Rouge Valley Conservation Centre


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

8th Annual Rouge Valley
Eco Exploration

Sat June 4 and Sun June 5

For more information, click here.

Seeing Nature in a Different Light Night Hike

Date: Friday June 10th, 2016

Time: 8:00 - 9:30 PM

Learn what it means to be Crepuscular as we talk and walk at Twilight. Find out what animals are active, and discover new animal life in the Rouge using sights and sounds. Stay after the hike and enjoy a campfire and roast some marshmallows.

To Register: Email your name, contact information and the number of people in your group to

Astronomy Night

Date: Saturday June 11th, 2016

Time: 8:30 - 11:00 PM

Experience the Valley at night, and learn about the stars and galaxies that are high above. Take a look through a telescope and see them up close, perhaps you can see what the man in the moon is up to.

To Register: Email your name, contact information and the number of people in your group to



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. If you are making a special trip out to visit us, please call in advance to check hours of operation 416-282-8265.

NOW OPEN - Interpretive Centre

Environmental Education Programs for School and Community Groups

From September 2015 to June 2016, 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 $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.

Summer Day Camp registration is now open. Click here for details.


Donations can be made via the Canada Helps website





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.
Summer Session starts on July 9, 2016.

Cancelled today (Sunday June 5) due to weather.

Thank you to everyone who came by yesterday and to all our wonderful experts!