The Abilities Centre, which opened its doors in June 2012, is a state-of-the-art community facility that sets new standards in Ontario and Canada for accessibility and inclusive and innovative programs that enable people of all abilities and ages to lead healthy, active lives.
It is one of the five venue clusters TO2015 will use to host the 2015 Parapan Am Games.
For the Games, TO2015 will use the courts located on the infield of the 200-metre running track to host judo and boccia during the Parapan Am Games.
Competitions at Abilities Centre
What You Need To Know
For additional accessible services, please consult the TORONTO 2015 Accessibility Guide at TORONTO2015.org/accessibility.
Transit is available to/from this venue and is included with your printed event ticket.
Triplinx is an interactive cross-regional transit trip planner, and is your best tool to plan your transit journey: triplinx.ca.
Designated Transit Stops
This venue has two designated transit stops:
- Whitby GO Station (accessible)
- Victoria Street West at Gordon Street
From the Whitby GO Station, spectators can either walk to the Abilities Centre (approximately 1.5 kilometre) or take an accessible connection from Durham Region Transit to Victoria Street West at Gordon Street, about 50 metres from the venue entrance.
An accessible shuttle is available to transport spectators from the Whitby GO Station to the venue.
Dedicated accessible transit is available to this venue. To book your trip, use the Call One service:
1.844.PARA ONE (844.727.2663)
The call centre is open from 6 a.m. to midnight throughout the Games, and trips can be booked up to seven days before your event.
Walk, Wheel or Cycle
Walk, Wheel or Cycle
The roadway leading up to this venue is pedestrian friendly. Bicycle parking is available near the spectator entrance. Bicycles are stored at the owner’s risk.
General and accessible parking is available at the venue. General parking is available in the north lot.
Accessible parking is available in the south lot near the venue entrance and must be pre-booked at least 24 hours before your event. To pre-book your space, visit TORONTO2015.org/spectator/accessible-parking or call 1.844.695.4313. The call centre is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Games 2015 Trip Planner is a smart and interactive auto trip planner that will guide you around road closures, banned turns and other traffic measures around venues. This is your best tool to plan your driving journey to the Games.