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Welcome to Shak's World Community Centre

Empowering Youth To Stay Humble And Kind

Shak’s World Community Centre (SWCC) uses basketball, innovation, and mentorship as a bridge to youth employment, education, and training. SWCC’s youth-led urban community development project tackle the underlying issues leading to youth addiction, homelessness, and mental health challenges. By creating a positive inclusive environment in the Downtown Core.

Shak's World Youth having a pre-game

Youth Programming

We offer drop in programming, workshops, safe study spaces and mindful meditation. Our drop in programming runs Monday-Friday for youth ages 7-17 includes private gym, leadership/life skill building, arts, dance and nutrition classes. Our paid programming includes semi-private/private basketball training and mentorship.

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Shak's World Community Centre would not be able to do what we do without our genourous donors. Make a one time donation or become a monthly donor by clicking the donate button below.

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Receive member pricing on all programming, gym rentals, and clothing

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Community pricing on all SWCC programming, rentals, and clothing.

Non-Members can come to any of our drop-in  mental wellness programs

Community Rentals

We welcome community members to utilize our 12,000 + square foot facility by renting out our different rooms for various types of celebrations and events. Our gym is also available to rent by the hour or the day, for more information please give us a call.

1. Gym
2. Kitchen
3. Youth Room
4. Mentorship Classroom

To Book A Rental Please Click Here

Come in and play ball in the gym


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Community Partners

The Raptors 905 are one of our long standing sponsors Empower Simcoe LogoCanadian Mental Health Association of Simcoe County is one of our community partnersSimcoe Muskoka Family Connexions