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Beaches Sandbox Camp FAQ

  • Do you have a place for me to change and feed my baby?
    We have clean and comfortable public spaces to feed your baby and can provide microwave access. We have a change tables available.
  • My child left a personal item at the centre? Is there a Lost and Found?
    Yes – the Lost and Found is located at our reception desk on the second floor.
  • Where are you located?
    We are located at 2181 Queen Street East. (On the southeast corner of Queen Street East and Lee).
  • Where can I park my stroller/wagon?
    During our Free Play hours (Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm) please take the elevator to the 3rd floor and park your stroller/wagon in the open area. At this time, we do not offer stroller parking during evening or weekend programs. Please do not park your stroller or wagon in the 1st floor hallway.
  • What is Beaches Sandbox?
    Beaches Sandbox is your community hub: a vibrant space to create, connect, and have fun! We welcome children and adults of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds to participate in high-quality activities, programs, workshops, and camps in the heart of Toronto’s Beaches neighborhood. As a registered charity, Beaches Sandbox fosters inclusive opportunities for enriching experiences in an accessible and environmentally friendly facility. The Beaches Sandbox Financial Assistance Program is a key part of this commitment, ensuring that our diverse range of activities remains accessible to all.
  • How do I pay for my registration?
    Register and pay for classes and workshops at Beaches Sandbox directly through our registration platform RecDesk. We accept most major credit cards through this registration platform. More information on how to register can be found here. If you need assistance with the registration process, we can help you at our reception desk located on the second floor of the centre or you can call 416-928-0755.
  • Do I register for an individual class or the full term?
    We understand life can be busy which is why we offer registration per class rather than full term registration. To do this, simply check off the boxes of the classes you would like to attend when registering online. You may also reach out to us via email (info@beachessandbox.com) or phone (416-920-0755).
  • What is your cancellation policy?
    The Beaches Sandbox cancellation policy can be found here. Please refer to the appropriate activity or event that you want to cancel, as each activity has different terms. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at info@beachessandbox.com or (416) 928-0755.
  • How do I register for a member or household account?
    Information on how to register as a member or household can be found here. You must register for an account in order to sign up for programs, workshops, and camps. Please email or call our front desk if you have any questions.
  • What do I / my child bring to the centre for classes?
    Indoor shoes and water bottle are recommended. Nut free snacks from home may be enjoyed in the common areas. Please Note, We Provide the Following: - Clean Smocks for Art Classes - Clean Aprons and Protective “Cut Free” Gloves for Cooking Classes - Sanitized Yoga Mats - Guitars and Ukuleles for Music Classes
  • I want my entire family to take advantage of Beaches Sandbox. How can I see all of your classes at a glance?
    Check out our Program Calendar on RecDesk (our registration software) outlining all available classes, workshops and events with suggested ages for participation here: link to calendar. We have something for everyone in your family! View Programming Calendar Here.
  • Do I register for an individual class or the full term?
    We understand life can be busy which is why we offer registration on a per class basis. To do this, simply check off the boxes of the classes you would like to attend when registering online. You may also reach out to us via email (info@beachessandbox.com) or phone (416-920-0755).
  • What should my child bring to camp each day?
    It is mandatory that your child be sent with nut free lunch and snacks each day. Campers must also bring a backpack, reusable water bottle, sunscreen, hat, change of clothes to be kept at the centre for the week, comfortable footwear that your child can run in, and appropriate attire for specific weather conditions. For summer camps, campers must bring a swimsuit and a towel.
  • My child requires special accommodations. Who should I contact?
    If your child requires special accommodations for allergies, asthma, diabetes, etc., please email info@beachessandbox.com so we can ensure your child's needs will be taken care of adequately.
  • Does Beaches Sandbox Camp offer extended care?
    Camps run daily from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Drop off begins at 8:30 am. After hours care is available from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm for an additional fee.
  • Do you offer financial assistance for camp?
    Yes, we have a financial assistance program at Beaches Sandbox for all programs. For more information, please contact info@beachessandbox.com for more information or fill out the form here.
  • What is the method of transportation to get to and from the field trips?
    The safety of all camp participants is our main priority, therefore, we use chartered school buses for all trips.
  • Can I rent studio space?
    Can I rent studio space? Yes! We rent out our studios for birthday parties, holiday gatherings and other events. To submit a Rental Request Form, please email info@beachessandbox.com.
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