Parks, Forestry & Recreation

John Innes Community Recreation Centre

Address: 150 SHERBOURNE ST M5A 2R6 Map It

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.

  • Contact Us: 416 392-6779
  • Accessibility
  • 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.

Announcements


arts icon Arts


Ballet - ChildIntroductory and intermediate level courses that teach the basics of correct body alignment and proper ballet technique.
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.
Crafts - AdultThese courses, designed for participants between the ages of 25-59, offering instruction in a variety of crafts such as scrapbooking, woodcarving and stained glass
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.
Crafts - ChildThese courses, designed for participants between the ages of 6-12, offering instruction in a variety of crafts such as card making, ceramics and sewing.
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.
Dance - Early ChildVariety of courses offering both dance instruction and basic dance skill development.
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.
Hip Hop - ChildStreet and dance club influenced style of jazz dance. Known for its fast and energetic pace, this creative form of dance is often seen in music videos.
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.
Visual Arts - ChildThese courses, designed for participants between the ages of 6-12, fall within visual arts area that may include drawing, painting, and pottery.
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.

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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)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-14-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm
Adventure Camp  (9 - 12yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-14-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 8yrs)
Jul-17-2017 to Jul-28-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm
Adventure Camp  (9 - 12yrs)
Jul-17-2017 to Jul-28-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 8yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm
Adventure Camp  (9 - 12yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm
Adventure Camp  (6 - 8yrs)
Aug-14-2017 to Aug-25-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm
Adventure Camp  (9 - 12yrs)
Aug-14-2017 to Aug-25-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5pm

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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-05-2017 to Sep-20-2017, Wed, 12 - 1pm
Cardio High/Low  (16yrs and over)
Jul-07-2017 to Sep-22-2017, Fri, 12 - 1pm
Cardio Mix  (16yrs and over)
Apr-05-2017 to Jun-21-2017, Wed, 12 - 1pm
Cardio High/Low  (16yrs and over)
Apr-07-2017 to Jun-30-2017, Fri, 12 - 1pm
Cardio - YouthThese 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.
Boot Camp  (12 - 17yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Aug-17-2017, Tue, Thur, 3 - 5pm
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-04-2017 to Sep-19-2017, Tue, 12 - 1pm
ZUMBA (r)  (19yrs and over)
Jul-06-2017 to Sep-21-2017, Thur, 12 - 1pm
Cardio Dance  (19yrs and over)
Apr-04-2017 to Jun-20-2017, Tue, 12 - 1pm
ZUMBA (r)  (19yrs and over)
Apr-06-2017 to Jun-22-2017, Thur, 12 - 1pm
Pilates - AdultBuild longer, leaner muscles while safely exploring optimal strength, flexibility and endurance. Exercises focus on strengthening core postural, abdominal and back muscles. Participants are required to bring their own mat.
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.
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-04-2017 to Aug-22-2017, Tue, 7 - 8pm
Yoga  (19yrs and over)
Jul-06-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Thur, 7 - 8pm

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Adapted General Interest - AdultGeneral programs for adults with a disability ages 25-59 which promote social and skill development. These programs will require an additional registration process to become eligible to participate.
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.
Cooking - ChildA variety of courses that teach recipes and cooking skills at various levels.
Cooking  (8 - 12yrs)
Apr-07-2017 to Jun-09-2017, Fri, 4 - 6pm
Cooking - YouthA variety of courses that teach recipes and cooking skills at various levels.
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.
General Interest - YouthAn opportunity to interact and socialize with other participants through a variety of activities and interests.
Youth Development Program  (13 - 18yrs)
Jul-17-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Leader-In-TrainingPlease note that this is a Youth Leadership program.
Volunteer Workshop  (14 - 17yrs)
Apr-07-2017 to Jun-09-2017, Fri, 4 - 5pm

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Ball/Floor Hockey - ChildInstructional/recreational ball hockey and floor hockey programs that encourage skill development and fun for all participants.
PLAY! Ball Hockey  (6 - 12yrs)
Apr-03-2017 to Jun-12-2017, Mon, 4 - 6pm
Basketball - ChildDevelop basic skills and fundamentals of the game of basketball through recreational play.
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.
Gymnastics - ChildIntroductory to advanced courses that develop skills and teach basic moves used in gymnastics. Participants build confidence and have fun learning.
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.
Gymnastics - YouthIntroductory courses that develop skills and teach basic moves used in gymnastics. Participants build confidence and have fun learning.
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.
Soccer - ChildInstructional/recreational soccer programs that encourage skill development and fun for all participants.
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.
Sports - Early ChildA variety of activities that incorpoarate a variety of sports and skills.
No courses are presently available for Internet Registration.

swim icon 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-05-2017 to Aug-23-2017, Wed, 7 - 8pm
Adult Swim 1  (17yrs and over)
Jul-10-2017 to Aug-28-2017, 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-05-2017 to Aug-30-2017, Wed, 7 - 8pm
Adult Swim 2  (17yrs and over)
Jul-10-2017 to Aug-21-2017, Mon, 7 - 8pm
Adult Swim: Swim FitThe philisophy of this course is to promote and encourage fitness through the sport of swimming; to improve the swimming level of participants through stroke improvement and competitive swimming events; and to promote fun and friendship through informal social activities. Due to the nature of practices, it is required that adults (20 years+) are able to swim eight lengths of the pool continuously. Four lengths of the eight must be completed in 2 minutes and 30 seconds.
Adult Swim: Swim Fit  (18yrs and over)
Jul-07-2017 to Sep-01-2017, Fri, 5 - 6pm
Guardian Swim 1The Guardian Swim Program provides an introduction to the aquatic environment and basic skills. It is age appropriate and progressive. Learning is facilitated through the parent/ caregiver to ensure comfort, communication and extra safety. Parent or guardian must accompany child into the water. One child per parent/guardian
Guardian Swim 1  (6mths - 5yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 4:30 - 5pm
Guardian Swim 2The Guardian Swim Program provides an introduction to the aquatic environment and basic skills. It is age appropriate and progressive. Learning is facilitated through the parent/ caregiver to ensure comfort, communication and extra safety. Parent or guardian must accompany child into the water. One child per parent/guardian
Guardian Swim 2  (6mths - 5yrs)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 4:30 - 5pm
Preschool Swim 1: PenguinSafety, facility and aquatic orientation. Introduction to entries, exits, submersions, breath control and basic floats with assistance. Floats, movement, basic kicks and swimming skills.
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 5 - 5:30pm
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-05-2017 to Jul-31-2017, Mon, Wed, 4 - 4:30pm
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 6 - 6:30pm
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2017 to Aug-28-2017, Mon, Wed, 5:30 - 6pm
Preschool Swim 2: StingrayDevelopment 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.
Preschool Swim 2: Stingray  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 4 - 4:30pm
Preschool Swim 2: Stingray  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-05-2017 to Jul-31-2017, Mon, Wed, 4:30 - 5pm
Preschool Swim 2: Stingray  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 4 - 4:30pm
Preschool Swim 2: Stingray  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 5 - 5:30pm
Preschool Swim 2: Stingray  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2017 to Aug-28-2017, Mon, Wed, 4 - 4:30pm
Preschool Swim 3: OtterDevelopment 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.
Preschool Swim 3: Otter  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 6 - 6:30pm
Preschool Swim 3: Otter  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 6:30 - 7pm
Preschool Swim 3: Otter  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2017 to Aug-28-2017, Mon, Wed, 4:30 - 5pm
Preschool Swim 4: DolphinDevelopment 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.
Preschool Swim 4: Dolphin  (3 - 5yrs)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 4 - 4:30pm
Preschool Swim 4: Dolphin  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 4 - 4:30pm
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-07-2017 to Sep-01-2017, Fri, 4 - 5pm
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-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 6:30 - 7pm
Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Jul-05-2017 to Jul-31-2017, Mon, Wed, 5 - 5:30pm
Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 5:30 - 6pm
Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Aug-02-2017 to Aug-28-2017, Mon, Wed, 4:30 - 5pm
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-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 4:30 - 5pm
Ultra Swim 2  (5yrs and over)
Jul-05-2017 to Jul-31-2017, Mon, Wed, 5:30 - 6pm
Ultra Swim 2  (5yrs and over)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 6 - 6:30pm
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-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 5:30 - 6pm
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Jul-05-2017 to Jul-31-2017, Mon, Wed, 4:30 - 5pm
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 4:30 - 5pm
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 7 - 7:30pm
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Aug-02-2017 to Aug-28-2017, Mon, Wed, 5 - 5:30pm
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-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 5 - 5:30pm
Ultra Swim 4  (5yrs and over)
Jul-05-2017 to Jul-31-2017, Mon, Wed, 4 - 4:30pm
Ultra Swim 4  (5yrs and over)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 5:30 - 6pm
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-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 7 - 7:30pm
Ultra Swim 5  (5yrs and over)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 5 - 5:30pm
Ultra Swim 5  (5yrs and over)
Aug-02-2017 to Aug-28-2017, Mon, Wed, 4 - 4:30pm
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.
Ultra Swim 6  (5yrs and over)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 6:30 - 7:15pm
Ultra Swim 6  (5yrs and over)
Aug-02-2017 to Aug-28-2017, Mon, Wed, 5 - 5:45pm
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.
Ultra Swim 7  (5yrs and over)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 6:30 - 7:15pm
Ultra Swim 7  (5yrs and over)
Aug-02-2017 to Aug-28-2017, Mon, Wed, 5 - 5:45pm
Ultra Swim 8Development of deep dives, surface dives with underwater swim, all strokes and kicks. Continuous swim 200 metres.
Ultra Swim 8  (5yrs and over)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ultra Swim 8  (5yrs and over)
Jul-05-2017 to Jul-31-2017, Mon, Wed, 5 - 6pm
Ultra Swim 8  (5yrs and over)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 6:30 - 7:30pm
Ultra Swim 9Development of self rescue abilities, non contact rescue and stroke improvement. Introduction to stride jump and compact jump. Continous swim 300 metres.
Ultra Swim 9  (5yrs and over)
Jul-04-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Tue, Thur, 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ultra Swim 9  (5yrs and over)
Jul-05-2017 to Jul-31-2017, Mon, Wed, 5 - 6pm
Ultra Swim 9  (5yrs and over)
Aug-01-2017 to Aug-24-2017, Tue, Thur, 6:30 - 7:30pm

fitness icon Fitness

Next Week
Sun May 21Mon May 22Tue May 23Wed May 24Thu May 25Fri May 26Sat May 27
DROP-IN: Weight Room/Fitness Centre - Youth
(15 - 24yrs)
 4 - 5:30pm4 - 5:30pm4 - 5:30pm4 - 5:30pm4 - 5:30pm 
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
(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
Weight Room
(16yrs and over)
1 - 5pm      

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Next Week
Sun May 21Mon May 22Tue May 23Wed May 24Thu May 25Fri May 26Sat May 27
Games Room
(18 - 59yrs)
  9:30am - 3:30pm9:30am - 3:30pm9:30am - 3:30pm9:30am - 3:30pm 
Games Room
(18 - 59yrs)
  7 - 9pm7 - 9pm7 - 9pm  
Gamesroom
(6 - 12yrs)
  3:30 - 6pm3:30 - 6pm3:30 - 6pm3:30 - 6pm 
Youth Night
(13 - 24yrs)
  6 - 9pm 6 - 9pm  
Dominoes
(18 - 59yrs)
    12 - 4pm12 - 4pm 
Youth Council
(13 - 24yrs)
    4 - 5pm  
Games Room
(18 - 59yrs)
     7 - 8pm 
Family Games Room
(up to 16yrs)
      9:30am - 2pm
Games Room
(18 - 59yrs)
      2 - 5pm

fitness icon Sports

Next Week
Sun May 21Mon May 22Tue May 23Wed May 24Thu May 25Fri May 26Sat May 27
Adult Open Gym
(19yrs and over)
   10 - 11:30am10 - 11:30am  
Soccer: Recreational
(19yrs and over)
  6 - 9pm 6 - 9pm  
DROP-IN: Basketball
(30yrs and over)
   8 - 10pm   
DROP-IN: Youth Basketball
(13 - 17yrs)
    4 - 6pm4 - 6pm 
Badminton: Recreational
(16yrs and over)
      1:30 - 5pm

swim icon Swimming

Next Week
Sun May 21Mon May 22Tue May 23Wed May 24Thu May 25Fri May 26Sat May 27
Lane Swim
(7yrs and over)
  11:30am - 1pm
6:30 - 7:30pm
11:30am - 1:30pm
6 - 7pm
11:30am - 1:30pm11:30am - 1:30pm
6 - 7pm
1 - 2pm
Leisure Swim: Family
1 - 3pm    4 - 5pm2 - 4pm
Aquafit
(17yrs and over)
  10:30 - 11:15am10:30 - 11:15am10:30 - 11:15am10:30 - 11:15am 
Leisure Swim: Older Adult
(60yrs and over)
   2 - 3pm 2 - 3pm 
Leisure Swim: Preschool
(up to 5yrs)
  2 - 3pm 2 - 3pm  
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.

Please contact the facility at 416 392-6779, prior to your visit to determine if the facility can meet your needs.
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