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MOVE Everywhere: In Your Neighbourhood

Closure Update: November 20, 2020

With Toronto and Peel entering the 'Lockdown' level of Ontario's COVID framework, external link effective Monday, November 23, the Mattamy Athletic Centre and in-person programs and services in the effected regions - including Neighbourhood Movement Meetups - will close end of day on Sunday, November 22.

Read Nov-23 Closure Announcement

View MOVE Everywhere: Online Programs

#StayActive #StayWell #MoveEverywhere

Regular physical activity and feeling connected to our community are both critical to student well-being and academic success. Our Neighbourhood Movement Meetups are a chance to do both closer to home, wherever that is, and socially distant of course.

These by students, for students events will help build strong community connections as students meet and get active together in neighbourhood parks across the GTA and beyond.

What to Expect

Movement Meetups fall under the same health and safety parameters as our other programs, with participants required to complete health screenings and follow all protocols as laid out in our COVID-19 safety protocols.

  • Led by a Ryerson student-leader and open to all Ryerson students and alumni
  • Each group will meet once per week for 1 hour at the time and location noted in the schedule below - look for your facilitator in their blue Ryerson Athletics & Recreation staff shirt
  • The group will spend time getting to know each other and taking part in stretching circles and a st/roll or jog or other light physical activity

Waiver & Safety Requirements: Prior to joining, participants...

  • Must google formcomplete a one time waiver, external link at least 2 hours prior to their first session
  • Must practice physical distancing, remaining 2 meters apart from others at all times
  • Must wear a face mask or covering during check-in (as all events are outside, face masks are encouraged but not required)
  • Must check-in with the facilitator upon arriving on-site to answer health screening questions and share information for contact tracing

Weekly Schedule

  • Meetups listed will restart on Sunday, November 15 
  • Stay tuned for more opportunities in the coming weeks!

Host

Park Name

Address / Location

Neighbourhood

Day

Time

Ralf

Victoria Park

413 Buller St. | Map Pin, external link

Meet at pitcher’s mound at the baseball diamond 

Woodstock

Wednesdays

12:00-1:00pm

Yosi

Virtual 

Zoom Link, external link

Virtual/Zoom

Thursdays

6:00-7:00pm

Yosi

Ryerson Quad

50 Gould St. | Map Pin, external link

Meet on the south end of the grassy space

Ryerson Campus

Cancelled starting Nov-23

 

Felimon

Dentonia Park

80 Thyra Ave. | Map Pin, external link

Meet at the soccer goal post next to the park sign 

Danforth Village

Cancelled starting Nov-23

 

Kanza

Thompson Memorial Park

1005 Brimley Rd. | Map Pin, external link

Meet at adult workout equipment area 

Scarborough

Cancelled starting Nov-23

 

Yosi

Regent Park Athletic Ground

480 Shuter St. | Map Pin, external link

Meet at north soccer goal post, closest to the basketball court 

Regent Park

Cancelled starting Nov-23

 

Sara

Bayview Park

2945 Bayview Ave. | Map Pin, external link

Meet at pitcher’s mound at the baseball diamond 

North York

Cancelled starting Nov-23

 

Yovana

Silverthorn Collegiate Institute (Back Field)

291 Mill Rd. | Map Pin, external link

Meet at bleachers behind the school

Etobicoke

Cancelled starting Nov-23

 

Running/Rolling Challenge

This Running/Rolling Challenge is geared towards everyone and you are to run as a team, individual or residence floor, and accumulate your running distance from week to week

Steps Challenge

This Steps Challenge is geared towards everyone and you are to accumulate your steps as a team, individual or residence floor. 

Ultimate Virtual Challenge

This Ultimate Virtual Challenge is geared towards everyone and we will have a list of activities and challenges based on movement and community - the core of all Intramural Sports - to complete, and it is up to you as a team or individual to complete these challenges to score points. Some of the challenges include:

  • Running  100 km as team/ for the week or 40 km individual/for the week
  • Cycling   200 km as team/ for the week or 40 km individual/for the week    
  • Attending the gym for workout
  • Doing a workout as a team of 8 outside
  • Doing a group fitness workout virtually                                                           
  • Doing a yoga workout as a team
  • Doing 2000 stairs for the week
  • Cooking healthy meal for you and someone else you know
  • Tutor or help another student with school work
  • Donate blood
  • Mow the lawn or shovel the snow
  • Using a row machine for an hour 

We know the Sport Clubs experience - getting active, feeling part of a team and learning new skills - can be tremendously positive for our students.

As in a typical year, our student-led clubs are just getting started and plans will be announced for each as soon as they are available.

For now, take a look at the different clubs offered on our Activities page and reach out to one of the club communities to get connected.