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At Villa Charities, our athletic team is dedicated to providing the very best in fitness equipment, classes, and amenities to help build a community that is healthy, active, and vibrant. Our membership of nearly 5,000 people has made our athletic centre one of the most diverse in the city, allowing us to offer a wide variety of classes and programs that fit the needs of everyone, regardless of age or ability.

Our two-level membership options, General Membership and Adult Executive Membership, offer you flexible payment options that adjust to your specific needs, and with our free guest pass you can come and experience our facility firsthand.

Columbus Centre offers general fitness memberships and Health Club services at affordable prices.

Starting with a MicroFit Computerized Fitness Evaluation, our attentive personal trainers are equipped with cutting-edge techniques to help you achieve your goals. From cardiovascular workouts to strength training, our progressive equipment and services are geared to meet every unique need. Sweat it out in one of our multi-level fitness classes, or jog on our indoor running tracks.

Plunge into one of our Aquafit classes, or swim at your leisure. Nutritional counselling, massage therapy, esthetics, and babysitting services are also available.

Improve your body and enhance your soul. Discover the benefits of a regular exercise program: vigour, vitality and a stronger command of your life.

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About Us

The vibrant good health and sense of physical well-being that comes with getting fit is only a hop, skip and jump away from you, at Columbus Centre.

Inside this impressive 10-acre “country club” complex are fitness facilities and programs to suit every taste: from aerobics to yoga, aquafit classes, private swimming lessons, squash, tennis, luxury health club facilities and weight training, to name just a few. Few facilities in Canada offer all this.

We are open seven days a week, so drop in for a tour or, even better, take advantage of our free guest pass and find out why you belong here.

Because it’s all yours at Columbus Centre!

Club Rules and Regulations

Read our full Columbus Centre Rules and Regulations 


Monday to Thursday
5:45 to 22:30
5:45 to 20:30
Saturday & Sunday
7:00 to 18:30
Statutory holidays
9:00 to 16:30
Closed on Christmas day, New Year day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday

Holiday Hours
December 24 – 7:00am to 2:30pm
December 25 – Closed
December 26 – 9:00am to 4:30pm
December 31 – 7:00am to 2:30pm
January 1 – Closed

Mission Statement

Customer service excellence, communication, collaboration with partners, and outreach to the community are paramount to the Athletics Department’s Mission.

Our Vision is one that demands and fosters inclusiveness, a culture of integrity and respect, caring, honesty and accountability, grounded in the tradition upon which the Columbus Centre was first established in 1980.

Columbus Centre Athletics staff take pride in providing professional, all-encompassing fitness programs and cultural activities to members of all ages and diverse backgrounds, reflective of the rich multicultural community in which the Columbus Centre is located.

Providing exceptional customer service is the hallmark of Athletics Department management and staff, who strive continuously to respond in a timely way to client needs.

Our Goal is excellence in the provision of one of the core services of the Columbus Centre: health and fitness. The Athletics Department develops and provides high quality, broad-based and financially sustainable programs to promote the health and well being of its culturally diverse clients of all ages, and aims to enrich the health and fitness of the community as a whole.






Columbus Centre

901 Lawrence Avenue West
(at Dufferin Street)
Toronto, ON
M6A 1C3

Tel: 416-789-7011 ext. 213
Fax: 416-789-3951

Email: massimo@villacharities.com
FREE tours available daily.
Open seven days a week.