Life on Tyndale Campus
Weekly Chapel Services
Be refreshed spiritually as well as academically. Join the whole Tyndale community on Wednesdays (switched from the usual Tuesdays for the Spring Summer semester) at 11:15 a.m. for our weekly chapel services. Rich music and a variety of speakers enhance this time of worship, inspiration and challenge.
Quiet Reflection/ Spiritual Direction
Take time to discern God's voice and presence in your life. Make use of the chapel or other private spaces. Sessions with a qualified spiritual director are also available for private, guided reflection, conversation and prayer.
Your fellow students and professors come from a wide range of Christian traditions, cultures and backgrounds. This is a great place to share ideas, make new friends and discover the amazing ways of God expressed in the lives of others.
Attractions around Tyndale
Enjoy the warm summer temperatures in our shaded courtyards or visit the nearby park. Bring walking shoes and use your lunch to take a walk on a neighbouring trail through woods and along the East Don River.
Take the 42 to the 51 bus and see what’s in bloom at the Toronto Botanical Garden which offers an array of 17 award-winning themed gardens.
Live Music and Entertainment
At Black Creek Pioneer Village, become immersed in the lifestyles, customs and surroundings of early residents who built the foundation for modern Toronto and Ontario during the 1800s.
The City of Toronto
Blue Jays baseball anyone? Live theatre? Kensington market? The Royal Ontario Museum? Shopping at the Eaton Centre? CN Tower? Toronto Islands? Enjoy the wide array of diverse activities that the downtown core has to offer. Outdoor enthusiasts and cultural fanatics alike will have their pick of entertaining activities.
Markets and Shopping
Our multicultural city includes a number of unique markets and shopping. Enjoy the atmosphere of restored Victorian-era buildings in the Distillery District with over 80 shops and boutiques, award-winning restaurants, and unique cafés. Just down the street, check out St. Lawrence Market, one of the world’s great markets, with over 120 vendors.
Sports enthusiasts might enjoy watching the Toronto FC in a game of soccer at the BMO field, rooting for the Blue Jays at a game of baseball, or visiting the Hockey Hall of Fame and exploring the largest collection of hockey memorabilia in the world.
Music and the Arts
If music and the arts is your passion, the Art Gallery of Ontario features more than 80,000 works spanning from 100 A.D. to the present. A live performance by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra is also sure to make for a memorable experience.
Other local favorites include:
- Ripley's Aquarium
- Ontario Science Centre
- Casa Loma
- Kensington Market
- Woodbine Beach
- Summer Festivals
Want to see Toronto but don’t want to drive there? You can get downtown by bus and subway for $3.25. It’s an adventure, and no need to pay for parking either!
Tyndale is located close to both the Toronto and York Region Transit systems. Finch Station is 10 minutes away and is the main hub for transportation in the area. From Finch, you can take the subway downtown or a bus in whichever direction you need to go. To get to Finch Station from Tyndale, walk south to Cummer Ave and catch the 42 West at Bayview and Cummer. You can find TTC maps and schedules at the Toronto Transit Commission.