Toronto Masters of the Universe (TMU) is the Masters’ Swim Club at the University of Toronto. The club has about 50 members, men and women ranging in age from 20 years to 80 years with varying ability and swimming background. Some choose to compete in meets organized by Masters Swimming of Ontario while some choose to complement their fitness routine with swimming.
Most practices are held in the 8-lane, 50 meter pool at the University of Toronto Athletic Centre located at 55 Harbord street (Spadina and Harbord) in downtown Toronto, a few are held at the 25yd pool at the same location. There are 5 practices per week. READ MORE >>>Slide Show:
Information for Prospective New Members
1. Swimming Ability
We are not a learn to swim program. New members should have basic swimming ability and should be able to swim 2000 m continuously, as well as 10 times 50 yd free style on a 1-minute pace time (or 50m short course on 1:05, 50m long course on 1:10).
2. Athletic Centre Membership (Required!)
Please note that a membership at the University of Toronto Athletic Center is required to join the club. Current students at the University of Toronto who pay full incidental fees are members of the Athletic Centre. For anyone else a membership fee has to be paid, depending on one’s affiliation with the University of Toronto. The full table with current membership fees can be viewed here. To apply for membership please go to the Main Office at the Athletic Centre at 55 Harbord St – at the intersection of Harbord and Spadina (hours).
3. Club membership
Club membership can be obtained for members of the AC either in person in the Main office, 55 Harbord St (hours) or online at these links:
Please note that registration is handled only by the Main Office. For specific questions regarding the registration process please check the related information on the web site of the Athletic Centre.
4. Club Fees
Fees for the 2018-2019 year (on top of the AC membership fees) are as follows:
- Full Year (May 1 2018 – Apr 30 2019) $390 ($351 for students).
- Spring Term Only (May 1-Jun 30) $100 ($90 for students).
- Summer Term Only (Jul 1-mid-Aug) $90 ($81 for students).
- Fall/Winter Term Only (Sep 2018 – Apr 2019) $300 ($270 for students).
- Thursday 9-11 PM ONLY – Fall OR Winter term: $40.
- Thursday 9-11 PM ONLY – Fall AND Winter term: $70.
Please note that 13% HST will be added to these fees. Membership fees are subject to change without notice.
5. Practice Times
Practice times are subject to change. Please check “Practice Information” for the general schedule and see the TMU Calendar and TMU news for updates on schedule changes, cancellations, and term start and end dates.
For more information please contact us using the form below.