The Town of Pelham offers a variety of children and youth activities throughout the year. From plays, parties, indoor and outdoor programs, there is something for everyone!

Are you a program instructor looking to offer programs for youth in Pelham? Any activities are considered, including those that can be done outside of gym spaces. Art and culture inspired activities are encouraged. Click here to submit an activity instructor application! 

Upcoming Youth Programs

Youth Coding Class

Learners will using basic coding platforms to create games, stories and develop characters.  We teach the fundamentals of game development and animations and offer beginner and intermediate options for our creative projects that students to tackle in every class.  Students share with their friends and explain how they have used technology, code and design to express themselves. All technology is provided on-site - participants just need to come with a big imagination!  

Parents are welcome at the end of each class to see the animated story, cartoon, game or project their child has created.

2024 - 6 Week Program Tuesday evenings from January 16 - February 20 | Cost $108.00

5:00pm - 6:00pm | Ages 6 - 8

6:00pm - 7:00pm | Ages 9 - 12 



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Babysitting Course

Babysitting is a job with significant responsibility!


The St.Johns Ambulance Babysitting Course helps prospective babysitters learn the skills they need including, safety rules, responding to emergencies and developing leadership skills.

This course is for youth aged 11 to 15 years old, and helps to teach new babysitters the necessary skills to provide care to children in a variety of situations including dealing with behaviour, caring for a sick child, and what to ask before caring for a child with disabilities.


Upcoming Dates:

Please stay tuned for 2024 Dates!


The cost is $85.00 and includes the Babysitting Manual and an Emergency First Aid Kit

Meridian Community Centre, 100 Meridian Way Fonthill

Participants are required to bring a doll or stuffed animal large enough to be diapered, a lunch and a pencil. 


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Drop-in Family Gym Time

This program allows families to come to the Meridian Community Centre for family gym time and physical activity! During this time, families are encouraged to get active, shoot hoops and have fun together! At this time we will not be lending out program equipment and encourage families to bring their own. Basketball nets will be accessible for use.


Program fee: Youth- $3.50 | Adults- $6 or Activity Punch Pass $80 for 20 visits

Wednesdays from 4:00-5:30pm 


All children must be supervised during this drop-in program

Santa's Workshop
With parents being just as busy as Santa's Elves this time of year, this is the perfect opportunity to get your last minute shopping done as the holidays quickly approach! Bring your children to the Meridian Community Centre for a night of crafts, movies, popcorn and holiday spirit! With Pizza for dinner, your child will have a night of fun while you get your shopping done!

Upcoming Dates:

One day workshops available are available.

  • Friday December 8, 2023 | 4:30-9:00pm
  • Friday December 15, 2023 | 4:30-9:00pm

Registration Required | Ages 4-12 | Cost $30.00 and includes Pizza for Dinner | Meridian Community Centre

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Registration opens for Pelham Residents on September 28th, 2023 and to those outside of Pelham on October 5, 2023.
Day Camps

For more information regarding day camps including March Break, PD Day, Winter Break and Summer Camp and Specialty Summer Camps, please visit our camps page here.



 After School Drama

This 8 week series of high-energy drama games and activities, in partnership with Carousel Players, is led by professional artist educators that inspire learners to develop empathy, work collaboratively, and gain confidence. Professional artist educators will guide participants through games, activities, and experiences that teach them individual skills, but also give them the chance to make new friends. Join us as we enter imaginary worlds through improvisation, story telling, and more!


Winter 2024 - 8 week program runs Thursday evenings from January 18 - March 7 | Cost: $110

4:30pm - 5:30pm | Ages 7 - 9

5:45pm - 6:45pm | Ages 10 - 12


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Sport Organizations

Documents and Additional Information

Town of Pelham Youth Policies and Code of Conduct

Contact Us

Town of Pelham
20 Pelham Town Square, P.O. Box 400, Fonthill, ON L0S 1E0
T. 905-892-2607 Toll-Free: 1-866-271-0391 F. 1.866.670.4020
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