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Please note, masking is still mandatory at Holland Bloorview. A medical grade mask will be available upon entry.



Welcome to Arts at Holland Bloorview! We have a variety of group programs for children and youth with special needs, up to the age of 21. 

Registration for Winter and Spring Music and Arts Programs is now OPEN. Please click here to register. 

Email for any questions, details or if you're interested in joining the emailing list for updates. 

Art Program Visits

Art Program Visits are for new applicants who have yet to participate in a Holland Bloorview Music & Arts art program.

New applicants to the arts programs will be scheduled for an Art Program Visit before being confirmed in a spot.

All new applicants will be:

  • scheduled to come in for a visit
  • meet with the team and
  • see the program space 

It’s an opportunity for you:

  • to have an overview of the program
  • to ensure that the team can meet your child’s needs and
  • to collaborate on how to create the best possible program experience for your child



Spring Season: April 15 – June 24 (10 weeks)

(make-up sessions scheduled June 27-July 1, as needed)

Note: There are no sessions February 18th(Family Day), March 11-18th(March Break), or May 20-22nd   (Victoria Day Weekend)


Interact and play with your peers through music, visual arts, drama, stories and sensory activities 

Saturdays: 10:30am-12:00pm

Ages: 4-12

Spring Cost: $280 (10 weeks) SESSION FILLED, waitlist available


Paint and Clay

Two greats together: ceramics (clay) and painting! Artists offer ceramics and painting to the participants in a dynamic environment encouraging individual creativity, imagination and group projects. 

Saturdays 1:00-2:30pm for ages 6-12

Saturdays 3:30-5:00pm for ages 13-18

Spring Cost: $280 (10 weeks) PAINT AND CLAY 1 FILLED, waitlist available


Drum Circle

Come together in a circle of rhythm, rhymes, beats and folly. Participants will have the opportunity to play with a range of percussive instruments. The program takes place in the studio or outside, weather permitting. 

Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm

Ages: 13-18

Spring cost: $280 (10 weeks) SESSION FILLED, waitlist available


Kindler Project

A collaboration with the University of Toronto Medical School playfully connecting youth and young adults, medical students and Spiral Garden staff and in art, music and community making. An end of session celebration marks all we’ve created together.

Ages: 17-21

Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Winter ONLY: Tuesdays, January 17-March 7 (8 sessions) SESSION FILLED, waitlist available

Cost: No cost *

* Thanks to the gracious support of the U of T Medical Society, this program is provided at no cost to the participants. We extend our gratitude to the Society for making this well-loved program possible. 

Email for any questions, details or if you're interested in joining the emailing list for updates.