Things to do in Scarborough
Scarborough is located east of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), but is considered part of the City of Toronto. The area is home to many great attractions and things to do in both the summer and winter.
Arts and Culture
Theatre Scarborough is the best
place to catch the city’s most recent plays and musicals. The playhouse
has hosted many different plays, from murder mysteries to dramas, and
offers student priced tickets throughout the year.
The Scarborough Museum is located in Thomson Memorial Park.
The museum showcases the history and culture of Scarborough and
provides great insight into how the city was developed. It is open
year-round for a small admission fee or students can visit on
The most popular attraction in Scarborough is the Toronto Zoo.
Home to over 5,000 species, the zoo is the perfect place to learn about
animals and the environment as well as enjoy entertainment for the
whole family. The zoo also has over nine kilometers of walking trails, so you
can get out and enjoy nature.
Scarborough has many areas for students to enjoy green spaces including numerous community parks and recreation areas. The Scarborough Bluffs, which run for 14 kilometers along Lake Ontario,
provide residents and visitors with amazing scenic views of cliffs and
water. You can enjoy the bluffs by taking a walk or hike through the
adjoining park during summer and wintertime or take a boat ride along
Places to Volunteer in Scarborough
Getting involved with the community is
one of the best ways to meet new people and give back to those in need.
As a student, you have an unlimited opportunity to lend a hand with a
non-profit organization that is looking for support and expertise
ranging from clerical administration and event coordination to sports
and children’s activities.
- Scarborough Support Services
- Canadian Feed the Children
- The Scarborough Hospital
- Boys and Girls Club, East Scarborough
- St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Centre
- Scarborough Women’s Centre
- Scarborough Rangers Soccer Club
- Scarborough Citadel, The Salvation Army
- Youth Justice Committee