Registration for Downtown spring/summer programming begins March 9!

The City of Toronto offers a variety of recreation programs for all ages, skill levels and interests. Registration for spring and some summer recreation programs, including summer camps, begins this weekend, and starts March 9 for the Toronto and East York District.

Registration start dates by program district

Etobicoke York: Saturday, March 5

Scarborough: Sunday, March 6

North York: Tuesday, March 8

Toronto and East York: Wednesday, March 9

Registration starts at 7 a.m. on each of the above dates.

How to register:

Step 1: Get family and client numbers

To sign up for recreation programs, Toronto residents need a family number and client number for each member of the family. Before registration day, call 416-338-4386 or speak with staff at a City community centre to get these numbers. Alternatively, download a New Family Account application form at http://bit.ly/1bs7r8o and email it to the City at pfrcustomerservice@toronto.ca.

Step 2: Choose programs

To find out about and choose programs, visit http:www.toronto.ca/torontofun or look for the Spring/Summer FUN Guide available at City Hall, civic centres, community centres and libraries. Residents are encouraged to have a few program choices for each person in case the preferred program is full.

Step 3: Register
Registration starts at 7 a.m. Many programs fill up quickly. Registering online is the quickest and easiest way to sign up for programs. Be sure to have all information and payment options ready.

There are four ways to register:

1. Online: Register online at http://efun.toronto.ca.

2. By phone: Touch Tone Registration (TTR) is available at 416-338-0000.

3. Operator assisted phone call: Call 416-338-4386 to register through a customer service representative

4. In person: Register in person at select locations. For a list of these locations, visit http://www.toronto.ca/parks/registration, call 311 or speak to staff at a City community centre.

Parks, Forestry and Recreation programs are popular and many have waiting lists. If it turns out that you are unable to attend the program you registered for, contact your local community centre or call 416-338-4386 so the spot can be offered to someone else.