Programs Available at this 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.
Check out our schedule to see all the aquatics programs, sports and rec activities, group fitness classes, and family-friendly fun we run every day:
Hours of Operation
Weekdays: 6:00 am – 11:00 pm
Weekends: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
Stop by for a free tour!
This legacy building from the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games was developed in partnership with Waterfront Toronto, Infrastructure Ontario, and the Province of Ontario. As the newest YMCA in the GTA, we provide programs, amenities, and services designed to support healthy living for people of all ages and abilities. Drop by to see our:
- 2-quad gymnasium
- Studios for dance, yoga, and group fitness classes
- Child and family play areas
- Conditioning and weight rooms
- 25 metre lap and recreation pool
- Indoor walking/running track
- CycleFit studio
- Youth Zone
- 30,000 square foot Green Roof
- On-site child minding facilities where carefully trained staff and volunteers care for your kids while you work out
- Separate Men’s, Women’s, and Family change rooms
- Men’s and Women’s Plus membership spaces with separate whirlpools, steam rooms, and lounges, as well as complimentary towel service and tea/coffee.
- Recreational family-friendly aquatic activities
- Lane swim time and swim lessons
- Instructional sports, dance, and martial arts classes for kids
- Group fitness classes including yoga, Bootcamp and CycleFit
- Sports and rec activities
- Personal Training
- Small Group Training
- Complimentary mYfitness assessment
- Teen Night
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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 BreakSummer Day Camp
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.Learn more
Health & Fitness Membership Categories and Pricingread more
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:
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:
|Wednesdays, 12:00 – 12:45||
FREE Yoga in the Parkread more
FREE Yoga in the Park
Stay calm, cool, and collected this summer with our free Wednesday afternoon yoga classes in St. James Park. You'll learn breathing and relaxation techniques, build strength and stamina, and limber up as your instructor guides you through poses designed to be do-able for yogis of all levels. Classes are held from 12:00 - 12:45 every Wednesday in July and August, and are open to the public — no YMCA membership required.
|June 18th, June 24th and July 22nd||
FREE Yoga for Peace Classesread more
|Wednesdays and Fridays||
Beginner Adult Swim Lessonsread more
Beginner Adult Swim Lessons
Build confidence with every stroke in our swim lessons for adults! Expert swim instructors will help you build fundamental skills at your own pace. These lessons for beginners run on Wednesdays from 8:00 – 8:45 pm and Fridays from 12:00 – 12:45 pm. Simply sign up at the membership desk 30 minutes before class starts to enjoy these complimentary classes included in your YMCA membership!read less
FREE Open House and BBQ for Newcomersread more
FREE Open House and BBQ for Newcomers
Join us on Saturday, July 8th from 3:00 – 6:00 pm for an Open House and BBQ for newcomers and sponsors. Enjoy a free Halal BBQ, go for a swim in our pool, let the kids explore the play structure, play a game of basketball or badminton, and see everything else the Y has to offer! This free event is open to the public — no YMCA membership needed — so be sure to bring your friends and family. Contact Michael.Ladd@YMCAGTA.ORG with any questions.read less
|July 3rd – September 3rd||
Our Green Roof is officially open for the summer!
At over 30,000 square feet, our Green Roof is one of the largest in the city. Make the most of this gorgeous outdoor oasis this summer:read more
Our Green Roof is officially open for the summer!
At over 30,000 square feet, our Green Roof is one of the largest in the city. Make the most of this gorgeous outdoor oasis this summer:
Already in love with your Green Roof? Help us keep it beautiful by volunteering for one of our gardening days:
Contact Maryam.Tehrani@YMCAGTA.ORG to sign up.read less
Private Swim Lessonsread more
Private Swim Lessons
Hone your technique and learn new skills with one-on-one guidance from one of our expert swim instructors. Drop by the membership desk today to set up your lessons!
Give private lessons a try by starting with a single session, or get a reduced rate by buying lessons in bulk:
Private lessons are available for anyone with or without a YMCA membership. Non-members must purchase a day pass on the days they'll be attending their lessons.read less
Get a FREE Personal Training Consultationread more
|June 26 – July 2||
Program Break: Children's Registered Programsread more
Program Break: Children's Registered Programs
Please note that all children’s registered programs will be on break from Monday, June 26 – Sunday, July 2. Lessons resume on Monday, July 3.read less
|May and July||
Get First Aid Certified!read more
Get First Aid Certified!
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.read less