Recreation Facilities

York Recreation Centre Opening Early 2017

New! Grand opening April 23, 2017: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Come get active and join us for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and more! Download the grand opening poster (PDF).

Artist's rendering of York Community Centre

About the Centre

York Recreation Centre is a fully accessible 67,000-sq.-ft facility scheduled to open in early 2017. Located beside the west bank of the Black Creek, the facility will have a green roof and other City of Toronto Green Standard sustainable features. The centre was also designed with extensive input from the community, and will feature:

  • six lane 25 metre pool with ramp and seating gallery
  • tot/kids pool with spray features
  • shallow leisure tot pool with ramp
  • double gymnasium
  • fitness studio
  • weight room
  • indoor running / walking track
  • universal change rooms with day lockers
  • five multi-purpose rooms
  • kitchen

Hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily from Monday to Friday and 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, excluding all statutory holidays.

For more information, please call:

  • 416-392-9675 for all inquiries regarding General Programs and Aquatics

York Recreation Centre is located at 115 Black Creek Drive, on the southeast corner of Eglinton Ave. West and Black Creek Drive. There are over 100 parking spaces for residents using the facility. The main parking entrance is at the intersection of Black Creek Drive and Photography Drive. Once complete, the Eglinton subway extension will be just steps away.

Drop-In and Registered Programs

York Recreation Centre is a centre where programs are free. We will be offering programming for the following age categories:

  • early child
  • child
  • youth
  • adult
  • older adult
  • families participating together

Programs will be offered in:

  • Aquatics
  • Arts
  • Camps
  • Clubs/Special Interest
  • Early Years
  • Fitness
  • Sports