Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Hillcrest Community Centre

Attached to one of the Toronto District School Board schools (Hillcrest Public School), Hillcrest Community Centre offers programs and activities for residents of all ages. Recreation staff are available in the office who can provide program registration and information about events in the facility, satellite locations and the community.

  • 1339 Bathurst St
  • Contact Us: 416 392-0746
  • Partially Accessible
  • Ward: 21
  • District: Toronto & East York
  • Near: Bathurst St & Burnside Dr
  • TTC Information: Travel to Dupont Station. Board the 127 Davenport and travel to Bathurst. Walk north to 1339 Bathurst St.
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  Arts

Dance - AdultThese courses, designed for participants between the ages of 25-59, offer instruction in a variety of dance forms such as ballroom, salsa and latin.
Dance: Ballet  (19yrs and over)
Jun-20-2016 to Aug-22-2016, Mon, 6 - 7pm
Dance: Modern  (19yrs and over)
Jun-20-2016 to Aug-22-2016, Mon, 7 - 8pm

  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)
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)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Camp Adventure Early Child - All Day BasicThese 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 no consumable fee.
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)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, 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)
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 - 5pm
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 - 5pm
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 - 5pm
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 - 5pm
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.
Camp Extended Early Child  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Camp Extended Early Child  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Camp Extended Early Child  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Camp Extended Early Child  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, 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: Gymnastics  (6 - 12yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, 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: Gymnastics  (6 - 12yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm

  General Interest

General Interest - ChildA variety of activities that incorpoarate a variety of sports and skills.
TEY Special Needs Support Request  (4yrs and over)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
TEY Special Needs Support Request  (4yrs and over)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
TEY Special Needs Support Request  (4yrs and over)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
TEY Special Needs Support Request  (4yrs and over)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
TEY Special Needs Support Request  (4yrs and over)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
General Interest - YouthA variety of activities that incorpoarate a variety of sports and skills.
Volunteer Placement - Adventure Camp  (13 - 17yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Volunteer Placement - Preschool Camp  (13 - 17yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Volunteer Placement - Dance and Gymnastics Camp  (13 - 17yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Volunteer Placement - Adventure Camp  (13 - 17yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Volunteer Placement - Preschool Camp  (13 - 17yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Volunteer Placement - Adventure Camp  (13 - 17yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Volunteer Placement - Preschool Camp  (13 - 17yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Volunteer Placement - Dance and Gymnastics Camp  (13 - 17yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Volunteer Placement - Dance and Gymnastics Camp  (13 - 17yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Volunteer Placement - Adventure Camp  (13 - 17yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Volunteer Placement - Preschool Camp  (13 - 17yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm

  Swimming

Aquafit - AdultAquafit is a fitness class taught in the water. Cardiovascular and muscular workout without impact. Water adds resistance to assist with muscle toning.
Aquafit  (17yrs and over)
Jul-06-2016 to Aug-24-2016, Wed, 7 - 8pm
Guardian Swim 1The Guardian Swim Program provides an introduction to the aquatic environment and basic skills. It is age appropriate and progressive. Learning is facilitated through the parent/ caregiver to ensure comfort, communication and extra safety. Parent or guardian must accompany child into the water. One child per parent/guardian
Guardian Swim 1  (6mths - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9 - 9:30am
Guardian Swim 1  (6mths - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
Guardian Swim 1  (6mths - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:30am
Guardian Swim 1  (6mths - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9 - 9:30am
Guardian Swim 1  (6mths - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
Guardian Swim 1  (6mths - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:30am
Guardian Swim 1  (6mths - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9 - 9:30am
Guardian Swim 1  (6mths - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
Guardian Swim 1  (6mths - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:30am
Preschool Swim 1: PenguinSafety, facility and aquatic orientation. Introduction to entries, exits, submersions, breath control and basic floats with assistance. Floats, movement, basic kicks and swimming skills.
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9 - 9:30am
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30 - 10am
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9 - 9:30am
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30 - 10am
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9 - 9:30am
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30 - 10am
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am
Preschool Swim 2: StingrayDevelopment of entries and exits, breath holding, bobbing and floats. Introduction to front and back swim, treading skills and deep water orientations. Continuous swim 5 metres.
Preschool Swim 2: Stingray  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30 - 10am
Preschool Swim 2: Stingray  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:30am
Preschool Swim 2: Stingray  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30 - 10am
Preschool Swim 2: Stingray  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:30am
Preschool Swim 2: Stingray  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30 - 10am
Preschool Swim 2: Stingray  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:30am
Preschool Swim 3: OtterDevelopment of endurance, time requirements, entries, bobbing, rolls, sculling and treading skills. Introduction to front crawl, PFD/lifejacket/buoyant aids, clothed survival and use of aids. Continuous swim 15 metres.
Preschool Swim 3: Otter  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
Preschool Swim 3: Otter  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
Preschool Swim 3: Otter  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
Private Swim LessonsPrivate lessons provide a ratio of one instructor per participant while completing swimming skills specific to the participant.
Private Swim Lessons  (1yr and over)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:30am - 12pm
Private Swim Lessons  (1yr and over)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 12 - 12:30pm
Private Swim Lessons  (1yr and over)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:30am - 12pm
Private Swim Lessons  (1yr and over)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 12 - 12:30pm
Private Swim Lessons  (1yr and over)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:30am - 12pm
Private Swim Lessons  (1yr and over)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 12 - 12:30pm
Tiny Tots SwimChildren in tiny tots progress through the Learn to Swim skills at their own pace. Lessons are private (one participant per instructor) and 15 minutes in length. There are no prerequisites.
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9 - 9:15am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:15 - 9:30am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30 - 9:45am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:45 - 10am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:15am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:15 - 11:30am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9 - 9:15am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:15 - 9:30am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30 - 9:45am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:45 - 10am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:15am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:15 - 11:30am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9 - 9:15am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:15 - 9:30am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30 - 9:45am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:45 - 10am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:15am
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:15 - 11:30am
Ultra Swim 1Safety, facility and aquatic orientation. Introduction to entries, exits, submersions, breath control and basic floats with assistance. Floats, movement, basic kicks and swimming skills.
Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
Ultra Swim 2Development of entries and exits, breath holding, bobbing and floats. Introduction to front and back swim, treading skills and deep water orientations. Continuous swim 5 metres.
Ultra Swim 2  (5yrs and over)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am
Ultra Swim 2  (5yrs and over)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am
Ultra Swim 2  (5yrs and over)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am
Ultra Swim 3Development of endurance, time requirements, entries, bobbing, rolls, sculling and treading skills. Introduction to front crawl, PFD/lifejacket/buoyant aids, clothed survival and use of aids. Continuous swim 15 metres.
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:30am - 12pm
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:30am - 12pm
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:30am - 12pm
Ultra Swim 4Development of breath control, entries, deepwater techniques, survival skills and front crawl. Introduction to back crawl, combined stroke swims, deep water, descent and ascent, under water swim. HELP position and self-rescue. Continuous swim 25 metres.
Ultra Swim 4  (5yrs and over)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 12 - 12:30pm
Ultra Swim 4  (5yrs and over)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 12 - 12:30pm
Ultra Swim 4  (5yrs and over)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 12 - 12:30pm
Ultra Swim 5Development of front and back crawl, treading skills, simple rescue techniques and deep water abilities. Introduction to surface dives, front dives, whip kick, primary assessment and basic lifesaving skills. Continuous swim 50 metres. Must be comfortable in deep water.
Ultra Swim 5  (5yrs and over)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am
Ultra Swim 5  (5yrs and over)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am
Ultra Swim 5  (5yrs and over)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-28-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am

  Swimming

Next Week >>
Sun Jul 24Mon Jul 25Tue Jul 26Wed Jul 27Thu Jul 28Fri Jul 29Sat Jul 30
Lane Swim
(7yrs and over)
3:15 - 4:45pm8 - 9pm8 - 9pm8 - 9pm8 - 9pm 3:15 - 4:45pm
Leisure Swim
1 - 3pm1 - 2:45pm

6 - 8pm
1 - 2:45pm

6 - 8pm
1 - 2:45pm

6 - 7pm
1 - 2:45pm

6 - 8pm
1 - 2:45pm1 - 3pm
Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating *
Gymnasium1
B
Indoor Pool1
C
Kitchen1
B
Multipurpose Room2
C


* Facilities can be available to permit. Permit rates are dependent on facility rating of Premium, A, B or C and your group category. Use the Facility Rating Criteria to learn more about amenities that might be available at each facility.