Sport is proven to be a powerful tool in helping young people reach their potential. With the support of our teams and community partners, these quality sport programs are delivered at no cost to youth across the city. Our community programs bring people together. They create employment opportunities for local youth leaders. They give youth a chance to get in the game.
In partnership with the Toronto Raptors and the City of Toronto, Homecourt Hoops brings organized basketball to communities at no cost. Homecourt Hoops offers more than 100 individual programs across 26 priority community centers, reaching over 2,000 youth per year.
HOME ICE HOCKEY
Home Ice Hockey brings non-competitive organized hockey to youth facing barriers at no cost. In partnership with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Scotiabank and the City of Toronto, Home Ice Hockey activates 12 community sites, including two girls-only locations, and provides protective equipment with on-ice instruction to 350 young hockey enthusiasts. The program operates every weekend from September through March offering youth a chance to learn the basics of hockey while discovering life skills through sport from trained coaches.
Every year, KickStart introduces over 250 youth ages 6-14 to the game of soccer with a focus on physical literacy and fundamental skill development. KickStart is delivered in partnership with Toronto Community Housing Corporation.