Rookie League

Rookie League

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Rookie League is a summer long baseball day-camp program for kids six to 12 years old. Jays Care Foundation​, in partnership with Toronto Community Housing, have run this program for 28 seasons to help buil​d strong communities by teaching life lessons about teamwork, leadership and fair play, on and off the field. Registered players receive a hat, water bottle, backpack, glove and t-shirt, imprinted with the name of a current Toronto Blue Jays player. In 2016, over 1​,300 youth from 43 Toronto Community Housing neighbourhoods developed their baseball skills through weekly drills, games and tournaments. 

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​Program Details

Duration: July 3, 2018 to August 16, 2018    

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: FREE! 

Activities: Baseball, sports, arts and crafts and field trips


Registration for the 2018 Rookie League season is now OPEN! 


2018 Rookie League Registrations dates: ​













WEST​ ​   ​ ​ ​ ​

​Cluster

​TCHC site

​Registration Date

​Location

Merge Site​

Registration Date



Location

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North West - 
Anthony D'Ambrosio 
(647) 458-1820


​10 Humberline
​Tuesday May 29
​Lobby

​2063 Islington Rd. (Islington St. Andrews)
​Thursday May 24
​Lobby
​2765 Islington Rd. (Rowntree)
​Wednesday May 30
​Lobby
​75 Tanridge
Wednesday May 23
​Lobby
​920 Queens Plate Dr
Wednesday June 6
​Gym



​Jamestown
​Monday May 28
TBD
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West - 
Sanjay Carr 
(647) 456-1427



58 Waterton Rd (Scarlettwoods)
Thursday May 31
​Recreation Room



3101 Weston Rd (Weston Towers)
​Wednesday May 30
​​Lobby
​Sheppard Yates
​Wednesday May 23
​Church of the Nazarene – 1875 Sheppard Ave. 
30 Denarda (Trimbee)
​Tuesday May 29
​​Lobby



​4400 Jane
​Thursday May 24
​​Lobby


​17 Shoreham - Unit 8
720 Trethewey
​Thursday May 24
​​Lobby




South West - 
Rafael DaSilva 
(416) 320-2266




61 Pelham Park Gardens 
​Wednesday May 30
​Lobby



​4020 Dundas St W. (Cooper Mills)
​Wednesday May 30
​​Gym
49 Mabelle
​Wednesday May 23
Lobby
​21 Windermere (Swansea Mews)
​Wednesday June 6
​​Recreation Room

​Lawrence Heights
​Monday May 28
​​TBD
​Neptune
​Thursday May 24
​TBD
​East Mall
​Tuesday May 29
​​609 The East Mall

















EAST​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

​Cluster

​TCHC site

​Registration Date

​Location

Merge Site​

Registration Date



Location

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North East 
Ryan James 
(416) 891-6138

​6 Glamorgan
​Wednesday June 6
​Lobby

​2743 Victoria Park
​Wednesday June 6
​Lobby
​Chester Le
​Thursday May 24
​TBD
​2821 Brichmount (Glendower)
​Monday May 28
​Lobby
​5 Brahms
​Tuesday May 29
​Lobby 
​Sparroways
​Wednesday May 23
​Recreation Room
​2180 Ellesmere
​Wednesday May 30
​Lobby
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East 
Christine Lam 
(416) 668-3672


​20 Gordonridge Pl.
​Wednesday May 30
​Community Centre
​31 Gilder
​Wednesday May 23
​Lobby
​4301 Kingston Rd
​Monday May 28
​​Lobby
​Danzig
​Wednesday May 23
​Community Unit 230
​1021 Birchmount 
​Wedday June 6
​​Lobby
​675 Kennedy
​Wednesday June 6
​Lobby
​400 McCowan
​Tuesday May 29
​​Lobby
​65 Greenbrae
​Thursday May 24
​​Lobby
​Canlish
​Monday May 28
​TBD

South East
 - 
Justin Ahn
(647) 209-2352



​501 Adelaide
​Wednesday May 30
​Lobby
​285 Shuter    (Moss Park)
​Tuesday May 29
​Lobby
​150 Dan Leckie
​Wednesday June 6
​​Lobby
​25 Bishop Tutu
​Wednesday May 23
​Lobby
​30 Teesdale
​Tuesday May 29
​​Lobby

​3181 Eglinton Ave E.
​Thursday May 24
​​Lobby
​3190 Kingston Rd
​Thursday May 24
​Community Unit
​90 Parma Court
​Monday May 28
​​Lobby


Rookie League campers show off thier skills at Carni-ball.

FAQs

Will lunch be provided?​

Lunch will be provided to all participants in the Rookie League Program. If your child(ren) has special needs, dietary restrictions and/or allergies, they should be discussed with the Registration Team or the Senior Program Leader on the first day of camp. Parents are encouraged to pack snacks and drinks for their child(ren). 

Who will be responsible for looking after my children?​

Each site will consist of Senior Program Leaders and Junior Program Leaders. These staff have all gone through an extensive selection process and have been thoroughly trained on the policies and procedures to maintain an utmost professional manner, acting as teachers and role models to the children who come to camp. 

If Rookie League is not in my community, can I still enroll my children?
Yes! If you are a Toronto Community Housing tenant, you can register your child(ren) at the Rookie League site nearest to you.

Are field trips free?
Most of the field trips scheduled during the program are free. However, some field trips will require additional fees to pay for the admission of the trip. If this is the case, you will receive a letter, in advance, indicating the amount needed for your child(ren) to participate in the field trip. ​


Have questions?​

Email activeliving@torontohousing.ca​ or contact the Program Coordinator for your child’s site for more information. 


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