Rouge Valley Conservation Centre


Kids! Join us for our Wildlife Explorers weekend nature programs. Each Saturday morning from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. we will explore the outdoors and learn about our wildlife friends while hiking, doing crafts and other hands-on activities. Subsidies available for families from priority areas. Click here for more details.

Registration is now open.

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

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

Fall for the Rouge Affair

Saturday October 10, 2015

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Click here for more information and to register for this event.

Fall Wildlife Explorers Program for kids ages 5 - 12. You must register for this program in advance.

Saturdays  9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

October 17, 24, 31

November 7, 14, 21

Halloween Haunted House

Saturday October 24, 2015

6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.



Rouge Valley Foundation

Rouge Valley Conservation Centre

1749 Meadowvale Road

Toronto, ON M1B 5W8




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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

NOW OPEN - Interpretive Centre

Environmental Education Programs for School and Community Groups

From September 2014 to June 2015, 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 of 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 $8 per student to attend our school programs and only $200/wk for our summer day camp. Click here for details on how to donate.

Fall for the Rouge Affair Fundraiser

Join us on Saturday October 10, 2015 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. as we discover the Rouge as it prepares for winter. Take part in our fall hike through the Rouge or sign up for our Plant Identification Workshop. Click here for more information.

Register now for this fun family event great for ages 5 and up on Oct 10, 2015. Teams will race through 12 challenges in this Amazing Rouge Race created by our staff. Enjoy some family bonding time, test your mind and skills, and spend some time in the beautiful outdoors. At the end of the race we will roast marshmallows and hot dogs for lunch and award the fastest team with a special prize. Click here for more information.