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PA Days

When school's out, we're in for an action-filled day of activities. Kids explore the world of crafts, games and special activities while developing new friendships.

  • Ages four to 12 years old
  • 8 am to 5 pm

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Before and after school programs

Start or finish the school day with fun! Get active with games and sports and be creative with arts and crafts. Some quiet time for homework, too. Make new friends when you join our Club. The City of Ottawa is a registered HIGH FIVE® organization. We commit to healthy child development and safety for children’s recreation programs. Choose quality for your kids! Children must be 4 years of age by December 31.

City of Ottawa's Inclusive Recreation unit offers integration support in After School programs through the Shared Care program.

See also: Programmes d'avant et après l'école for French language offerings.

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Note: Online registration for the 2022-23 school year is closed. Please call one of the centres listed below for more information and to register.

Inclusive Recreation

The Shared Care program offers integration support in after school programs.

Participating community centres 

Ottawa Carleton District School Board - Until June 29, 2023
Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) - Until June 28, 2023

I Love To programs

About the I Love To programs

Over 3,500 children and youth get to take part in organized sport, recreation and cultural activities each year thanks to the I Love to Programs, made possible by the City of Ottawa and Canadian Tire Jumpstart charities.

I Love to programs are offered across the City in parks and recreation facilities.

To learn more information about the programs or if they are offered in your community please email:

Please include the following information:

  1. Your child’s age
  2. Program(s) of interest
  3. Which neighbourhood you live in