Rd March 13-17
Pickering Vaughan Willard 1911 Dixie Rd Dixie/Glenanna March 13-17
Port Perry Good Shepherd 1650 Reach St Reach Street/Hwy 12 March 13-17
Uxbridge Joseph Gould 144 Planks Lane Brock St E/Nelkydd Lane March 13-17
Whitby St. Matthew 60 Willowbrook Dr Brock/Rossland March 13-17

Note: Standard hours are 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM; some centres’ hours may vary.

Address Intersection Dates
Acton Mackenzie Smith Bennett 69 Acton Blvd Hwy 7/Acton Blvd March 13-17
Georgetown St. Catherine of Alexandria 407 Barber Dr Guelph St/Rexway Blvd March 13-17
Milton St. Peter 137 Dixon Dr Main St/Harris Blvd March 13-17
Milton Queen of Heaven 311 Savoline Blvd Savoline Blvd/Derry Rd March 13-17
Orangeville Credit Meadows 220 Blind Line Blind Line/Broadway March 13-17

Note: Standard hours are 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM; some centres’ hours may vary.

Address Intersection Dates
Bolton Ellwood 35 Ellwood Dr E Ellwood Dr/Hwy 50 March 13-17
Brampton Edenbrook Hill 61 Edenbrook Hill Dr Bovaird Dr/Edenbrook Hill Dr March 13-17
Brampton Grenoble 33 Greenbriar Rd Greenbriar Rd/Central Park Dr March 13-17
Brampton Ingleborough 60 Ingleborough Dr Queen Street/Chinguacousy Rd March 13-17
Brampton Russell Barber 255 North Park Dr North Park Dr/Williams Pkwy March 13-17
Brampton Our Lady of Peace 15 Fincham Ave Mclaughlin/Queen March 13-17
Mississauga Castlebridge 2801 Castlebridge Dr Glen Erin/Thomas March 13-17
Mississauga Champlain Trail 895 Ceremonial Dr Bristol Rd W/McLaughlin March 13-17
Mississauga Credit Valley 2365 Credit Valley Blvd Erin Mills Pkwy/Eglington Ave March 13-17
Mississauga Derry West Village 620 Twain Ave Derry Rd/Twain Ave March 13-17
Mississauga Garthwood 3245 Colonial Dr Dundas/Winston Churchill March 13-17
Mississauga Middlebury 5482 Middlebury Dr Erin Mills Pkwy/Eglington Ave March 13-17
Mississauga Queen of Heaven 1198 Alexandra Ave Cawthra Rd/Atwater March 13-17
Mississauga St. Hilary 5070 Fairwind Dr Eglington Ave/Hurontario March 13-17

Note: Standard hours are 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM; some centres’ hours may vary.

Address Intersection Dates
Aurora Hartman 130 River Ridge Bayview/wellington St E March 13-17
Aurora St. Jerome 20 Bridgenorth Dr Bayview/Wellington March 13-17
Kleinburg 10391 Islington Ave Major Mackenzie/Islington March 13-17
Markham Reesor Park 69 Wooten Way N Hwy 7/Markham March 13-17
Markham Legacy 61 Russell Jarvis Dr Hwy 7/Markham Rd March 13-17
Markham Stonebridge 168 Stonebridge Dr Ninth Line/16th Ave March 13-17
Newmarket Alexander Muir 75 Ford Wilson Blvd Davis/Yonge March 13-17
Newmarket Mazo de la Roche 860 Aronald Crest Davis Dr/Leslie March 13-17
Newmarket Prince Charles 684 Srigley St Srigley/Alexander March 13-17
Richmond Hill Bernard 245 Bernard Ave Elgin Mills/Yonge March 13-17
Richmond Hill Crosby Heights 190 Neal Dr Bayview/Major Mackenzie March 13-17
Richmond Hill Kettle Lakes 62 Kingshill Rd King/Bathurst March 13-17
Richmond Hill Oakridges 160 Coons Rd Yonge/Bloomington Rd March 13-17
Richmond Hill Silver Pines 112 Stave Crest Bathurst/Elgin Mills March 13-17
Stouffville Oscar Peterson 850 Hoover Park Dr Hoover park/ Sandiford Dr March 13-17
Thornhill Brownridge 65 Brownridge Dr Bathurst/Clarke March 13-17
Thornhill Yorkhill 350 Hilda Ave Clarke/Bathurst March 13-17
Unionville Central Park 100 Central Park Dr 16th/McCowan March 13-17
Unionville Coledale 60 Coledale Rd 16th/Warden March 13-17
Vaughan Dr. Roberta Bondar 401 Grand Trunk Ave Dufferin/Major Mackenzie March 13-17

YMCA March Break Indoor Camp Locations

March Break program activities offered in our Health and Fitness centres give campers the opportunity to have memorable experiences while developing and learning new skills. Schedules and programming vary based on location and the interests of the children, and may include swim, sports and arts and crafts.

Note: Standard hours are 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM; some centres’ hours may vary.

Age Group Dates
Brampton YMCA 6 to 12 March 13-17
Markham YMCA 6 to 12 March 13-17
Mississauga YMCA 6 to 12 March 13-17
Oshawa YMCA 6 to 12 March 13-17
Scarborough YMCA 6 to 12 March 13-17
Toronto Central YMCA 6 to 12 March 13-17
Toronto Cooper Koo YMCA 4 to 12 March 13-17
Toronto Sheppard YMCA 6 to 12 March 13-17
Toronto West End College St. YMCA 6 to 12 March 13-17

YMCA March Break Outdoor Camp Locations

Discover the wonders of our natural environment by being a part of it! YMCA Outdoor Day Camp programs are led by camp and outdoor education staff, and offer children 4 to 12 years of age with opportunities to learn by investigating, exploring, observing, and experimenting. Lunch and busing options also available.

Note: Outdoor Day Camp programs run March 13-17.

YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre Ages 4 to 12 March 13-17
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Extended hours: 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
*YMCA Camp Pine Crest Ages 13 to 16 Drop off: 11:00 AM
Pick up: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

*Winter in Muskoka offers amazing opportunities to get outside and make the most of the snow. Join us at YMCA Camp Pine Crest for the March school break to try fun activities, such as cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and Quinzhee building. This week-long, overnight program is run by outdoor education staff and offers kids new and exciting ways to experience the great outdoors. Camper drop off is Monday March 13th and pick up is Friday March 17th. Learn more about Camp Pine Crest and download the registration form (PDF).

March Break Camp Registration

Online registration in four easy steps (beginning January 9, 2017):

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the "Login" button and enter your Login ID and PIN.
  3. Click on the "Programs" tab to browse (Winter Break Camp programs are now under the "Seasonal" section), then select “Add” to register.
  4. Check out from “My Basket” to make payment with a major credit card and receive an immediate confirmation of registration through email.

By Form:
Save the downloaded form onto your computer before filling out and submitting.
March Break Camp Registration Form (PDF)

Submit form by Email:

Submit form by Fax:

By Phone:

By Mail:
YMCA Program Registration Office
2200 Yonge St., Suite 300
Toronto, ON M4S 2C6

Medication Form:
If your child requires medication during the day, download the YMCA medication form below and ensure you hand it, with the medication, directly to a YMCA staff member on the first day of the program.
Camper Medication Form (PDF)

Integration and Accessibility Program 1:1 Support

Available to families with children or youth who require additional support while in camp programming. We do our best to ensure that every child is placed in a camp that best supports their needs. Some sites are not fully accessible.

If your child requires 1-to-1 support while at camp, please fill out the Integration Support Inquiry form. Our YMCA Integration Support Coordinator will contact you if there is integration availability in your camp location.

A summer of fun right in your neighbourhood

Summer Club and Summer Day Camp Early Bird Registration is now open! Enroll a child before March 31, 2017 and save 10% off your program.

Conveniently located in community schools across the GTA, YMCA Summer Clubs are licensed and regulated programs that offer kids aged 4 to 12 years old a summer filled with endless opportunities to play, create friendships, and have exciting learning experiences. Based on the YMCA’s Playing to Learn™ and A Place to Connect™ curricula, Summer Clubs provide a variety of indoor and outdoor activities where children will stay active and develop new skills through cooperative games, arts and crafts, special event days, field trips, and much more. Build your customized Summer Club eGuide and register a child today!

New for summer 2017: Kids at select Summer Club locations can enjoy nutritious and delicious lunches prepared by Real Food for Real Kids. Learn more about the LunchBoxes program and how to place your order by visiting the Real Food for Real Kids website.