Welcome To

York Region Educational Services

We provide individuals in York Region with educational resources in a safe and supporting environment that inspires, motivates and sets the foundation for personal growth.


What Our Community Leaders Say About Us

Mayor Frank Scarpitti from City of Markham

Mayor Frank Scarpitti thanks our volunteers and our volunteer supervisor Dorothy for their hard work and contribution to programs across the York Region.

Councillor Christina Bisanz from Town of Newmarket

Councillor Christina Bisanz recognizes and congratulates YRES, our leadership team, and our volunteers for our contributions across the York Region.

Dr. Megan Conway, President and CEO of Volunteer Canada

Dr. Megan Conway, on behalf of the entire Volunteer Canada, expresses a heartfelt Thank You to all the volunteers at YRES.

Featured Programs

We are offering Weekend Camp, March Break Camp and Summer Camp for children aged 5 – 12.  Sign up for a free half-day trial to experience all the camp fun!

We are currently running Youth Workshops from Feb to June 2024.  Come checkout on our workshops that can significantly improve your high school life!

We have various events and opportunities for volunteers across the York Region and Canada.  From remote volunteering to in-person events, we have it all!


Tailored to all ages and skill levels to fit your needs.

Language Programs

Interested in improving your language skills? We offer programs to learn English, French, Mandarin and more.

Donate Now

With your support today, we can reach more students and volunteers to expand YRES’ mission!

STEAM Programs

Science. Tech. Engineering. Arts. Math. All offered here, in a welcoming group environment to help you thrive.

Our Camps

Created to teach anything from sports to S.T.E.A.M and everything in-between.

Personal Development

Want to prepare for future career goals, through mock-interviews and resume critique? We've got you covered.


Do you want to Volunteer? Join YRES' team of volunteers to give back to the community!

About us

Leading Education Provider in York Region

We’re partnering with school boards, libraries, and educational companies across York Region to provide you with access to the best programs possible. We offer a variety of classes for students, adults, and seniors.

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Meet Our Partners

City of Markham

City of Markham connects York Region Educational Services with community partners and promotes programs across the City centers and libraries

Markham Board of Trade

Markham Board of Trade supports York Region Educational Services with promoting community, commercial and industrial growth, and to advocate on behalf of businesses with all levels of government.


YSpace connects York Region Educational Services with community partners and supports event opportunities in a community of innovators, entrepreneurs, and change-makers.

Gifted People Services

Gifted People Services (GPS) supports YRES with training, support, resources, and respite services to families touched by developmental disability.

Richmond Hill Board of Trade

The Richmond Hill Board of Trade is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing members with the resources and support they need to thrive in today's business world

U+ Education

U+ Education connects York Region Educational Services with qualified teachers for interactive language learning and Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math programs

Latest News

Our Latest News

Welcome to YRES

Welcome To YRES Whether you’re 4 or 104, there are always new things to learn and new ways to expand your mind. But finding opportunities to motivate yourself and try […]

York Region Educational Services (YRES) Welcomes Carey Takeda and Dorothy Mok to its Board of Directors

York Region Educational Services (YRES) Welcomes Carey Takeda and Dorothy Mok to its Board of Directors Markham, Canada – November 30, 2023 – York Region Educational Services (YRES) is delighted […]

YRES Receives Donations from Mary Kay Cosmetics Ltd.

YRES Receives Donations from Mary Kay Cosmetics Ltd. In preparation for YRES’ Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event, YRES is working diligently to give back to our extensive network of 1000 volunteers […]


Unlocking Potentials: Your Gateway to Learning Excellence Welcome to the world of limitless learning possibilities! At York Region Educational Services, we believe in nurturing young minds and fostering a passion […]

Our Growing Community

Our Growing Community 🤓 Hello, everyone! Today, we’re here to introduce the volunteer opportunities for local applications in Canada – the volunteer program at YRES (York Region Educational Services). Students […]

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