Varsity Centre

Starting September 8, 2020 the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education and the University of Toronto Sport and Rec division will gradually re-open facilities and spaces for academic and research, and sport and recreation programs and services for U of T students, staff, faculty and the community

Entrances to buildings have been modified to control access according to City of Toronto public health.

 

Home to international, intercollegiate and intramural competitions throughout the year, Varsity Centre also hosts recreational and instructional classes, children’s programs and high performance athlete training. During the winter months, the field continues to be a hive of activity under the dome, here students and members can make use of the driving range and a range of drop-in recreational activities.

The pavilion is an open, light-filled space with an inspiring view of the state-of-the-art track, the FIFA two-star rated field and bustling Bloor Street. This is the main entryway to Varsity Centre (including the stadium and the arena) and houses the Blues football team room, a therapy room, the Zimmerman meeting room and offices for coaches and staff.

Hours

Fall/Winter (starting september 8, 2020)

Monday to Friday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Building entry - fall 2020

Please note that for fall 2020 - the Varsity Centre, including the pavilion, arena and field/dome will be available only to student-athletes and their coaches, KPE staff and faculty working in these spaces.

Individuals must enter and exit the Varsity Centre through the pavilion on Devonshire Place. 

Facility details

  • A 5000 seat stadium with a 400m eight-lane international class track and state-of-the-art artificial playing field 
  • A newly-renovated arena which converts to a sport court in the summer  
  • An air-supported dome over the field in winter to enable year-round use

Change Rooms and Washrooms

Team rooms 3 and 4 in the concourse under the stadium stands are used as the men’s and women’s change rooms for Varsity Centre. There are no lockers or towel service available. Varsity Centre has single user washrooms located in the Pavilion and at the South end of the concourse.   

Parking and Bike Racks

Metered street parking is available on Devonshire Place or at the St. George underground lot. Bike racks are located at the pavilion entrance to Varsity Centre on Devonshire Place.