Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Gord and Irene Risk Community Centre

Address: 2650 Finch Ave W M2N 2H8 Map It

Gord & Irene Risk Community Centre is located at the north-east corner of Islington Road and Finch Avenue. The centre serves a diverse community with preschool, fitness, swimming and general interest programs for all ages. Purchase a Bocce membership and come play according to your lifestyle - open afternoons and evenings! To reach the needs of the greater community, after school and preschool programs are also offered at a satellite location - Venerable John Merlini CSS. So come in and enjoy your summer days at camp, swimming with new friends and when winter arrives lace up the skates for free public skating!

  • Contact Us: 416 395-0355
  • Accessibility
  • Ward: 7
  • District: Etobicoke York
  • Near: Finch Ave W & Islington Ave
  • TTC Information: Travel to Islington Station. Board the 37 Islington and travel to Finch. Walk east to 2650 Finch Avenue West

Announcements


arts icon Arts


Ballet - ChildIntroductory and intermediate level courses that teach the basics of correct body alignment and proper ballet technique.
Dance: Ballet  (6 - 12yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 5:45 - 6:45pm
Dance: Ballet  (6 - 12yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 10:15 - 11:15am
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: Hip Hop  (19yrs and over)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 7 - 8pm
Dance - ChildThese courses, designed for participants between the ages of 6-12, offer instruction in a variety of dance forms such as cultural and tap.
Dance: Dance Elements  (6 - 12yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 12:15 - 1:15pm
Dance - Early ChildVariety of courses offering both dance instruction and basic dance skill development.
Dance: Ballet  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to May-30-2017, Tue, 5 - 5:45pm
Dance: Ballet  (3 - 5yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 9:30 - 10:15am
Hip Hop - ChildStreet and dance club influenced style of jazz dance. Known for its fast and energetic pace, this creative form of dance is often seen in music videos.
Dance: Hip Hop  (6 - 12yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 11:15am - 12:15pm
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 Sketching  (6 - 12yrs)
Apr-06-2017 to Jun-01-2017, Thur, 6 - 7:30pm
Jr. Artist  (6 - 9yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 10 - 11:30am
Sr. Artist  (10 - 14yrs)
Apr-08-2017 to Jun-03-2017, Sat, 11:45am - 1:15pm

camps icon 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 - 14yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-07-2017, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 14yrs)
Jul-10-2017 to Jul-14-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 14yrs)
Jul-17-2017 to Jul-21-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 14yrs)
Jul-24-2017 to Jul-28-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 14yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-04-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 14yrs)
Aug-08-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 14yrs)
Aug-14-2017 to Aug-18-2017, 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-04-2017 to Jul-07-2017, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-10-2017 to Jul-14-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-17-2017 to Jul-21-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-24-2017 to Jul-28-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-04-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-08-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adventure Camp  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-14-2017 to Aug-18-2017, 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  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-07-2017, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care PM  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-07-2017, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Extended Care AM  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-10-2017 to Jul-14-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care PM  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-10-2017 to Jul-14-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Extended Care AM  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-17-2017 to Jul-21-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care PM  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-17-2017 to Jul-21-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Extended Care AM  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-24-2017 to Jul-28-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care PM  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-24-2017 to Jul-28-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Extended Care AM  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-04-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care PM  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-04-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Extended Care AM  (4 - 14yrs)
Aug-08-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care PM  (4 - 14yrs)
Aug-08-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm
Extended Care AM  (4 - 14yrs)
Aug-14-2017 to Aug-18-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am
Extended Care PM  (4 - 14yrs)
Aug-14-2017 to Aug-18-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm

fitness icon 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.
Step  (19yrs and over)
Apr-05-2017 to May-31-2017, Wed, 7:15 - 8:15pm
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 May-30-2017, Tue, 10 - 11am
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)  (19yrs and over)
Apr-03-2017 to Jun-05-2017, Mon, 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.
Boot Camp  (19yrs and over)
Apr-06-2017 to Jun-01-2017, Thur, 7 - 8pm
Body Sculpt  (19yrs and over)
Apr-06-2017 to Jun-01-2017, Thur, 8 - 9pm
Post Natal Fitness - AdultClasses designed for the specific needs after pregnancy. New moms / caregivers can participate with their babies in a welcoming and comfortable environment.
Yoga: Caregiver and Baby  (19 - 59yrs)
Apr-06-2017 to Jun-01-2017, Thur, 9:30 - 10:30am
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  (19yrs and over)
Apr-03-2017 to Jun-05-2017, Mon, 8:15 - 9:45pm

general interest icon General Interest


After-School - ChildThese programs, designed for participants between the ages of 6-12,offer a variety of indoor and outdoor general recreation programming. These include games, crafts and sports along with outdoor play. PA/PD Day recreational programming may be found here.
After-School Program  (5yrs 9mths - 12yrs)
Sep-13-2016 to Jun-16-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 3:30 - 6pm
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 Discovery  (3 - 4yrs)
Apr-03-2017 to May-31-2017, Mon, Wed, 9:30 - 11:30am
Recreation Discovery  (3 - 4yrs)
Apr-04-2017 to Jun-01-2017, Tue, Thur, 9:30 - 11:30am

general interest icon General Interest

Next Week
Sun Apr 02Mon Apr 03Tue Apr 04Wed Apr 05Thu Apr 06Fri Apr 07Sat Apr 08
Club: Social (Women)
(60yrs and over)
 12:30 - 2:30pm 12:30 - 2:30pm   

skate icon Skating

Next Week
Sun Mar 26Mon Mar 27Tue Mar 28Wed Mar 29Thu Mar 30Fri Mar 31Sat Apr 01
Older Adult/Adult Skate - Unsupervised
(19yrs and over)
    10 - 11:30am  

fitness icon Sports

Next Week
Sun Mar 26Mon Mar 27Tue Mar 28Wed Mar 29Thu Mar 30Fri Mar 31Sat Apr 01
Bocce Indoor
(60yrs and over)
12 - 4:30pm
6:30 - 10pm
12 - 4:30pm
6:30 - 10pm
12 - 4:30pm
6:30 - 10pm
12 - 4:30pm
6:30 - 10pm
12 - 4:30pm
6:30 - 10pm
12 - 4:30pm
6:30 - 10pm
12 - 4:30pm
Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating *
Dressing Room5

Indoor Bocce Court4

Indoor Dry Pad1
A
Kitchen1
A
Multipurpose Room2
C
Outdoor Pool1
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
A

Please contact the facility at 416 395-0355, prior to your visit to determine if the facility can meet your needs.
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