Sport & Rec @ U of T

  Welcome to Sport & Rec! 

COVID-19 Update:

In accordance with Step 3 reopening plans in place in the City of Toronto,
U of T Sport & Rec is excited to welcome our community back into our indoor and outdoor facilities starting July 26! 

Read the latest update on our safety protocols.

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Welcome Back! Let’s get active.

We’ve made some changes to the way we operate in order to continue to provide exciting and safe opportunities to enhance your physical, mental and social well-being through sport and physical activity. We're offering a mix of in-person and online programs to help you get active in whatever way works best for you. 

Program Eligibility:

Come and get active with programs available to U of T students, staff, faculty and community members. Here’s how you can access the programming and get active in our spaces:

Spring/summer 2021 students paying incidental fees can access all programming at no additional cost. Register using the links in the next section to join us! 

Non-reg Student Summer Access Pass: Students who were registered in the 2020-21 academic year and are not paying incidental fees for the summer 2021 semester can purchase a pass to access to all programming.  

Pay per class: Work out when your schedule allows and come sweat with us!  

  • Register online for the activities of your choice using the links in the next section. 

Pay per class: Work out when your schedule allows and come sweat with us! 

  • Register online for the outdoor classes of your choice using the links in the next section.  

Sport & Rec Outdoor access pass: Staff and community members can take advantage of this special offer and join us outdoors this summer.  

Pay per class: Work out when your schedule allows and come sweat with us! 

  • Register online for the outdoor classes of your choice using the links in the next section.  


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Explore and join our current activities:

Registration and Pre-Screening REQUIRED for all programming:

  • You must register online for your activities ahead of time and arrive no more than 15 min before your scheduled time. We will not be able to permit entrance to the building earlier than your scheduled time. Not sure how to register? Get help.
  • A reminder that you must complete your pre-screening on the day of your visit. Learn more.

Current Programming Available:

Drop in Sports - Badminton and Table Tennis

Come on over to our Upper Gym in the Athletic Centre to play badminton and table tennis! *Available to STUDENTS only*

Lane Swimming

Hit the lanes in the Athletic Centre’s Varsity 50m pool for lane swimming! Women-only and trans-positive swim hours are also available. See schedule and more information.

Strength Training and Cardio

The Field House in the Athletic Centre is now open for you to train and workout! Sign up for a time slot below for the equipment you’d like to use. See schedule and more information

Group Fitness Training

Improve your overall fitness and strength in a small group training outdoor environment at the Varsity Stadium. See schedule and more information

Drop-in Jogging

Run some laps and get your steps in at the Varsity Centre Track. See schedule and more information

Drop-in Field Sports

Get moving and kick or throw a ball at our Back Campus Fields with outdoor field sports such as football and ultimate frisbee. See schedule and more information

Drop-in Soccer

Get your game on at our Back Campus Fields with time slots for soccer in a limited capacity setting. See schedule and more information.
•    Drop-in Soccer: Register here

Virtual Fitness Studio

Participate in daily live online workout classes led by Sport & Recreation, UTM and Hart House instructors. See schedule and more information.

MoveU Anywhere 

Find inspiration for daily movement with MoveU Anywhere, a series of bodyweight practical exercise videos that you can do in your own space anywhere, anytime! Get moving now.


Facility locations and ACCESS POINTS:

Please be aware of building access procedures and be respectful of COVID safety protocols and capacity limits in our facilities. Reminder: Registration for Sport & Rec programming is required in order to access our facilities.

Athletic Centre: 55 Harbord St., Toronto, ON M5S 2W6

The Athletic Centre is home to seven gymnasia, three pools, a strength and conditioning centre, indoor track, dance studio, cardio machines, tennis and squash courts, and steam rooms. There will be limited services and use of the facility at this time. NOTE: No change room access will be permitted (except for lane swim participants). Day lockers are available for those registered for lane swimming only.

Varsity Centre: 299 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 1W2

The Varsity Centre features a 400m eight-lane international class track and state-of-the-art artificial playing field. 

Back Campus Fields: 20 Tower Rd, University of Toronto St. George Campus

The Back Campus Fields are comprised of two synthetic turf fields and provide state-of-the art outdoor facilities on our downtown campus. 

Please be respectful of COVID safety protocols and capacity limits in our facilities.

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Safety protocols

Please ensure you are updated on our safety protocols and complete pre-screening prior to participating in activities.

Read the latest update on our safety protocols.


Explore our programming: 

We look forward to welcoming our clients back and offering our full programs again when it is safe to do so.

Learn more about all the programs that we offer.


Work @ Sport & Rec: 

Sport & Rec is one of the largest employers on campus, hiring students each year to work in a variety of areas and gain valuable skills by assisting in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of our programs.

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Studying at U of T Scarborough or U of T Mississauga?
While our programs and facilities are open to all U of T students, you can also explore what's available through the Athletics department at U of T Mississauga or the Athletics & Recreation opportunities at U of T Scarborough.