Office Hours

Please note that these are the office hours and not the hours for the program itself. Please see schedule section below for information on program hours.

Monday to Friday: All locations and offices - 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Evening Hours

Mountain Campus (150 East 5th St.): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday nights 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Please note that you cannot sign up for ESL on Monday nights.

Downtown Campus (45 Young St.): Tuesday & Thursday nights 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Stoney Creek Campus (60 Barlake): Monday & Wednesday nights 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

SPECIAL NOTE: All St. Charles offices will be closed for March Break (March 12-16, 2018). We apologize for any inconvenience,
Program Description

Program Description

This course prepares you to take the Canadian Citizenship Test and earn the Language Requirement Certificate for Canadian Citizenship. Let us help you learn all you need to know about Canada and how to apply for the Citizenship Test when you are ready.

Starts September 12, 2017.

905.577.0555, Press 5 then 0

Who May Apply

Must be 18 years-old or older
CLB Level 3 in speaking or higher

How To Register

To register for evening classes, call 905-577-0555 or email

Please call the YMCA Immigrant Settlement Service at 905-526-8452 to book a language assessment.
Then ask to attend one of our St Charles classes nearest to your home.

When coming to St. Charles for the first time, bring your immigration documents and $10 consumable fee.

Schedule and Locations

Classes start any time

Tuesdays and Thursdays
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Mountain Campus
150 East 5th Street (at Brucedale)
905-577-0555 Press 5, then Press 0

Classes start October 2, 2017

Mondays and Wednesdays
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Stoney Creek Campus
60 Barlake (Violet & Centennial)
905-577-0555 press 7


$10 non-refundable consumables fee for new St. Charles students (Cash only).
FREE for existing St. Charles students.

Prices subject to change.