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AN IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM THE COLUMBUS CENTRE MANAGEMENT AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Amid uncertain times, and out of an abundance of caution, please be advised that effective immediately, the temporary suspension of our Columbus Centre Athletic Club on-site operations will be extended until January 1, 2021.

During this interim period, we will undertake a review to determine how best to move forward, including considering a modified reopening in accordance with public health guidelines, or a continued suspension of operations, should circumstances warrant it.

This was a difficult decision to make and we sincerely regret the inconvenience that this may cause; however, in light of the continued challenges presented by the COVID-19 public health crisis, the health and safety of our members, staff and community at large, must remain our top priority.

This is a temporary closure, and we fully intend to return to operation on January 2nd, providing the Government health authorities allow resumption. To stay connected with our athletic members during this time, we will continue the live, online fitness classes, and we are also exploring opportunities to offer additional services at the Columbus Centre, as well.

Please note that at present, this closure will not impact our dance, art or music programs.

Membership fees will not be charged during this period and any credits will be honoured.

We greatly appreciate the continued understanding and support of the Columbus Centre and Villa Charities communities as we work together through these unprecedented times.


The Columbus Centre Athletic Club offers General Fitness Memberships and Executive Membership services at affordable prices.

Our fitness facility provides an extensive array of personal training options and athletic classes including spinning, aerobics, body tone, boot camp, ZUMBA® and Circuit 55+. We also provide yoga classes, squash lessons, boxing and aquatic classes. With our indoor swimming pool, we cater to preschool-aged children just learning how to swim, to seniors who enjoy aquafitness.

With varied, high-intensity functional movements, our new OMEGA High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) at the Columbus Centre Athletic Club coaches people of all shapes and sizes to improve their strength, physical well-being and cardiovascular fitness in an encouraging environment. Using various training equipment including kettle bells, resistance bands, battle ropes and sledgehammers, OMEGA is designed to improve your endurance, stamina, strength, mobility, power, speed, agility, balance and coordination

Please be advised that parking enforcement has resumed. Please tap your fob at the parking meter located outside the front of the building (main entrance) and a ticket will be printed for you to place on your dashboard.

Membership Packages

About Us

The vibrant good health and sense of physical well-being that comes with getting fit is offered here at the Columbus Centre Athletic Club.

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 track. Plunge into one of our Aquafit Specialty Classes, or swim at your leisure. Massage therapy is also available.

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 how we can help you meet your fitness goals!

Customer service excellence, communication, collaboration with partners, and outreach to the community are paramount to the Columbus Centre Athletic Club.

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 Athletic Club 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 the Columbus Centre Athletic Club 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 Columbus Centre Athletic Club 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.

Club Rules and Regulations

Read our full Columbus Centre Rules and Regulations 

Live Virtual Group Fitness Classes Now Available

Although the temporary suspension of our Columbus Centre Athletic Club on-site operations has been extended until January 1, 2021, we are hosting live virtual group fitness classes. We will be offering these classes to our members and non-members while the Athletic Club is closed. Each class will be instructed by one of our certified instructors.

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Explore Everything We Have to Offer in our Fall & Winter 2020/2021 Program Guide

Download Program Guide

New Protocols and Procedures Guide

Read our “New Protocols and Procedures” digital guide, for a summary of the new safety measures implemented for our on-site programs and services.

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Hours

Columbus Centre Athletic Club Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 6:00am – 10:00pm
Friday, 6:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday, 7:00am – 7:00pm

Membership Office Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 9:00am – 9:00pm.
Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Saturdays, Open by appointment only – No walk ins.
Sundays, Closed

Columbus Centre

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

Tel: 416-789-7011 ext. 213
Fax:
416-789-3951
Email: fitness@villacharities.com

FREE tours available daily.
Open seven days a week.