UPDATE June 1 2021:

Dear Toronto Circus Centre Families, 

Circus Summer Camps will not be offered this season.  With the current COVID-19 guidelines, including indoor sports activities as part of the Stage 3 opening plan, we are unable to offer camps as we had hoped. 

We will miss you. Please watch this space for updates. Take good care and we look forward to seeing your children’s smiling painted circus faces when we return!

-- Jen and the team at Toronto Circus Centre

 

March Break Circus Camp, March 13th to 17th, Register now!

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Choose your class from the drop-down below to jump straight to registration:

Check out schedule and descriptions below for more info.

Prepare to be AMAZED by what YOU can do!
Pyramid
Silks Aerial Solo
Handstand Duo
Hoop
Fun with facepaint
Teen Class
Baby Silks web 900 TEST
Backbend web
Poi Spinning
Hoop Group 1 900 web
Girl on Trap 900 web
Boy on Rope 900 web
Birdsnest
Wee Hoop Star web 900
Circus Tots
Pyramid Silks Aerial Solo Handstand Duo Hoop Fun with facepaint Teen Class Baby Silks web 900 TEST Backbend web Poi Spinning Hoop Group 1 900 web Girl on Trap 900 web Boy on Rope 900 web Birdsnest Wee Hoop Star web 900 Circus Tots
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!

In-Studio Weekly Class Schedule – **NOTE: ALL IN-STUDIO CLASSES CURRENTLY ON HOLD**
Please see our current Online Class offerings.

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

Tuesday Classes – East End:

4:00 – 4:50 pm  Kinder Circus
4:00 – 5:20 pm  Circus Club
5:30 – 6:50 pm  Teen Circus
7:00 – 8:30 pm  Youth Performance Troupe
 

Thursday Classes – East End:

4:00 – 5:20 pm  Circus Club
4:00 – 5:20 pm  Teen Circus
5:30 – 7:00 pm  Youth Performance Troupe
7:15 – 8:15 pm  Circus Flexibility w/ Aygul
7:15 – 8:30 pm  Adult Aerial

Wednesday Classes – Leaside:

4:00 – 4:50 pm  Kinder Cirque
4:00 – 5:20 pm  Circus Club
5:30 – 7:00 pm  Youth Performance Troupe
5:30 – 6:50 pm  Teen Circus
7:00 – 8:00 pm  Circus Flexibility w/ Aygul
7:00 – 8:00 pm  Beginner/Intermediate Adult

Saturday Classes – Leaside:

9:00 – 9:50 am  Circus Tots on hiatus
9:00 – 10:20 am  Circus Club
10:00 – 10:50 am  Kinder Cirque
10:30 – 11:50 am  Teen Circus
11:00 am – noon  Beginner/Intermediate Adult
 

Class, Camp & Party Details

Click on programming title to see full description, schedule, pricing & registration details.

NOTE: all students or parents/guardians of students MUST read our new COVID Policies and Procedures page before registering:

COVID Policies and Procedures

Current Online Classes
Circus Flexibility with Aygul:

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.

Winter Term 2021

     – Wednesdays (10 weeks), (class access link to be sent after sign-up), Jan 6th – Mar 10th, 7:00 – 8:00 pm Eastern time, full-term cost: $250 + HST
     – ‘Drop-in’also available: $30 + HST per drop-in class
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.

Fall Term 2020

     – Tuesdays (11 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Oct 6th – Dec 15th, 4 – 4:50 pm, $275 + HST
     – Wednesdays (11 weeks), Leaside location (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Oct 7th – Dec 16th, 4 – 4:50 pm, $275 + HST
     – Saturdays (11 weeks), Leaside location (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Oct 10th – Dec 19th, 10 – 10:50 am, $275 + HST
          – Pre-booked drop-ins available. Drop-ins must be booked 24 hours before class start time.
          – Drop-in rate per-class: $30 tax included
     After-School Pickup available (East End only) – see Registration Page for details

NOTE: New registrations on HOLD. See top of page for details and updates. Thank you.

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.

Fall Term 2020

     – Tuesdays (11 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Oct 6th – Dec 15th, 4 – 5:20 pm, $330 + HST
     – Wednesdays (11 weeks), Leaside location (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Oct 7th – Dec 16th, 4 – 5:20 pm, $330 + HST
     – Thursdays (11 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Oct 8th – Dec 17th, 4 – 5:20 pm, $330 + HST
     – Saturdays (11 weeks), Leaside location (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Oct 10th – Dec 19th, 9 – 10:20 am, $330 + HST
          – Pre-booked drop-ins available. Drop-ins must be booked 24 hours before class start time.
          – Drop-in rate: $40 tax included
     After-School Pickup available (East End only) – see Registration Page for details

NOTE: New registrations on HOLD. See top of page for details and updates. Thank you.

After-School Pickup (East End only)

After school pick-up is available at Bowmore, Duke of Connaught, 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 Tuesday or Thursday
     – Kinder Cirque on Tuesday

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.

Fall Term 2020

     – Tuesdays (11 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Oct 6th – Dec 15th, 5:30 – 6:50 pm, $330 + HST
     – Wednesdays (11 weeks), Leaside location (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Oct 7th – Dec 16th, 5:30 – 6:50 pm, $330 + HST
     – Thursdays (11 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Oct 8th – Dec 17th, 4 – 5:20 pm, $330 + HST
     – Saturdays (11 weeks), Leaside location (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Oct 10th – Dec 19th, 10:30 – 11:50 am, $330 + HST
          – Pre-booked drop-ins available. Drop-ins must be booked 24 hours before class start time.
          – Drop-in rate: $40 tax included

NOTE: New registrations on HOLD. See top of page for details and updates. Thank you.

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 in two classes per week** Ages 8-17.

Fall Term 2020

     – Tuesdays & Thursdays (11 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street E @ The Redwood), Oct 6th – Dec 17th, Tues 7 – 8:30pm & Thurs 5:30 – 7 pm, $660 + HST
     – Wednesdays (11 weeks), Leaside location (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Oct 7th – Dec 16th, 5:30 – 7 pm, $330 + HST (plus one add’l class below)
          – Wednesday, Circus Club, Oct 7th – Dec 16th, 4 – 5:20 pm, $330 + HST
          – Saturday, Circus Club, Oct 10th – Dec 19th, 9 – 10:20 am, $330 + HST
          – Saturday, Teen Circus, Oct 10th – Dec 19th, 10:30 – 11:50 am, $330 + HST

NOTE: New registrations on HOLD. See top of page for details and updates. Thank you.

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 2020

     – Thursdays (11 weeks), East End location (1300 Gerrard Street East @ The Redwood), Oct 8th – Dec 17th, 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm, $330 + HST
     – Pre-booked drop-ins available. Drop-ins must be booked 24 hours before class start time.
     – Drop-in rate: $40 tax included

NOTE: New registrations on HOLD. See top of page for details and updates. Thank you.

Beginner/Intermediate Adult Class

Have fun as you build strength, flexibility and agility through circus training! Aerial trapeze, hoop, rope and silks are used in combination with ground-based training techniques to get you up, up and away in no time. All levels welcome, this 1-hour class is especially geared towards adults with little to no circus experience.

Fall Term 2020

     – Wednesdays (11 weeks), Leaside location (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Oct 7th – Dec 16th, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, $275 + HST
     – Saturdays (11 weeks), Leaside location (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Oct 10th – Dec 19th, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, $275 + HST
     – Pre-booked drop-ins available. Drop-ins must be booked 24 hours before class start time.
     – Drop-in rate per-class: $30 tax included

NOTE: New registrations on HOLD. See top of page for details and updates. Thank you.

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 2020

     – Wednesdays (11 weeks), Leaside location (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Oct 7th – Dec 16th, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, $275 + HST
     – Saturdays (11 weeks), Leaside location (822 Millwood Road @ Leaside United Church), Oct 10th – Dec 19th, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, $275 + HST
     – Pre-booked drop-ins available. Drop-ins must be booked 24 hours before class start time.
     – Drop-in rate per-class: $30 tax included

NOTE: New registrations on HOLD. See top of page for details and updates. Thank you.

Birthday Parties - ON HOLD
Ages 2 & up

What could be more fun than bringing your friends to your circus party!? Circus Parties are 1 hour 50 minutes in length. 5 minute prop play as kids arrive, 1 hour of instructor led circus fun (floor acrobatics, aerial trapeze, hoop, rope and silks, juggling and hula hoops!) and 45 minutes for food (organized by parents, NUT FREE please) and presents.

During this time our coaches will do balloon animals for each child.

While we cannot accommodate face painting during this time, kids will be sent home with crystals for home face decorating and a clown nose!

– Birthday Party Details:
     – The cost for up to 15 children is $420 + HST
     – We require a 150.00 non-refundable deposit to book a party.
     – We do parties for all ages (teens and adults included!). The tone, equipment height and actives are adjusted accordingly.
     – The parent(s) of the birthday child must remain for the duration of the party. During Covid, we cannot accommodate parents of the guests- kids must be dropped off.
     – Party timeslots are available on: Friday evenings & Saturday or Sunday daytimes.

– Locations:
     – Leaside – Toronto Circus Centre @ Leaside United Church, 822 Millwood Road
     – East End – Toronto Circus Centre @ The Redwood, 1300 Gerrard Street East

NOTE: New registrations on HOLD. See top of page for details and updates. Thank you.

Contact us for date/time availability
– Check out full details: Parties FAQ and downloadable digital party invitations

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.

Currently on hiatus

Circus Tots - on Hiatus due to COVID

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.

Fall Term 2020 – on Hiatus due to COVID
Camps 2021 - Info TBD

NOTE: 2020 camp weeks are cancelled!

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: $355 + 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:
        – 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 2020 Camps FAQ   NOTE: FAQ subject to change

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