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Welcome to Square Circle

Square Circle is a non-profit organization using Social Circus arts to engage youth in underserved neighbourhoods in Toronto

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Getting to know Square Circle

Our Vision

To educate, elevate and create a safe space for children and youth to develop their full potential that will facilitate social transformation within underserved communities. 

Our Mission

To use Social Circus and creative arts to transform children and youth in developing confidence, resilience, courage and ingenuity; where they are strongly equipped to find, foster and inspire the next generation of future leaders.

Our Four Pillars:

  1. Education through Inspiration

  2. Social Connection

  3. Physical and Mental Wellness

  4. Creative Expression

Our Programs

Based on the tradition of Social Circus, our programs develop communication, interpersonal, artistic, and physical skills of young people in a safe, collaborative and fun environment. We use unique, innovative ways to educate and foster confidence. Through this dynamic approach of arts-based education, our programs embody teamwork, creativity and play in a non-competitive, non-judgmental and safe environment.

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Our Programs

Engaging young people through creative, innovative ways

We focus on youth between the ages of 9 and 14 in underserved neighborhoods of Toronto. Our range of programs help develop communication, interpersonal, artistic and physical skills in a safe, collaborative and fun environment.


What we do is designed expressly to assist young people strengthen their self-esteem and trust in others and to teach them important social skills while expressing their creativity.

We teach circus disciplines: juggling, poi, team building games, aerial techniques clowning and pyramids, and a variety of creative arts: dance, acting, improvisation, and photography.

We offer young people free participation in our programs and events as the costs are kindly and generously covered by charitable donations, in-kind contributions, sponsorships and grants.

We offer free:

  • In-school programs

  • After-school programs

  • March Break programs

  • Summer programs

  • Events like our interactive Open House

Our Programs
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Important dates on the calendar

Open House

Square Lens

Next Event: October 2023 



By supporting Square Circle, you give youth in Toronto's Regent Park and nearby

communities meaningful experiences that will help shape their future

Your donation will go directly towards making a difference in the lives of underserved youth through:​​

  • Free access to all of our Social Circus Programs

  • Transit for all youth to attend the programs

  • Food (lunch and snacks)

  • Safe space for the programs to run & for youth to be who they are

  • Outings which broaden youth experience

  • Up to eight hours of impact activities each day

  • The opportunity for the youth to gain key skills and meaningful memories

  • Certified Social Circus instructors to facilitate programs

  • End of program 'Show & Tell' skill demonstration

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No amount is too small. 

We greatly appreciate all contributions.

Square Circle


We invite you to get in touch with us


647 775 8182

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585 Dundas St. East, 3rd Floor, Suit 7, Toronto, ON M5A 2B7

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