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Our Facilities

The Ryerson University campus sits on a 21-acre site in the heart of downtown Toronto. The campus is a safe, modern, and attractive space. Most of its facilities are nestled to the north-east of the Yonge Street and Dundas Street East intersection.

Ryerson Summer Day Camp programs centre around two main facilities: the Recreation & Athletic Centre (RAC), located on the main campus, and the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC), located on the site of the former Maple Leaf Gardens on Carlton Street and just a five minute walk north of the RAC.

All Ryerson Summer Day Camp facilities meet and exceed the high standards of the Ontario Camps Association, as well as the standards of local Health and Fire Departments. Ryerson facilities are maintained in excellent condition, allowing campers to participate safely in programming of all sorts.

The Quad is a beautiful green space located at the centre of the Ryerson campus. The Quad is surrounded by mature trees, which make the space a quiet and safe location for camp activities. Throughout the typical day at Camp, the sound of children’s laughter often echoes off the walls of nearby Kerr Hall.

A view across the Quad of the entrance to the Recreation & Athletics Centre

Located on the second level of Kerr Hall West, this gym plays host to campers playing any number of sports including basketball, volleyball, badminton, and indoor soccer. It’s also a popular space for camp-wide activities.

The basketball court in Kerr Hall's upper gym

During the camp season, the Lower Gym is often used for indoor sports, like basketball, volleyball and soccer. The Lower Gym is located beneath the Gymnasium in Kerr Hall West.

The basketball court of Kerr Hall's Lower Gym

The Mattamy Athletic Centre (formerly the Maple Leaf Gardens) opened its doors to the public in 1931, and for 68 years served as the home of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs. In September 2012, this historic facility reopened as the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC), offering a basketball court, fitness centre, and hockey rink where campers can skate under the same dome as NHL legends did for generations.

An escalator leading to the second floor of the Mattamy Athletic Centre

Home Court is a 12,000 square foot multi-purpose gym on the second floor of Mattamy Athletic Centre. It occupies the space that housed a private bowling alley in the former Maple Leaf Gardens, and is now the home of Ryerson Summer Day Camps basketball programs.

An overhead view of the basketball court at the Mattamy Athletic Centre

This NHL-sized rink is located in Mattamy Athletic Centre, at the site of the former Maple Leaf Gardens. Campers participating in our hockey camps skate under the same dome that Toronto Maple Leaf legends did for over 60 years. State-of-the-art dressing rooms serve Mattamy Home Ice. 

An overhead view of the hockey rink at the Mattamy Athletic Centre

The Recreation & Athletic Centre (RAC) is a fully equipped fitness centre, located north of Gould Street at the centre of the Ryerson campus. The RAC features two gymnasiums, an indoor pool, hardwood floor dance studios, a 160 yard banked indoor running track, international squash courts, and spacious male and female change rooms among other facilities.

Entrance to the Recreation & Athletic Centre

The Ryerson Athletic Centre is home to two multi-purpose gymnasiums. Finished with hardwood flooring, these gyms are ideal for many of the indoor sports and activities that campers may participate in during their time at Ryerson.

The basketball court of the RAC 1 Gym

Two studios can be found in the Recreation & Athletic Centre. Each studio has a designated stereo system, and sprung hardwood floors and mirrors surrounding the studio space. 

A view of the RAC II studio, including hardwood floor, mirror, and ballet bar