Our Building Youth Leadership Development (BYLD) gives young people aged 12 to 15 the opportunity to learn leadership skills, responsibility and self-confidence.

On this page:

  1. Register for BYLD
  2. Program information
  3. What you’ll learn
  4. Leisure access

Register for BYLD

Registration for fall 2023 BYLD is now open.

Register on ActiveNet


If you have questions:

Program information

  • dates: Fridays between September 29 and December 15
  • time: 4 to 5:30 p.m.
  • cost: free
  • location: Huron Community Centre (80 Tartan Avenue)

What you’ll learn

Through BYLD, you can learn:

  • leadership skills
  • communication
  • program planning
  • team-building skills
  • disability awareness
  • conflict resolution skills
  • inclusion

Earn your high school community service hours through the BYLD program. Employers look for programs like BYLD on resumes when hiring young people.

Leisure access

Visit our Leisure Access (fee assistance) page to apply for lower registration fees for city-run programs. Our goal is to make city-run programs accessible to everyone.