Rouge Valley Conservation Centre


How to find us:

1749 Meadowvale Road

Toronto, Ontario

M1B 5W8  Canada

Map to the centre

The Rouge Valley Conservation Centre
is located in Toronto, Ontario in the
Rouge Park, the largest urban park in
North America. Operated by the Rouge Valley Foundation, a registered charitable organization, the Centre focuses on environmental restoration, monitoring and research and offers interpretive walks and educational programs for the general public, school and community groups.

Click here to learn about the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, once known as the historic Pearse House.


To donate to the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre click on the button below:


Upcoming Events

Ride (and Hike) for the Rouge -
25th Anniversary!

Date: Saturday May 12, 2018

Time: 9 a.m. Registration; 10 a.m. Ride and Hike begin

Location: Rouge Valley Conservation Centre

For event information, registration, pledge and waiver forms, click here.

Astronomy Night

Date: Saturday June 2, 2018

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location: Rouge Valley Conservation Centre

Cost: Donation of $5/person is greatly appreciated

You must REGISTER for this event: Email with your name,  contact information and number of people attending. Space is limited.

Rouge Valley Eco Exploration

Date: Saturday June 9, 2018 and Sunday June 10, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Rouge Valley Conservation Centre

Cost: Donation of $10/person is greatly appreciated

Click here for more information about this event



Rouge Valley Foundation

Rouge Valley Conservation Centre

1749 Meadowvale Road

Toronto, ON M1B 5W8




Visit the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre’s LivingRoom

Have a question about something you saw in the Rouge? Want to know what’s out and about in the Rouge. Take a closer look at nature in our new LivingRoom interpretive space at the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre.

*Dates and times vary depending on availability of volunteers. If you are making a special trip out to visit us, please call in advance to check hours of operation 416-282-8265.

Interpretive Centre

Environmental Education Programs for School and Community Groups

From February 2017 to December 2017, ask about our $200 subsidy for school groups from priority areas generously provided by TD Friends of the Environment.

Take a look at our nature and green energy education programs for school and community groups. Click here to see a list of programs.

Help keep the love for the Rouge alive!
DONATE to our Environmental Education School Programs
or Environmental Summer Day Camp.

With your help, we can provide a student in need with the opportunity to attend one of our Environmental Education Programs or our Summer Day Camp. It costs only $10 per student to attend our school programs and only $250/wk for our summer day camp. Click here for details on how to donate.


Donations can be made via the Canada Helps website





Subsidies for families from priority areas generously provided by TD Friends of the Environment Foundation.

Kids! Join us for our Wildlife Explorers weekend nature programs as we explore the outdoors and learn about our wildlife friends while hiking, doing crafts and other hands-on activities. Click here for more details.

Registration is now open.
Summer Session starts on July 8, 2018.

Children’s Programs

Join us for a fun filled summer in the Rouge unravelling the mysteries of nature and exploring its many unique habitats. Click here for more information.

Rouge Valley
Eco Exploration Event

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Join us for this great family event on Saturday June 9, 2018! Explore the Rouge Valley and learn about the local ecosystem and its flora and fauna from wildlife experts. Learn about our native fish, bees, plants, mussels, snakes, turtles and birds from the experts while taking a stroll through the beautiful Rouge Valley.

Date: Saturday June 9, 2018

Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Cost: Suggested donation of $5 per person.


Please join us for one of our themed
Eco Exploration hikes great for all ages!

Guided Hike times:

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.