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4 November / 2015
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On October 22, 2015, we hosted our annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at Bombay Palace. It was great to have the chance to honor the work that our amazing volunteers do. We are already looking forward to next year’s celebration!

Congratulations to Volunteer Award winners Yook Yew Cheung, Penny Ning, Michelle Cummings, Calum Gillespie, and John Middleton and Volunteer Scholarship recipient Kevin Fellows.

Thank you all for your hard work and dedication!

4 November / 2015
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The wall is coming down in our current fitness room and we are quadrupling the size of the fitness facilities. We are purchasing the latest in treadmills, ellipticals, spin bikes, circuit machines, free weights, squat racks, heavy bags, bench presses and more. The new Grange Fitness Centre will open in January 2016!

Membership includes unlimited access to the new fitness room, heated indoor pool, yoga, aqua fit, circuit training and much more.

Adults: $34 / month; Youth (18-25) and Seniors (60+) $24 / month

4 November / 2015
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NEW Dates for Winter Program registration:

Pre-Registration: For those whose children were in programs this Fall OR for those who were in the Spring or Summer 2015 Swim classes; Winter registration begins Saturday Dec 5, at 9 am. (although some parents arrive before 9 am to hold their spot).
For first time participants: Winter registration begins on Tuesday Dec 8, at 10 am.

Winter registration includes Red Cross Swim Programs (both group and private classes), After School Enrichment, March Break Camp, March 14-18 & PA Days, Jan 22 & Feb 12

The Winter session of programs will…

4 November / 2015
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Winter Term Registration Is Almost Here!

What: Enrollment for winter term music lessons (January to March 2016)
When: Returning Student registration runs November 30th through December 7th. Openings for new students available starting Tuesday, December 8th.

Music lessons make a great holiday gift! If you are the type to think ahead, we have space to welcome a few more students to the following programs:

Private piano lessons, early weekday afternoon times available. Perfect for an adult or senior!
Private drum lessons, Monday evenings with Nick Shao. Only 3 openings left: Snag your spot soon!
Private voice lessons, Saturday mornings and early afternoons…

4 November / 2015
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Join us for these upcoming Music & Arts Events:

Student Scholarship Winner’s Concert
What: University Settlement’s top music students perform in concert.
Where:  St. George the Martyr Church
When: Sunday, November 8th at 4:00 pm

Student Lobby Concert
What: Music School students of all ages perform their favourite pieces. An informal casual musical treat for University Settlement clients!
Where: 23 Grange Road location lobby
When: Wednesday, November 18th between 5:00 and 6:00 pm

Chamber Music Student Concert
What: Each term, students in University Settlement Chamber Music program presents the pieces they’ve collaborated on. Classical, contemporary and jazz music.
Where: St. George the Martyr Church
When: Sunday,…

15 October / 2015
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CBC News visited University Settlement and Grange Park for their profile on the Spadina-Fort York riding. One of our board members, Marcia Mclung, and our Tai Chi Kung Fu Fan Students made an appearance! Watch the clip here.

6 October / 2015
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Exciting News! Our Settlement program & LINC school have moved to a new location.  

We are now located at 720 Spadina Ave., Suite 218. Phone contact: 416-408-4058.

We provide confidential and free services to newcomer families, youths and adults. Feel free to drop by and check out the services and programs that are available to you.

29 September / 2015
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We would like to invite all community members to a Community Forum on the Present State of Democracy and Justice in Canada jointly presented by University Settlement and Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services on October 1, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at University Settlement, 23 Grange Rd.

The evening will feature a panel comprised of Spadina-Fort York candidates Adam Vaughan, Olivia Chow and Sharon Danley and a panel of Community Partners including Avvy Go, Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic, Gary Newhouse, Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services, Jane Hilderman, Samara Canada, and June McDonald, Toronto Action…

28 September / 2015
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Our pool is CLOSED for renovations




As advised in previous communications:

  • The pool may be closing before the end of your one month membership.
  • There are no refunds on the membership.
  • Nautilus, Yoga and recreational badminton are still available with your Fitnes Membership


  • As a part of this pool renovation we will be renovating the flooring (tiles) in the men’s and women’s locker rooms. Please REMOVE all locks and contents of lockers by no later than October 23rd


If you have any questions please see Ted Thompson, Director of Facilities and…

4 September / 2015
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University Settlement will be closed on Monday, September 7th for Labour Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 8th.

Have a happy and safe long weekend!!!