Connect with Local Parents

Helping Businesses Connect with Local Parents

GTA & South Central Ontario

Child’s Life 2024 business packages provide a cost-effective advertising solution for family-centric businesses. As one of the most visited kids activity sites in the GTA, our visitors come to us to find kids camps, childcare options, local events, family destinations, birthday party venues, private schools, and other services for families. 

Our readers are primarily Toronto and GTA parents looking for things to do and after-school activities for their children. Content on covers Toronto and York Region, Peel, Durham and Halton, as well as further north like Simcoe County and Muskoka and West to Waterloo Region and Niagara Falls.

Get started with a business plan below, set up your listing, then start adding your events, camps and kids programs!

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Child's Life Business Memberships

Membership Plans are available in Annual or Monthly Payment plans. All plans include a business listing our our Kids Directory and free event and program listings. Plus, you’ll receive first notice on any upcoming promotional opportunities.

Spring Ahead with up to $55 in savings on Yearly Membership Plans!
Reach MORE local parents year after year!
Savings applied at checkout. 

Terms: Valid on Annual Featured & Enhanced Membership plans only, this is a limited time deal, and may expire at anytime.
Reduced rate is valid on all renewals as long as your plan is active. Renewal reminder is emailed 2 weeks before your renewal date.

Pay Yearly
Pay Monthly

Basic Member

Listing in our Directories
$ 0 One Time $25 Set-up Fee
  • $25 Set-up / Free Forever
  • Business Name & Address
  • Telephone
  • Weblink
  • Email
  • 6 Directory Categories
  • Edit Your Listing & Events

Featured Member

Website, eNewsletter & Social Media
$ 225 per year
  • Everything in Enhanced plus:
  • Placement above Enhanced
  • 9 Image Photo Gallery
  • Featured Event Listings
  • Featured Camps & Programs
  • Featured Sponsor Spotlights
  • Your Events/Programs on your profile
  • Multiple eNewsletter Business Spotlights/per year
  • Inclusion in 1 Special eNews Guide
  • Request a Social Share
  • Submit Articles
  • Priority Event Publishing
  • 10% Off Other Advertising
Best Value

Enhanced Member

Enhanced Listing in our Directories
$ 130 per year
  • Everything in Basic plus:
  • Logo
  • 9 image Photo Gallery
  • Placement above Basic Listings
  • 20 Directory Categories
  • Quick Message Form
  • Business Profile Description
  • Profile Excerpt on Category Pages
  • Link to Your Social Profiles
  • 1 eNews Spotlight per year
  • 5% Off Other Advertising

How Featured Memberships Work:

Our Featured Membership package was designed as a cost-effective advertising solution for businesses that run events, kids programs or camps. This plan is also ideal for businesses that want extra exposure on the website, and off-site, throughout the year. Featured Business Members receive a premium business listing in our kids directories, plus extra featured promotion across our website, event and programs guides, enewsletter and social media. 

Directory listing includes: Top spot premium style listing in each directory category. Full Page profile with your logo, full contact details, map, website, facebook, twitter, you tube and instagram links, unlimited relevant categories,  9 image slideshow, embedded videos, contact form and your business description  – plus edit your own listing at anytime.

Extras include: Free Upgraded Featured Event, Camp & Programs listings in our event guides, Business features throughout the site. One free listing in a special edition eNews Guide (Camps, Holiday guide, Birthday parties etc), per membership year. Featured Business spotlights in our weekly enewsletters, plus ‘Request a share’* service for your posts to our instagram stories. 10% off all other promotional items (Banner Ads, eBlasts, Special guides and more!)

*Pending approval. 

*On Monthly Plans the Free Special eNews Guide Credit is redeemable after your first 3 months. Then once per year, as long as your account is active.

How Enhanced Memberships Work:

Our Enhanced Membership package was designed as a low cost solution for businesses that are looking for a premium directory listing with logo and images. This plan is also ideal for businesses that do need the extra exposure for their events or programs, or prefer to only pay to upgrade occasional listings throughout the year. Enhanced Business Members receive a premium business listing in our kids directories plus discounts on other promotional items.

Directory listing includes: Premium style listing in each directory category, Placement above Basic Listings. Full Page profile with your logo, full contact details, map, website, facebook, twitter, you tube and instagram links, Unlimited relevant categories, 6 image slideshow, embedded videos, contact form and your business description  – plus edit your own listing at anytime.

Extras include:  5% off all other promotions such as Banner ads, eNewsletter Features, Special Guides, eBlasts, Featured Events and more.

Rooks to Cooks has had an excellent experience with Child's Life over the past 5 years. We have consistently relied on the kids directory, event and camp guides, articles and contests to market our services. As a business that provides cooking classes for children, we know the value of reaching families within the community. Child's Life has multitude of options to promote events and services throughout the year. Their team are professional and responsive and we trust them to help promote our brand and deliver our message to their readers.
Child's Life has been instrumental in promoting the Gallery's youth and family programming. Child's Life's online platform is an accessible and well-designed platform for parents in the GTA. We've seen an increase in web traffic following our partnership with Child Life and look forward to working with them into the future. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

What payment methods are accepted?
You can sign up online with Visa, MasterCard and Debit Card. (Please contact us if you need to pay by Cheque). Prices are in CDN Dollars. All prices are +HST.

How do I add my listing to your kids directories?
After checkout, you will receive a welcome email with a weblink and instructions on how to set-up your business listing. Your listing will be reviewed by a member of our staff and then published to our guides. We will email you as soon as your business has been published.

Can I edit my own listings and events?
Yes. All business members can update their directory listings and edit submitted events from their account dashboard. As a member, you can also submit events, programs, camps, articles* and contest proposals from your dashboard. *articles are only available on featured membership plans.

Can I add banner ads or promote my business to parents through your newsletter?
Yes. Please send us an email for pricing and availability. You may also find upcoming deals and advertising opportunities in your account dashboard under ‘What’s New’.

Can I cancel at any time?
Yes. Child’s Life is a pay-as-you-go service with no long-term lock-in. You can cancel, upgrade and downgrade your account at any time via your account page or by contacting us directly. Your cancellation will take effect at the end of your current billing period.

When will I be billed?
Your credit card is billed at the beginning of each membership period. For monthly plans, this is the day you sign up, and then monthly thereafter. We email a receipt each time we bill your credit card. For yearly plans, we bill you on the day you sign-up, and then yearly thereafter. We will email you a reminder 14 days before your renewal.

Do you offer refunds on yearly plans?
Refund requests on new annual membership plans, received within the first 30 days receive a full refund less a 4% processing fee. Requests after this time period will be reviewed on a per-case basis, and a cancellation fee will apply.  

How can I get help?
Child’s Life is a local business, just like you. If you have any trouble with the site, or just want to ask a question just send us an email. Your success with Child’s Life is important to us!

More Effective Ways to Promote

Child’s Life also offers other promotional opportunities in the form of display banner ads, email promotions, contest sponsorshipsevent promotion packagesspecial camp guidesnewsletter featureson-site sponsored articles and more! No membership is required to advertise, but our members do receive special savings! Email for pricing and availability. 

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