Apply for BLAST

Apply for BLAST now for 2018-2019! The BLAST program runs from late September until early June. Our Budding Leaders After School Teams (BLAST) after-school programs are open to children in grades 1 through 5 attending Grenoble Public School, Thorncliffe Park Public School, and Gateway Public School.

You can apply for BLAST online by clicking the link below. Application forms are accepted on an ongoing basis throughout the year. If the program is currently full, you can have your name put on our waiting list and we will contact you if space becomes available.

To apply for BLAST After-school Program you need to:

  1. Submit an application online for Moorelands BLAST After-school Program 2017-2018
  2. Provide a copy of your child’s Health Card
  3. Submit the program fee

Payment Options:

  • Online via PayPal using a credit or debit card
  • Call our office (416-466-9987) with a credit card
  • Bring cash or cheque to program (make cheques payable to ‘Moorelands’)

Please note: The best browser to use for our registration forms is Firefox.

To apply select your school here:

Is your child already registered in our BLAST program and you would like to add an extra day or days? Please click here

What is BLAST?

Budding Leaders After School Teams better known as BLAST is a fun & educational programming based on character and leadership development.

Staff and children at program

Activities We Offer at BLAST:

Arts & Crafts


Cooperative Games

Homework Help


Cooking & Baking


Physical Literacy

Cultural Activities

Community Outings

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Where are the BLAST After-school Programs Located?

Our BLAST After School Programs are located in the diverse communities of Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park.

• Grenoble Public School
• Gateway Public School
• Thorncliffe Park Public School

Operation Hours & Contact Information

Our BLAST after school programs operate Monday to Friday, after school until 5:45 p.m., from September 25, 2017 – June 1, 2018.

Registration is required. Spaces are limited.

For more information, please call our City Program Manager at 416-466-9987 Ext. 305.

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Parents: Frequently Asked Questions  


Is food provided? 

A nutritious snack is provided. All food served by Moorelands is Halal.

How do we ensure the food provided is Halal?

We ensure the meat we provide to children is Halal by making certain there is a label attached to each item purchased.

How are the children supervised? 

Children are supervised at all times by trained and qualified staff certified in First Aid, safety procedures, High Five Principles of Child Development, and Positive Youth Development. Staff to participant ratio is 1:10.


Aisha Ahmad

Aisha Ahmad

BLAST Parent

“It is a wonderful program which helps children further develop social and other skills. Helps them develop character, building wonderful memories. Meanwhile it's a big relief to parents.”

Anthony Brown

Anthony Brown

BLAST Parent

“We really like the fact the program is in the school. I know she is safe and making new friends. I really loved hearing about different activities they planned at the program. My daughter really looks forward to it all.”

Esther Chan

Esther Chan

BLAST Parent

“I really appreciate the fact that this program provides a safe environment and provides good character and development of leadership skills. At the same time it is affordable.”

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