Kennedy Park/Eglinton East

Welcome to Kennedy Park/Eglinton East community!

This page offers news about recreational programs and social services available in the community. Check the side bar for fun ways you can get involved and also earn student volunteer hours. 

If you are looking for help to find a job, visit our job board.   If you are looking to get your high school diploma and have been out of school for some time,  with high school or want to return to get your diploma, visit education support.   


Recreational programs

Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre
2467 Eglinton Ave. East (near Kennedy Park Subway Stn)
Scarborough, ON M1K 1A1
(416) 396-4043  

Offers a range of programming for youth, including drop-in basketball.  Call for more information.


Pro-tech Media Centre - operating out of the Kennedy Park Library, ProTech centre offers free workshops for youth ages 13-30 on new media including website design, graphic design, digital music and video production and digital photography.  For more information, contact:  Ainsworth Slowly  647-345-1448

Services in your community

Second Base Youth Shelter
702 Kennedy Road (west side, south of Eglinton East) 
Phone: 416.261-2733 (103)Ontario, M1K 2B5

Provides food, clothing and shelter for homeless youth aged 16-21 and offers opportunities to help them become self-reliant in the community. Second Base is open 24 hours every day throughout the year.

Kennedy Park Library  
2380 Eglinton Ave. East at Kennedy Rd.
Tel: 416-396-8924

This is a youth-friendly space that offers use of computers, internet access and reading materials available at no charge.  


The Mid-Scarborough Hub
2660 Eglinton Avenue East at Brimley
Tel: 416-640-7390

The Hub offers health care and social services for local area residents.  


Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture - youth programs 13-24 years
2425 Eglinton Ave. East, Unit 218/220
For more information, contact Mbalu Wembo  416-750-3045

The Centre supports survivors’ of war in the process of successful integration into Canadian society. They also support youth (francophone included) with: School support, Homework club, Social recreational activities, One-to-one tutoring, Job readiness workshops, and Leadership activities.