Join Us In Person

Steps to Take

  • Be a Legal Resident of Canada.
  • Have achieved the minimum Age 12.
  • Have not reached their 19th Birthday.
  • Don’t pay a membership or buy your uniform. They are free.
  • Bring required documents to scheduled parade night (See below)

Required Documents

  • Proof of Provincial Health Insurance Coverage (or Equivalent)
  • Birth Certificate (or proof of legal Canadian Residency)
  • Complete Application Form:  Application for Membership

Scheduled Parade Nights

Cadets meet at 6:30pm on parade nights at the Optimist Club of Newmarket (55 Forhan Drive in Newmarket).  Parade nights include most Tuesdays between September and June.  Please verify the calendar to make sure.

What to see what it's like to be a cadet?


  • It is recommended that new Cadets wear dark pants and a white shirt, until their uniform is issued.
  • Cadets may wish to bring a moderate sum (e.g. $1-$2), if they wish to purchase a snack, or drink, during the break.