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There are all sorts of opportunities for physical activity and sports in Toronto. Below are a few ideas to point you in the right direction.

Fitness Centres

There are literally hundreds of gyms and fitness centres in the Greater Toronto Area to choose from. Membership fees to these gyms usually cost an average of $40 per month, with the possibility of a one-time fee that needs to be paid up front. Most fitness clubs in Toronto have personal trainers on staff to help you form a fitness plan and stick to it along with up-to-date equipment and a variety of exercise classes. Most gyms also offer a small shop where you can purchase fitness related items or personal items such as towels, locks for your locker, and personal grooming supplies for when you hit the showers. Below is a list of some of the more popular gyms and fitness clubs in Toronto.

  • System Fitness
    A great gym with 2 locations, good rates and a women's only section.
  • Good Life Fitness
    A large gym with several coed branches.
  • YMCA
    A large gym in central Toronto with reduced rates for low income families.
  • Curves
    A women's only gym with several locations city-wide.
  • Eclypse Fitness
    A coed gym with several cardio machines.

These are just a few examples of the many choices available for fitness clubs in Toronto. For a complete list, click here.



Golf enthusiasts will find no shortage of great places to play in Toronto. The five main courses below are considered amongst the best in the country, and offer an excellent challenge for the seasoned pro and amateur alike. Click on the link for more details on each course. These are public courses, open to all, but green fees do apply.

There are also plenty of pro shops to help you keep up with the latest in golf gear. To find a golf store near you, click here.



Tennis is extremely popular in Toronto, with hundreds of indoor and outdoor courts available for a game. There are far too many clubs to list here, but here is a list of all the tennis courts Toronto has to offer. It's a good idea to call ahead and reserve a court before heading out to play.

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