Drop-in Fitness

Fitness Class News!

Our line-up of spring Drop-In Fitness classes will start on Monday, May 6, 2019!

Spring back into peak fitness with our full slate of fitness classes! We are here for you! From Yoga to Hi/Lo to Street Dance to Pilates and Flexibility Fusion, we are here to meet your exercise needs. 1 hour a day with us and you will make great progress towards your summer fitness goals!

Our Summer Fitness Centre Hours Begin Monday, June 10, 2019!

See below for details!

Looking for an outdoor fitness experience? Try Summer Sweat Functional Fitness!
  • Tuesdays at 12:10 pm and Thursdays at 1:10 pm, on the Back Campus Field (weather permitting) during the months of May and June!
Pool Closure Affecting Programming June 24 – 28, 2019 (UPDATED):

See below for details.

What’s On Today At The Hart House Fitness Centre?

Looking for a pick-up basketball game, a free room to practice some new dance moves or to try out your latest HIIT circuit? Click here to see what’s on at the Hart House Fitness Centre today!

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 Fitness Classes And Descriptions

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All classes are available to currently enrolled students and current community, senior, staff, faculty and joint plan members. Printed copies of schedule are available at the desk or download below. We look forward to seeing you in class!

Spring/Summer 2019 Drop-In Fitness Schedule

Download the drop-in fitness schedule for May–June

All subject to minor modifications

Schedule Changes

Check this section regularly for updates to our posted Drop-In Fitness class schedule. Also, check our class schedules posted daily outside of the south Fitness Centre entrance (lower level) and the lower gym for any last-minute changes made to the day’s line-up.

Please note: In the event of inclement weather, Summer Sweat programs will be cancelled for those days. Users are welcome to participate in the concurrent indoor programming within the Hart House Fitness Centre.

Monday, June 10, 2019:
5:10 pm. Boot Camp: Melissa will be filling in for Dustin.
9:10 pm. Street Dance: Maria will be filling in for Dustin.

Thursday, June 13, 2019:
2:10 pm. CoreBT plus Barre: Amanda will be filling in for Portia.
4:30 pm Boot Camp: Melissa will be filling in for Dustin.

Monday, June 24, to Friday, June 28, 2019:
All Aqua-Fit Classes: Classes will be cancelled this week because of repairs to the pool dome skylight. During this time, you may access aqua-fitness programming at KPE’s Athletic Centre. See below for details on how to access the facility. Please click here for information on aqua-fit class times:

Thursday, July 4, 2019:
4:30 pm. Boot Camp: Amanda will be filling in for Dustin.


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Facility News

All facilities and fitness rooms are open for use.

Fitness Centre Summer Hours Commencing Monday, June 10, 2019.

  • Monday to Friday:
    7:00 am to 10:30 pm – Locker rooms close at 11:00 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday:
    8:00 am to 9:00 pm – Locker rooms close at 9:30 pm
  • Holidays: 
    11:00 am to 4:00 pm – Locker rooms close at 4:30 pm


Pool Closure To Affect All Hart House Aquatics Programming: June 24 – 28, 2019:
From Monday June 24, to Friday, June 28, 2019, we will be closing the pool for maintenance. During this time, we will be replacing all the dome skylight fibreglass panels and programs such as Aqua-Fit and recreational swimming will be cancelled. All Hart House members, including Hart House Summer Student Members, will have access to the pools at the Athletic Centre, 55 Harbord Street.  Please swipe in using your T-card (bar code) or Hart House membership card (please note the instructions for bar-code use at each entry turnstile).  Towel Service is not transferable, please either bring your own towel or purchase daily towel service ($2.66 +hst) from their Membership Services Office (main floor at the Classic Ave entrance). For further information on classes, rec-swim times and towels, please click on the links below:



Pick-Up Basketball on Thursdays Start/Finish Time Change.
Thursday afternoon pick-up basketball will now be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. until December 27, 2018.

Did you know that the Queen’s Park East Entrance (Founder’s Walk) is now accessible? We have provided a ramp, along with power assist doors, for your convenience.  Please note that the north walkway is fully accessible, providing clear access to Tower Rd. from Queen’s Park. This entrance is available to Fitness Centre users from 7 am to 9 am daily. After these hours please use the west (Tower Rd) accessible entrance.

Hart House Runners

Join the Runners’ group every Friday at 12 pm on our indoor track. The group has been meeting since 1974. All are welcome, from students to faculty, and all levels are accommodated.
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