Building Amenities

Swimming Pool

Enjoy aquatic programs in our warm, salt-water therapeutic pool. Various programs and recreational swim options focus on strengthening, balance improvement, fall prevention, pain management, as well as general health and wellness.

Exercise Room

Work out and gain strength in our newly renovated fitness facility. Professionally led classes and self-directed exercise options are available for all fitness levels.

Library / Reading Room

Borrow and enjoy a good book or two from the Reading Room. Books are provided by the public library in a variety of languages including Yiddish, Hebrew, French, Spanish and Hungarian. We operate two monthly book clubs out of our library. Residents may also borrow books from the Baycrest library located on campus.

Computer Lab

Further your knowledge through personalized one-to-one instruction in our new state-of-the-art computer room.

Creative Arts Studio

Create your masterpiece in our studio and adjoining wood shop. Skilled instruction is available in a variety of crafts such as ceramics, stained glass work, woodcarving, knitting, crocheting, beading, flower-pressing, silk painting, needlework and more. All levels are welcome – previous experience is not required.


Be at one with nature all year round in our vast greenhouse. Participate in various horticultural activities and relax in the welcoming lounge area.

Comfort and Safety

There are smoke detectors, fire alarms, and a sprinkler system in each apartment and throughout the entire facility. Emergency response buttons are situated in key areas of the building. We have security cameras throughout the building, dedicated security officers on site and patrolling our campus daily.

Synagogue (Orthodox and Liberal)

Our Terraces of Baycrest community has two congregations:

  • The Beth Abraham Joseph Congregation serves Orthodox clients, and has services daily and on Jewish holidays.
  • The Beth Chavura Congregation serves Reform clients and holds services on Saturday mornings and on special holidays.

There are Conservative synagogue services in the main campus building.