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Toronto Circus Centre Founder Jen Georgopoulos

About Toronto Circus Centre

Toronto Circus Centre is a space where aspiring acrobats of all ages and skill levels can experience the magic of life under the big top. A great way to get in top shape and have fun in a non-competitive environment. With so much variety in the circus, everyone will find their place to feel like a circus star!

Our founder, Jen Georgopoulos (jenflys.com), is a former competitive gymnast with a degree in Kinesiology. She has over 25 years’ experience in children’s programming and was owner and operator of a successful circus school the past 10 years. Jen is a professional circus artists who has been invited to work with the world’s top circuses. She also enjoys an exciting career as a stunt performer in film and television.

Check out our Classes, Camps & Parties below. In addition, we also offer Custom workshops for your school/sporting group. Email us for details!

Weekly Class Schedule - Fall-Winter 2019-2020

Don't see the class day/time you need? Get in touch! We're adding new classes all the time -- yours may be next!

Monday Classes - East End:

4:00 - 5:00 pm  Kinder Cirque
4:00 - 5:30 pm  Circus Club
5:30 - 7:00 pm  Youth Performance Troupe

Tuesday Classes - East End:

4:00 - 5:30 pm  Circus Club
5:30 - 7:00 pm  Teen Circus
7:00 - 8:00 pm  Circus Flexibility w/ Aygul
7:00 - 8:30 pm  Adult Aerial

Wednesday Classes - Leaside:

6:00 - 7:30 pm  Ground-Based Older Youth/Teen & Adult class (this interim program is running thru mid-March in Auditorium during Gymnasium renovations)

Thursday Classes - East End:

4:00 - 5:30 pm  Circus Club
4:00 - 5:30 pm  Teen Circus
5:30 - 7:00 pm  Youth Performance Troupe

NOTE: All Classes are on WINTER BREAK from December 20th until Winter Term begins on January 6th. During the break, we are offering 3 days of Holiday Camp on December 30th, January 2nd & January 3rd -- check out our HOLIDAY CAMP page for more details!

Leaside Regular Class Schedule - ON HIATUS, returning in March 2020

Our usual Leaside space is closed for renovations & reopening in March 2020 for March Break Camp (16th - 20th). Regular Spring classes, below, will resume on March 25th. In the interim, we are running a ground-based 90-minute class suitable for older youth/teen and adults of all levels with a focus on conditioning, flexibility and contortion, acrobatics and handstands, and juggling/coordination training. Class will run in the Auditorium. See Teen or Adult class pages for more info!

Wednesday Classes - Leaside:

4:00 - 5:00 pm  Kinder Cirque
4:00 - 5:30 pm  Circus Club
4:30 - 6:00 pm  Performance Troupe
5:30 - 6:30 pm  Beginner Flexibility
5:30 - 7:00 pm  Teen Circus
6:00 - 7:30 pm  Teen & Adult Circus -- starts Nov 6th
7:00 - 8:00 pm  Beginner Adult

Saturday Classes - Leaside:

9:00 - 10:00 am  Circus Tots
9:00 - 10:30 am  Circus Club
10:00 - 11:00 am  Kinder Cirque
10:30 am - noon  Teen Circus
11:00 am - noon  Beginner Adult
Afternoon  Birthday Parties (age 2+)

Class, Camp & Party Details

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**NEW** Winter Break Holiday Camp!

You’ll be amazed at what children can achieve in this immersive day camp. Aerial trapeze, hoop, rope and silks as well as juggling, floor and partner acrobatics and clowning. There’s something for every junior circus star in training!

- Camp Details:
    – Ages: 4½ to 13 (kids need to be turning 5 in 2020 to qualify)
    – Dates: December 30th, January 2nd, and January 3rd — come for one, two, or all three days, your choice!
    – Hours: are 9 am-4pm, Monday-Friday
    – Rate: $80/day + HST
    – Extended hours available: Drop off as early as 8am and/or pick up as late as 5pm for an additional $10/day + HST
    - Location:
        - East End: 1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood

Register now!

Kinder Cirque

Creativity, confidence and co-ordination are at play in our Kinder Cirque class where our growing performers tackle circus feats of ground and aerial acrobatics. Ages 4-5.

- Winter Term 2020:
       – Mondays (9 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Jan 6th – Mar 9th, 4 – 5 pm, $180 + HST
       - Drop-in available, $25/day tax included
       - School Pickup from Bowmore, Equinox, and Roden also available, $5/day + HST - see registration page for details.
       - Scheduling Note: NO CLASSES on Monday, February 17th for Family Day!

- Register now!

Leaside Temp Closure Length: (East End is not effected). We will be temporarily closing the Leaside location in November for some exciting renovations to our space, including a new gym floor! Re-opening March 2020 for March Break Camp and regular Spring Term classes.

Circus Club

Experience life under the big top. There is something for every junior circus star in training in this program. Juggling, floor and partner acrobatics, aerial trapeze, hoop, rope and silks. Increase strength, flexibility, co-ordination, confidence and creativity. Enhance performance in any sport. Students invite parents to a circus show at the end of the year - an attraction not to be missed! Ages 6-11.

- Winter Term 2020:
       – Mondays (9 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Jan 6th – Mar 9th, 4 – 5:30 pm, $243 + HST
       – Tuesdays (10 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Jan 7th – Mar 10th 17th, 4 – 5:30 pm, $270 + HST
       – Thursdays (10 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Jan 9th – Mar 12th, 4 – 5:30 pm, $270 + HST
       - Drop-in also available, $35 tax included

- Register now!

Leaside Temp Closure: (East End is not effected). We will be temporarily closing the Leaside location in November for some exciting renovations to our space, including a new gym floor! Re-opening March 2020 for March Break Camp and Spring Term classes. Interested in ground acrobatics, flexibility, and circus conditioning classes in Leaside during the closure? We have a Teen class with relaxed age limits that is ground-based and suitable for slightly older Circus Club students. Contact us for more info!

After-School Pickup (East End only)

After school pick-up is available at Blake (Thursday only), Bowmore (Monday only), Duke of Connaught Schools (Tues/Thurs only), Equinox and Roden Schools. Children are met at the school and safely walked to the circus. Please send a snack. After school pickup program cost is $5.00/day + HST. Children must be enrolled in one of the following East End location 4pm classes eligible for pre-class pick-up:
     - Circus Club on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
     - Kinder Cirque on Monday

After-School Pickup can be added as an option on the registration forms for these classes.

Toronto Circus Centre is not a licensed daycare provider

Teen Circus

Students train on aerial trapeze, hoop, rope and silks, as well as floor and partner acrobatics and juggling, with an option to focus on one apparatus if they wish. Whether they are a beginner, cross training for a primary sport, transitioning out of competitive sport or have aspirations towards a career in the circus, this is great class to keep in shape while having fun. Students invite parents to a circus show at the end of the year - an attraction not to be missed! Ages 11-17.

Winter Term 2020:
       – Tuesdays (10 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Jan 7th – Mar 10th, 5:30 – 7 pm, $270 + HST
       – Thursdays (10 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Jan 9th – Mar 12th, 4 – 5:30 pm, $270 + HST
              – Drop-in available both days, $35/day tax included
       – Leaside Winter Term info coming soon!

Short-Term Ground-based Teen Circus Class (Leaside-only), thru mid-March 2020:
       - Our regular space is temporarily closing at Leaside in November 2019 for some exciting renovations, including a new gym floor! We’ll be re-opening the main aerial space in March 2020 for March Break Camp (16th – 20th) and for regular Spring term classes beginning on March 25th.

During the closure, we will be offering a NEW 90-minute ground-based Teen Circus class with a focus on conditioning, flexibility and contortion, acrobatics and handstands, and juggling/coordination training. Class will run in the Auditorium. Age range is relaxed, meaning that kids younger than 11 may join as well — though if they are much younger and/or have no prior circus class experience, it may be best if they try a drop-in class the first time to see if it’s a good fit for them.

       – Wednesdays (10 weeks), Leaside location (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Jan 8th – Mar 11th, 6 pm – 7:30 pm, $270 + HST
       – Drop-in rate per-class: $35 tax included

Register now!

Youth Performance Troupe

A more intense circus training regimen for kids and teenagers with professional circus aspirations. This twice-weekly class focuses on individual acts and full show creation. Previous circus experience & required. **Students must be enrolled two classes per week: for East End both Monday & Thursday performance classes & for Leaside both Wednesday performance class and one other qualifying Weds/Sat class** Ages 8-17.

- Winter Term 2020:
       – Monday & Thursday (10 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Jan 6th – Mar 12th, 5:30 – 7 pm both days, $513 + HST
              – Monday Scheduling Note NO CLASSES on Monday, February 17th for Family Day!

Register now!

Adult Aerial, all levels

Fly through the air with the greatest of ease! Have fun as you build strength, flexibility and agility through circus training. Aerial trapeze, hoop, rope and silks are offered, with the option to specialize if you wish. All levels welcome. Ages 18 and up.

Fall Term 2019
       – Tuesdays, East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), thru Dec 17th, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, drop-in only: $35 tax included

Winter Term 2020:
       – Tuesdays (10 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Jan 7th – Mar 10th, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, $270 + HST
       – Drop-in rate per-class: $35 tax included

NEW, Leaside – Ground-based Adult Circus Class (November- December 2019):
- Our regular space is temporarily closing at Leaside in November for some exciting renovations, including a new gym floor! During this time we will be offering a NEW 90-minute ground-based Adult Circus class with a focus on conditioning, flexibility and contortion, acrobatics and handstands, and juggling/coordination training. Class will run in the Auditorium:
       – Wednessdays (10 weeks), Leaside location - auditorium (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Jan 8th – Mar 11th, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, $270 + HST
       – Drop-in rate per-class: $35 tax included

Register now!

Circus Flexibility w/ Aygul Memet

Dramatically increase your flexibility with top contortionist from the Chinese circus and Canada’s Got Talent finalist, Aygul Memet. Improve posture, relieve pain, increase range-of-motion for all sports and improve your lines for dance or aerial acrobatics. A solo- and partner-stretching class whose curriculum is taken from gymnastics, personal training, Chinese and Russian professional circus coaching techniques.

- Fall Term 2019:
       – Tuesdays, East End location (1300 Gerrard Street East @ The Redwood), thru Dec 17th, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, drop-in only: $25 tax included

- Winter Term 2020:
       – Tuesdays (10 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street East @ The Redwood), Jan 7th – Mar 10th, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, $200 + HST
       – Drop-in rate per-class: $25 tax included

Register now!

Beginner Adult Class - Leaside

-NEW, Leaside – Ground-based Adult Circus Class:
Leaside Partial Closure: Our regular space is temporarily closing at Leaside in November for some exciting renovations, including a new gym floor! (Note: main aerial space will re-open in March 2020 for Spring Term). During this time we will be offering a NEW 90-minute ground-based Adult Circus class with a focus on conditioning, flexibility and contortion, acrobatics and handstands, and juggling/coordination training. Class will run in the Auditorium. All levels welcome!
- Winter Term 2020:
       – Wednesdays (10 weeks), Leaside location – Auditorium (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Jan 8th – Mar 11th, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, $270 + HST
       – Drop-in rate per-class: $35 tax included

Register now!

Birthday Parties

What could be more fun than bringing your friends to your circus party!? Kids get to experience aerial trapeze, hoop, rope and silks as well as floor and partner acrobatics and juggling. Face painting and balloon animals for every child. Our parties are private and parents are welcome to bring in whatever nut-free food they wish.

- Ages 2 & up (note: East End parties are best suited for ages 2-7)
- 1-¼ hours for circus fun
- 45 minutes for food, face painting and balloon animals
- $345 + HST for up to 10 children
- $15 + HST/additional child (maximum 40 children in Leaside & 15 children in East End)
- Locations:
     - Leaside - Toronto Circus Centre @ Leaside United Church, 822 Millwood Road
     - East End - Toronto Circus Centre @ The Redwood, 1300 Gerrard Street East
- Party timeslots are available on: Friday evenings & Saturday or Sunday daytimes.
- Contact us for date/time availability
- Check out full details: Parties FAQ and downloadable digital party invitations

March Break & Summer Camps - 2020

A full week of circus fun! You’ll be amazed at what children can achieve in this immersive week of circus. Aerial trapeze, hoop, rope and silks as well as juggling, floor and partner acrobatics and clowning. There’s something for every junior circus star in training! Indoor and outdoor activities (weather permitting). Students invite parents to circus show at the end of the week – an attraction not to be missed!

- Camp Details:
    – Ages: 4½ to 13 (kids need to be turning 5 in 2020 to qualify)
    – Hours: are 9 am-4pm, Monday-Friday
    – FREE End-of-Week Show for Friends & Family on Friday @ 4:00 pm
    – Rate: $339 + HST
    – Extended hours available: Drop off as early as 8am and/or pick up as late as 5pm for an additional $50 + HST
    – Single day options available @ $80 + HST/day, contact us for details and availability
    - Locations:
        - Leaside: 822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church
        - East End: 1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood
    - 2020 Camp Dates:
        - March Break Camp (both locations): March 16th – March 20th
        - Summer Camp – week 1 (Leaside location only): July 6th – July 10th
        - Summer Camp – week 2 (both locations): July 13th – July 17th
        - Summer Camp – week 3 (both locations): July 20th – July 24th
        - Summer Camp – week 4 (Leaside location only): July 27th – July 31st
        - Summer Camp – week 5 (both locations): August 10th – August 14th
        - Summer Camp – week 6 (both locations): August 17th – August 21st
Click here to read our 2019 Camps FAQ   NOTE: FAQ subject to change

Register now for March Break Camp 2020! (Summer Camp 2020 registration coming soon)

Beginner Flexibility - on hiatus

Dramatically increase your flexibility, improve posture, relieve pain, increase range-of-motion for all sports and improve your lines for dance or aerial acrobatics. A beginner-friendly stretching class with curriculum taken from gymnastics, personal training, and Russian professional circus coaching techniques.

- Leaside Temporary Closure: (East End is not effected. Fall term II will begin in November.) We will be temporarily closing at Leaside in November for some exciting renovations to our space, including a new gym floor! Re-opening early 2020. Interested in ground acrobatics, flexibility, and circus conditioning classes in Leaside during the closure? We are offering a NEW 90-minute ground-based Adult Circus class — see details and sign up at the registration link below!

Register now!

Circus Tots - on hiatus

Jump, swing, twirl and tumble! Our tiniest troupe members explore aerial and ground circus acrobatics, encouraging fundamental movement skills and play. A parent/guardian and tot program. Ages 2-3.

- On Hiatus thru early 2020
       – watch this space for details or sign up for our newsletter at bottom of this page to stay in the loop!

What wonderful experiences and memories you are creating!
We will be back.

Chantal B.

My kids loved it!
A definite Leaside business to check out for those with kids.

Jennifer E.

Great teachers that create a fun environment with a real circus experience.

Dan K.

I am so very grateful for the spirit, confidence and happiness that finding your community has given to my son -- he simply loves coming to you and he couldn’t be prouder of himself. As a mom and a teacher, thank you for sharing your gifts of leadership, awe-inspiring athleticism and kindness.

Leah S.

Locations

Leaside location
East End location - Main Class Space
East End location - upstairs Party Space