Programs Co-sponsored with the Toronto District School Board

The following programs offered at Cecil Community Centre are co-sponsored with the TDSB:

 

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

Many daytime ESL classes are offered at Cecil Community Centre.  Classes are taught in English, Cantonese and/or Mandarin.  Dates, times and levels vary – call the Centre or the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) for details.

 

Mandarin Chinese – Beginner

The basic structure of the Chinese language is taught, focusing on phonetics and simple conversation.  Offered by the Toronto District School Board, Mandarin classes take place at Cecil Community Centre on Monday afternoons from 1 to 3 pm, and on Thursday evenings from 6:15 to 8:15 pm, between September and May.  Contact the Centre or TDSB for further information concerning costs and starting dates, or to register.

 

Golden Age Yoga

This holistic course incorporates an exercise routine which helps alleviate muscular and skeletal disorders, hypertension, vision and cardiac complications.  Please bring your own yoga mat.  The Toronto District School Board offers Golden Age Yoga at Cecil Community Centre on Tuesday afternoons from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, between September and May.  Contact the Centre or TDSB for further information concerning cost and starting dates, or to register.

 

Seniors’ Fitness

Activities and exercises are designed to improve flexibility, joint mobility, cardiovascular endurance, and muscular strength.  The Toronto District School Board offers Seniors’ Fitness at Cecil Community Centre on Wednesday afternoons from 1:30 to 2:30 pm, between September and May.  Contact the Centre or TDSB for further information concerning cost and starting dates, or to register.

 

Seniors’ Line Dancing

Learn the art of line dancing, a fun and healthy way to stay in shape.  The Toronto District School Board offers Seniors’ Line Dancing at Cecil Community Centre on Wednesday afternoons from 2:30 to 4 pm, between September and May. Contact the Centre or TDSB for further information concerning cost and starting dates, or to register.

 

Ballroom Dancing

Learn the basics of ballroom dancing, including the waltz, foxtrot, swing, cha-cha, rumba and more.  The Toronto District School Board offers Ballroom Dance class at Cecil Community Centre on Thursday afternoons from 3:45 to 5:45 pm, between September and May.  Contact the Centre or TDSB for further information concerning cost and starting dates, or to register.

 

Chinese Calligraphy & Poetry

This course covers the history of Chinese calligraphy and literature.  Participants learn different forms of poetry, parallel couplets, rhyming schemes, and patterns through poetry appreciation.  This class is taught in Cantonese.  The Toronto District School Board offers Chinese Calligraphy and Poetry classes at Cecil Community Centre on Friday afternoons from 1 to 3:30 pm, between September and May.  Contact the Centre or TDSB for further information concerning cost and starting dates, or to register.