Located in the heart of the quickly growing Canary District, our newest Centre of Community is an 82,000 square foot, fully accessible facility. It features something for everyone, including two pools, an indoor track and gymnasium, weight room, cardio machines, green roof, kids’ play structure, cycling studio, functional fitness training space, and more.
461 Cherry Street Toronto, ON M5A 0H7
The Cooper Koo Family YMCA is a legacy building from the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. Developed in partnership with Waterfront Toronto, Infrastructure Ontario, and the Province of Ontario, our newest Centre of Community provides programs and services designed to support healthy living for people of all ages and abilities.
Check out our schedule to see all of the aquatic, sports and rec, group fitness, and family-friendly programs we run every day:
YMCA Camp programs keep your child engaged and active throughout the summer months with fun, structured activities that instill positive values in our campers.
The Y offers a wide range of camp programs across the GTA this summer, and during the upcoming March Break
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: Creative Arts, Dance & Drama, Eco Camp, Science, Multi-Sport Combo, Wacky Sports, Variety and Media Arts Programs.
This location also offers "Discovery" camp, a great introduction to camp for your 4 and 5 year olds! Please Note campers must be 4 years old by the first day of the program.
Early Bird Registration opens January 30, 2017! Save 10% off camp program fees by registering before March 31.
Check out the facilities and equipment waiting for you at the Cooper Koo Y
This June, we're offering two of the Lifesaving Society's Bronze level courses. Both our Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross certification courses will run on Saturdays and Sundays from June 17th to June 24th, from 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Bronze Medallion: In the second of the Lifesaving Society’s Bronze level courses, participants will develop an understanding of lifesaving principles and learn the skills needed to manage an aquatic emergency successfully. By taking this course, you'll also receive your Emergency First Aid with CPR-B certification. Participants must be either 13 years old, or have their Bronze Star certification to participate in this course. If a participant is not yet 13 years of age, they must provide proof of their Bronze Star certification on the first day of class.
Bronze Cross: The last of the Lifesaving Society’s Bronze level courses is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training. This Bronze Cross course includes an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities, and is the prerequisite for all advanced training programs, including
National Lifeguard and Instructor certifications. Participants in this course must have their Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid Certifications, and must provide proof of these certifications on the first day of class.
Register today by visiting the membership desk! Have questions? Email Hillary.Craggs@YMCAGTA.org
We are proud to support the North American debut of Making Peace, an indoor/outdoor photo exhibition in the Canary District. Making Peace aims to teach the public, especially young people, what key elements are necessary to create a 'sustainable peace'; providing an opportunity for people of all ages to get involved in bringing about positive change.
Join award-winning kinesiologist and naturopathic sports medicine doctor Jennifer Tanner for a fresh take on nutrition. On Thursday, June 15th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, you'll learn how to see food as fuel, improve your nutrient load, and ramp up your workouts at the Y. Drop by this free workshop to learn how you can take your health into your own hands. YMCA membership isn't required, so be sure to bring your friends and family!
Learn more about your personality at our free Enneagram Workshop on Wednesday, May 17th from 1– 4pm. The Enneagram is a powerful psychological system that describes nine distinct personality styles and their very different ways of seeing the world. Don’t miss your chance to learn all about this insightful resource, and how to apply it for greater self-awareness and personal development!
Register by contacting email@example.com or 416-928-3362 ext. 22609.
Please note that all children’s registered programs will be cancelled on Victoria Day (Monday, May 22).
This year, we're taking part in the 18th annual Doors Open Toronto! Drop by for FREE on Saturday, May 27th or Sunday, May 28th to take a tour of our facilities and enjoy complimentary classes. We'll be offering family gym time, family play time, Music & Movement, yoga, CardioFit Box, and more, both in-centre and on our 30,000 square foot Green Roof.
Our Standard First Aid with CPR-C courses provide comprehensive training on all aspects of First Aid and CPR, including how to respond to spinal injuries, heat or cold injuries, bone and joint injuries, and medical emergencies.
If you're looking to get certified for the first time, check out our upcoming Full Courses:
Just looking for a refresher? If you've received a Full Course SFA certification within the last three years, you're eligible to get re-certified through one of our shorter courses:
Drop by the Cooper Koo YMCA to sign up today, or give us a call at 416-928-9622.
Whether you're a total beginner or seasoned yogi, we've got the perfect class for you:
All classes are free for YMCA members. To reserve your spot, sign up at the membership desk up to half an hour before your class starts.
Get a personalized workout program from a fitness professional at an affordable rate by training with a small group of like-minded others. You’ll get close attention from an exercise expert and a routine that caters to your unique goals, but you’ll also get to spend quality time with your partner or a whole group of friends. Your trainer can teach you about functional fitness, TRX, the Queenax and more.
How it works:
After winning several ribbons in their first Ontario Telegames, our Junior Lifeguard Club is expanding. Starting March 22nd, we'll have more spots for youth ages 7 – 15. Our meeting times are:
Stop by the membership desk today to book your tryout! Have questions you want answered first? Learn more about our Junior Lifeguard Club and other fun, challenging, lifesaving programs.
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