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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.

 Click on the following links for:


The City of Markham
Pre-school Summer 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
  • Cupcake Surprise
  • Energy Burner
  • Fun with French
  • Fun with Numbers
  • Get Ready for Drama
  • Get Ready for School
  • Gym for Life
  • Hip Hop
  • Jazz Dance
  • JK/SK Enrichment Program
  • Jr. Sports Soccer - with Parent
  • Junior Sports - Basketball
  • Junior Sports - Floor Hockey
  • Junior Sports & Games Club
  • Junior Sports Soccer
  • Junior Sports with Mom
  • Junior Sports with Mom / Dad
  • Kids on the Go!
  • Kindergym - Level 1
  • Kindergym - Level 2
  • Kindergy and Swim - Level 2
  • Le Petit Tennis
  • LEGO Adventures
  • Little Learners
  • Little Picasso's
  • Little Sneakers
  • Magic of Dinosaurs
  • Mini Chefs
  • Mom and Tot Ballet
  • Mommy and Me Yoga
  • Museum - Mini Mornings
  • Museum Pottery - Parent & Me Pottery
  • My Little Carpenter
  • Our Time Together
  • Our Time Together - Additional Child
  • Parent & Tot Yoga
  • Parent & Tot - Ball Hockey
  • Parent Tot Le Petit Tennis
  • 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
  • Ready to Ride
  • Sandwich Surprise
  • Spectacular Science
  • Speed Math
  • Stories and Crafts
  • Summer Adventure
  • Super Hero Club
  • Tae Kwon-Do
  • Tae Kwon Do - Intermediate
  • Taekwondo - Multi-Level
  • Teeball with Parents
  • Tennis Tots
  • 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 Summer Recreation Programs

  • 3D Design and Printing
  • Acrobatics
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Badminton Instructional - Active Start / Beginner
  • Ball Hockey League - Junior
  • Ball Hockey League - Senior
  • Ballet - Beginner
  • Basketball
  • Basketball for Girls
  • Bollywood / Hip Hop Dance
  • Car Modelling
  • Chess
  • Chess & Badminton
  • Communication Skills
  • Computer Animation
  • Computers - Keyboarding - Beginner
  • Computers - Keyboarding - Intermediate
  • Computers - Microsoft Excel
  • Computers - My First Computer Workshop
  • Crafty Kids
  • Creative Mind Workshop
  • Cricket
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance 2 the Beat
  • Dodgeball
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Drumming
  • Floor Hockey
  • French Skills
  • Girls on the Go
  • Glee - Musical Theatre
  • Guitar Lessons - Beginner
  • Guitar Lessons - Intermediate
  • Hip Hop - Level 1
  • Home Alone
  • Indoor Hockey
  • Indoor Soccer
  • In-Line Skating Clinic
  • Jazz Dance - Beginner
  • Karate
  • Karate
  • - Children / Pre-Teen
  • Kids in the Kitchen
  • Kids in the Kitchen - Cookie / Square Lover
  • Kids Just Wanna Have Fun
  • Kids Love Lego
  • Knitting and Crochet
  • Lego Adventures
  • Lego Mindstorm NXT - Hands on Robotics: Toys and Tools
  • Lego Mindstorm NXT - Hands on Robotics: Animals
  • Lego Mindstorm NXT - Hands on Robotics: Vechicles
  • Little Ninja's
  • Magic
  • Miecraft Redstone Circuits
  • My Safe Life - Personal Safety for Kids
  • Outdoor Beach Volleyball
  • Outdoor Soccer Skills
  • Reading Skills
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics
  • Robo-gals  - Girls Only
  • Robots and Remote Controls
  • Rock Clicking
  • Science Wiz Exploration
  • Scratch-Introduction to Programming
  • Skipping for Kid
  • Speed Math
  • Sports with Dad
  • Table Tennis
  • Tae Kwon-Do
  • Tae Kwon-Do
  • - Intermediate
  • Taekwondo - Multi-Level (White and Senior White Belt)
  • Tennis
  • Taekwondo - Multi-Level (Yellow Belt and Above)
  • Tennis
  • Tennis - Ladder Matches
  • Tennis - Level 2
  • Tennis - Outdoors
  • Tennis - Private Lessons
  • Underwater Hockey
  • Violin Lessons - Beginner
  • Volleyball for Children
  • What's that Racquet?...
  • Yoga for 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 Summer Recreation
Programs

  • Acrobatics
  • Archery
  • Babysitting Course
  • Badminteen
  • Badminton Instructional  - Beginner / Intermediate
  • Basketball
  • Basketball Clinic
  • Basketball Pre-Teen League
  • Basketball Select
  • Computer - Animation
  • Computer - Hands-on Hardware
  • Computer Programming - C++ - Level One
  • ForensicFusion
  • Computer Programming - Java Level One
  • Computer Programming - Java Level Two
  • Computer Programming - Python Level One
  • Computer - Android Appwizard Beginner
  • Computer Programming Level 1
  • Computer Programming:
  • Computer -Redstone Circuiting in Minecraft
  •  GameFusion Studio Platforming 2
  • Computer-GameFusion Studio Beginner
  • Computers - HTML Web Design
  • Computers - HTML 5
  • Computers - Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Cooking Creations
  • Create Minecraft Mods
  • Cricket
  • Dodgeball
  • Drawing
  • Drumming
  • Economics Program
  • GameFusion Studio Scrolling Shooter
  • Girls Basketball
  • Girl's Night Out
  • Girl's Night Out - Cooking
  • Girls Self Defense
  • 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
  • Lego Mindstorm EV3 - Hands on Robotics Level 2
  • Obstacles Training - Junior
  • Outdoor Beach Volleyball
  • Robo-gals
  • Robotics 1 (Starter)
  • Robotics 2 (Developer)
  • Robotics & Remote Controls
  • Rock Climbing
  • Rock Climbing - Level 2
  • Table Tennis
  • Tae Kwon-Do
  • Taekwondo - Multi-Level
  • Tennis - Ladder Matches
  • 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 Summer Recreation Programs

  • Bridge Camp - Learn to play Bridge YOUTH
  • Cooking for Teens
  • Drumming
  • High Five - Healthy Child Develpment
  • Mix Fitness Fun
  • Yoga For Teens
Click here for more information about the above City of Markham Teen Recreation Programs. 

Click here on how to register for these programs


The City of Markham
Adult Summer Recreation Programs


  • Archery
  • ART - Introduction to Drawing
  • ART - Introduction to Watercolour
  • ART - Mixed Media & Collage
  • ART - Summer Workshop in Mark-making
  • Badminton
  • Badminton - Intermediate
  • Ballroom & Latin Dance - Beginners
  • Ballroom / Latin Dance Summer Edition
  • Basketball - Recreational
  • Bollywood for Adults
  • Boxing
  • Bridge Lessons - Beginner
  • Bridge Camp Learn to Play Bridge
  • Computers - - Hands on Hardware
  • Computer Programming
  • Computers - Basic Excel
  • Computers - Basic Word
  • Computer for the Beginners
  • Drawing: The Art of Composition and Beyond
  • Drumming
  • Guitar Lessons - Beginner  
  • Hip Hop Dance
  • Indoor Golf
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Karate
  • Knitting & Crochet
  • Ladies Self-Defense
  • Latin Couple Dancing - Beginner
  • Latin Dance
  • Latin Line Dance - Beginner
  • Latin Line Dance - Intermediate
  • Line Dance - Beginner
  • Line Dance - Intermediate
  • Line Dance - Intermediate/Advanced
  • Magic
  • Muay Thai - Kickboxing
  • Museum - Pottery Mixed Techniques
  • Museum Pottery - Advanced Wheel Throwing
  • Museum Pottery - Wheel Throwing
  • Outdoor Beach Volleyball - Rec
  • Taekwondo - Multi-Level
  • Tai Chi - Beginner
  • Tennis
  • Videography - Making the Best from Your New GoPro
  • Volleyball - Competitive Co-Ed League
  • Watercolour For All - Beginner

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.

Click
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.

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

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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