Friday Friends

Chat. Laugh. Have fun.Enjoy trips within the community, participate in exciting activities, and attend local events.

Friday Fridays—a registered program for teens and young adults living with a physical, cognitive and/or developmental disability—is designed to foster friendships and promote social interaction. Support workers are welcome to join in the fun.

  • Ages:13+ years
  • Location: Victoria Road Recreation Centre
  • Winter session: starts April 5 ($99 for 11 weeks. Program code: 224678)

How to register

Register at regexpress.guelph.ca > Programs > Inclusion or call 519-837-5699 / TTY 519-826-9771.

Spring 2019 schedule

Friday April 5: Spring Kick-off Movie Party!

Join us at Victoria Road Recreation Centre as we kick off our spring session of Friday Friends! Enjoy some yummy snacks while watching some of Disney’s greatest films!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Victoria Road Recreation Centre, 151 Victoria Road North
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered

Friday April 12: Easter Party

Come join us for a fun night of hunting for Easter candy and painting Easter eggs!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Victoria Road Recreaction Centre 151 Victoria Road North
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered

Friday April 19: No Programming

No programming – enjoy your Easter!

Friday April 26: Guelph Civic Museum

Kick off your weekend with a performance by Annie Sumi, a local musician and view the updated gallery!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered. Free admissions!

Friday May 3: Public Swimming

Join us for a swimming party at West End Community Centre!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Road South
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered. $5 additional fee for swimming

Friday May 10: Mother’s Day Party

Come make a fun craft for a special woman in your life while enjoying movies and a tasty snack!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Victoria Road Recreation Centre, 151 Victoria Road North
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered

Friday May 17: Cooking Class

Enjoy a night out of cooking and tasting some delicious food at The Loft on top of Longo’s!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Longo’s Grocery Store, 24 Clair Road W
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered. $10 additional fee for class

Friday May 24: Long Weekend Olympics

Kick off the long weekend with minute to win it games and Olympic activities. Don’t forget about our edible trophies!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Victoria Road Recreation Centre, 151 Victoria Road North
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered

Friday May 31: Dinner Out

Join us for an exciting night at Fionn McCools, enjoying some of Guelph’s best food!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Fionn MacCool’s, 494 Edinburgh Rd S
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered. Additional cost for your meal

Friday June 7: Multicultural Festival

Come join Guelph’s 33rd Multicultural Festival to celebrate cultural diversity in the City we call home!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Riverside Park, 709 Woolwich Street, meet at the carousel
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered. $10-15 additional fee for snacks, tickets for rides, etc.

Friday June 14: Rock and Roll Party

Let’s get rowdy and bring our inner rock n’ roll out! We will be doing karaoke and making fun instruments with a rockin’ snack!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Victoria Road Recreation Centre, 151 Victoria Road N
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered.

Friday June 21: Boat House Ice Cream

Let’s kick off summer with some fun in the sun! Come join us at Riverside Park to enjoy boathouse ice cream, outdoor activities, and games.

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: 116 Gordon St
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered. $5 additional fee for ice cream