Kensington

401 College Street
Toronto, ON M5T 1S9

Just east of Bathurst Street, south side of College Street

About the Pool

Kensington is a clean 10  x 15 meter, three lane swimming pool. The pool has a shallow end depth of 3’ which slowly tapers off to an 4½’ slightly deeper end. There is a spacious deck complete with an on-deck viewing area. Parents are encouraged to meet their child’s instructor at the at the shallow end wall at the end of each swim class for a brief personalized update.

The Kensington pool has male and female change rooms available.

There are convenient cubbies above the benches in both change rooms. Swimmers are encouraged to leave all valuables at home as there are no lockers available for use.

Street shoes are strictly prohibited in the change rooms and on the pool deck. 

Visitors must remove their footwear in the change room and are encouraged to bring deck shoes for use in these areas.

No food or drink (with the exception of a non-breakable water bottle) is permitted on the pool deck or in the change rooms

Parking at Kensington

Metered street parking is available on College Street. Additional street parking is available on Lippincott Street or Borden Street for short visits. 

To find the pool

Enter the pool using the north facing Door#1 facing College Street. Upon entering the school, follow the hallway to the left to the stairwell. The pool is on the lower level. 

TTC Directions

From BATHURST STATION (Bloor-Danforth Subway Line)

Take the subway to Bathurst Station. From there take the 511 streetcar to College Street and walk one block east to Lippincott Street. Enter the pool from the College Street Entrance. 

From QUEEN’S PARK STATION (University/Spadina Subway Line)

Take the subway to Queen’s Park Station. Exit the station onto the north side of College Street to College Street at Queen’s Park. Take the 506 College West Street Car to Borden Street (5 stops). Walk about 1 minute west on College to Kensington Community School.   Enter the pool from the College Street Entrance. 
 

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