Site: Guelph

Service: Running & Reading Club

Contact Information
Alternate Name Running and Reading Club ; Start to Finish
Former Name Kidsfest
Office Phone Head Office 905-319-1885
Fax 905-273-6030
Primary Contact Anna Giesbrecht, Regional Manager, Virtual & In-Person Programming; Phone: (Cell) 647-241-6410; Email:
Alternate Contact Michelle Wray, Director of Community and Volunteer Relations
Description (Site) Various elementary schools in Guelph
Located In Community Guelph
Mailing Address c/o Start2Finish Head Office 
4230 Sherwoodtowne Blvd, Unit 303 
Mississauga, ON L4Z 2G6
Other Locations Brant Avenue Public School
64 Brant Ave
Guelph, ON N1E 1G2

Willow Road Public School
125 Willow Rd
Guelph, ON N1H 1W4

Westwood Public School
495 Willow Rd
Guelph, ON N1H 7C7

Gateway Public School
33 Gateway Dr
Guelph, ON N1H 6X1

John Galt Public School
50 Laurine Ave
Guelph, ON N1E 4M9
Physical Access Not Applicable - online programming
Description & Services
Description (Agency) After-school program that addresses the need for enhanced literacy and physical activity among economically challenged children.
Description (Service) Improves physical, mental, emotional and social health of participants. Fosters discipline and goal-setting, and offers individualized assistance in reading and writing. 
Program offered at Brant Avenue, Willow Road, Gateway Public, John Galt and Westwood Public Schools in Guelph. Other programs offered by Start2Finish include Backpack Program, High School Assistance and Pathway of Hope Scholarship Program. 
NOTE: Regular programming is now online.
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Willow: Tue 3:15 pm-5:15 pm 
Westwood: Wed 3:30 pm-5:30 pm 
Gateway: Wed 3:15 pm-5:15 pm 
John Galt: Thu 3 pm-5 pm 
Brant: Thu 3:15 pm-5:15 pm
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility Guelph program: Elementary School students
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Funding Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Foundation
Service Categories Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion ~ At Risk Youth ; Youth Enrichment Programs ; Youth Literacy Programs