Plan Your Visit

General Hours of Operation

  • Monday, 8am-8pm
  • Tuesday, 8am-8pm
  • Wednesday, 8am-8pm
  • Thursday, 8am-8pm
  • Friday, 8am-8pm
  • Saturday, 8am-8pm
  • Sunday, 8am-8pm

Statutory Holidays & Jewish Holy Days 2023

  • Civic Holiday, August 7, closed
  • Labour Day, September 4, closed
  • Rosh Hashanah, TBD
  • Yom Kippur, TBD
  • Thanksgiving, October 9, closed
  • Hanukkah, TBD
  • Christmas, December 25 and 26, closed

Drop Off & Pick Up

The drop-off and pick-up of centre members is permitted at the main doors of the Terraces of Baycrest/Kimel Centre.


The building is wheelchair accessible and 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: 

Public Transit

Take the 7: Bathurst Street North bus from the Bathurst subway station on the Bloor/Danforth line to Baycrest Avenue, then walk 10 mins to the Kimel Centre.

Take the 109-B or C: Ranee North bus from Lawrence West Station. This will take you through to Ranee Avenue. Exit the bus at Baycrest Avenue.


There are a few parking options available:

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

Terraces: Members can find parking in the Terraces of Baycrest parking lot located at 55 Ameer Avenue for INCLUDE PRICES. 

St. Margaret Catholic School: Our community partner, St. Margaret Catholic School has a limited number of parking spaces available for members at no cost. 

Please observe parking signage and park only in designated areas.

Coat Room

As a member you have access to the coat room wherein you can put your coats, umbrellas, boots etc. You can put your belongings in this room on your own or you can request a volunteer to do so for you.


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

Food & Drink

Baycrest is certified kosher by the Kashrut Council of Canada (COR). Non-kosher food is not permitted in the Kimel Centre. 

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

Members can purchase snacks via the mobile snack cart. The mobile snack cart is available at 10:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, and 4:30pm. 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


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.