CSIO Head Office - Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre

CSIO Gym Equipment

Located at the new Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, the largest legacy facility of the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games, Canadian Sport Institute Ontario’s (CSIO) new home is a world-class daily training environment providing programs, services, and leadership to high performance athletes and coaches to enhance their ability to achieve international podium performances.

In its new home, CSIO strives to develop a Centre of Para Sport Excellence. The entire facility – both CSIO and the greater TPASC space, is fully accessible and built on the principles of inclusiveness. CSIO also features state-of-the-art equipment designed with para athletes in mind, including, for example, an oversized treadmill embedded into the floor and the Hydroworx 2000 therapy pool where the floor raises to be parallel to the ground.

The daily training environment that CSIO provides to high performance athletes and coaches includes:

  • 5,000 sqft of Strength & Conditioning Space
    • State-of-the-art equipment including cardio machines, stationary bikes, weights and lifting platforms
    • Woodway Blade Treadmill – oversized and embedded in the floor for accessibility
  • Biomechanics Suite
    • Complete with motion capture cameras and video analysis
  • 35m 3-lane track
    • 4 force plates embedded in the track
    • Opens to the 200m track in the greater TPASC facility
  • Altitude Chamber (K2Room)
    • Anti-gravity treadmill
  • Recovery and Regeneration Centre
    • Hydroworx 2000 pool with moveable floor, treadmill, and video analysis
    • Hot and Cold Pools
  • Sport Lab
    • DXA Body Scan for accurate body composition analysis
  • Sport Performance Kitchen
    • Instructional and Demonstration Stations
    • Induction cook-tops
  • Athlete Lounge
  • Medical Offices
  • Boardrooms and Meeting Space
  • CSIO Administrative Offices

CSIO also utilizes other amenities of the larger Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, including:

  • 2 - 10 Lane, 50m Pools
  • Dive Tank (with 3m, 5m 7.5m and 10m platforms)
  • Dryland Training Area for Diving
  • Field House with 4 Courts
    • 2 are FIBA hardwood sprung floors
  • 200m Jogging Track
  • Strength and Conditioning Space
  • Multi-Purpose Studios
  • Climbing Wall