7 Toronto Gyms With Outdoor Workout Classes You Can Take This Month

Outdoor classes start in mid-June and onwards during stage one of reopening!

Photo of All Day Fit Strong Academy class
Toronto Associate Editor

There will be a lot more to do in the city once step one of Ontario's reopening plan begins. Patios are reopening for up to four people per table and outdoor gatherings will be increased to a maximum of 10 people, including group fitness classes.

Toronto gyms have hosted their classes virtually for the last several months, and come mid-June, several will be offering in-person group workouts in the fresh air and sunshine.

From barre and spin classes to weight training boot camps, there's a little bit of everything to try safely at these seven gyms this month.

All Day Fit

Photo of All Day Fit Athlete class

Emma Arsenault | All Day Fit

Price: $185 bi-weekly for All Day Athlete, $240 bi-weekly for Strong Academy

When: An eight-week program, classes three days a week for 55-60 minutes starting July 5

Address: Coronation Park at 711 Lake Shore Blvd W. for All Day Athlete, or outside Training Lane at 487 King St. E for Strong Academy

Why You Need To Go: All Day Fit has two outdoor programs you can sign up for: All Day Athlete and Strong Academy. All Day Athlete will boost your overall sports performance through cardio and agility training in a sports-team environment, while Strong Academy will tap into your strength through customizable weight training programs. They will give you everything that you need to work out, you just need to bring your own mat and water bottle.



Price: Single class $20, five-class pack $90

When: Week of June 14 or when reopening begins

Address: Canoe Landing, 95 Fort York Blvd., and potentially Stanley Park

Why You Need To Go: They're called Body Love Inc. for a reason — their goal is to have you loving what your body can do. BOLO Inc. is going to offer a bit of everything for their outdoor classes, from boot camp to boxing and more.


Drop Boxing

Photo of exterior of Drop Boxing studio

Lara Marquez | DROP Boxing

When: Two 50-minute classes, three to four times a day when step one begins

Address: Outside their boxing studio at 161 Spadina Ave.

Why You Need To Go: Drop will offer two unique classes to members: HIIT and LIFT. The HIIT class will involve strength training exercises with shadowing boxing moves, and LIFT focuses on strength training only. Both classes will have each station equipped with a clean mat, bench, exercise bands, and dumbbells, and eight to 10 people will be able to attend socially distanced.



Price: Drop-in class $18, one-month unlimited pass $139. The first class is free!

When: Sign up begins June 14 and classes will run all summer

Address: Trinity Bellwoods Park, 790 Queen St W.

Why You Need To Go: FLYT Club will be offering strength and conditioning classes six days a week. They will provide dumbbells, kettlebells, resistance bands, and slam balls, so all you will have to bring is your mat, your water bottle, and a towel.


Loft Cycle Club

When: 12-15 spin classes a week, one to two yoga, barre, and strength classes daily

Address: Estonian House Parking Lot, 958 Broadview Ave. for spin classes; The Carrot Common Green Roof, 348 Danforth Ave. for pilates and barre, and Logan Green Field for strength and barre

Why You Need To Go: Loft Cycle Club will be offering outdoor spin classes with Bluetooth headsets for every cyclist to spin to the beat of the music. Their strength classes are a blend of circuit-style training mixed with cardio. Sanitized weights will be provided just around the corner at the studio. Pilates classes will also provide sanitized pilates balls, resistance bands, and light weights. All you'll need to bring is your mat, a towel, and a water bottle.


Pure Barre Toronto

Price: Single class $30, five-class pack $100

When: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 7 a.m.; Saturday mornings at 8 a.m.; Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. (weather permitting, as soon as reopening begins)

Address: Trinity Bellwoods Park, west of the tennis courts

Why You Need To Go: Pure Barre's classes are low impact and a full-body workout. Everyone attending will have to bring their own yoga mat, water bottle, hand weights, or wearable weights to class, but these will be optional.


Sweat and Tonic

Price: Cost: one credit $20, five credits $90, 10 credits $150⁣

When: Week of June 14 or when reopening begins

Address: Parks around the city

Why You Need To Go: Sweat and Tonic is offering small group yoga, HIIT, and pilates classes. The Yonge Street gym will soon be announcing a brand new outdoor space for their classes.*


This article has been updated.

Alex Arsenych
Toronto Associate Editor