Facility Features - CKW YMCA

Facility Features

The Chaplin Family YMCA is a full facility,80,000 square foot recreational centre that has been part of the Cambridge community since 1996. This building provides a place for families, adults and youth to be active in mind, body and spirit.

Facility Features Include 

Conditioning Centre (15 yrs+)

A large, bright, full service conditioning centre with a variety of cardio and weight training equipment complimented by a free weight and large stretching area .

Wellness Centre (15 yrs+)

Comfortable, quiet, conditioning centre on the main floor with a variety of cardio equipment. Special features include a Core Pole, Functional Pulley System and Wheel Chair accessible equipment.


A large mirrored studio,with double sprung hard wood flooring


Full size gymnasium, with 2 badminton courts, 1 volleyball courts, 6 basketball hoops and a rubberized sport floor. Enjoy a wide range of recreational sports and activities for all ages, fitness classes and programs for the whole family.

Squash & Racquetball

We have 4 convertible courts, 3 squash and 1 racquetball

Aquatic Centre

A 25 m, 6 lane pool, 101 foot slide and a 100 sq.foot teaching pool with warm water. Also includes a swirlpool.


Indoor track with rubberized surface. 3 lanes ,70 metre.

Track Use:

Children 6-12 years have access to the track with direct parent/caregiver supervision. Members 13 and 14 years of age must complete the Teen Conditioning Certification course and obtain a wrist band in order to have unsupervised access.

Jays Room

A youth equipment room with a full line of youth selectorized strength equipment, cycling bikes and more.

Kids Zone

This area is equiped with a Wii systems and tables and chairs for board games and homework.

Change Rooms

Membership Plus

Includes towel service, whirlpool, steam room and sauna along with a lounge and exercise area. Change rooms are designed for Membership Plus members 18 years and older.

General Membership

Large, bright change area with day use lockers.

Family / Special Needs

For Moms with sons and Dads with daughters 4-7 years of age. Also available for members with special needs requiring assistance from a caregiver.

Whirlpool, Sauna and Steam Room

Whirlpool, sauna and steam room are located in each of the Membership Plus change rooms. A swirlpool and sauna is located on pool deck. Please remember to shower using warm water and soap and thoroughly rinse off before entering or re-entering the whirlpool, steam room or sauna.


Protect your personal belongings by using a quality lock. Do not leave valuables in your car. Wallet/key lockers are located across from the gymnasium for your convenience. Locks can be purchased at the Member Services desk.

Perfume, Cologne & Hairspray

Please be respectful of others when using perfumes, colognes and hairspray at the YMCA, we are of the minimalist attitude within our spaces . Some members have severe allergies to these products.