Cornell Community Centre & Library

Located along the east edge of Markham Stouffville Hospital on Bur Oak Avenue at Church Street, Cornell Community Centre and Library opened its doors December 17, 2012. This 129,000 square-foot centre was designed to meet LEED Silver Certification and boasts an array of unique features promoting education, community, fitness, inclusion and accessibility. These features include a multi-level, fully-equipped health and fitness centre, an indoor playground, a youth centre, three pool areas including a therapy pool, water slide and splash pad, a triple gym, a multi-sensory room for toddlers and individuals with autism and developmental disabilities, dementia or brain injury.

There are also many all-purpose rooms and a 200 seat rehearsal/performance hall available for rent. Cornell also boasts a state-of-the-art Library with medical resources, children and youth sections and study rooms.

3201 Bur Oak Avenue
Markham, Ontario L6B 0T2
Phone: 905.479.7753

Hours of Operation

Community Centre
Generally, the Community Centre can be accessed 6:00 AM to 12:00 AM Monday to Sunday.

Front Desk Services
Monday to Sunday, 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM


  • Fitness centre
  • Indoor playground
  • Indoor running/walking track
  • Library
  • Living wall
  • Multi-purpose rooms
  • Multi-sensory room
  • Rehearsal hall
  • Swimming facility with an 8-lane by 25-metre lap pool, therapeutic pool, water slide, splash play area and shallow water pool
  • Triple gymnasium
  • Youth room

Rental Facilities

  • Gymnasium
  • Meeeting rooms
  • Rehearsal hall
  • Swimming pool


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Defibrillator onsite
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