Tuesday, May 17, 2022

About Us

The Islamic Society of York Region, commonly referred to as the Islamic Society or ISYR, is a Muslim Community Center in York Region, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. The Society has used its present facilities since August of 1999 when it acquired 33 acres of land on Stouffville Road in Richmond Hill.

Our Mission

For more than 25 years, the Society has provided prayer facilities as well character building, especially for youth. We want to ensure that Muslim children grow up as upright, honest, humane, caring and compassionate individuals that would act as model citizens. Interaction with other faith communities is an essential part of character building so that they learn to appreciate and respect diversity even while upholding their own Islamic values as true and sincere individuals.

Our Facilities

A Prayer Hall plus Library

Restrooms and Ablution Facilities

Picnic Areas & Banquet Facilities

Television Studio

Soccer Field

Tennis Courts

Children’s Play Area

Ample Parking Space

FOUNDED IN

1999

The Society provides prayer facilities as well character building, especially for youth. We want to ensure that Muslim children grow up as upright, honest, humane, caring and compassionate individuals that would act as model citizens. Interaction with other faith communities is an essential part of character building so that they learn to appreciate and respect diversity even while upholding their own Islamic values as true and sincere individuals.

SERVICES OFFERED

15+

  • Sunday Islamic School (Closed in Summer)
  • Evening Islamic Classes for children (Monday – Thursday)
  • Weekly Friday Congregational Prayer (Jumuah)
  • Saturday and Sunday morning Halaqa after Fajr Salat
  • Nightly Taraweeh Prayers in Ramadan
  • Qiyamul Layl in the odd nights of the last Ten Nights
  • Annual Eid Prayers and Gifts for Children
  • Islamic History/Heritage Month in October
  • Milad un-Nabi Program in the month of Rabi ul-Awwal
  • Isra wal Miraj Program in the month of Rajab
  • Laylatul Bara’a in the month of Sh’abaan
  • Annual Summer Picnic
  • Sisters’ Qur’an Classes (Every Friday: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm)
  • Sisters’ Arabic Classes (Every Sunday from 10 am – 1:00 pm

FUTURE PROJECTS

10+

  • Seniors’ Retirement Homes
  • Community Center
  • Custom-build New Mosque
  • Full-time Islamic School & Future College
  • Library & Audi-visual Center
  • Separate Gymnasiums for Boys and Girls.
  • Separate Indoor Swimming Pools for Boys and Girls
  • Future Conference/Meeting Room

PLEASE KEEP SUPPORTING THE ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF YORK REGION BY SPREADING WORD OF ITS EVENTS, PARTICIPATING IN ITS ACTIVITIES, AND DONATING. WE HAVE GOT THIS FAR WITH YOUR HELP AND SUPPORT AND WILL IN SHA’ ALLAH GO EVEN FURTHER WITH YOUR CONTINUED HELP AND SUPPORT. LET US LEAVE A GLORIOUS LEGACY FOR OUR FUTURE GENERATIONS.

LET'S BUILD OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER