For our members and aspiring members: Latest news on our programs on September 5, 2020

Our partner York Centre Karate is working closely with Toronto Parks to reopen our programs in our usual locations. At the moment they assured us that facilities will reopen, it is just unclear when that will happen. Most likely after schools will reopen. Update (Sept 5, 2020): opening on Monday October 5th, 2020

We will have after reopening same Karate programs (with a bit less class times to adjust for COVID-19 requirements): 1. 4 to 6 years old – 40 minutes 3 times per week; 2. 7 to 12 years old – 1 hour 3 times per week; 3. 13 and up 80 minutes 3 times per week. We are working to keep same schedule Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Herbert H. Carnegie Centennial Centre (Arena).

Tentative schedule:

1. 4 to 6 years old: 5.40 pm – 6.20 pm;

2. 7 to 12 years old: 6.35 pm – 7.35 pm;

3. 13 and up: 7.50 pm – 9.10 pm.

Also for members convenience some Karate classes on Monday and Wednesday will be available same time virtually on Zoom (if you will not be able to come that day).

High performance Karate program will be at Earl Bales CC on Thursday (1 hour training).

Please stay tuned for other announcements. As we will share our comeback to training protocol with you before starting training.

IMPORTANT: Online Classes until COVID-19 situation cleared

We hope all our students and their families are OK.

Because of the emergency situation created around COVID-19 we decided to start online training sessions via Zoom, until situation will comeback to normal and our facilities will reopen.

The sessions will take place: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Updated on March 27, 2020:

Kinder group (4 to 6 years old) from 12.30 pm to 1.10 pm

Kids group (7 to 12 years old) from 12.30 pm to 1.10 pm

Youth and adults group (13+) from 8.00 pm till 8.40 pm.

Updated on April 2nd, 2020:

Please use the links bellow to join karate classes
Kinder and Kids groups:     Meeting ID: 773 979 007

Youth and Adults group:      Meeting ID: 555 412 312

Please all students confirm your attendance.

Stay safe,
York Centre Karate
Our Online Karate training will start from Wednesday March 25, 2020

New High-Performance Karate Program on Thursdays starting from November 21, 2019

York Centre Karate and Toronto Suiken Bugeikai presenting our revamped High-Performance Program.

For now, only Kumite (fighting) version.

Focus of High-Performance program is to successfully prepare students to tournaments participation.

Key points of the program are:

  1. More physically demanding as tournament participation require excellent form.
  2. Completely axed on tournament techniques.
  3. More use of tools for development.
  4. Psychological preparation for tournament environment as it is more adrenaline reach one.
  5. Best student-teacher ratio, as group in average will not be bigger than 6 students. That means more attention for individual student.
  6. Very intensive 1-hour training.

The program will be delivered every Thursdays at Earl Bales Community Centre – 4169 Bathurst St, North York, ON M3H 3P7 – room #2, that is inside Earl Bales Park on Bathurst and Sheppard.

First trial training will be held on Thursday Nov 21, 2019.

It will be 2 groups:

5-7 years old – from 6 pm till 7 pm

8-13 years old from 7 pm till 8 pm




  1. To Learn to Protect Themselves
  2. Martial Arts teaches kids how to Perform better in life, school and beyond
  3. Kids Learn to be helpful and considerate
  4. They will develop their social skills
  5. Gain a healthy self-respect and respect for others
  6. Increased confidence and Self-esteem
  7. Increased concentration and focus
  8. The habit of good exercise and good health
  9. The “Can Do Anything – Never Give Up Attitude”
  10. Because they grow up quick, and you want to give them all the tools they need.

York Centre Karate Programs For 2019 – 2020

York Centre Karate Programs For 2019-2020.

NEW: This Season, as a response to a big demand is Kinder Karate 4 – 6 years old 3 times per week: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 5.45 pm to 6.25 pm

Plus popular programs on the same days: Kids Karate 7 – 12 years old from 6.25 pm to 7.45 pm and Youth and Family Karate 13+ from 7.45 pm to 9.15 pm respectively.

Also our already traditional Fitness programs: Kids 8 – 12 years old and Youth and Family 13+ Tuesday and Thursday

Location: Herbert H. Carnegie Centennial Centre – 580 Finch Ave West – Silver Blade Room (2nd floor)

Start of the Programs: Karate Wednesday September 4, 2019; Fitness Tuesday September 3, 2019.