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Learn about our options for workouts at the gym!

Our Fitness & Performance team offers functional and energizing programs to support strength and conditioning.

Whether you are starting your fitness journey, training for elite performance or somewhere in between, our friendly and knowledgeable team of trainers are here to help you.

 

Check out all the equipment in our world-class Strength and Conditioning Centres in the Athletic Centre or Goldring Centre as well as our NEW Weightlifting Zone at the Athletic Centre!

  • Get access to specific equipment like squat racks, free weights and cardio machines for your own independent workouts.
  • The indoor track is available at designated times in the Athletic Centre Field House.
  • Women-only workout hours also available at the Athletic Centre SCC.
  • New equipment and unique features are always being added to each space, while at the same time retaining our most popular equipment and features.

Location(s)

Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport (100 Devonshire Place, Toronto) - Strength & Conditioning Centre (SCC)

Athletic Centre (55 Harbord St., Toronto) - Strength & Conditioning Centre (SCC) + Field House/Field House Periphery + Weightlifting Zone (WLZ)


Eligibility

Students: Current students paying incidental fees can access this programming at no additional cost. 

Members: Anyone who has a current one- or four-month membership. 


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Open Gym Hours: Athletic Centre SCC, WLZ + Field House

Athletic Centre SCC (Main Floor)

Our newly transformed SCC is waiting for you! 

Jump on your choice of cardio equipment, or enjoy the use of resistance machines, turf, squat racks, and free weights. Everything is located in the Strength & Conditioning Centre on the first floor at the Athletic Centre on the southeast corner of Spadina and Harbord.

Please enter the Athletic Centre facility from the Classic Avenue entrance.

Athletic Centre Field House (3rd Floor)

Use squat racks or enjoy this a self-guided, full body resistance circuit equipped with eight resistance machines plus extra space to add in your favorite body weight exercises.

All equipment machines are located around the periphery of the Field House courts at the Athletic Centre. There is also an indoor track for use during the Field House hours of operation - with some exceptions. Make sure you check the available times below, and on-site signage when you arrive. Watch out for runners on the track!

Athletic Centre Weightlifting Zone - NEW! (Main floor, through the SCC)

Ready to lift heavy? Come by our brand new Weightlifting Zone and check out all the equipment and options for a weightlifting focused workout. 

Women-only hours offer the chance for women to work out safely and comfortably. Only female staff will be in attendance and windows will be covered.


Open gym hours @ Athletic Centre 

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Strength & Conditioning Centre (SCC)

Field House

Weightlifting Zone (WLZ)

Schedule:

Mon–Fri: 7 a.m.– 9 p.m.

Sat & Sun: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

**Sections of the AC SCC will be blocked off between Nov 21 to Dec 16 for renovations. The space will still be open for use. 

Women-only Hours in the SCC: 

Sun, Mon & Wed: 12–1 p.m.
Tues & Thurs: 5–6 p.m.
Fri: 1–2 p.m. 
Sat: 9-10 a.m.

Schedule:

Mon–Fri: 7 a.m.– 11 p.m.

Sat–Sun: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

 

Indoor Track is not available for use during:

Mon, Wed, Fri: 7-10 a.m.

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs: 6-9 p.m.

Thurs: 1-4 p.m.

Fri: 3-4 p.m., 5-8 p.m.

Sat: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Schedule:

Mon - Fri: 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.

**Closed Mon/Wed from 7-8:15pm and Wed 4:15-5:45pm for programming

Sat & Sun: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Women-only Hours in the WLZ: ​​​​​​

Sun: 12–1 p.m.

Tues & Thurs: 5–6 p.m.

Fri: 1–2 p.m. 
Sat: 9-10 a.m.

 AC Squat Rack Availability

 

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Open Gym Hours: Goldring Centre SCC

The Goldring Centre is the most eye-catching athletic facility on campus. You can’t miss the glass and steel modern architecture of the centre, nestled into the gladed southwest corner of Devonshire and Bloor.

Jump on your choice of cardio equipment, or enjoy the use of resistance machines, turf, squat racks, and free weights. This sessions takes place at the Strength & Conditioning Centre at the Goldring Centre on Tiers 1-3.

Open gym hours @ Goldring SCC (Effective Sept 6 2022)

Schedule:

Mon–Fri: 7 a.m.–11 p.m.
Sat & Sun: 9 a.m.–9 p.m.

GR Squat Rack Availability


Equipment/What to Wear

Participants are asked to wear comfortable and appropriate attire and footwear that's suitable for fitness and gym activities.

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Big HIIT

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IMPACT Training

Whether your goals are related to performance for sport or performance for life, IMPACT Training is for you!

 

IMPACT stands for Integrated Movement, Performance, Agility and Conditioning Team. Detailed programming and a personalized coaching experience, combined with the comradery of a team will have you training like a pro in no time.

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