JCC – Accessiblity Programs
All of our programs are open to people of all abilities. Please let us know if you have any particular accommodation needs. We also offer programming designed to meet specific needs identified to us by people with disabilities and their families, see below for these offerings. Contact Liviya Mendelsohn, Accessibility and Inclusion Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org ; (416) 924-6211 x330 for more information.
This is a fully inclusive yoga class that is open to people of all abilities. In a chair with optional standing poses, we will stretch, strengthen, rejuvenate and relax through a series of gentle yoga poses, breathing exercises and meditation. Companions and support people are welcome.
Read more: Accessible Yoga
5Rhythms® Movement with DJ Layah Jane! 5Rhythms is a dynamic movement practice that supports unique expression, release, expansion and integration. It’s accessible to people of all ages and abilities, and is suitable for anyone who wants to rediscover the joy and freedom of dance that is within us all. Everyone Welcome – All Ages. All Bodies. Move, Dance, Groove! (All Ages)
Read more: EveryBody Dance
Socialize and share your joy of running with the rest of the pack. Weather permitting; the group takes predetermined routes through the neighbourhood around Spadina and Bloor. Runs last 30-45 minutes, depending on the level of the participants; in inclement weather runs take place indoors on the track. This fully inclusive run club is open to people of all abilities. Companions and support people are welcome.
Read more: Inclusive Run Club
Adapted Sportball helps children develop socially as well as physically, through programs designed to reinforce self-esteem without the pressure of competition. Our programs provide a skills-driven, high-energy and fun-filled curriculum. (Ages 5-8)
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This inclusive class provides an opportunity for little ones to enjoy “the beautiful game” with their parents! Coach T’ai places a focus on providing children with a supportive environment, giving children lots of touches on the ball and emphasizing teamwork, fair play and love of the game! (Ages 2-7)
Read more: Strike Goal Soccer Academy
Collaborate, build confidence, and develop both interpersonal skills and performance skills in an inclusive, creative environment where kids can be themselves. Kids of all abilities welcome!
Artist facilitators: Paula Wolfson and Sara Winter, Broadway and West End awards winners. (Ages 6-12)
Read more: Inclusive Musical Theatre
Mega Hoops is an inclusive children’s basketball program in collaboration with the Ontario Basketball Association. OBA-certified instructors will teach physical literacy, fundamental movement and basketball skills in a supportive environment, guided by Canadian Sport for Life principles. Kids will also try Wheelchair-basketball with the Wheelchair Sports Association.
Read more: Mega Hoops
Learn Latin Dance in a comfortable and accessible environment. Classes will cover the basic elements of partner dancing, with an emphasis on basic patterns, turns and timing, moving across the dance floor, and having fun. A mixed abilities class – everyone welcome. Bring a partner or come on your own.
Read more: Wheel Dance: Latin Dance
October – June, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Come on out on the first Thursday of the month, meet new people, connect and hang out.
Programs designed by the Youth Advisory Access Committee – programs for you, by you!
Games nights, Pool nights, Basketball, Pottery, Cooking.
Read more: Everyday Friends: Social Network
Designed by physiotherapists at Toronto Rehab, TIME is a safe, gentle, and fun exercise program for people experiencing balance and mobility challenges. TIME was developed for participants who have experienced stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis (MS) and other conditions including weakness after a hospital stay or an operation. Stay active and healthy!
For more information, please contact program coordinator Colin Blayney at email@example.com , or at x526
Read more: TIME: Together In Movement and Exercise – NEW
A combined focus on balance, strength and flexibility are the hallmarks of our Osteofit program. All of our instructors are Bone Fit certified with Osteoporosis Canada.
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The Osteo-Circuit program is based on an individualized physiotherapy assessment for individuals with osteoporosis and/or other chronic conditions. As such, it is eligible for coverage under many extended health care coverage plans. For more information, please contact program coordinator Colin Blayney at firstname.lastname@example.org , or at (416) 924-6211 x526.
Read more: Osteo-Circuit – NEW
This fun and engaging beginners’ class involves development of American Sign Language (ASL) skills, including vocabulary, finger spelling and the introduction of grammatical structures. Deaf Culture studies will be incorporated into the curriculum. The final week of the class will be held at Signs restaurant.
Read more: Intro to ASL I
ASL II will continue advancing the skills learned in ASL I, including vocabulary, finger spelling and the introduction of grammatical structures. Deaf Culture studies will be incorporated into the curriculum. The final week of the class will be held at Signs restaurant. Intro to ASL I or experience with ASL recommended.
Read more: Intro to ASL II
Enjoy a morning full of play and fun with your family at the gym, set up as a jungle gym for you and your children to explore. One of the best indoor playgrounds in downtown Toronto. We are always pleased to welcome families through our partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of Toronto. (Ages 2-5)
Sundays and Wednesdays
9:30 – 11:30 am
$9 drop-in /family