University of Toronto, Department of Molecular Genetics

Sports and Fitness

For general information on general resources offered to graduate students, check out the SGS website Wellness Portal to help find the resources you need.

More information can also be found in the following file (updated September 2020):


Intramural Sports´╗┐

Want to stay active, play your favorite sport and meet other MoGen students? The Mogen GSA coordinates intramural sports teams for each semester. Keep an eye out at the start of each term for an email from the GSA sports rep with sign up information for each team. Most sports teams are recreational level, with some intermediate level teams when there is sufficient interest. If you want to set up an intramural team that is not already offered, contact the sports rep! You can also sign up individually and be slotted onto an existing team.

Sports vary by year and season but teams generally offered include:
-Ultimate Frisbee
-Softball (recreational and competitive, offered only in the summer)
-Flag Football

Athletics Facilities

The University of Toronto has many different gyms and athletic facilities, including weight rooms, pools and more! Graduate students at U of T can automatically access facilities using their T-card from September – April. In the summer semester, graduate students can get the cost of their gym membership reimbursed through SGS. For more information on gym membership reimbursement, keep an eye out in April for an email from your sports rep.

The University of Toronto also has a variety of drop in fitness classes, including Zumba, Yoga and interval training classes for a variety of fitness levels.