Hours of Operation

Recreation & Athletics Centre (RAC):
Monday to Friday 6:30am - 10:30pm || Note Women's Only Hours below
Saturday and Sunday 9:30am - 6:00pm

Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC):
Monday to Friday 6:00am - 11:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Buildings close promptly 30 mins after activities end.


Holiday Hours & Closures: December Break 2018

RAC follows Ryerson's university-wide holiday schedule unless otherwise noted.

  • Closed Friday, December 21 @ 4:00pm
  • Reopens Monday, January 7 @ 6:30am

MAC remains open most days throughout the year. Exceptions this holiday:

  • Reduced Hours: December 24 & 31 open 6:00am-6:00pm
  • Closed: Tuesday, December 25 and Tuesday, January 1


Women's Only Hours

Special thanks to the Ryerson Students' Union for their advocacy in making our spaces and programs more inclusive. Read the 2013 program proposal...

Everyone who identifies as a woman and/or trans person is welcome at facility-specific times listed below. In this case, trans refers to people who identify as transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, non-binary, genderqueer and/or gender diverse.

  • RAC Fitness Centre (weight room) and the Track:
    Spaces close to all participants 10 minutes prior to start time
    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:30am - 11:00am
    • Tuesday, Thursday: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

  • Pool: Check the Pool Schedule for details

  • Drop-in Recreation: Check the Drop-in Recreation Schedule for details

  • Group Fitness: Check the Group Fitness Schedule for Women's Only offerings


Inclusive & Accessible Change Spaces

Special thanks to the RSU's Trans Collective for their advocacy in making our spaces and programs more inclusive. 

In keeping with Ryerson's broader efforts to create safe and accessible washroom spaces for trans and gender diverse members of our community, we respect everyone's right to choose the change space and washroom that is appropriate for them. In addition to our traditional women's and men's spaces, the following options are available to all members of our community:

Recreation & Athletics Centre (RAC):

  • Single-occupancy, all gender, accessible washroom: RAC 108, just inside the front entrance
  • All gender change space with showers: Kerr Hall West 268 - student access automatically available via OneCard scan reader

Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC):

  • Single-occupancy, all gender, accessible change space with shower: 3rd floor by ice rink team rooms
  • Single-occupancy, all gender, accessible washroom between women's and men's Fitness Centre changerooms
  • Single-occupancy, all gender, accessible washrooms throughout the building
  • Ice rink team rooms designated as all gender change spaces and include privacy curtains


Locations & Directions

The Recreation and Athletics Centre (RAC) is located in the centre of the Ryerson campus. Enter through the 40 or 50 Gould Street arch, which is one block north of Dundas St. and one block west of Church St. Enter RAC through the historic facade. The Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) is located in the former Maple Leaf Gardens building at 50 Carlton Street (corner of Carlton and Church).

What's at the RAC?

  1. 50' x 80' fitness centre with free weights and weight machines
  2. Cardio room with more than 35 machines
  3. A 3-lane, 160-yard banked indoor running track
  4. 3 sprung hardwood floor dance studios
  5. 4 international squash courts
  6. 4 sprung hardwood floor gymnasiums
  7. A 25-yard pool
  8. Spacious women's and men's changerooms each with saunas

What's at the MAC?

  1. Coca-Cola Court (basketball and volleyball)
  2. Mattamy Home Ice (NHL sized ice surface)
  3. Cardio room
  4. Fitness Centre with free weights and machine weights
  5. Sprung hardwood dance studio


Ryerson Campus Map Entrance View - Access 
Kerr Hall Upper Gym from Gerrard 
St, or 379 Victoria St. Access the RAC at 40 and 50 Gould St archways