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Recreational Activities of Markham


Sports & Leisure Activities

Markham offers opportunities to participate in a wide variety of recreational activities throughout its many communities.  It has 207 sports fields, 81 baseball diamonds, 126 soccer fields, 65 tennis courts, 10 indoor skating facilities, 2 cricket pitches, 2 rugby fields, 7 bocce courts, 4 bowling green courts, a skate park and 12 golf courses.

 Click on the activity or image to view more details.

 

Badminton
Badminton
 
 Baseball
Baseball
Basketball
 
Billiards
 
Boxing
Boxing
 
Bowling
 Cricket
 Curling
Curling
Dance
Dance Studios
 
Fishing
Fitness
 
 Football
Golf
 
 
Gymnastics
 
 
Hockey
Hockey
 
Lacrosse
 Lawn Bowling
Bocce
Martial Arts
Marital Arts
 
Rugby
Rugby
Skateboarding
Skateboarding
 
 Skating
Ice Skating
Soccer
 
 Swimming
Swimming
Table Tennis
Table Tennis
Tennis
Tennis
 
Volleyball
Volleyball
 
       




Paintlounge takes a refreshing, active approach to art as we introduce social painting as a way to express yourself and bond with friends. No materials? We got you covered. Just come, colour your canvas, and leave with your art!

We'd love to host your next creative date, birthday party, bridal shower and bachelorette, and team building event.

Our Markham location is at 118 Main Street Markham North and you can learn more about us at www.paintlounge.ca 

 



Winged Canvas Art Hub

We offer exciting art workshops for youth and adults in an inspiring studio space. Whether you’re new to art, looking to build your art portfolio, or just want to jam with other creatives, we've got a workshop for you. We also offer intensive March Break, PA-Day and Summer Camps, weekend programs and Life Drawing.

Art Services: We do custom framing, commissioned art, and canvas stretching onsite, making turnaround times faster. Our fine art printing services include limited edition gicleés and large format photography. We print on archival art papers and canvas using fade resistant inks and state of the art Epson technology.

Winged Canvas Art Hub is located at 91 Anderson Ave. #12, Markham.
905-205-1231 | www.arthub.ca






 

The City of Markham Recreation Programs

 The City of Markham believes recreation opportunities should be available to all residents.

 The mission of City of Markham Recreation Services is to provide quality leisure services for a vibrant and active community.

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The City of Markham
Pre-school Recreation Programs

  • 123 Fit Club
  • ABC - Fit Club
  • Adventures in Math & Science
  • Alphabet Adventures
  • Baby Jumpstart
  • Baby Massage
  • Baby Gym
  • Ballet
  • Ballet - Intermediate
  • Bollywood / Hip Hop
  • Chess
  • Combo Craze
  • Cookie Monsters - Play & Cook
  • Cupcake Surprise
  • Dance Pl3y
  • Energy Burner
  • Fun with French
  • Get Ready for Drama
  • Get Ready for French
  • Get Ready for Public Speaking
  • Get Ready for School
  • Gym for Life
  • Hip Hop
  • Jazz Dance
  • JK/SK Enrichment Program
  • Jr Sports - Badminton
  • Junior Sports - Basketball
  • Junior Sports - Floor Hockey
  • Junior Sports & Games Club
  • Junior Sports Soccer
  • Junior Sports with Mom/Dad
  • Just For Threes
  • Kiddies Korner
  • Kinderccrafts
  • Kindercreation
  • Kindergym - Level 1
  • Kindergym - Level 2
  • Kindergy and Swim - Level 2
  • Le Petit Tennis
  • LEGO Adventures
  • Little Learners
  • Little Movers
  • Little Picasso's
  • Little Sneakers
  • Magic of Dinosaurs
  • Mini Chefs
  • Mom and Tot Ballet
  • Movin' and Groovin'
  • Museum - Fall Munchkins
  • Museum - Mini Mornings
  • Museum Pottery - Parent & Me Pottery
  • My Little Carpenter
  • Our Time Together
  • Our Time Together - Additional Child
  • Parent & Tot Soccer
  • Parent & Tot Yoga
  • Parent & Tot Le Petit Tennis
  • Parent Totspot
  • Play School
  • Playtime - Program 1
  • Rainbow and Rhythm (1)
  • Rainbow and Rhythm (2)
  • Rainbow and Rhythm (3)
  • Rainbow and Rhythm (4)
  • Read and Play
  • Read and Sing
  • Read and Talk
  • Read and Write
  • Ready to Read
  • Sandwich Surprise
  • Spectacular Science
  • Stories and Crafts
  • Super Hero Club
  • Tae Kwon-Do
  • Tae Kwon Do - Intermediate
  • Teeball with Parents
  • Toddler Jumpstart
  • Tot Spot - Program 1
  • Tot Spot - Program 2
Click here for more information about the above City of Markham Preschool Recreation Programs.

Click here on how to register for these programs.
 

Indoor Playgrounds

Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children. No registration required — just drop by.

Cost: $3.00 per adult and one child
        ($0.75 per each additional child).
 
For details, contact the community centre nearest you.

Angus Glen Community Centre (July 5 - September 6):
3990 Major Mackenzie Drive East  map
Sun.: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Cornell Community Centre (June 29 - August 30):
3201 Bur Oak Ave.  map
Mon.: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tue., Wed., Fri.: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Thurs.: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.,
Sat.: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Milliken Mills Community Centre (March 22 - June 28):
7600 Kennedy Road  map
Sun.: 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.

 

 


The City of Markham
Children's Recreation Programs

  • 3D Design, Engineering & Printing 2
  • Acrobatics
  • All About the Games
  • Archery
  • Archery - Children / Pre-Teen ART - Crafty Christmas Camp
  • ART - Elementary of Art & Design
  • ART - French PA Day Extravaganza!
  • ART - Haunted Halloween at the Varley
  • ART - Mixed Media for Mini Artists
  • ART - PA Day Extravaganza
  • ART - Sculpture & Design Fundamentals
  • ART - Start with ART!
  • ART - Young ART Masters
  • Badminton
  • Badminton Instructional - Active Start / Beginner
  • Ballet - Beginner
  • Basketball
  • Basketball for Girls
  • Bollywood / Hip Hop Dance
  • Car Modelling
  • Cheerleading
  • Chemistry Fun
  • Chess
  • Chess & Badminton
  • Chess & Tennis
  • Chess - Advance
  • Communication Skills
  • Computer Animation - 2D Stick-man
  • Computer Animation - Cartoons
  • Computers - Keyboarding - Beginner
  • Computers - Keyboarding - Intermediate
  • Computers - Microsoft Excel
  • Computers - My First Computer Workshop
  • Crafty Kids
  • Creative Mind Station
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance 2 the Beat
  • Dance Pl3y
  • Dodgeball
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Drawing and Painting - Intermediate
  • Drumming
  • Essay Writing for Children
  • Floor Hockey
  • French Skills
  • Girls on the Go
  • Gladiator Challenge
  • Glee - Musical Theatre
  • Guitar Lessons - Beginner
  • Guitar Lessons - Intermediate
  • Hands on Robotics Jr.
  • Hip Hop - Level 1
  • Home Alone
  • Indoor Hockey
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Jazz Dance - Beginner
  • Kaleidoscope Kids - Discovery YOUR Strengths
  • Karate
  • - Children / Pre-Teen
  • Kids in the Kitchen
  • Kids in the Kitchen - Cookie / Square Lover
  • Kids Just Wanna Have Fun
  • Kids Love Lego
  • Kids Love Lego - Advanced
  • Knitting and Crochet
  • Leadership and Self Confidence Development
  • Learn to Play Pickleball
  • Lego Mindstorm NXT - Hands on Robotics
  • Let's Invent with Makey Makey
  • Little Gamers
  • Little Ninja's
  • Little Picasso's
  • Lyrical / Contemporary Dance
  • Magic
  • Mobile App Programming
  • Models in Training
  • Museum Pottery - Clay Creations
  • Museum Pottery - Holiday Card Making
  • Museum - Homemade Holiday Treasures
  • Museum - P.A. Day at the Museum
  • Museum Pottery - DIY Gifts - Jewellery
  • Museum Pottery - Holiday Ornament Workshop
  • Outdoor Soccer Skills
  • Outdoor Tennis
  • P.A. Day - Abacus and Sports Camp
  • P.A. Day - Computer Animation
  • P.A. Day - 3D Printing and Creation
  • P.A. Day Camp
  • P.A. Day Chess Tournament
  • P.A. Day Workshop - Lego Camp
  • P.A. Day Camp - Robotics
  • P.A. Day Basketball Clinic
  • P.A. Day Camp  - Hockey
  • P.A. Day Drop-in Camp
  • P.A. Day Soccer Camp
  • Private Tennis Lessons
  • Public Speaking for Children
  • Reading Skills
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics
  • Robo-gals  - Girls Only
  • Robots and Remote Controls
  • Rock Clicking
  • School Skills
  • Science Wiz Exploration
  • Skipping for Kid
  • Speed Math
  • - Advance
  • Sports Club
  • Sports with Dad
  • Table Tennis
  • Tae Kwon-Do
  • Tae Kwon-Do
  • - Intermediate
  • Tennis
  • Tennis - Level 2
  • Try It Water Polo Try it - P.A. Day Fun
  • Underwater Hockey - P.A. Day Fun
  • Violin Lessons - Beginner
  • Volleyball for Children
  • Writing Skills
  • Yoga for Kids
  • Zumba Kids

Click here for more information about the above City of Markham Children Recreation Programs.

Click here on how to register for these programs




The City of Markham
Pre-Teen Recreation
Programs

  • 3D GameFusion Studio Beginner
  • Acrobatics
  • Android Appwizard Beginner
  • Archery
  • ART - After School Studio
  • ART - Building your Portfolio
  • ART - Drawing for Pre-Teens
  • Babysitting Course
  • Badminton Instructional  - Beginner / Intermediate
  • Badminteen
  • Baseball Skills
  • Basketball
  • Basketball Select
  • Bollywood
  • Chess
  • Computer - Animation
  • Computer - Hands-on Hardware
  • Computer Programming - C++ - Level One
  • Computer Programming - Java Level One
  • Computer Programming - Java Level Two
  • Computer Programming Level 1
  • Computers - Hands on Robotics
  • Computers - HTML Web Design
  • Computers - HTML 5
  • Cooking Creations
  • Create Minecraft Mods
  • Dance Pl3y - Pre Teen
  • Dodge, Flip & Eat
  • Dodgeball
  • Drawing
  • Drumming
  • Fencing
  • Flag Football
  • GameFusion Studio Beginner
  • GameFusion Platforming 1
  • GameFusion Platforming 2
  • GameFusion Studio Scrolling Shooter
  • Girls Basketball
  • Girl's Night Out
  • Girl's Night Out - Cooking
  • Girls on the Go
  • Glee - Musical Theatre
  • Guitar Lessons - Beginner
  • Guitar Lessons - Intermediate
  • Guys Night Out
  • Hip Hop Dance - Level 1
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Lego Mindstorm EV3 - Hands on Robotics
  • Lyrical / Contemporary Dance
  • Magic
  • PA Day - Babysitting Course
  • Redstone Circuitry in Minecraft
  • Robo-gals
  • Robotics 1 (Starter)
  • Robotics 2 (Developer)
  • Robotics 3 (Advanced)
  • Robotics & Remote Controls
  • Rock Climbing
  • Table Tennis
  • Tae Kwon-Do
  • Tennis
  • Violin Lessons - Beginner
  • Volleyball
Click here for more information about the above City of Markham Pre-Teen Recreation Programs.

Click here on how to register for these programs


The City of Markham
Teen Recreation Programs

  • Android Appwizard
  • ART - Portfolio Creation
  • Cooking for Teens
  • Drumming
  • High Five - Healthy Child Develpment
  • Holiday Power Skating & Hockey Skills
  • Leadership Program
  • Mix Fitness Fun
  • Mixed Martial Arts Fitness
  • Tennis
  • Volunteer Orientation Workshop
  • Yoga For Teens
  • Youth Fitness
  • Markham Mayor's Youth Council
  • Area Youth Councils
  • Cornell Youth Centre
  • Thornhill Youth Centre
  • Youth Councils
Click here for more information about the above City of Markham Teen Recreation Programs. 

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The City of Markham
Adult Recreation Programs


  • Android Appwizard
  • Appetizers and Hors D'oeuvres
  • Archery
  • ART - Acrylic Painting - Beginner
  • ART - Acrylic Medium Exploration
  • ART - Acrylic - Intermediate
  • ART - Acrylic - The Basics and Beyond
  • ART - Drawing for Absolute Beginners
  • ART - Introduction to Soft Pastels
  • ART - Landscapes for the Avid Painter
  • ART - Life Drawing - Beginner
  • ART - Mixed Media & Collage
  • ART - Oil Painting - Beginner to Intermediate
  • ART - Photography for Beginners
  • ART - Photography - Intermediate
  • ART - Watercolour - Sketch and Paint
  • ART - Watercolour Progression
  • ART - Poured Acrylic Skins
  • Badminton
  • Badminton - Intermediate
  • Badminton - Instructional Ballet
  • Ballroom & Latin Dance - Beginners
  • Ballroom & Latin Dance - Intermediate
  • Ballroom & Latin Dance - Advanced
  • Basketball - Recreational
  • Basketball League for Adults
  • Bollywood for Adults
  • Boxing
  • Bridge Lessons - Beginner
  • Bridge Lessons - Intermediate
  • Chess
  • Computers - - Hands on Hardware
  • Computers - Basic Excel
  • Computers - Advanced Excel
  • Computers - Basic Word
  • Computers - Advanced Word
  • Computers - HTML Web Design
  • Computers - PowerPoint
  • Computer for the Beginners
  • Computer for the Beginners - Internet
  • Drawing: The Art of Composition and Beyond
  • Drumming
  • Estate Planning
  • Fencing
  • Fusion Dance - Women only
  • Guitar Lessons - Beginner  
  • Hip Hop Dance
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Intro To Field Hockey
  • Karate
  • Knitting & Crochet
  • Ladies Self-Defense
  • Latin Couple Dancing - Beginner
  • Latin Line Dance - Beginner
  • Latin Line Dance - Intermediate
  • Line Dance - Beginner
  • Line Dance - Intermediate
  • Line Dance - Intermediate/Advanced
  • Magic
  • Managing Your Risk
  • Meditation and Kung Fu for Health
  • Muay Thai - Beginner's Kickboxing
  • Museum - Pottery Wheel Throwing
  • Museum Pottery - DIY Gifts - Jewellery
  • Museum Pottery - Holiday Ornament Workshop
  • Museum Pottery - Introduction to Pottery
  • Museum Pottery - Leaf Print Tiles & Napkin Holders Workshop
  • Museum Pottery - Pinch Pot Pumpkins
  • Real Estate Investing 101
  • Reiki 1 Certification Course
  • Retirement Income Products
  • Rock Climbing for Couples
  • Tae Kwon-Do
  • Tai Chi - Beginner
  • Tennis - Ace Players
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Cardio
  • Tennis Level 2
  • Watercolour For All - Beginner
  • Wealth Accumulation
  • Women and Wealth Building

Click here for more information about the above City of Markham Adult Recreation Programs.

Click here on how to register for these programs.



The City of Markham The City of Markham
Drop-in Programs for All Ages

 

Click here for more information about the above City of Markham Drop-in Recreation Programs.

 

 

Seniors Activity Programs are offered at:

  · Amici Italian-Canadian Community Association
  · Markham Chinese Seniors Centre
  · Milliken on the Move
  · Older Adults in Action
  · Thornhill Seniors Club
  · Unionville Community Centre for Seniors
  · Unionville Home Society Day Guest Program
 

 

 

Markham Public Libraries Programs


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Preschool Fall Library Programs

Click here for more information about the above Preschool Library Programs.

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here on how to register for any of the above programs through EZ Reg.



Year Round Family Storytimes

FREE fun-filled storytimes introduce you and your child to great children’s books and to songs, rhymes and activities that promote the development of your child’s language and pre-reading skills. Markham Public Library’s interactive storytimes highlight the 5 literacy practices that are the stepping stones to reading success.

Family Storytimes are free and there’s no need to register – just drop in and enjoy! 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Angus Glen Library
3990 Major Mackenzie Dr. E.  map
905-513-7977 ext. 7144
7:00 p.m.  10:30 a.m.   1:30 p.m.       10:30 a.m.  
Cornell Library
3201 Bur Oak Ave.  map
905-513-7977
11:00 a.m.   7:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.  11:30 a.m.   2:30 a.m.
Markham Village Library
6031 Highway 7  map
905-513-7977
7:00 p.m.  10-:00 a.m.    7:00 p.m.          10:00 a.m.  
Milliken Mills Library
7600 Kennedy Rd.  map
905-513-7977
  6:30 p.m.       10:30 a.m.    10:30 a.m.    1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Thornhill Community Centre Library
7755 Bayview Ave.  map
905-513-7977 ext. 3536
  6:30 p.m.   10:30 a.m. 6:30 p.m.     3:30 p.m.  
Unionville Library
15 Library Lane map
905-513-7977
10:30 p.m.  10:30 a.m.         10:30 a.m.  

www.markhampubliclibrary.ca

 


Children's
Library Programs

Library programs make a difference. Our programs have been developed by teachers and subject specialists to match the Ontario Curriculum and support your child's learning.

Safe Child Policy: Markham Public Library encourages children of all ages to visit the library and hopes they will find it a warm and inviting place to be. Programs and services are offered to make sure children enjoy their visits and develop a love of books, reading and learning. The Library is a public space and the safety of unattended children at the library can be of serious concern. Staff cannot assume responsibility of your child's care when the child is in the library. For the safety and protection of young library users MPL has in place policies and procedures for unattended children in the library. Please ask at your local branch for more information.

Register online through EZ Reg.

Click here for more information about any of the above Children's Library Programs.

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Markham Public Library, Children's Department
905.513. 7977 ext. 4287
comments@markham.library.on.ca 
www.markhampubliclibrary.ca

 


Teen  and PreTeen Library Programs

MPL has great spaces for teens to study or hang out with friends. Our Teen Librarians can help you find information or suggest books, movies and music. MPL also has a variety of fun or academic programs for teens.

Register online through EZ Reg.

Click here for more information about any of the above Teen Library Programs.

Click here on how to register for any of the above programs through EZ Reg.

www.markhampubliclibrary.ca

 


Adult
Library Programs

At Markham Public Library you can participate in a variety of learning opportunities. Programs and workshops are designed to help you learn a new skill, discover a new passion and make informed choices. Whatever your interest, explore it at the library!

Register online through EZ Reg.  

Click here for more information about any of the above Adult Library Programs.

Click here on how to register for any of the above programs through EZ Reg.

www.markhampubliclibrary.ca

 


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