Toronto West End College St. YMCA Centre

This YMCA is located at the heart of one of Toronto’s trendiest West End neighborhoods. There’s something for everyone at this family-friendly centre featuring child care, camp, community programs, and health and fitness services.

931 College Street
Toronto, ON M6H 1A1

Phone: 1(416)536-9622

Email: memberservices@ymcagta.org

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

Location Facilities

We’re housed in a century-old building that’s been beautifully modernized into an airy, loft-style space with plenty of natural light and panoramic views of the city. Our wide variety of offerings range from kids’ volleyball and soccer programs to adult Yoga, Pilates, and Gravity group fitness classes. Whatever way you choose to stay fit, our friendly café and serene rooftop Zen Deck are the perfect places to relax and unwind after a workout.

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 gymnasium
  • A dance studio
  • Family play areas
  • Gravity room
  • CycleFit studio
  • Two conditioning rooms
  • 18.5 metre lap and recreation pool
  • Indoor running/walking track
  • 2 squash courts
  • A youth zone
  • On-site café
  • Rooftop Zen Deck

Tours are available during our regular Hours of Operation :

Weekdays: 5:00 am – 11:30 pm

Weekends: 7:00 am – 11:30 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
  • Separate Men’s and Women’s locker rooms, each with their own saunas, steam rooms, and whirlpools
  • A separate Family change room


YMCA Early Learning child care programs for children 0-4 years of age provide children with the support they need to make a seamless transition to full-day Kindergarten.

Standard Hours
Monday 7:30 AM-6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM-6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM-6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM-6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

YMCA Licensed School Age programs for children ages 4-12 offer flexible scheduling, convenient locations and affordable fees for before and after school child care.

Standard Hours
Monday 7:30 AM-9:00 AM, 3:30 PM-6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM-9:00 AM, 3:30 PM-6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM-9:00 AM, 3:30 PM-6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM-9:00 AM, 3:30 PM-6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM-9:00 AM, 3:30 PM-6:00 PM
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: Creative Arts, Dance & Drama, Eco Camp, Science, Variety and Media Arts programs.

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

Learn more


What's Happening

February 26 - March 4, 2017

YMCA Megathon: Be a Champion!

read more

YMCA Megathon: Be a Champion!

Exercise your community muscles and join us today!

ALL WEEK
Toonie Dive (During swim lessons)
Sponge Toss (During swim lessons)
Taekwonodo Challenges (During regular classes)
Aquafit Challenges
Squash Round Robbin Play
Born to Run Challenge

Friday March 3
11:30am-1:30pm Family Arriba 

Saturday March 4
8:30am Registration
9:00am Kickoff!
9:00am-5pm Boot Camp Hourly Challenge
10:00am-1:00pm Youth Squash Tournament
11:00am-3:00pm 4 Hour Cyclefit Challenge
11:30am-1:00pm Boxfit
1:00pm-3:00pm Deadlift Challenge
1:30pm-4:30pm Adult Squash Tournament
6:00pm-9:30pm Basketball Tournament

Important Notes*
If you are interested in joining in on any of the challenges, or challenging yourself with a new challenge please contact Evan.Connor@ymcagta.org!

In order to participate in the Cyclefit Challenge you must raise $50 online and show proof of donations at the Registration Desk. Spots will fill up soon! 



read less
Monday, February 20

Free Family Day Festivities

read more

Free Family Day Festivities

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

read less
Monday, February 20

Program Break: Children's Registered Programs

read more

Program Break: Children's Registered Programs

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

read less
Saturdays and Sundays

Birthday Parties

read more

Birthday Parties

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

read less
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays

Run Club

read more

Run Club

New to running, or bored with your solo cardio routine? Join our group runs to get in shape, meet fellow runners, and explore your scenic city! Meet us in the foyer of the West End YMCA, just inside the main doors, on these days:

  • Tuesdays at 6:15 pm for a scenic run
  • Thursdays at 6:15 pm for a scenic run
  • Sundays at 10:30 am for a longer, endurance-building run

Runners of all levels are encouraged to join, and beginners are most welcome.

YMCA fitness instructor Caileigh leads a run by the water

read less
2016

Runner Up in NOW's 2016 ​Readers Choice Awards for Toronto's Best Gym/Fitness Club

read more

Runner Up in NOW's 2016 ​Readers Choice Awards for Toronto's Best Gym/Fitness Club

The West End YMCA won runner up in NOW magazine's 2016 Readers Choice Awards for best gym in Toronto. Stop by to check out our beautifully modernized, century-old facilities and try one of our wide array of group fitness or family-friendly programs.

read less

Membership Options

Health & Fitness Membership Categories and Pricing

read 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:

  • 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: 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.
  • Family General: 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.

read less