Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Bob Abate Community Recreation Centre

Nestled on the south side of Bloor Street at the foot of Christie Street a stone throw from historic Christie Pitts Park, Bob Abate Community Recreation Centre is conveniently attached to the Bickford Learning Centre. A host of recreation programs and services are offered here for families and preschoolers.

  • 485 Montrose Ave M6G 3H2
  • Contact Us: 416 392-0744
  • Partially Accessible
  • Ward: 19
  • District: Toronto & East York
  • Near: Montrose Ave & Bloor St W
  • TTC Information: Travel to Christie Station. Walk west to Montrose and then south to number 485.
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Camps

Camp Adventure Child - All Day StandardThese Adventure Camps have all in the ingredients of an Activity Camp and more. Campers are introduced to a variety of enhanced activities through workshops, special events and excursions. These camps have a $10 consumable fee.
Adventure Camp  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Camp Adventure Early Child - All Day StandardThese Adventure Camps, for campers up to age 5, have all in the ingredients of an Activity Camp and more. Campers are introduced to a variety of enhanced activities through workshops, special events and excursions. These camps have a $10 consumable fee.
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Camp Extended ChildThe Extended Care option provides supervised care before and/or after camp for children registered in City of Toronto, Parks, Forestry and Recreation camp sessions. Extended hours programs have a separate barcode for registration. Refer to the camp program charts for times, fees and locations.
Extended Care: AM  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care: PM  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5:30pm
Extended Care: AM  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care: PM  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5:30pm
Extended Care: AM  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care: PM  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5:30pm
Extended Care: AM  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care: PM  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5:30pm
Extended Care: AM  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care: PM  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5:30pm
Extended Care: AM  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care: PM  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5:30pm
Extended Care: AM  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care: PM  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5:30pm
Extended Care: AM  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care: PM  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5:30pm
Camp Extended Early ChildThe Extended Care option provides supervised care before and/or after camp for preschool-aged children registered in City of Toronto, Parks, Forestry and Recreation camp sessions. Extended hours programs have a separate barcode for registration. Refer to the camp program charts for times, fees and locations.
Extended Care: PM  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Extended Care: PM  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Extended Care: PM  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Extended Care: PM  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Extended Care: PM  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Extended Care: PM  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Extended Care: PM  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Extended Care: PM  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Camp Specialty Child - All DayThe 'ultimate camp experience' for campers ages 6 - 12 who want to develop or fine-tune their skills in specialized areas of interest. Skilled and experienced instructors provide specialized instructional programs. All of these programs are complemented with a full line-up of traditional camp activities.
Specialty Camp: Drawing and Sketching  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: CAN-BIKE  (9 - 14yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Learn to Bike  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Dance  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: CAN-BIKE  (9 - 14yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Learn to Bike  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Science  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: CAN-BIKE  (9 - 14yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Learn to Bike  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Dance  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: CAN-BIKE  (9 - 14yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Learn to Bike  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Dance, Drama, Music  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Dance  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Gymnastics  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Cooking  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Gymnastics  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Dance  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Gymnastics  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Camp Specialty Early Child - 1/2 DayThe "ultimate camp experience" for campers, up to 5 years of age, who want to develop or fine-tune their skills in specialized areas of interest. Skilled and experienced instructors provide specialized instructional programs. All of these programs are complemented with a full line-up of traditional camp activities
Specialty Camp: Sports  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30am - 12pm
Specialty Camp: Sports  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30am - 12pm
Specialty Camp: Sports  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30am - 12pm
Specialty Camp: Sports  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30am - 12pm
Specialty Camp: Sports  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30am - 12pm
Specialty Camp: Sports  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30am - 12pm
Speciatly Camp: Sports  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30am - 12pm
Specialty Camp: Sports  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30am - 12pm
Camp Specialty Early Child - All DayThe "ultimate camp experience" for campers, up to 5 years of age, who want to develop or fine-tune their skills in specialized areas of interest. Skilled and experienced instructors provide specialized instructional programs. All of these programs are complemented with a full line-up of traditional camp activities.
Specialty Camp: Dance  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Arts and Crafts  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Dance  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Science  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Dance  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Music  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Dance  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Specialty Camp: Cooking  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm

General Interest

General Interest - Early ChildCourses that span a wide variety of activities and interests.
Preschool Discovery  (1yr 6mths - 3yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30 - 11:30am
Creative Playtime  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 1 - 3:30pm
Preschool Discovery  (1yr 6mths - 3yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30 - 11:30am
Creative Playtime  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 1 - 3:30pm
Preschool Discovery  (1yr 6mths - 3yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30 - 11:30am
Creative Playtime  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 1 - 3:30pm
Preschool Discovery  (1yr 6mths - 3yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30 - 11:30am
Creative Playtime  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 1 - 3:30pm
Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating
Craft Room1
C
Dance Studio1
C
Gymnasium1
B
Kitchen1
B
Multipurpose Room1
C
Preschool1
C


Facilities are given a rating of Premium, A, B, or C based on following criteria.