The Pulse Fitness Centre

The Pulse Fitness Centre is one of the largest university fitness centers in Canada with over 20,000 square feet of active space. The Pulse has cutting edge fitness equipment, friendly and knowledgeable staff as well as a team of certified personal trainers and fitness instructors.


Our mission is to establish and maintain a safe and inviting environment through education and innovation. Professional fitness staff and quality programming will inspire and motivate members to take a proactive approach to health and fitness. We will strive to empower the community to discover their personal best in body, mind and spirit.


To establish ourselves as leaders in the fitness industry through continuing education, progressive research and ongoing innovation. We will seek recognition for professionalism, quality programming and staff and member satisfaction. Our ultimate goal is to create a thinking place with your heart in mind.


Temporary Hours of Operation Effective March 16 until Further Notice

  • Monday to Friday: 7:00am - 11:00 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8:30am - 10:30pm

Pop-Up Pulse (East Auxiliary Gym - IWC) (Closed as of March 13, 2020)

  • Monday to Thursday: 10:00am - 10:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Facility Closures

  • May 18, 2020
  • July 1, 2020
  • August 3, 2020
  • September 7, 2020

For more information: (905) 525-9140 ext.27644 thepulse@mcmaster.ca

The Pulse Fitness Centre