Return-to-Play with Abilities Centre

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August 25, 2021

As of Wednesday, July 21st, Abilities Centre has been open! Learn more about Abilities Centre and its plans for return-to-play in this article.

About Abilities Centre
Abilities Centre is a not-for-profit organization that strives to enhance the quality of life and citizenship for people of all ages and abilities by enabling everyone to participate fully in community life. Abilities Centre is an accessible and barrier-free community hub that empowers people through sport, art, life-skill programs, and research.

The Facility
The 125,000 square foot facility includes 2 FIBA basketball courts, 6-lane 200 metre IAAF approved indoor track, cardio and free weight areas, aerobics and specialty fitness rooms, high-performance training, in-house sports medicine clinic, variations in sport, children's playgorund, theatre, sensory room, board room, and studios.

Image of Abilities Centre facility including track with exercise equipment and basketball court.

Membership Options
AC Virtual World - $14.99/month
• Access to virtual programming

Silver Membership - $35/month, $420/year
• Aged 60+
• Unlimited access
• Selected Group Fitness Classes and Family Classes

Gold Membership - $45/month, $135/3 months, $540/year
• Unlimited access
• Aged 12-59
• Selected Group Fitness Classes and Family Classes

Learn more about the Member Assistance Program and Member Discounts.

Programs Offered
Programs offered include Mixed Ability Sport, Sport and Recreation, Academy for Student Athlete Development, Therapeutic Recreation, and Thrive.
Abilities Centre offers more than 10 inclusive weekly classes including TRX, Strength and Stretch, Spin, Circuit Body Scuplt, Circuit HIIT, Circuit Monday Motivation Bootcamp, and Cardio Core. Preregister for a class here.
Learn more about the programs and services of the Abilities Centre here.

Return-to-Play Safety Plan
All members must require a pre-registration in advance. This can be done online or by phone at 905-665-8500. The new hours of operaiton are Monday to Friday from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM and Saturday to Sunday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. There is a designated waiting area for transportation at the south end of the lobbing towards Victoria Street.

Here are some features of Abilities Centre's return-to-play safety plan. For more information, click here.

Features to Note:
• Everyone must wear a mask and follow the 2 metre social distancing rule
• Staff are strongly encouraged to be fully vacinated
• Additional features: enhanced cleaning throughout the day, extra sanitation stations, closed showers and water fountains, paper towels in lieu of hand dryers
• Reduced capacity
• Touchless payment preferred
• PPE for staff and enhanced health and safety training
• Attendance tracking for everyone who enters the facility
• Health screening, contact information, and signed waiver required for everyone
• Only one entrance and exit point

55 Gordon Street, Whitby, Ontario, Canada L1N 0J2

Phone: 905-665-8500