Family Events on Campus

Family Skate for U of T families

Date: Friday, December 1 (P.A. Day)
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Varsity Arena, 299 Bloor St. West

Join us for some winter fun on ice! Bring your own skates (adult skates will be available to borrow, sizes are not guaranteed), helmets and good spirits!

CSA approved helmets are mandatory for children and strongly recommended for adults in order to protect oneself from potential concussion injuries. One adult wearing skates must be on the ice at all times with their child.

This event is a collaboration between the Family Care Office and the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education.

Adult skate rentals free of charge for adults, kids must bring their own helmets and skates and an adult must be on ice with them. Parents are responsible for supervising their children.

Free hot beverage available.

Additional Notes:

  • Children aged 2 to 12 years of age are welcome.
  • This is a not a drop off program, caregivers must remain at all times.
  • The Varsity Arena can be very cold, you may want to bring warm clothes for children. The arena is concrete with many stairs. Please supervise younger children carefully and remain within arm's reach at all times for safety. Strollers cannot be brought into the arena, but may be left outside.

Students, staff, faculty and their families are FREE but space is limited, please register soon. Please let us know if you have any mobility challenges so we can accommodate your needs.

To register email and include your name, status with U of T, and ages of all participating family members.

Family event: Physical Activity + Women's Hockey Night @ Nipissing

Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm onward
Location: Varsity Arena

A physical activity (TBA) for the whole family at 5 pm followed by the women's hockey game at 7 pm. More details to come soon! A collaboration of the Faculty of Kinesiology and the Family Care Office.

Family Sundays at Hart House

Date: Monthly on Sundays on the fall and winter terms
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Various, Hart House
Cost: Free

Bring your family to Hart House one Sunday a month for fun, interactive and educational family events that explore cultural diversity through storytelling, music, food, arts and crafts.

For more details, please visit the Hart House website.


Upcoming Family Sundays:

November 19: Santa Claus Parade Warm Up

Hart House, East Common Room

Warm up before the Santa Claus Parade at Hart House. Craft your own letter to Santa and learn about festivals of light from around the world. Create your own bright light from everyday materials to take away with you. All materials provided.

Presented by Hart House and the Family Care Office

Registration information at - Registration opens 3 weeks prior to the event.