Strength & Conditioning

a man and woman training with a kettle-weight

Choose from a variety of ways to get stronger!  

Drop-in strength and conditioning is available at the Athletic Centre and Goldring Centre.

Learn to Move sessions are free, registered programs for those participants who are looking for help and guidance in various aspects of strength training within our strength & conditioning centres. Classes are limited to four participants and are offered within the first four to six weeks of the fall, winter and spring terms.

Camps and instruction programs are registered programs with a focus on a specific level or activity within strength training. Class size of 4 - 8.

Strength Clinics offer a taste of the personal training experience.  Each clinic is 50 minutes long and focuses on one specific exercise. Class size of 4 - 8.

Visit recreation.utoronto.ca to sign up for instructional classes.

U of T students, staff and faculty can login and register with their UTORid. Community members will need an account on recreation.utoronto.ca to login and register for classes.

For instructions on creating your account for recreation.utoronto.ca, visit uoft.me/campusrec

  • Appropriate exercise clothing and proper athletic footwear are required.  

Drop-in Strength & Conditioning

Check out the daily drop-in schedules for the Athletic Centre and Goldring Centre Strength & Conditioning Centres.

Also offered for

Olympic Weightlifting

Drop-in Strength & Conditioning Women-only

Offered at the Athletic Centre SCC and indicated by women-only on the right hand side of the schedule. Staffed by women and the space is private. Co-ed strength and conditioning is available in the field house and at Goldring during these times.

Also offered for

Women-only Programs

Functional Muscle Camp

This practical camp will focus on the basic training and planning of muscle building. Various training methodologies including high intensity training will be utilized to achieve the best results. All levels welcome!

Olympic Weightlifting Level I

This class is designed for beginners. Participants will learn the basics of weightlifting starting with the Olympic squat and deadlift and moving to the power snatch and power clean.

Also offered for

Olympic Weightlifting

Strength & Movement Clinic package

Learn the proper technique and basic principles of performing the squat, deadlift, bench press and power clean in a series of four individual strength clinics.  This package will allow you to participate in the full series of clinics for a reduced cost.

Also offered for

Personal Training

Strength Clinic - Deadlift

Join the deadlift clinic to learn how to properly lift from the ground with proper technique as well as specific exercise progressions and regressions according to your ability level.

Also offered for

Personal Training

Strength Clinic - Bench Press

Join this clinic to learn how to perform the bench press properly and effectively from one of our qualified experts.

Also offered for

Personal Training

Strength Clinic - Power Clean (Olympic lifting)

Join this clinic to learn the proper technique and basic principles of performing a power clean.

Also offered for

Olympic Weightlifting
Personal Training

Strength Clinic - Squat

Join this clinic to learn how to squat properly and effectively from one of our qualified experts.

Also offered for

Personal Training

The BIG 5 Muscle & Strength

This class will focus on the five primary resistance training exercises: squats, deadlifts, bench press, pull ups and planks.

Weight Room 101, Athletic Centre

Learn movement fundamentals in this active session for beginners.

Weight Room 101, Goldring Centre

Learn movement fundamentals in this active session for beginners.

Weight Room 101, women-only

Learn movement fundamentals in this active session for beginners.

Also offered for

Women-only Programs

Weight Training for Women

Each session includes a variety of machine weights, free weights and stretch exercises.

Also offered for

Women-only Programs