Women Only Hours & Programs


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  • Please note: all Drop-In schedules are subject to change. Check the program registration page via links below for the most up to date schedule and available time slots.

The Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education strives to create and maintain a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere for all students and members in all our facilities. Women-only hours reflect the mission of the Faculty and its commitment to education, research, leadership, and the provision of opportunity. Women-only hours are one of several strategies implemented by the Faculty to optimize participation, reduce barriers to being active, and foster inclusivity across culture, religion and ability level. 


open gym

Women-Only session at the Athletic Centre SCC.

lane swimming

Woman swimming

Women-only Open Gym is available during specified times at the Athletic Centre (55 Harbord St., Toronto)  Strength & Conditioning Centre (SCC).

  • Women Only Open Gym offers the chance for women to work out safely and comfortably.
  • Only women staff will be in attendance.

Women-only Lane Swimming is available during specified times in the Athletic Centre, Benson (25yd) Pool

  • Windows and doors are completely covered.
  • Only women staff members are on deck.
  • An enclosed shower space is available immediately outside the pool.
  • Women can change into bathing attire in accessible, private washrooms adjacent to the pool deck so that they do not need to go through public spaces in bathing attire.

Winter 2023: Women's Only Open Gym Schedule @ Athletic Centre:

Monday: 12-1 p.m.

Tuesday: 5-6 p.m.

Wednesday: 12-1 p.m.

Thursday: 5-6 p.m.

Friday: 1-2 p.m.

Saturday: 9-10 a.m.

Sunday: 12-1 p.m.

Winter 2023: Women's Only Lane Swimming Schedule @ Athletic Centre

Monday: 10:40-11:55 a.m.

Tuesday: 6:10 - 7:25 p.m.

Wednesday: 10:40-11:55 a.m.

Thursday: N/A

Friday: 10:40-11:55 a.m.

Saturday: N/A

Sunday: 10:40-11:55 a.m.

Stick n' Puck

a hockey stick and puck on the ice

Field Sports

two women playing soccer at Back Campus Field

Women-only Stick n' Puck is available during specified times at Varsity Centre Arena (299 Bloor St. W)

  • Skate rentals and helmets are available for loan during Stick 'n Puck times for a fee of $3.00 +HST for U of T students and $5.00 +HST for non-U of T Students. Skate sharpening is available for a fee $5.00 + HST for UofT students and $8.00+HST for non-UofT students. 
  • Participants must wear a CSA approved helmet and bring their own stick

Women-only Field Sports are available during specified times at Varsity Centre Arena (299 Bloor St. W)

  • Come out for a variety of fun field sports with our Physical Activity Facilitators. Sports will be determined on site and range from drop-in soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, etc.

Winter 2023: Women's Only Stick n' Puck @ Varsity Arena

Monday: N/A

Tuesday: N/A

Wednesday: N/A

Thursday: 12:10-1:00 p.m.

Friday: N/A

Saturday: N/A

Sunday: N/A

Winter 2023: Women's Only Field Sports @ Varsity Dome

Monday: N/A

Tuesday: 1:00-1:55 p.m.

Wednesday: N/A

Thursday: 3:00-3:55 p.m.

Friday: N/A

Saturday: N/A

Sunday: N/A

Volleyball

volleyball player diving to bump ball

Basketball

two women playing basketball

Women-only Basketball is available during specified times in the Athletic Centre Field House (55 Harbord Street, Toronto)

Winter 2022: Women's Only Open Gym Schedule @ Athletic Centre Field House

Monday: N/A

Tuesday: N/A

Wednesday: N/A

Thursday: 2:30-3:20 p.m.

Friday: N/A

Saturday: N/A

Sunday: N/A

Winter 2023: Women's Only Basketball @ Athletic Centre Field House

Monday: 9:00-10:00 a.m. and 3:00-3:50 p.m.

Tuesday: N/A

Wednesday: 1:00-1:50 p.m. and 4:00-4:50 p.m.

Thursday: N/A

Friday: 6:00-6:50 p.m.

Saturday: N/A

Sunday: N/A