Toronto Central Grosvenor Street YMCA Centre

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Toronto, these award-winning facilities feature a wide range of health and fitness facilities and programs, a new immigrant services centre, youth programs, and day camps during school breaks.

20 Grosvenor Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 2V5

Phone: 1(416)975-9622

Email: memberservices@ymcagta.org

Free 2-Week Pass* to Try the Y
Exercise your community muscles!


Note: The YMCA Academy high school, child care, Family Resource Centre, and day camps programs are located in the Toronto Breadalbane YMCA Centre. This north building of the Central Y facility is accessible via a walkway on the 2nd floor, or from street level at 15 Breadalbane St.

Location Facilities

Our spacious, naturally lit health and fitness areas include two pools, an indoor walking/running track, squash courts, and two gyms. This centre has one of the largest green roofs in the city with an outdoor track, walkway, gardens and studio space.

Check out our schedule to see all of the aquatic, sports and rec, group fitness, and family-friendly programs we run every day:


See what we have to offer

Stop by for a free tour! Some of the amenities you'll be able to see include:

  • A two quad gymnasium
  • 25 metre lap and recreation pool
  • A training pool with a hydraulic floor
  • Two studios for dance and group fitness classes
  • A CycleFit studio
  • 125 metre indoor running track
  • 2 squash courts
  • A youth zone
  • Conditioning and weight rooms
  • An auditorium
  • Green roof
  • On-site cafe

Tours are available during our regular Hours of Operation :

Weekdays: 5:00 am–midnight

Weekends: 7:00 am–midnight


Just getting started, or looking to add something new to your healthy living routine? Choose from some of our most popular programs  and services:

  • Personal Training
  • Small Group Training
  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Bootcamp
  • Kettlebell
  • CycleFit
  • Swim lessons
  • Drop-in basketball
  • Teen Night


It’s our mission to make healthy living easy for you. Take advantage of these amenities and services that were designed to make your visit convenient and comfortable:

  • On-site child minders who care for your kids while you work out
  • Separate Men’s and Women’s locker rooms, each with their own saunas
  • A separate Family change room
  • Men’s and Women’s Plus memberships with separate saunas, whirlpools, steam rooms, lounges, and workout areas, as well as complimentary towel service and tea/coffee.


The YMCA provides a wide range of services to give immigrants all the help and support they need to begin their new lives in Canada. YMCA Newcomer Information Centre is located on the 3rd floor of Toronto Central Grosvenor Street YMCA Centre.

Standard Hours
Monday 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Language Assessment & Referral Hotline: 416-925-5462
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm

Join a YMCA to make new friends, learn new skills, access counselling, or a wide-variety of youth programs and services.

Standard Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

YMCA Camp programs keep your child engaged and active throughout the summer months with fun, structured activities that instill positive values in our campers.


Summer Day Camp Programs

The Y offers a wide range of camp programs across the GTA this summer, and during the upcoming March Break

Summer Day CampBoys playing floor hockey in a gymnasium


Summer Day Camp

YMCA Day Camp programs will keep your child active and engaged throughout the summer months with fun, structured activities in a welcoming environment that encourages and instills positive values. Campers will develop new skills, make new friends, and build self-esteem and confidence under the supervision of a highly trained YMCA staff team.

Programs include: Basketball, Cheer & Dance, Multi-Sport Combo, Wacky Sports, Swimming Lessons and Variety. Don’t forget to also check out our Arts and Science programs available at the Academy YMCA Day Camp as well!

Early Bird Registration opens January 30, 2017! Save 10% off camp program fees by registering before March 31.

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What's Happening

February 26 - March 4, 2017

YMCA Megathon: Be a Champion!

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YMCA Megathon: Be a Champion!

Exercise your community muscles and join us today! 

ALL WEEK

Book Sale

Toonie Dive (During swim lessons)

Taekwondo Kick-A-Thon (During regular classes)

Silent Auction

Tuesday February 28

7:50-8:50am Mega Aquafit Arriba *register at Membership Desk*

6:30-8:30pm Mega Latin Dance

Wednesday March 1

6:00-8:00pm Mega Bootcamp/Run

Thursday March 2


6:30-7:30am Mega Cycle *register at Membership Desk*

6:00-8:00pm Mega Challenge *register through shane.stanford@ymcagta.org*

Saturday March 4

10:00am-1:00pm Mega Family Carnival

10:30am-12:00pm Mega Aquafit (Shallow) *register at Membership Desk*

12:30-2:00pm Mega Aquafit (Deep) *register at Membership Desk*

1:00-6:00pm Mega Squash *register through ivan.ilic@ymcagta.org*

1:00-3:00pm Mega Karate (during regular class)

3:00-6:00pm Mega Dodgeball *register through shane.stanford@ymcagta.org*

4:00-7:00pm Mega Swim-A-Thon *register at Membership Desk*

If you are interested in joining in on any of the challenges, or challenging yourself with a new challenge please contact your membership desk at your YMCA!


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Friday, February 17

Black History Month Celebration of Art and Culture

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Black History Month Celebration of Art and Culture

Speakers

  • Anthony Morgan
  • Maria Montejo
  • Louis March

Entertainers

  • Alyestal Hamilton
  • Ubuntu Drum & Dance Theatre
  • Beyond Sound Empijah

Friday, February 17th, 2017 at 7 pm
Central YMCA 20 Grosvenor St., Toronto, M4Y 2V5

Admission is free.

Authentic East African refreshments will be provided.

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Monday, February 20

Free Family Day Festivities

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Free Family Day Festivities

Celebrate Family Day at the YMCA! We're hosting family gym, family swim, and family fitness classes.

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Monday, February 20

Program Break: Children's Registered Programs

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Program Break: Children's Registered Programs

Please note that all children’s registered programs will be cancelled on Family Day (Monday, February 20).

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Saturdays and Sundays

Birthday Parties

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Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child's special day at the Central YMCA! Get the details on our party packages and information on how to book here.

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Membership Options

Health & Fitness Membership Categories and Pricing

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Health & Fitness Membership Categories and Pricing

Our membership types and fees are designed to cater to all budgets and schedules. To join today, simply bring valid photo ID and pre-authorized payment (a void cheque or credit card information) to the membership desk. Our team can help you determine which of the following categories best suits your needs:

  • Child/Youth: The YMCA is committed to the development of our next generation of leaders and innovators. Our unique programs are designed to ensure children and youth live full, active, and healthy lives. This membership category is for all young people from age 0 to 21, and is available for $39 per month.
  • Adult General or Adult Plus: Our Adult General membership is for individuals age 22 and up. Included in your monthly fee of $58 is access to all our amenities and program areas; unlimited group fitness classes; and unlimited access to our drop-in sports and rec programs. Upgrade to an Adult Plus Membership for $99 per month and enjoy extra amenities such as saunas, whirlpools, steam rooms, lounges, and workout areas, as well as complimentary towel service and tea/coffee.
  • Family General or Family Plus: Family General Memberships include a maximum of two adult partners living at the same address, and any number of dependent children aged 21 years or younger. Included in your monthly fee of $97 is access to all our amenities and program areas; unlimited group fitness classes; and unlimited access to our drop-in sports and rec programs for every individual on the membership. Upgrade to a Family Plus Membership for $171 per month and everyone on the membership can enjoy extra amenities such as saunas, whirlpools, steam rooms, lounges, and workout areas, as well as complimentary towel service and tea/coffee.

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Changes to Existing Memberships

Changes to Children's Registered Programs for Current Members

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Changes to Children's Registered Programs for Current Members

Over the past five years, our children’s Registered Programs have become substantially more costly to deliver. In order to continue providing the high-quality programs the YMCA prides itself upon, we’ve developed a new, sustainable pricing model for them. Over the coming year, we will be phasing out the all-inclusive Registered Program option fee of $19 per month, which allowed children to sign up for an unlimited number of Registered Programs. We found that this model was not only difficult to sustain, but it was excluding thousands of children from accessing even one program due to long wait lists.

Our new model will allow you to register for as many Registered Programs as you choose at a cost of $16 per program, per month. At just under $4 per lesson, this new model still provides terrific value, and it will allow us to create new and exciting instructional programs that more children will be able to enjoy.

Your monthly billing will remain as is until your next YMCA membership anniversary, after which your payments will change as follows:

Individual Full Fee Members
Preschool, Child, and Youth Full Fee memberships will include one Registered Program. Each additional program will cost $16 per month.

Individual Assisted Members
Preschool, Child, and Youth Assisted memberships will include one Registered Program. Each additional program will be offered at a reduced rate of $10 per month.

Family General & Family Plus Full Fee Members with the Registered Option
Family General memberships will be automatically reduced to $97 per month (plus tax), and Family Plus memberships will be automatically reduced to $171 per month (plus tax). These are the costs of Family General and Family Plus Memberships without the Registered Option. Registered Programs will no longer be included in your monthly membership payments; each Registered Program will cost $16 per month, per child.

Family General Assisted Members with the Registered Option
Registered Programs will no longer be included in your monthly membership payments; each Registered Program will be offered at a reduced rate of $10 per month. These changes will be made in conjunction with your regular membership review meetings, so you’ll have an opportunity to discuss them with our staff and express any concerns or needs you may have.

These changes only apply to Registered Programs, which include swimming lessons, martial arts, and instructional basketball, soccer and dance. We offer a variety of drop-in programs for kids and families that will still be included in your membership, such as Family Gym, Family Swim, and a wide variety of Family Sports programs.

We'll notify you in writing, and you'll have an opportunity to change the Registered Programs on your membership before we adjust your monthly fees.

Our membership team is available during your centre’s regular hours of operation to answer all of your questions, and offer recommendations for the best membership options for you and your family. Please don’t hesitate to drop by the membership desk, or call us at 1-800-223-8024, if you have any concerns. You can also read our FAQs for more details.

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