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About the GAC

Prices

Type of Membership Full SemesterMonthly2 WeeksAnnual
Community$220 ($200 Early bird)$55$35$580
Alumni, Staff/Faculty, Senior,
Young Adult (18-22 yrs)
$176 ($160 Early bird)$44$28$465

York/Glendon Students: $25/year

Type of Membership Full Semester (4 months)Monthly2 WeeksAnnual
Community$280 ($250 Early bird) $70$45$740
Alumni, Staff/Faculty, Senior,
Children must be under 22 yrs
$224 ($200 Early bird)$56$36$590

Type of MembershipFull Semester (4 months)Monthly2 WeeksAnnual
Community$500 ($450 Early bird) $125$75$1320
Alumni, Staff/Faculty, Senior,
Children must be under 22 yrs
$400 ($360 Early Bird)$100$60$1056

Power has been Restored! The GAC is back to regular operating hours.

CLUB HOURS OF OPERATION  

Mondays to Thursdays7 AM - 10:30 PM
Fridays  7 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday/Sunday8 AM - 8 PM

Please note the GAC will be CLOSED on the following Statutory Holidays:


Family Day
               Monday, February 19

Good Friday            Friday, March 29

Victoria Day             Monday, May 20

Canada Day             Monday, July 1

Civic Holiday           Monday, August 5

Labour Day              Monday, September 2

Thanksgiving           MondayOctober 14

Christmas Day        WednesdayDecember 25

Boxing Day              Thursday, December 26

The GAC Boxing Studio is housed within a former Squash Court. The Studio offers the use of four heavy bags, one speedbag and one set of fitness battle ropes.

Cost per hour: $ 75 (+ HST) 

Our Cricket Field is located on the Field adjacent to the GAC.

Field

Note that there are no lights for the field.

Cost per hour: $ 50 (+ HST) 

Cost per day: $ 330 (+ HST) 

Our Field is located adjacent to the GAC. Our full sized field can be used for Soccer, Rugby, Football, Ultimate Frisbee etc.

Note that the field has no lights.

Cost per hour $ 155 (+ HST) / Day $ 760 (+HST) 

Our Group Exercise Studio is air conditioned. The Studio offers the use of mats, stability balls, yoga blocks, yoga straps, dumbbells and so on. Cost per hour: $ 91 (+ HST) for GAC members; $ 100 (+ HST) for non-members.


Reserve your private use of our Gymnasium, complete with change rooms, showers and lockers.  The GAC gym is 108′ x 72′.

Rental includes one hour in the gymnasium plus use of nets.

Cost per hour: $225 (+HST)

*We are not accepting any new rentals until June 2024

Our three Outdoor Basketball Courts are located behind the GAC building.

There are three full sized courts. (with a total of 8 basketball nets).
Court surface is made up of plastic tiles.

The courts are not covered and note that there are no lights.

Cost per hour: $ 100 (+ HST) 

The GAC pool and its beautiful view

Reserve your private use of our Pool facilities, complete with change rooms, showers and lockers. Pool toys are provided. Bathing caps are mandatory for all swimmers. Caps are not provided but are available for purchase at Reception.

Rental includes one hour in the pool with one lifeguard and up to 15 swimmers. For parties with more than 15 swimmers, a second lifeguard is required (additional fee of $ 20 applies).

Cost per hour: $ 120 for GAC members; $ 150 for non-members (includes one lifeguard for up to 15 swimmers. Additional guards $20 per hour)
Availability: Contact Scarlett Farquhar aquatics@glendon.yorku.ca.

The Squash Court area has four International Squash Courts.

The four courts are all glass back courts. There is also a gallery with a seating area.

Cost per court, per hour: $ 30 (+ HST) 

Our three outdoor Tennis Courts (hard court surface) are located in a valley across from the GAC building. (Courts are typically available from May to October).

Cost per court, per hour: $ 35 (+ HST) 

Cancellation/Rescheduling Fee: $40

For rental information on any of our facilities (pool, gym, fields, squash or tennis courts, etc.) please contact us at 416-736-2100 ext. 88338  
or via email at gac@glendon.yorku.ca. All policies will be outlined in your agreement.

Glendon Athletic Club
Glendon Campus of York University
Proctor Field House
2275 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario

OFFICE: 416-487-6717
RECEPTION: 416-487-6740
EMAIL: gac@glendon.yorku.ca

The nearest subway station is Lawrence Station (on the Yonge line). From there, take the 124 Sunnybrook Hospital bus. The campus is located at the intersection of Bayview and Lawrence Avenue, only minutes away. Get off at the stop “York University, Glendon Campus”. The 11 bus from Davisville Station also stops at the corner of Bayview and Lawrence

The main entrance gates to the campus are on Lawrence – there is signage on both Bayview and Lawrence avenues. Once through the gates:

  • Drive past the Chedington Place (condos) entrance and stay left, proceeding toward the top of a hill next to a sign “Proctor – Lower Parking Lot”.
  • Take this one-way road down to the lower parking lot. You will drive past the Proctor Field House (Glendon Athletic Club), then across a small bridge. You may park anywhere in the lot. Please note that this is a monitored PAY AND DISPLAY lot – you must pre-pay for parking at the kiosk by the bridge. Buy your ticket and display it on the dash.
  • Once parked, walk across the bridge, and enter the Glendon Athletic Club (Proctor Field House) via the lower entrance doors.

The exit gate is located at the back of the parking lot – simply approach and the gate arm will lift. Once through the gate arms, slowly drive through the Crestwood School parking lot, turn right, and head back up the hill – you are now eastbound on Lawrence Ave.

  • Proceed straight to reach Leslie or Don Mills or the Don Valley Parkway; or
  • Turn left at the first stop sign (Park Lane Circle) and left again at the next stop sign (Post Rd.) to reach Bayview Ave. North is to the right, south is left.

Go west on Lawrence Ave (to the end) to the intersection of Park Lane Circle and Lawrence. This is your last stop sign just before Lawrence becomes a steep hill. Go down the hill and on your left at the bottom is the entrance to Crestwood School. The Glendon parking lot is located on the other side of this parking lot – slowly drive through Crestwood as there are children and speed bumps! The entrance to the Glendon lot is marked by a set of gate arms.

TO ENTER

TO EXIT

You will exit at the same place where you entered. The exit gate is located at the back of the parking lot – simply approach and the gate arm will lift. Once through the gate arms, slowly drive through the Crestwood parking lot, turn right, and head back up the hill – you are now eastbound on Lawrence Ave.

  • Proceed straight to reach Leslie or Don Mills or the Don Valley Parkway; or

Turn left at the first stop sign (Park Lane Circle) and left again at the next stop sign (Post Rd.) to reach Bayview Ave. North is to the right, south is left.

All users of the Glendon parking lot must pay for parking. GAC members have three options:
1) Pay as You Go: Pay for parking at the kiosk by the bridge. Buy your ticket and display it on your dash.
2) Use the HONK App.  (www.honkmobile.com)
3) Buy a permit via York Parking Services. Info here

Our Boxing studio is equipped with four heavy bags, one speed bag and battle ropes. Gloves may be borrowed at Reception but for hygienic reasons, it is advised that you either bring your own gloves or purchase gloves/hand wraps at Reception. The space is accessible during Club  hours

The indoor golf driving range is available for use by members during regular club hours. There are two practice tees which are divided by a mesh curtain. Clubs and balls are provided if required.

The Glendon Athletic Club offers Group Cycling classes.

All GAC members can attend our Group Cycle classes at no additional charge.

This spacious room has a sprung hardwood floor, a sound system and lots of equipment to use.

Clean athletic footwear with non-marking soles must be worn in the Group Exercise Room. During inclement weather, please help us keep our floors clean by not wearing your outdoor shoes into this room.

The gymnasium is full-size. Gym use is self-directed and regulated by participants. Rental contracts take priority over casual users – gym availability can be verified online at www.glendonac.ca

Athletic clothing and clean athletic footwear with non-marking soles must be worn.

Equipment such as balls and nets are available to sign out at Reception.

The GAC has three outdoor full-sized basketball courts behind the GAC. There are a total of 8 basketball nets.

Court use is self-directed and regulated by participants. Rental contracts take priority over casual users – court availability can be verified at www.glendonac.ca

Athletic clothing and clean athletic footwear with non-marking soles must be worn.

Equipment such as balls are available to sign out at Reception.

The pool is 25 yards long and six lanes wide and features floor-to-ceiling windows.

Our Pool offers different sessions: Lengths Swim, Senior Swim, Rec Swim, Aquafitness, etc.

All GAC members have access to four international squash courts and three outdoor tennis courts. Courts may be reserved at www.glendonac.ca up to three days in advance

The Stretching Room is a self-contained area equipped with mats, stability balls, medicine balls and a Precor stretch machine. It also features music specially programmed for this area. As a consideration to others, members are asked to refrain from bringing equipment from the Weight Room into the Stretching Room.

The Weight Room features a large selection of free weights, selectorized machines and cardio equipment.

Glendon Athletic Club Policies and Code of Conduct

Introduction:

The Glendon Athletic Club (GAC) is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment for all its members. To maintain a positive atmosphere and ensure the well-being of our community, we have established this Code of Conduct in line with York University’s Inclusion Strategy. York’s vision for an equity strategy is based on a commitment to decolonizing, equity, diversity, and inclusion (DEDI) and the fundamental belief that everyone should be treated fairly and equitably, with respect and dignity. All members are expected to adhere to these guidelines, promoting respect and cooperation.

Code of Conduct

Engaging in the following behaviours will be deemed as violating the code of conduct.

  1. Unruly or disruptive behavior that affects the enjoyment of the facility by others.
  2. Shouting, using offensive language, or engaging in aggressive conduct.
  1. Any form of harassment, including verbal, physical, or visual harassment.
  2. Discrimination based on race, gender, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.
  1. Misuse or unauthorized use of fitness equipment.
  2. Failure to follow posted instructions for equipment use.
  1. Violation of posted rules and regulations.
  2. Ignoring safety guidelines or engaging in unsafe practices.
  1. Disregarding instructions from GAC staff or trainers.
  2. Refusal to cooperate during emergency situations.
  1. Failure to clean equipment after use.
  2. Disregarding hygiene practices in shared spaces, such as changing rooms.
  • Photography is prohibited in changerooms, and the pool.
  • Cellphone Use must be restricted in the weight room while on the equipment, in the gymnasium, and during group fitness classes.
  • Private Business is not permitted (Personal training, private lessons)

Course of action

  1. Warning:
    • First occurrence of a minor violation will result in a verbal warning from GAC staff. Record of warning will be added to a member file along with a letter from management.
  2. Dialogue with Management:
    • Continued violations or more severe infractions may lead to a meeting with GAC management to discuss the issue.
    • During this meeting, a plan for corrective action will be developed.
  3. Suspension:
    • If the unacceptable behavior persists, a suspension from GAC facilities may be imposed.
    • The length of suspension will be determined based on the severity and recurrence of the violation.

Appeals Process:

Members have the right to appeal any disciplinary actions taken against them. To initiate the appeals process, the member must submit a written appeal to GAC management within 10 business days of receiving notice of the disciplinary action. A third party will be involved in the appeals process from York University Administration.

Review and Revision:

The Glendon Athletic Club reserves the right to review and revise this Code of Conduct as needed. Members will be notified of any updates, and all changes will be communicated clearly.

By adhering to the Glendon Athletic Club Code of Conduct, members contribute to the creation of a positive and welcoming fitness community. Your cooperation is essential for the enjoyment and safety of all. Thank you for your commitment to maintaining the standards of the Glendon Athletic Club.

Policies

  • Users must be at least 18 to get an individual membership.
  • Memberships are non-transferable, refundable within 10 business days subject to an administrative fee of $25.
  • Members must swipe their card to access the building.
  • To borrow equipment, members will need photo identification.
  • Membership is a privilege and may be suspended or revoked as per the Code of Conduct.
  • All patrons utilizing the facility are kindly requested to adhere to the designated opening and closing times. Please refrain from arriving before the posted opening time and ensure timely departure from the premises at closing. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
  • Members and non-members (limited programs) may register online at glendonac.ca, by phone or in person for programs.
  • The Glendon Athletic Club reserves the right to change or modify class dates and times as required.
  • All requests for refunds are subject to a $25 administrative fee.
  • Full refunds will be issued for any program cancelled by the GAC.
  • Assumption of risk: all participants are expected to recognize and accept the inherent risks of their activity. The Glendon Athletic Club and York University do not accept responsibility for injuries sustained by persons participating in our programs or using our club facilities or equipment. Each participant is personally responsible for obtaining and maintaining insurance coverage through the Ontario Health Insurance or other agencies.
  • Alcohol is not permitted in the facilities, and anyone suspected of being in a state of inebriation (or any other condition that would compromise a member’s ability to safely use the facilities) will be prevented from making use of the facilities and services and asked to leave.  
  • Drinks must be contained in closed unbreakable containers (no glass containers allowed in the facilities). 
  • Equipment must not be modified or used in a manner other than that for which it was intended.

Classes/Swims
Please book your Swim time or your Group Exercise/Cycle class attendance via the GAC portal, www.glendonac.ca

Courts
Please book your Squash our Tennis courts bookings via the GAC portal, www.glendonac.ca

GAC Members may bring up to 2 guests per visit. The Guest fee is $15 + hst per guest/ per visit. Drop in fee is $25 + hst for non-members unaccompanied by a guest.

Children under seven years (<7 yrs.) may use the same change room as their parent/guardian, regardless of gender.

Children seven years and older (7+ yrs.) are required to use the change room of their own gender.

Non-members of all ages must use the change rooms located off Reception.

Group Exercise & Group Cycle classes are restricted to participants 13 years and older.

Athletic clothing and clean athletic footwear with non-marking soles must be worn.

Equipment such as balls and nets are available to sign out at Reception.

Athletic clothing and clean athletic footwear with non-marking soles must be worn.

Equipment such as balls are available to sign out at Reception.

  • All swims at the GAC are staffed by certified lifeguards. You are not permitted to use the pool without a lifeguard present on deck. To do so will result in a suspension of membership.
  • Bathing caps are mandatory for all swimmers and are available for sale at Reception.
  • A shower is mandatory before entering the pool.
  • Appropriate swim attire must be worn when using the pool. Cut-off jeans are not permitted.
  • Outdoor shoes are not permitted on deck.
  • For sanitary reasons, children who are not toilet-trained must wear swim pants.
  • Lengths Swim times are reserved for those members capable of and intending to swim lengths. Kickboards, pull-buoys, and hand paddles are available during Lengths Swims.
  • Recreational Swim is an open swim period reserved for swimming with children or practicing swim skills.
  • Lengths are not permitted during Family Swims.
  • Senior Swim times are reserved exclusively for those holding a GAC Senior membership. If you are not a senior (65 yrs.+) please do not attend these swims.
  • Parent/guardians are not permitted to leave a child on deck while swimming lengths. Spectators are asked to use the pool-viewing gallery located by the Membership Office. Spectators are not to sit on the pool deck to watch swimmers.
  • Back-to-back bookings are not allowed, you may book a morning and evening swim.
  • As a courtesy to others, courts should be cancelled a minimum of 3 hours in advance of playing time.
  • Squash courts are booked for 40-minute periods and tennis courts for one-hour periods.
  • Protective squash eyewear is strongly recommended for adults and is mandatory for everyone under 18 years of age.
  • Athletic clothing and clean athletic footwear must be worn. Non-marking soles are required on both the squash and tennis courts.
  • Double bookings are not allowed. Members may not reserve a court for more than one booking period at a time.  Only one court of the same type may be booked per day.
  • All children 12 years and younger must be always supervised by a parent/guardian.
  • Tennis courts are kept locked when not in use. The key must be retrieved from and returned to Reception.
  • Squash and tennis balls are available for purchase at Reception.
  • The tennis courts close in conjunction with the building hours.
  • Under no circumstances are children 12 years and younger permitted to be in the Weight Room. We kindly ask for your full cooperation with respect to this rule.
  • Youth between the ages of 13 to 15 may access the room only with a parent/guardian or during staff supervised hours.
  • There is a maximum time limit of 30 minutes on all cardio equipment.
  • Proper athletic clothing and clean athletic footwear must be worn. Open-toed shoes are not permitted.
  • As a consideration to others, members are asked to refrain from removing equipment from the Weight Room to use in the Group Exercise Room or in the Stretching/Conditioning Room.
  • We do not allow bags of any kind in the weight room – please leave them locked in a day-use locker.

$4

$7

Locks $13.56

Gac Men's and Women's jackets $50.85

TRAIN Model Boxing Gloves $46.32

SPORT Model Boxing Gloves $57.62

Hand Wraps Red or Black $7.90

Gel Wraps S/M and L/XL $18.07

Squash Ball $6.22

$33.84

PLEASE NOTE THAT PRODUCTS ARE AVAILABLE IN PERSON ONLY. PRICES INCLUDE TAXES


How To Guides

How to Register for Group Exercise Classes

How to Book and Manage a Booking (Reservations)

How to Purchase a Membership Online

How to Purchase a Parking Pass

How to Purchase Private Lessons

How to Register for Programs