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True North Climbing

14-75 Carl Hall Rd | Downsview Park Sports Centre, Toronto, Ontario M3K 2B9, Canada
+1 416-398-7625
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Great kids program

I bring my 8 year old daughter to True North every week for the kids rec program and I have to say... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Toronto, Canada
Great facility, but much worse staff

The place is great, I'm sure, if you're a seasoned climber. Otherwise, be sure to get ready to be... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2016
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29 Mar 2017
“Great kids program”
13 Jun 2016
“Great facility, but much worse staff”
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14-75 Carl Hall Rd | Downsview Park Sports Centre, Toronto, Ontario M3K 2B9, Canada
North York
+1 416-398-7625
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

I bring my 8 year old daughter to True North every week for the kids rec program and I have to say that not only does she love it but I do too! Watching her learn and develop the skills needed for climbing is extremely...More

Thank ShaniKernerman
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The place is great, I'm sure, if you're a seasoned climber. Otherwise, be sure to get ready to be looked down upon. On top of their rude attitudes, they seem to have a general disregard for customers waiting at the service counter and you can...More

Thank Adatep
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

True North is a really awesome climbing gym. Their top rope routes are awesome, giving a lot of different dynamic options for climbers. Bouldering is good but generally fairly crowded, especially when the youth team is practicing. Would benefit from some expansion. Staff are good,...More

Thank esseh k
Reviewed 3 December 2015

I really like this place. I have been there about a dozen times. The walls constantly change and you have options for all levels. It does get a bit too crowded at times, but as a whole, it's a great place. Can't find better in...More

Thank Bryan Miguel S
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We took a beginner's course at True North last week and then ended up staying for about 3 more hours until it closed. It is quite difficult if you are not used to this kind of thing. But it is still a lot of fun...More

Thank Yagnik89
Reviewed 8 July 2015

My cousins and I tried out true north this week, and I gotta say i was very impressed! it is a BIG complex so there was a lot of variety. We are all in our mid twenties but it was a work out and a...More

Thank meds177
Reviewed 20 February 2015

My kids have been here many times & our youngest loves this place!!!!! TRUE NORTH YOU ROCK! There are recreational programs, competitive programs, freebie lessons and lessons for most classes, especially if you are a first timer. Check out their website a week in advance...More

Thank Onegreatmomanddadof2
Reviewed 5 November 2014

NOT SAFE ! Safety in sport like rock-climbing is the first priority. This place is just not safe. First of all kids are allowed to climb everywhere, including over and under people who is already on a route. Secondly, everyone who knows how a harness...More

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John G, Owner at True North Climbing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2014

Yes, safety is absolutely our top priority at all times, and we work hard to keep our gym as safe as possible. We require a belay test before anyone is allowed to belay in our facility. We certify our instructors with the CWA and/or ACMG....More

Reviewed 22 March 2014
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North York
North York is one of Toronto's most culturally diverse
neighborhoods. Home to a number of cultural events
throughout the year that celebrate the city's varied
ethnic communities, it's always worthwhile to see
what's going on in the area. Its cross-section of
inhabitants include students and long-time residents,
giving North York an eclectic feeling of being both
local and international. Extremely family-friendly,
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Will there eventually be shuttle buses available at the front entrance of Downsview Park to take participants to True North Climbing?
20 February 2015|
Response from John G | Property representative |
We have discussed this with Downsview Park but there is no current plan for a shuttle. The TTC 101 bus comes in to our building on weekends, and every day from May - September. We are hopeful that the mayor's plan to restore... More