Community Engagement

General Programs & Activities:

For times and dates of all programs and activities, just call the front desk at Victoria Park Hub (416-750-9600) or check out the monthly calendar!

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Cook & Learn

Local community members come together weekly to share recipes, learn from each other and to prepare lunch menus from around the world.

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Knitting Club

Started up by a local resident, the Knitting Club meets weekly to share knowledge, knit, crochet and socialize.

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Sewing Club

Join your neighbours and make new friends while practicing and learning sewing skills from each other once a week.  From time to time, an instructor will also give lessons on how to use the machine and create useful and fun items.

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Youth Engagement

Have your say and have fun at Victoria Park Hub!  Activities include drop in Digital Youth, social recreation and leadership development.

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Hub Participant Engagement

Opportunities to learn more about what is happening at the Hub, to give your input and to share information and ideas with other participants!

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Computer Class

Volunteer-taught basic computer classes taught in our beautiful computer lab.  You can also take advantage of our self-directed learning software.  Call the front desk or check out our monthly calendar for lesson times and dates.

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Conversation Club

Practice your conversational English skills in a fun and friendly group that meets weekly.  This group is supported by a volunteer and is open to anyone that wants to get involved in practicing English.

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Thursday Fun Club

A relaxing and informal club for kids over 12 who want to learn, share and have fun!  This program runs the same time as the Conversation Club, so bring the entire family on Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30 for a Family Night Out.

Hub Orientation

Are you curious about the Victoria Park Hub and want to check us out?  Come by anytime on your own, or join a group of other curious neighbours and local residents for the Hub Orientation.  Held twice per month, the orientation session includes a tour, presentation and Q & A section.  You can also find out about what it means to be a volunteer during the orientation.  Please call the front desk to find out when this month’s sessions are scheduled, or check out the calendar.

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Prenatal Program

A partnership between Aisling Child Discoveries, VP Hub and Toronto Public Health, the Growing Healthy Together program supports moms through their pregnancy with helpful information, resources and connections.  Call Kaladevi Karunananthan for information on how to connect with the course coordinators.

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Gentle Yoga and Gentle Movement

Generously funded through a foundation connected with United Way Toronto, these classes are designed for people who experience barriers to participation in regular yoga or fitness classes.  Class size is limited, and you must register.  Call Kaladevi Karunananthan at 416-750-9600 ext. 204 for more information.  One class runs Monday and one class is held on Wednesday.  Classes are taught by a professional instructor with a background in health and wellness.

Early Years Programs

We host a number of Early Years programs for parents and for parents and their children 0 – 6 in partnership with Ontario Early Years Centre and also with Toronto Public Health.  These currently include Peer Nutrition and this fall, Living and Learning with Baby.  Check out our calendar or call the front desk to find out what programs are planned or being offered.

Income Tax Clinic

Through a partnership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants, we have been able to offer support to folks on a limited income to have their income tax prepared during tax season.  For more information, call Kaladevi Karunananthan at 416-750-9600 ext. 204.

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Social Recreation, Presentations,
Workshops, Outings and Events

The Hub is your centre for local activities.  All local community members are welcome to join in.  We celebrate occasions such as Chinese New Year, Eid, Nowrooz, Women’s Day, Black History, Pride and many other events throughout the year.  In addition, local residents have participated in semi-annual neighbourhood walks, outings to the museum, Science Centre, Brickworks, swimming pool and other destinations.  We have partnered with local agencies and groups to offer information fairs, employment workshops, health and wellness presentations and topics of interest to local residents.  Check out our calendar to see what is planned for this month.

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Adult Yoga

Run by a group of local residents and supported by Hub staff and volunteers, the Adult Yoga class runs on most Wednesday nights from 5:30 to 6:30.  Get fit with your neighbours at Victoria Park Hub.

Get Involved At Victoria Park Hub!

If you are a resident of the area surrounding Victoria Park Hub and you have an idea for an activity or you want to get involved in your neighbourhood, give us a call!