Parks, Forestry & Recreation

John Innes Community Recreation Centre

John Innes Community Recreation Centre is located in the Moss Park Neighbourhood of downtown Toronto. It offers a wide variety of programs for all age groups.

This location is a community centre where programs are free.

  • 150 Sherbourne St M5A 2R6
  • Contact Us: 416 392-6779
  • Fully Accessible
  • Ward: 27
  • District: Toronto & East York
  • Near: Sherbourne St & Shuter St
  • TTC Information: Travel to Queen Station. Board the 501 Queen and travel to Sherbourne. Walk north to 150 Sherbourne St.
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  Camps

Adapted Camp - YouthThese Adventure Camps, for campers with a disability ages 13 plus. Campers are introduced to a variety of enhanced activities through workshops, special events and excursions. These camps have no consumable fee. These programs will require an additional registration process to become eligible to participate.
Adapted Adventure Camp  (13 - 29yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adapted Adventure Camp  (13 - 29yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adapted Adventure Camp  (13 - 29yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adapted Adventure Camp  (13 - 29yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Adapted Adventure Camp  (13 - 29yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm
Camp Adventure Child - All Day BasicThese Adventure Camps, for campers ages 6-12, have all in the ingredients of an Activity Camp and more. Campers are introduced to a variety of enhanced activities through workshops, special events and excursions. These camps have no consumable fee.
Adventure Camp  (6 - 8yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm
Adventure Camp  (9 - 12yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 8yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm
Adventure Camp  (9 - 12yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 8yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm
Adventure Camp  (9 - 12yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm

  Fitness

Cardio - AdultThese classes are suitable for all levels, focusing on providing a minimum of 20 minutes of cardiovascular exercises that use large muscle groups in a continuous and rhythmic manner. Most classes will also include a muscle conditioning component. Regular participation can help improve one's cardiovascular system (heart/lungs), flexibility, balance and co-ordination. Small equipment may be used.
Cardio Mix  (16yrs and over)
Jul-06-2016 to Sep-21-2016, Wed, 12 - 1pm
Cardio High/Low  (16yrs and over)
Jul-08-2016 to Sep-23-2016, Fri, 12 - 1pm
Cardio Dance - AdultThese classes are suitable for all levels incorporating various culture inspired music and dance movements to create a dynamic, exciting, aerobic workout. Participants will benefit by having a total body fun workout that improves rhythm, burns calories and strengthens muscles. May include a muscle conditioning component.
Cardio Dance  (19yrs and over)
Jul-05-2016 to Sep-20-2016, Tue, 12 - 1pm
Zumba (R)  (19yrs and over)
Jul-07-2016 to Sep-22-2016, Thur, 12 - 1pm
Yoga - AdultA series of postures promoting flexibility, specific breathing and relaxation techniques, while strengthening and toning muscles. Various styles are offered. Participants are required to bring their own mat.
Yoga: Hatha  (19yrs and over)
Jul-05-2016 to Aug-23-2016, Tue, 7 - 8pm
Yoga  (19yrs and over)
Jul-07-2016 to Aug-25-2016, Thur, 7 - 8pm

  Swimming

Adult Swim 1Basic swimming skills and water safety. This is an introductory or beginner level. Prerequisite: A keen interest in developing skills and knowledge that promotes safe enjoyment of aquatic environments. Adult 1 develops or increases students' comfort in the water through basic floatation, movement and breathing skills and fosters the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to prepare, stay safe and survive in and around water.
Adult Swim 1  (17yrs and over)
Jul-04-2016 to Aug-29-2016, Mon, 7 - 8pm
Adult Swim 2Swimming strokes and water safety. Prerequisite: Ability to swim 15 metres continuously on front or back and a willingness to increase comfort in deep water. Adult 2 develops one or more swimming strokes, working towards proficiency and increased endurance, and introduces or enhances water safety knowledge and skills relevant to the student.
Adult Swim 2  (17yrs and over)
Jul-04-2016 to Aug-29-2016, Mon, 7 - 8pm
Bronze CrossPrerequisite: Bronze Medallion, Emergency First Aid (CPR-B). This course is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross teaches the difference between lifesaving and lifeguarding, the principles of emergency procedures, teamwork, and use of special equipment. Candidates must be able to complete a 600m swim in 18 minutes or less. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for lifeguard training in the National Lifeguard Service (NLS) program and Lifesaving Society Instructors.
Bronze Cross  (13yrs and over)
Jul-04-2016 to Aug-31-2016, Mon, Wed, 2 - 3:30pm
Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid (CPR B)Prerequisites: Bronze Star or minimum 13 years of age. Teaches young and adult lifesavers alike how to respond in complex water rescue situations. Bronze Medallion develops physical fitness, decision making and judgement skills in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk. Lifesavers must demonstrate stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. Candidates must be able to complete a 500 m swim in 15 minutes or less by the course exam date. Emergency First Aid with CPR-B teaches general knowledge of first aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries. Skills include: victim assessment, rescue breathing, adult and child CPR and obstructed airway response, identification and treatment of respiratory and circulatory emergencies. Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid (CPR-B) are prerequisites for all future lifesaving awards.
Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid (CPR B)  (13yrs and over)
Jul-04-2016 to Aug-31-2016, Mon, Wed, 2 - 3:30pm
SPLASH Swim TeamPrerequisite: Must be able to swim at least 2 continuous pool lengths unassisted. Participants are provided with swim workouts along with the assistance and development of the four competitive swimming stroke and competitive swim skills.
SPLASH Swim Team  (5 - 17yrs)
Jul-08-2016 to Sep-07-2016, Wed, Fri, 5 - 6pm
Ultra Swim 1Safety, facility and aquatic orientation. Introduction to entries, exits, submersions, breath control and basic floats with assistance. Floats, movement, basic kicks and swimming skills.
Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Jul-06-2016 to Aug-31-2016, Wed, 9:30 - 10am
Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Jul-06-2016 to Aug-31-2016, Wed, 11 - 11:30am
Ultra Swim 2Development of entries and exits, breath holding, bobbing and floats. Introduction to front and back swim, treading skills and deep water orientations. Continuous swim 5 metres.
Ultra Swim 2  (5yrs and over)
Jul-06-2016 to Aug-31-2016, Wed, 10 - 10:30am
Ultra Swim 3Development of endurance, time requirements, entries, bobbing, rolls, sculling and treading skills. Introduction to front crawl, PFD/lifejacket/buoyant aids, clothed survival and use of aids. Continuous swim 15 metres.
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Jul-06-2016 to Aug-31-2016, Wed, 10:30 - 11am
Ultra Swim 4Development of breath control, entries, deepwater techniques, survival skills and front crawl. Introduction to back crawl, combined stroke swims, deep water, descent and ascent, under water swim. HELP position and self-rescue. Continuous swim 25 metres.
Ultra Swim 4  (5yrs and over)
Jul-06-2016 to Aug-31-2016, Wed, 11 - 11:30am
Ultra Swim 5Development of front and back crawl, treading skills, simple rescue techniques and deep water abilities. Introduction to surface dives, front dives, whip kick, primary assessment and basic lifesaving skills. Continuous swim 50 metres. Must be comfortable in deep water.
Ultra Swim 5  (5yrs and over)
Jul-06-2016 to Aug-31-2016, Wed, 9:30 - 10am
Ultra Swim 6Development of shallow dives, eggbeater, foot first surface dive, self rescue and basic lifesaving skills. Introduction to elementary back stroke and artificial respiration. Continous swim 100 metres.
Combined Ultra 6-7  (5yrs and over)
Jul-06-2016 to Aug-31-2016, Wed, 10 - 10:45am
Ultra Swim 7Development of entries, surface dives, elementary back stroke, kicks, lifesaving & treading skills. Introduction to breast stroke and deep dives. Continous swim 150 metres.
Combined Ultra 6/7  (5yrs and over)
Jul-06-2016 to Aug-31-2016, Wed, 10 - 10:45am

  Fitness

Next Week >>
Sun Jul 17Mon Jul 18Tue Jul 19Wed Jul 20Thu Jul 21Fri Jul 22Sat Jul 23
Weight Room
(16yrs and over)
 11am - 3pm11am - 3pm11am - 3pm11am - 3pm11am - 3pm 
Weight Room
(16yrs and over)
 7 - 9pm7 - 9pm7 - 9pm7 - 9pm  
Weight Room - Women
(16yrs and over)
 5:30 - 7pm5:30 - 7pm5:30 - 7pm5:30 - 7pm  
Weight Room/Fitness Centre - Youth
(15 - 24yrs)
 4 - 5:30pm4 - 5:30pm4 - 5:30pm4 - 5:30pm4 - 5:30pm 
Weight Room
(60yrs and over)
  9:30 - 11am9:30 - 11am9:30 - 11am  
Weight Room
(16yrs and over)
     5:30 - 8pm 
Weight Room
(16yrs and over)
      1 - 5pm

  General Interest

Next Week >>
Sun Jul 17Mon Jul 18Tue Jul 19Wed Jul 20Thu Jul 21Fri Jul 22Sat Jul 23
Gamesroom
(19yrs and over)
 6 - 9pm6 - 9pm6 - 9pm6 - 9pm  
Gamesroom
(6 - 12yrs)
 9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm 
Gamesroom
(19yrs and over)
     6 - 8pm 
Gamesroom
(6 - 12yrs)
      9:30am - 2pm
Dominoes
(19yrs and over)
 12 - 4pm12 - 4pm12 - 4pm12 - 4pm12 - 4pm 

  Sports

Next Week >>
Sun Jul 17Mon Jul 18Tue Jul 19Wed Jul 20Thu Jul 21Fri Jul 22Sat Jul 23
Badminton
(19yrs and over)
 8 - 10pm     
Badminton
(19yrs and over)
      1:30 - 5pm

  Swimming

Next Week >>
Sun Jul 17Mon Jul 18Tue Jul 19Wed Jul 20Thu Jul 21Fri Jul 22Sat Jul 23
Leisure Swim: Family
  2 - 4pm 2 - 4pm2 - 4pm 
Lane Swim
(7yrs and over)
 11:30am - 1:25pm

6 - 7pm
11:30am - 1:25pm11:30am - 1:25pm

6 - 7pm
11:30am - 1:25pm11:30am - 1:25pm

6 - 7pm
 
Aquafit
(17yrs and over)
  10:30 - 11:15am 10:30 - 11:15am  
Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating *
Craft Room1
C
Dance Studio1
C
Fitness/Weight Room1

Games Room1
C
Gymnasium1
B
Indoor Pool1
C
Kitchen1
B
Lounge1
C
Multipurpose Room1
C
Preschool1
C


* Facilities can be available to permit. Permit rates are dependent on facility rating of Premium, A, B or C and your group category. Use the Facility Rating Criteria to learn more about amenities that might be available at each facility.