Variety Village

Record #: MET5234
Last Full Update: 12 Oct 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-699-7167
Fax 416-699-3926
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Judy Black, Manager, Membership; Email:

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Family-friendly sports, fitness and life skills facility for people of all ages and abilities

  • integrated programming including group fitness classes, personal training, children's and seniors' programs, recreational use
  • indoor track, sports courts, cardio/weight room, aquatics centre
  • spring, summer, PA day and holiday camps: integrated full-day camps for people 4-20 years
  • sport training and facility rentals
  • CPR/first aid/AED trained staff

Programs and Services

  • membership, financial subsidies
  • leadership skills and training, certifications
  • awareness and outreach programs
  • adapted physical education classes for community groups and school boards
  • volunteer and cooperative educational opportunities

Sports Teams

  • grassroots to International level
  • Flames - Integrated Competitive Swim Team
  • Sunshine Swim Team (part of Special Olympics Ontario and Swim Ontario)
  • Taekwondo, Track & Field, VOLT Hockey, Wheelchair Basketball, Weightlifting

LINKS and Milestones

  • day programs for adults 20 years or older with a disability
  • sports, recreation
  • life skills
  • job training

Events and Initiatives - see upcoming events,

  • year-round community events
  • fundraising and third-party initiatives
  • corporate volunteering experiences

Variety Village is the flagship project of Variety - the Children's Charity (Ontario)


Mon-Fri 7 am-10 pm, Sat-Sun 9 am-5 pm

Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York County
Eligibility All ages and stages; priority to children and youth who have physical, developmental or medical disabilities

Program registration and membership

Languages English
Fees Sliding scale

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
3701 Danforth Ave
Toronto, ON
Canada M1N 2G2
Mailing Address 3701 Danforth Ave 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M1N 2G2
Physical Access Fully accessible - Wheelchair-accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms; Designated free parking

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Community Programs ; Disabilities ; Health Care ; Sports / Recreation ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Advocacy for People with Disabilities ; All Sports ; Camps ; Children with Disabilities ; Community and Recreation Centres ; Disability Related Sports ; Health & Developmental Disabilities ; Health and Developmental Disabilities ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Recreation Centres ; Recreation for Children / Families ; Resources for Children with Disabilities ; Resources for Youth with Disabilities ; Youth with Disabilities
Service Categories Adapted Physical Education ; Adult Day Programs ~ People With Disabilities ; Developmental Disabilities Day Habilitation Programs ; Disability Related Sports ; Leadership Development ~ People With Disabilities ; Outreach Programs ~ Disabilities Issues ; Recreation Centres ~ People With Disabilities ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Volunteer Opportunities

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