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Adult ESL Program

Please note:

Jones Avenue Adult Centre will start classes online temporarily until the location is ready for use.

Gaining proficiency in English is a critical skill for many newcomers and residents in Toronto. More than 20,000 adults benefit from our ESL courses every year in over 50 locations across the city.

2023-24 Program Information

Email us at or call 416 338-4300 or contact one of the Administration Centres listed below for registration. For more information see our registration information page.

If you are a new learner, please contact the YMCA for an appointment at 416-925-5462 or email them at You can also contact our Central location (416 338-4300) if you need assistance making an appointment.

Adult ESL 2022 to 2023 Brochure

View our accessible brochure


Note: For inquires about a specific ESL location, please contact the administration locations below. 

Administration Sites

Area Location Morning/
Afternoon Registration Hours
Evening Registration Hours Email Phone
South Bickford Centre Mon to Fri:
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Mon to Thurs:
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
North John Polanyi C.I. Mon to Fri:
8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Mon to Thurs:
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
North North Central Adult ESL Centre Mon to Fri:
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
N/A ConEdNorthCentralESL
Overland Learning Centre Mon to Fri:
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
East Winston Churchill Adult ESL Mon to Fri:
9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Mon and Wed:
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
West Mimico Adult Learning Centre Wed and Thurs:
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
N/A ConEdMimicoESL
Central Continuing Education Office Mon to Fri:
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
N/A AdultESL


Contact Us

Phone: 416-338-4300
2 Trethewey Drive
Toronto, ON M6M 4A8