Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Heron Park Community Recreation Centre

Address: 292 Manse Rd M1E 3V4 Map It

Heron Park Community Recreation Centre offers free programs and activities for residents of all ages. The Facility has skating rinks, gymnasiums, enhanced Youth Lounge, community room for party rentals and a playschool room. We have programs for all ages including Seniors, Adult Fitness Programs, Youth Programs, Children's and pre-school programs including camps in the summer. The outdoor pool operates from June to August and provides much relief from those hot summer nights. Friendly staff are available at the front desk who can provide program registration and information about events in the facility, satellite locations and the community.

This location is a community centre where programs are free.

  • Contact Us: 416 396-4035
  • Fully Accessible
  • Ward: 44
  • District: Scarborough
  • TTC Information: Travel to Kennedy Station. Board the 86A Scarborough and travel to Lawrence. On the eastbound side of Lawrence, board the 54E Lawrence East and travel to the farside of Manse Road. Walk south to 292 Manse Road.

Announcements


  Arts

Arts & Crafts - Early ChildCourses offering instruction on a variety of arts and crafts techniques and projects.
Pottery with Caregiver  (3 - 5yrs)
Oct-04-2016 to Nov-29-2016, Tue, 1:30 - 2:30pm
Crafty Creations  (6 - 9yrs)
Oct-04-2016 to Nov-29-2016, Tue, 5:45 - 6:45pm
Crafty Creations  (3 - 5yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 4:45 - 5:45pm
Crafty Creations  (6 - 9yrs)
Jan-10-2017 to Mar-07-2017, Tue, 5:45 - 6:45pm
Pottery with Caregiver  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-17-2017 to Mar-14-2017, Tue, 1:30 - 2:30pm
Crafty Creations  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-19-2017 to Mar-16-2017, Thur, 4:45 - 5:45pm
Ballet - ChildIntroductory and intermediate level courses that teach the basics of correct body alignment and proper ballet technique.
Dance: Ballet  (6 - 9yrs)
Jan-14-2017 to Mar-11-2017, Sat, 10:30 - 11:30am
Dance: Ballet  (6 - 9yrs)
Oct-01-2016 to Nov-26-2016, Sat, 10:30 - 11:30am
Dance: Ballet  (6 - 9yrs)
Oct-03-2016 to Dec-05-2016, Mon, 5:30 - 6:30pm
Dance: Ballet  (6 - 9yrs)
Jan-09-2017 to Mar-06-2017, Mon, 5:30 - 6:30pm
Crafts - ChildThese courses, designed for participants between the ages of 6-12, offering instruction in a variety of crafts such as card making, ceramics and sewing.
Jewellery Making  (8 - 12yrs)
Oct-15-2016 to Nov-05-2016, Sat, 10am - 12:30pm
Jewellery Making  (8 - 12yrs)
Jan-21-2017 to Feb-11-2017, Sat, 10am - 12:30pm
Dance - Early ChildVariety of courses offering both dance instruction and basic dance skill development.
Dance: Ballet  (4 - 5yrs)
Oct-01-2016 to Nov-26-2016, Sat, 9 - 9:30am
Dance: Ballet  (4 - 5yrs)
Oct-01-2016 to Nov-26-2016, Sat, 9:45 - 10:15am
Dance: Ballet  (4 - 5yrs)
Jan-14-2017 to Mar-11-2017, Sat, 9 - 9:30am
Dance: Ballet  (4 - 5yrs)
Jan-14-2017 to Mar-11-2017, Sat, 9:45 - 10:15am
Jazz - ChildIntroductory and intermediate level courses that teach the basics of correct body alignment and proper jazz technique.
Dance: Jazz  (6 - 8yrs)
Oct-03-2016 to Dec-05-2016, Mon, 6:30 - 7:30pm
Dance: Jazz  (6 - 8yrs)
Jan-16-2017 to Mar-13-2017, Mon, 6:30 - 7:30pm
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.
Pottery  (6 - 9yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 4 - 5pm
Pottery  (9 - 12yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 5:15 - 6:30pm
Pottery  (13 - 16yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 6:45 - 8pm
Pottery  (6 - 9yrs)
Jan-12-2017 to Mar-09-2017, Thur, 4 - 5pm
Pottery  (9 - 12yrs)
Jan-12-2017 to Mar-09-2017, Thur, 5:15 - 6:30pm
Pottery  (13 - 16yrs)
Jan-12-2017 to Mar-09-2017, Thur, 6:45 - 8pm

  Fitness

Cardio - 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.
Osteo Fit  (60yrs and over)
Jan-11-2017 to Mar-08-2017, Wed, 10:45 - 11:45am
Osteo Fit  (60yrs and over)
Jan-13-2017 to Mar-10-2017, Fri, 10:45 - 11:45am
Osteo Fit  (60yrs and over)
Oct-05-2016 to Dec-07-2016, Wed, 10:45 - 11:45am
Osteo Fit  (60yrs and over)
Oct-07-2016 to Dec-09-2016, Fri, 10:45 - 11:45am
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  (16yrs and over)
Oct-03-2016 to Dec-05-2016, Mon, 9 - 10am
Tai Chi  (16yrs and over)
Jan-09-2017 to Mar-06-2017, Mon, 9 - 10am
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  (16yrs and over)
Oct-03-2016 to Dec-05-2016, Mon, 10 - 11am
Yoga  (16yrs and over)
Oct-05-2016 to Dec-07-2016, Wed, 6 - 7pm
Yoga/Pilates Fusion  (16yrs and over)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-08-2016, Thur, 9:30 - 10:30am
Yoga  (16yrs and over)
Jan-09-2017 to Mar-06-2017, Mon, 10 - 11am
Yoga  (16yrs and over)
Jan-11-2017 to Mar-08-2017, Wed, 6 - 7pm
Yoga/Pilates Fusion  (16yrs and over)
Jan-12-2017 to Mar-09-2017, Thur, 9:30 - 10:30am

  General Interest

Adapted General Interest - YouthGeneral programs for youth with a disability ages 13-24 which promote social and skill development. These programs will require an additional registration process to become eligible to participate.
Active8  (19yrs and over)
Oct-03-2016 to Dec-05-2016, Mon, 9am - 3pm
Active8  (19yrs and over)
Jan-16-2017 to Mar-13-2017, Mon, 9am - 3pm
Cooking - ChildCourses vary from simple recipes that teach the basics of how to measure and combine ingredients to specialty cooking courses.
Cooking  (7 - 12yrs)
Oct-01-2016 to Nov-26-2016, Sat, 11:45am - 1:15pm
Cooking  (7 - 12yrs)
Jan-14-2017 to Mar-11-2017, Sat, 11:45am - 1:15pm
Cooking - Early ChildEarly child cooking programs are designed for children 5 years old and under. Basic recipes and cooking techniques will be introduced.
Simply Cooking  (3 - 5yrs)
Oct-07-2016 to Dec-02-2016, Fri, 9:30 - 10:30am
Simply Cooking  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-13-2017 to Mar-10-2017, Fri, 9:30 - 10:30am
General Interest - ChildA variety of activities that incorpoarate a variety of sports and skills.
Science: Discovering Science  (6 - 10yrs)
Oct-01-2016 to Nov-26-2016, Sat, 9 - 10am
Science: Discovering Science  (9 - 12yrs)
Oct-01-2016 to Nov-26-2016, Sat, 10:15 - 11:15am
Science: Discovering Science  (6 - 10yrs)
Jan-14-2017 to Mar-11-2017, Sat, 9 - 10am
Science: Discovering Science  (9 - 12yrs)
Jan-14-2017 to Mar-11-2017, Sat, 10:15 - 11:15am
General Interest - Early ChildCourses that span a wide variety of activities and interests.
Science Fun  (3 - 5yrs)
Oct-04-2016 to Nov-29-2016, Tue, 4:30 - 5:30pm
Science Fun  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-17-2017 to Mar-14-2017, Tue, 4:30 - 5:30pm
Leader-In-TrainingPlease note that this is a Youth Leadership program.
Youth Leadership Program - Junior  (13 - 15yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 7 - 8:30pm
Junior Leader in Training  (11 - 15yrs)
Jan-19-2017 to Mar-16-2017, Thur, 7 - 8:30pm
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  (4 - 4yrs)
Oct-01-2016 to Nov-26-2016, Sat, 10am - 12pm
Recreation Discovery  (3 - 3yrs)
Oct-03-2016 to Nov-28-2016, Mon, 9 - 11pm
Recreation Discovery  (3yrs - 3yrs 11mths)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 1 - 3pm
Recreation Adventures  (3 - 3yrs)
Oct-07-2016 to Dec-02-2016, Fri, 9am - 11pm
Recreation Discovery  (3 - 3yrs)
Jan-09-2017 to Mar-06-2017, Mon, 9 - 11am
Recreation Discovery  (3 - 3yrs)
Jan-12-2017 to Mar-09-2017, Thur, 1 - 3pm
Recreation Adventures  (3 - 3yrs)
Jan-13-2017 to Mar-10-2017, Fri, 9am - 11pm
Recreation Adventures  (3 - 47yrs)
Jan-14-2017 to Mar-11-2017, Sat, 10am - 12pm
Recreation Discovery with Caregiver  (1 - 3yrs)
Oct-01-2016 to Nov-26-2016, Sat, 9 - 10am
Recreation Adventures  (3 - 3yrs)
Oct-05-2016 to Nov-30-2016, Wed, 9 - 11am
Recreation Adventures  (3 - 47yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 9:30 - 10:30am
Recreation Adventures  (3 - 3yrs)
Jan-11-2017 to Mar-08-2017, Wed, 9 - 11am
Recreation Adventures  (3 - 3yrs)
Jan-12-2017 to Mar-09-2017, Thur, 9:30 - 10:30am
Recreation Discovery with Caregiver  (1mth - 5yrs)
Jan-14-2017 to Mar-11-2017, Sat, 9 - 10am

  Skating

Hockey Skills / Power Skate ChildHockey Skills and Power Skating are offered for beginner to advanced levels. Power Skating teaches speed, agility and coordination. Hockey Skills focuses on puck handling, skating and game strategies. CSA approved hockey helmets with full face masks, neck guards and gloves are required when on the ice. Course prerequisites are indicated.
Hockey Skills - Beginner  (4 - 7yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 6:45 - 7:30pm
Hockey Skills - Beginner  (8 - 13yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 7:30 - 8:15pm
Learn to Skate Child - Level 1Development of balance and posture. Introduction to forward skating, gliding, stopping and backward skating. Prerequisite: Level 1 is for participants who are new to skating or are unable to skate the width of the ice surface with a glide. Participants should be able to stand and walk on skates with straight ankles off the ice. Participants must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate Child - Level 1  (6 - 12yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 4:30 - 5:15pm
Learn to Skate Child - Level 1  (6 - 12yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 5:45 - 6:30pm
Learn to Skate Child - Level 2Development of forward gliding, stopping, backward skating. Introduction to one foot glides and backward gliding. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level 1 or participant can skate (with a glide) the length of the ice without falling. Participants must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate Child - Level 2  (6 - 12yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 4:30 - 5:15pm
Learn to Skate Child - Level 2  (6 - 12yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 5:45 - 6:30pm
Learn to Skate Child - Level 3Development of backward stopping, backwards gliding and edges. Introduction to cross-overs, slalom skating, 2 foot turns. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level 2 or participant is able to glide on one foot, skate backwards and stop. Participants must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate Child - Level 3  (6 - 12yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 4:30 - 5:15pm
Learn to Skate Child - Level 3  (6 - 12yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 5:45 - 6:30pm
Learn to Skate Child - Level 4Development of cross-overs, backward stopping. Introduction to one foot turns, backward circle thrusts. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level 3 or participant has strong backwards skating and stopping ability. Participants must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate Child - Level 4  (6 - 12yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 5:45 - 6:30pm
Learn to Skate PreschoolChildren will receive an orientation to the ice surface and will learn the basics of skating through games and songs. Participants should be able to stand and walk on skates with straight ankles off the ice. It is mandatory that all preschool participants wear a CSA approved hockey helmet with a full face mask. For Caregiver and Tot programs, the caregiver accompanying the child on the ice must also wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate - Beginner  (3 - 5yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 5:15 - 5:45pm

  Sports

Basketball - ChildDevelop basic skills and fundamentals of the game of basketball through recreational play.
Basketball  (10 - 12yrs)
Jan-11-2017 to Mar-08-2017, Wed, 7 - 8pm
Basketball  (10 - 12yrs)
Jan-14-2017 to Mar-11-2017, Sat, 10 - 11am
Basketball  (6 - 9yrs)
Oct-01-2016 to Nov-26-2016, Sat, 9 - 10am
Basketball  (10 - 12yrs)
Oct-01-2016 to Nov-26-2016, Sat, 10 - 11am
Basketball  (6 - 9yrs)
Oct-05-2016 to Nov-30-2016, Wed, 6 - 7pm
Basketball  (10 - 12yrs)
Oct-05-2016 to Nov-30-2016, Wed, 7 - 8pm
Basketball  (6 - 9yrs)
Jan-14-2017 to Mar-11-2017, Sat, 9 - 10am
Basketball  (6 - 9yrs)
Jan-18-2017 to Mar-15-2017, Wed, 6 - 7pm
General Interest Sports - ChildA variety of activities that incorpoarate a variety of sports and skills.
Dodge Ball  (6 - 12yrs)
Oct-01-2016 to Nov-26-2016, Sat, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Dodge Ball  (6 - 12yrs)
Jan-14-2017 to Mar-11-2017, Sat, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Racquet Sports - AdultVariety of racquet sports for beginner and intermediate levels including tennis and badminton.
Badminton Recreational  (19yrs and over)
Oct-04-2016 to Nov-29-2016, Tue, 8:15 - 10:15pm
Badminton Recreational  (19yrs and over)
Oct-07-2016 to Dec-02-2016, Fri, 8 - 10pm
Badminton Recreational  (19yrs and over)
Jan-10-2017 to Mar-07-2017, Tue, 8:15 - 10:15pm
Badminton Recreational  (19yrs and over)
Jan-13-2017 to Mar-10-2017, Fri, 8 - 10pm
Racquet Sports - ChildVariety of racquet sports for beginner and intermediate levels including tennis and badminton.
Badminton - Instructional  (7 - 12yrs)
Oct-02-2016 to Nov-27-2016, Sun, 12:45 - 1:45pm
Badminton - Instructional  (7 - 12yrs)
Jan-15-2017 to Mar-12-2017, Sun, 12:45 - 1:45pm
Soccer - ChildInstructional/recreational soccer programs that encourage skill development and fun for all participants.
Soccer  (6 - 12yrs)
Oct-01-2016 to Nov-26-2016, Sat, 12:15 - 1:15pm
Soccer  (6 - 12yrs)
Jan-14-2017 to Mar-11-2017, Sat, 12:15 - 1:15pm
Sports - Early ChildA variety of activities that incorpoarate a variety of sports and skills.
Ready, Set, PLAY! with Caregiver  (1 - 3yrs)
Oct-02-2016 to Nov-27-2016, Sun, 10 - 11am
Ready, Set, PLAY! with Caregiver  (3 - 5yrs)
Oct-02-2016 to Nov-27-2016, Sun, 11am - 12pm
Soccer  (4 - 5yrs)
Oct-06-2016 to Dec-01-2016, Thur, 6 - 7pm
Sports Pack with Caregiver  (1 - 3yrs)
Jan-15-2017 to Mar-12-2017, Sun, 10 - 11am
Sports Pack with Caregiver  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-15-2017 to Mar-12-2017, Sun, 11am - 12pm
Soccer  (4 - 5yrs)
Jan-19-2017 to Mar-16-2017, Thur, 6 - 7pm

  Fitness

Next Week
Sun Oct 02Mon Oct 03Tue Oct 04Wed Oct 05Thu Oct 06Fri Oct 07Sat Oct 08
Cardio High/Low
(16yrs and over)
  7 - 8pm    
Zumba (R)
(16yrs and over)
  9:30 - 10:30am    
Cardio High/Low
(16yrs and over)
   7:15 - 8:15pm   
Zumba (R)
(16yrs and over)
    7 - 8pm  

  General Interest

Next Week
Sun Oct 02Mon Oct 03Tue Oct 04Wed Oct 05Thu Oct 06Fri Oct 07Sat Oct 08
Recreation Fun and Play with Caregiver
(up to 5yrs)
 11:15am - 1:15pm     
Games: Bid Euchre
(55yrs and over)
  12:30 - 3:30pm 12:30 - 3:30pm  
Recreation Fun and Play with Caregiver
(up to 5yrs)
  11am - 1pm    
Recreation Fun and Play with Caregiver
(up to 5yrs)
    10:30am - 12:30pm  
Older Adult Ballroom dance
(55yrs and over)
     12:30 - 3:30pm 

  Skating

Next Week
Sun Oct 02Mon Oct 03Tue Oct 04Wed Oct 05Thu Oct 06Fri Oct 07Sat Oct 08
Older Adult Skate
(60yrs and over)
  9:30 - 11:30am 9:30 - 11:30am  
Public Skate
    6:15 - 7pm 7:30 - 9pm

  Sports

Next Week
Sun Sep 18Mon Sep 19Tue Sep 20Wed Sep 21Thu Sep 22Fri Sep 23Sat Sep 24
Drop In: Table Tennis
(18yrs and over)
12:30 - 5pm12 - 4pm12 - 4pm12 - 4pm12 - 4pm12 - 4pm12:30 - 5pm
Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating *
Gallery1
B
Gymnasium1
A
Indoor Dry Pad1
1
B
C
Kitchen1
B
Lounge1
C
Outdoor Pool1
A
Preschool1
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.

Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating *
Indoor Rink1
1
B
C