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Hours: Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. We are closed on Saturday.

Address: 55 Ameer Avenue, North York, ON M6A 2Z1

Phone: 416-785-2500 ext. 3666

Email: kimelcentre@research.baycrest.org

Parking & TTC

Public Transit

Take the 109 – Ranee North bus from Lawrence West Station. This will take you through to Ranee Avenue, getting off on Baycrest Avenue and Ameer Avenue. Walk North to The Baycrest Terraces.

The 400 Lawrence Community Bus does pick-up and drop off at the Baycrest Terraces/ The Kimel Family Centre. An important note: Baycrest Terraces/The Kimel Family Centre are currently titled as the Baycrest Wagman Centre in the route schedule found here.

Community Bus – Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

Neighbourhood midday service operated on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, connects seniors’ residences with local points of interest. Flag down anywhere along route.

Parking

Parking spaces are extremely limited. We strongly encourage members to take the TTC, walk, or carpool.

 

There are a few parking options available:

Parking at Baycrest (3650 Baycrest Street)

You can park in the main Baycrest parking lot located at 3560 Baycrest Street for a daily flat rate of $14.00.  

You can also purchase an H-Pass from Cashier’s:

  • 5 day pass = $35.00
  • 10 day pass = $70.00
  • 30 day pass = $210.00

Should you encounter any issue with the automated system, please report it to the Security: 416-785-2500, ext. 2050.

Parking at the Terraces (55 Ameer Avenue)
You can find parking in the Terraces of Baycrest parking lot located at 55 Ameer Avenue. 

St. Margaret Catholic School (50 Ameer Avenue)
Our community partner, St. Margaret Catholic School has a limited number of parking spaces available for you at no cost. 

Please observe parking signage and park only in designated areas.

There are a few parking options available:

Parking at Baycrest (3650 Baycrest Street)

  • Parking is available in the main Baycrest parking lot located at 3560 Baycrest Street for a daily flat rate of $15.40.
  • Monthly: $88.00
  • Non-consecutive multiday or monthly H-passes are also available at the Baycrest Cashier’s office located on the 2nd floor of the Baycrest hospital. Pass amounts are as follows:
    • 5 day pass = $38.50
    • 10 day pass = $77.00
    • 30 day pass = $231.00

To learn about the benefits of the H-Pass please visit here.

Should you encounter any issue with the automated system, please report it to the Security: 416-785-2500, ext. 2050.

Parking at the Baycrest Terraces (55 Ameer Avenue)

  • Please note, many of the parking spots at the Baycrest Terraces are reserved for residents, family members and staff leaving very limited visitor spots available. We strongly encourage members to park in the main Baycrest lot or seek parking in the general neighbourhood where permitted.

    We ask all members and visitors to please observe parking signage and park only in designated areas.

    Drop Off & Pick Up

    Drop-off and pick-up is permitted at the main doors of the Baycrest Terraces/Kimel Family Centre, located by the Terraces parking lot, off Ameer Avenue.

    Baycrest Shuttle Bus

    For your convenience, a free shuttle bus runs between the Kimel Family Centre/Terraces, 2 Neptune and Baycrest main campus from Sunday to Friday. Please click on the link below to see the full shuttle bus schedule.

    Accessibility

    The building is wheelchair accessible as it is equipped with ramps, an elevator, and widened hallways. All signage includes braille. Water bowls are available for guide dogs. All virtual programs include closed captioning. Other accessibility services and/or devices can be provided upon request. 

    Should you wish to talk about your accessibility requirements, please email: kimelcentre@research.baycrest.org

    Helpful Information

    Lost & Found

    The Kimel Family Centre takes no responsibility for lost or stolen goods. Lost and found goods not claimed after 10 days will be donated to charity or disposed of.

    Lockers

    Lockers are available for your use. You can request a locker key from reception prior to the start of your class. The locker is available to you during the length of your program, after which you must return the key to reception. Keys cannot be reserved prior to class.

    Food & Drink

    Baycrest is certified kosher by the Kashrut Council of Canada (COR). Members are not allowed to bring food in from outside the Kimel Family Centre, but we can accommodate people with health conditions requiring special diets – just speak to a staff member before bringing food in.

    You are encouraged to bring portable water bottles. There are two water refill stations in the centre.

    You can purchase snacks via the mobile snack art, which is available throughout the day. For more information on the snacks available, please consult the menu.

    Mobile Snack Cart Menu

    Juice-Apple $1.50
    Juice-Orange $1.50
    Trail Mix $1.50
    Nature Valley Bar-Fruit and Granola $1.89
    Summer Fresh- Dip Hummus With Flatbread Snack ‘N Go $3.25
    Yogurt $2.00
    Rice Cakes (vegan) $1.89
    Fruit-Apple $1.35
    Fruit-Orange $1.50

    COVID-19

    The Kimel Family Centre for Brain Health and Wellness is committed to communicating with you about COVID-19. The health and safety of residents, families, visitors, private companions, staff and volunteers is of paramount priority. Please view this page for the most up-to-date information.

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