Weather update: City of Toronto childcare and recreation programs

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for Toronto today with the possibility of 15 cm of snow, as well as ice pellets, freezing rain and strong winds.

 Following the winter storm warning and Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) school closures, child care programs including before- and after-school child care, After-School Recreation Care (ARC) and Community Leadership After-School Programs located in schools and community centres are cancelled today.

 Indoor recreation and aquatic programs at all facilities will be cancelled as of noon today, however community centres will remain open for permits. All other recreation programs at school locations are cancelled today following the TDSB and TCDSB school closures.

 Outdoor recreation programs and lessons, including ski, snowboard and skate, are cancelled today. The City's ski and snowboard centres will be closed. Outdoor ice rinks will remain open pending ice conditions, but will be unsupervised. Live rink status updates are available on the City's website at https://www.toronto.ca/data/parks/prd/facilities/outdoor-rinks/index.html. All permits at City rinks are cancelled and rink clubhouses and fieldhouses will be closed.

 In addition, EarlyON programs located in schools are also cancelled today.

 Parents are asked to check with their child care program or with their local school board for updates tomorrow morning.