Toronto Cooper Koo Family Cherry St YMCA Centre

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

Phone: 1(416)304-9622

Email: CooperKooCherrySt@ymcagta.org

Location Facilities

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: 


See what we have to offer
Stop by for a free tour! Some of the amenities you'll see include: 
  • A 30,000 square foot green roof
  • 25 metre lap and recreation pool         
  • A two-quad gym
  • Conditioning and weight rooms
  • A basketball court
  • An indoor running track
  • Community rooms
  • A youth zone
  • Child and family play spaces
Tours are available during our regular Hours of Operation: 
Weekdays: 6:00 am – 11:00 pm
Weekends: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm

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
    • A free 30-minute consultation with a YMCA mYfitness coach to help you set goals, find the spaces and equipment you need, get involved in the programs that are right for you, and answer all your questions
    • Separate men’s, women’s, and family locker rooms
    • Men’s and Women’s Plus memberships with separate whirlpools, steam rooms, and lounges, as well as complimentary towel service and tea/coffee


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: 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.

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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:

  • Young Adult: To support young people in building healthy habits, we offer a reduced membership rate of $45 per month to those between the ages of 22 and 29.
  • Adult General: Our Adult General membership is for individuals age 30 and up. Included in your monthly fee of $55 is access to all our amenities and program areas; unlimited group fitness classes; and unlimited access to our drop-in sports and rec programs.
  • Adult Plus: Upgrade to an Adult Plus Membership for $75 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. Adult Plus members must be 22 years of age or older.
  • 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 $89 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 $135 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.
  • 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. Full-time students are also eligible for this reduced membership price of $39 per month.

Please note that the above rates are for members participating at the Cooper Koo Y exclusively, and are not valid at any other YMCA Health and Fitness Centre. If you'd like access to all 9 YMCA Health and Fitness centres in the GTA, you can still sign up at the Cooper Koo YMCA, but your membership rates will be as follows:

  • Adult General: $58 per month
  • Adult Plus: $99 per month
  • Family General: $97 per month
  • Family Plus: $171 per month
  • Child/Youth: $39 per month

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Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:00 pm

Small Group Training

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Small Group Training

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:

  • A YMCA personal trainer will guide you through your custom workout in a small group of no more than six people.
  • Each session is a full hour.
  • Beginner and advanced groups are available.
  • A minimum of three and a maximum of six people are in each group.
  • You can sign up with a pre-arranged group of friends, or join independently and be matched with a group.
  • Packages of four 60-minute sessions are only $80.
  • Visit the membership desk to reserve your spot today.

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Sundays, 2:00 – 6:30 pm

Birthday Parties

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Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child's special day at the Cooper Koo YMCA!

Details and party packages
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Wednesdays

Join the Junior Lifeguard Club!

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Join the Junior Lifeguard Club!

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:

  • Junior Lifeguard Bronze Club: Wednesdays, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Junior Lifeguard Silver Club: Wednesdays, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Junior Lifeguard Gold Club: Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

A YMCA swim instructor helps a young boy float on his back in the pool using a flutter board.

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April 25th – April 30th

Group Fitness Launch Parties

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Group Fitness Launch Parties

Take a class with our top instructors as they launch their brand new workout routines! Each class features new playlists and new moves designed to keep your workouts feeling fresh and your muscles feeling challenged:

  • Tuesday, April 25th: MuscleFit at 6:30 pm
  • Wednesday, April 26th: AquaFit at 7:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 27th: Barre at 10:00 am
  • Saturday, April 30th: Arriba at 9:00 am

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