Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Barbara Frum Community Centre

Address: 20 Covington Rd M6A 3C1 Map It

Barbara Frum Community Centre is located on the lower level of the Barbara Frum Library. This is a small centre located at Bathurst Street & Lawrence Avenue. It offers a large variety of preschool programs. In addition, there are fitness/wellness and arts programs. This centre is closed Friday afternoons and Saturdays.

  • Contact Us: 416 395-6123
  • Accessibility
  • Ward: 15
  • District: North York
  • Near: Covington Rd & Saranac Blvd
  • TTC Information: Travel to Lawrence West Station. Board the 52 Lawrence West and travel to Glenmount. Walk North on Brucewood Cres. to Covington and then to 20 Covington Rd

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Arts & Crafts - Early ChildCourses offering instruction on a variety of arts and crafts techniques and projects.
Crafty Creations with Caregiver  (1yr 6mths - 2yrs)
Apr-03-2017 to Jun-12-2017, Mon, 10 - 10:30am
Little Artists with Caregiver  (2 - 3yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 9:15 - 10:15am
Little Artists  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 10:30 - 11:30am
Crafty Creations with Caregiver  (2 - 3yrs)
Apr-03-2017 to Jun-12-2017, Mon, 10:45 - 11:30am
Crafty Creations with Caregiver  (1yr 6mths - 3yrs 6mths)
Apr-05-2017 to May-31-2017, Wed, 10:45 - 11:30am
Little Artists  (4 - 5yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 9:15 - 10am
Little Artists  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-10-2017 to Sep-11-2017, Mon, 1 - 2pm
Ballet - ChildIntroductory and intermediate level courses that teach the basics of correct body alignment and proper ballet technique.
Dance: Ballet - Beginner  (6 - 10yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 12 - 1pm
Dance - Early ChildVariety of courses offering both dance instruction and basic dance skill development.
Dance: Creative Movement  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-06-2017 to Jun-01-2017, Thur, 10 - 11am
Dance: Creative Movement with Caregiver  (2 - 3yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 9:30 - 10am
Dance: Creative Movement  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-05-2017 to Aug-23-2017, Wed, 1:45 - 2:45pm
Dance: Creative Movement with Caregiver  (1yr 6mths - 3yrs)
Apr-03-2017 to Jun-12-2017, Mon, 1 - 1:45pm
Dance: Dance Basics  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-03-2017 to Jun-12-2017, Mon, 2 - 2:45pm
Dance: Creative Movement with Caregiver  (1yr 6mths - 3yrs)
Apr-06-2017 to Jun-01-2017, Thur, 9:15 - 9:45am
Dance: Creative Movement with Caregiver  (1yr 6mths - 3yrs)
Apr-06-2017 to Jun-01-2017, Thur, 11 - 11:30am
Dance: Ballet Beginner  (3 - 4yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 10 - 10:45am
Dance: Ballet - Beginner  (4 - 5yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 11 - 11:45am
Dance: Creative Movement with Caregiver  (1yr 6mths - 3yrs)
Jul-05-2017 to Aug-23-2017, Wed, 1 - 1:30pm
Guitar - Group - ChildCourses taught in group setting. Participants learn chords, strumming and picking techniques.
Guitar  (7 - 12yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 1 - 2pm
Guitar  (7 - 12yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 2:15 - 3:15pm
Guitar - Private - ChildPrivate guitar lessons are instructed to suit participant's skill and ability level.
Guitar - Private  (7yrs and over)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 3:30 - 4pm
Guitar - Private  (7yrs and over)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 4 - 4:30pm
Guitar - Private  (7yrs and over)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 4:30 - 5pm
Guitar - Private  (7yrs and over)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 5 - 5:30pm
Music - Early ChildVariety of instructional and recreational courses in music.
Making Music with Caregiver  (1 - 2yrs)
Apr-07-2017 to Jun-09-2017, Fri, 9:15 - 9:45am
Making Music with Caregiver  (6 - 11mths)
Apr-07-2017 to Jun-09-2017, Fri, 11:30am - 12pm
Making Music with Caregiver  (1 - 2yrs)
Jul-06-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Thur, 10 - 10:30am
Making Music with Caregiver  (1 - 2yrs)
Jul-06-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Thur, 10:45 - 11:15am
Making Music with Caregiver  (6 - 11mths)
Jul-06-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Thur, 11:30am - 12pm
Making Music with Caregiver  (1 - 2yrs)
Apr-07-2017 to Jun-09-2017, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
Making Music with Caregiver  (2 - 3yrs)
Apr-07-2017 to Jun-09-2017, Fri, 10:45 - 11:15am
Making Music with Caregiver  (2 - 3yrs)
Jul-06-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Thur, 9:15 - 9:45am
Performing Arts - ChildThese courses, designed for participants between the ages of 6-12, fall within the performing arts that may include acting and theatrical performance.
Drama  (6 - 8yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 10:30 - 11:15am
Drama  (8 - 13yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Opera For Children  (7 - 12yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to Jun-06-2017, Tue, 4 - 6pm
Piano/Keyboard - Group - ChildPiano/keyboard courses taught in group setting.
Keyboarding  (6 - 12yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 2 - 2:45pm
Keyboarding  (6 - 12yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 2:45 - 3:30pm
Keyboarding  (6 - 12yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 3:30 - 4:15pm
Piano/Keyboard Private with Lesson Book
Piano - Private  (6yrs and over)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 3 - 3:30pm
Piano - Private  (6yrs and over)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 3:30 - 4pm
Piano - Private  (6yrs and over)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 4 - 4:30pm
Piano - Private  (6yrs and over)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 4:30 - 5pm
Piano - Private  (6yrs and over)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 5 - 5:30pm
Piano - Private  (6yrs and over)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 5:30 - 6pm
Visual Arts - AdultThese courses, designed for participants between the ages of 25-59, fall within visual arts that may include drawing, painting, and pottery.
Painting  (18 - 100yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 10am - 12pm
Drawing: Portrait  (18 - 100yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 1 - 3pm
Painting: Watercolour  (18 - 100yrs)
Apr-05-2017 to May-31-2017, Wed, 1 - 3pm
Painting: Acrylic  (18yrs and over)
Apr-06-2017 to Jun-01-2017, Thur, 10am - 12pm
Drawing: Portrait  (18 - 100yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Aug-22-2017, Tue, 10am - 12pm
Painting: Watercolour  (18 - 100yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Aug-22-2017, Tue, 1 - 3pm
Drawing and Painting  (18 - 100yrs)
Jul-05-2017 to Aug-23-2017, Wed, 10am - 12pm
Painting: Acrylic  (18 - 100yrs)
Jul-05-2017 to Aug-23-2017, Wed, 1 - 3pm
Visual Arts - ChildThese courses, designed for participants between the ages of 6-12, fall within visual arts area that may include drawing, painting, and pottery.
Cartooning and Drawing  (6 - 9yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 4:30 - 5:30pm
Young Artist: Mixed Media  (8 - 12yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 6 - 7pm
Young Artist  (6 - 12yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 10:15 - 11:15am
Cartooning and Drawing  (6 - 9yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 11:30am - 12:30pm

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Cardio - Older AdultThese classes are suitable for all levels, focusing on providing a minimum of 20 minutes of cardiovascular exercises that use large muscle groups in a continuous and rhythmic manner. Most classes will also include a muscle conditioning component. Regular participation can help improve one's cardiovascular system (heart/lungs), flexibility, balance and co-ordination. Small equipment may be used.
Gentle Fit  (60yrs and over)
Apr-04-2017 to Jun-20-2017, Tue, 1:30 - 2:30pm
Gentle Fit  (60yrs and over)
Jul-04-2017 to Aug-22-2017, Tue, 1:30 - 2:30pm
Cardio Dance - AdultThese classes are suitable for all levels incorporating various culture inspired music and dance movements to create a dynamic, exciting, aerobic workout. Participants will benefit by having a total body fun workout that improves rhythm, burns calories and strengthens muscles. May include a muscle conditioning component.
Zumba (r)  (13yrs and over)
Jul-04-2017 to Aug-22-2017, Tue, 7 - 8pm
Zumba (r)  (13yrs and over)
Apr-04-2017 to Jun-20-2017, Tue, 7 - 8pm
Muscle Conditioning - AdultThese classes are suitable for all levels, focusing on building bone mass, muscular strength and endurance with no cardio component. Classes may be specific to certain areas of the body and may use equipment such as body bars, stability balls, BOSU, hand weights and exercise bands.
Step-Intermediate  (19yrs and over)
Apr-03-2017 to Jun-19-2017, Mon, 8:15 - 9:15pm
Pilates - AdultBuild longer, leaner muscles while safely exploring optimal strength, flexibility and endurance. Exercises focus on strengthening core postural, abdominal and back muscles. Participants are required to bring their own mat.
Pilates - Intermediate  (19yrs and over)
Apr-05-2017 to Jun-21-2017, Wed, 10:45 - 11:45am
Pilates - Beginner  (19yrs and over)
Jul-05-2017 to Aug-23-2017, Wed, 9:30 - 10:30am
Pilates - Intermediate  (13yrs and over)
Jul-05-2017 to Aug-23-2017, Wed, 10:45 - 11:45am
Pilates - Beginner  (19yrs and over)
Apr-05-2017 to Jun-21-2017, Wed, 9:30 - 10:30am
Tai Chi - AdultEmphasis is on general health and fitness through the development of slow and controlled movements in a fixed sequence. Enjoy the benefits of improved health, relief of stress and the promotion of concentrated relaxation. Various styles are offered.
Tai Chi - Beginner  (19yrs and over)
Apr-03-2017 to Jun-19-2017, Mon, 9 - 10:30am
Tai Chi - Beginner  (19yrs and over)
Jul-06-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Thur, 9 - 10:30am
Tai Chi - Intermediate  (19yrs and over)
Jul-06-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Thur, 10:30am - 12pm
Tai Chi - Intermediate  (19yrs and over)
Apr-03-2017 to Jun-19-2017, Mon, 10:30am - 12pm
Yoga - AdultA series of postures promoting flexibility, specific breathing and relaxation techniques, while strengthening and toning muscles. Various styles are offered. Participants are required to bring their own mat.
Yoga (Women)  (19yrs and over)
Apr-05-2017 to Jun-21-2017, Wed, 6 - 7:30pm
Yoga  (19yrs and over)
Jul-10-2017 to Aug-28-2017, Mon, 2 - 3:30pm

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Cooking - Child - With $25 Supply FeeA variety of courses that teach recipes and cooking skills at various levels. The course fee includes a $25 supply fee.
Cooking  (6 - 12yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 11:45am - 1:15pm
Cooking - Early ChildA variety of courses that teach recipes and cooking skills at various levels.
Creative Chefs  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 9 - 10am
Creative Chefs  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 10:15 - 11:15am
Games/Cards - ChildJoin in with others to learn to play various social games.
Games: Chess  (6 - 8yrs)
Apr-05-2017 to May-31-2017, Wed, 4 - 5pm
Games: Chess  (9 - 12yrs)
Apr-05-2017 to May-31-2017, Wed, 5 - 6pm
General Interest - Early ChildAn opportunity to interact and socialize with other participants through a variety of activities and interests.
Science Fun  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-05-2017 to May-31-2017, Wed, 2:05 - 3:05pm
Science Fun  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-05-2017 to May-31-2017, Wed, 1 - 2pm
Supervised PlayA recreation program that develops children's physical literacy, fine and gross motor skills through instruction, active and creative play. The program helps children build a foundation for sports and/or arts.
Recreation Adventures  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-03-2017 to Jun-12-2017, Mon, 1:30 - 3pm
Recreation Adventures with Caregiver  (9mths - 2yrs 6mths)
Apr-06-2017 to Jun-01-2017, Thur, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Recreation Adventures with Caregiver  (2 - 3yrs)
Jul-06-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Thur, 1 - 1:45pm
Recreation Adventures with Caregiver  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-06-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Thur, 2 - 2:45pm
Recreation Adventures with Caregiver  (1yr - 2yrs 6mths)
Jul-07-2017 to Aug-25-2017, Fri, 9:15 - 10:15am
Recreation Adventures with Caregiver  (1 - 3yrs)
Jul-07-2017 to Aug-25-2017, Fri, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Recreation Discovery  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 1 - 3pm
Recreation Adventures with Caregiver  (9mths - 2yrs 6mths)
Apr-05-2017 to May-31-2017, Wed, 9:15 - 10:15am
Recreation Discovery  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-06-2017 to Jun-01-2017, Thur, 1 - 3pm
Recreation Adventures with Caregiver  (1yr - 2yrs 6mths)
Jul-07-2017 to Aug-25-2017, Fri, 10:15 - 11:15am
Recreation Discovery  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-10-2017 to Aug-28-2017, Mon, 10:15am - 12:15pm

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Gymnastics - ChildIntroductory to advanced courses that develop skills and teach basic moves used in gymnastics. Participants build confidence and have fun learning.
Gymnastics: Level 1  (6 - 7yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 12:45 - 1:30pm
Racquet Sports - ChildVariety of racquet sports for beginner and intermediate levels including tennis and badminton.
Badminton: Instructional  (8 - 12yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 4:30 - 5:30pm
Soccer - ChildInstructional/recreational soccer programs that encourage skill development and fun for all participants.
PLAY! Soccer  (6 - 9yrs)
Apr-06-2017 to Jun-01-2017, Thur, 6 - 7pm
Soccer - Early ChildInstructional/recreational soccer programs that encourage skill development and fun for all participants.
Start to PLAY! Soccer  (4 - 5yrs)
Apr-06-2017 to Jun-01-2017, Thur, 5:15 - 6pm
Sports - ChildA variety of activities that incorpoarate a variety of sports and skills.
Ready, Set, PLAY!  (6 - 9yrs)
Apr-03-2017 to Jun-12-2017, Mon, 5:15 - 6:15pm
Ready, Set, PLAY!  (6 - 8yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 3 - 4pm
Sports - Early ChildA variety of activities that incorpoarate a variety of sports and skills.
Ready, Set, PLAY!  (4 - 5yrs)
Apr-03-2017 to Jun-12-2017, Mon, 4:15 - 5:15pm
Jump and Play with Caregiver  (1 - 2yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 9:15 - 10am
Gymnastics with Caregiver  (2 - 3yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Ready, Set, PLAY! with caregiver  (2 - 3yrs)
Apr-07-2017 to Jun-09-2017, Fri, 9:15 - 10am
Ready, Set, PLAY!  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-07-2017 to Jun-09-2017, Fri, 10:15 - 11am
Gymnastics with Caregiver  (2 - 3yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 3 - 3:45pm
Jump and Play with Caregiver  (1 - 2yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 10 - 10:45am
Gymnastics with Cargiver  (2 - 3yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 10:45 - 11:30am
Gymnastics  (4 - 5yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 1:30 - 2:15pm
Gymnastics  (3 - 4yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 2:15 - 3pm
Jump and Play with Caregiver  (1 - 2yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 9:15 - 10am
Gymnastics with Caregiver  (2 - 3yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 10 - 10:45am
Gymnastics  (3 - 4yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 11 - 11:45am
Gymnastics  (4 - 5yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 11:45am - 12:30pm
Ready, Set, PLAY!  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-09-2017 to Jun-04-2017, Sun, 2 - 2:45pm
Jump and Play with Caregiver  (1 - 2yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Aug-22-2017, Tue, 9:15 - 10am
Gymnastics with Caregiver  (2 - 3yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Aug-22-2017, Tue, 10 - 10:45am
Gymnastics  (3 - 4yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Aug-22-2017, Tue, 10:45 - 11:30am

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Next Week
Sun Apr 02Mon Apr 03Tue Apr 04Wed Apr 05Thu Apr 06Fri Apr 07Sat Apr 08
Recreation Fun and Play with Caregiver
(1 - 5yrs)
   1 - 3:30pm   

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Next Week
Sun Apr 02Mon Apr 03Tue Apr 04Wed Apr 05Thu Apr 06Fri Apr 07Sat Apr 08
Basketball
(13 - 16yrs)
   4 - 5:30pm   
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Please contact the facility at 416 395-6123, prior to your visit to determine if the facility can meet your needs.
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