Recreational facilities

The following facilities, in order of closest proximity to the university, has been compiled by Campus Life for information purposes only. Formal agreements with these facilities do not exist. Students are encouraged to explore the options, tour facilities and ask questions to find the location, services and pricing that best suits their needs. Membership in these facilities is not included in OCAD University ancillary fees or tuition. Information is subject to change.

OCAD U students who wish to be physically active, work out or keep fit, can take advantage of affordable student memberships at a variety of recreation and fitness facilities within 2.5 kilometres of campus:

Grange Fitness Centre

Distance: 0.3 km

23 Grange Road
416-598-3444, Ext. 245 or 230 
www.universitysettlement.ca

As part of University Settlement & Recreation Centre (USRC), Grange Fitness is located directly adjacent to OCAD U. After extensive renovations, their new fitness centre is THE place to work out. Inquire about special pricing for OCAD U students, staff and faculty.

Facilities

  • Heated 25-yard pool
  • Full-sized gymnasium with recreational activities
  • State-of-the-art Nautilus cardio machines
  • Bench press, smith machine, concept 2 rower, stair master, and recumbent bikes
  • Strength training circuit and a dedicated free-weight area
  • Specialty fitness programs (yoga, tai chi and aqua fit classes)
  • Cardio check with a certified personal trainer

Hours

Monday to Thursday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information and membership duration/details, drop-in for a visit or call 416-598-3444, Ext. 245 or 230.

GoodLife Fitness

Distance: 0.3 km and 0.5 km

21 McCaul St.
416-979-1422

267 Richmond St. W.
416-591-1315
www.goodlifefitness.com

McCaul facilities

  • Weight room
  • Classes
  • Squash courts 
  • Tanning
  • Dry sauna
  • Personal training

Richmond facilities

  • Weight room
  • Classes
  • Acupuncturist
  • Chiropractor
  • Dry sauna
  • Juice bar
  • Massage therapy (RMT)
  • Steam room 
  • Stretching area

Hours

McCaul St.:
Monday to Friday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday to Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. p.m. 

Richmond St. W:
Monday to Friday, 5 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Hart House, University of Toronto

Distance: 1.2 km

7 Hart House Circle
416-978-2452
www.harthouse.ca

Facilities

  • Pool
  • Indoor track  
  • Indoor basketball court
  • Weight room
  • Drop-in and registered classes
  • Cardio equipment 

Hours

Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. to 11  p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Statutory holidays: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Showers are open one extra hour after facilities close.

Scadding Court Community Centre

Distance: 1.2 km

707 Dundas St. W.
416-392-0335
www.scaddingcourt.org/

Facilities

  • Indoor pool
  • Multipurpose room
  • Gymnasium
  • Cardio classes
  • Swimming classes
  • Seniors program (50+)

Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Ryerson Athletic Centre 

Distance: 1.3 km and 1.8km

RAC Fitness Centre
40/50 Gould St.
416-979-5096

MAC Fitness Centre
50 Carlton St.
416-979-5339
www.ryersonrams.ca

Facilities

  • Full gym
  • Classes at an extra charge
  • Cardio centre
  • Fitness centre (weight room)
  • Table tennis
  • Squash courts
  • Dance studio
  • 160-metre indoor running track
  • 25-yard indoor pool
  • Change rooms with showers and sauna

Hours

RAC: 
Monday to Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

MAC:
Monday to Friday: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Metro Central YMCA

Distance: 1.5 km

20 Grosvenor St.
416-975-9622
www.ymcagta.org 

Facilities

  • Weight room
  • Fitness classes
  • Two pools
  • Indoor and outdoor tracks
  • Squash courts
  • Two gyms
  • Outdoor studio space 

Hours

Monday to Friday: 5:30 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. to 12 a.m.  

U of T Athletic Centre

Distance: 1.8 km

55 Harbord St.
416-978-3436
www.ac-fpeh.com 

Facilities

  • Two swimming pools
  • Indoor track
  • Strength and conditioning centre
  • Sprung floor gym (Gymnastics)
  • Drop-in and registered classes
  • Registered and paid classes for members
  • Dance studio
  • Fencing salle
  • Squash courts

Hours

Spring/Summer: May 2, 2016 to September 4, 2016
Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. 
Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Hone Fitness

Distance: 1.8 km

7 Isabella St.
416-499-9966
www.honefitness.com 

Facilities

  • Cardio equipment
  • Strength training equipment 
  • Functional training room
  • Juice bar 
  • Tanning beds
  • Massage chairs

Hours

Monday to Friday: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. 
Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Miles Nadal Fitness Centre

Distance: 2.3 km

750 Spadina Ave
416-924-6211, Ext. 500 
www.mnjcc.org

Facilities

  • Heated salt water pool
  • Whirlpool, steam and sauna in both men’s and women’s locker rooms
  • Group exercises classes 
  • Accessible weight training and personal training
  • Accessible group fitness classes
  • Gymnasium with recreational activities and indoor running track
  • Weight and cardio equipment
  • Strength training circuit and a dedicated free-weight area

Hours

Monday to Friday: 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.