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Message from
the President

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"It is an honour for me to carry on the legacy of Mayfair Clubs. I am so proud of how far Mayfair has come and that our clubs continue to be welcoming spaces for many individuals and families to enjoy active living and sport! I can’t wait to see what the future has in store for Mayfair. Thank you to everyone who helped us reach this incredible milestone."

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- Melissa Raghurai. President and CEO
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Our History

The Mayfair Journey Begins
Mayfair Clubs Original- Tennis Courts at Mayfair North

The Original Mayfair Club Opens for Business

Like-minded business partners and avid tennis fans open the doors to the first Mayfair Club in the city of Toronto. Located at Yonge and Doncaster, the club included 4 indoor tennis courts. There was a waiting list to join on opening day.

Mayfair Clubs Original- West Location Building

Mayfair West is Opened

The business model worked so well, that a second club, Mayfair West was built two years later. This new club included both tennis courts and squash courts and was located on Chesswood Avenue in North York.

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Fitness Added to Service Offerings

Mayfair Clubs starts to provide members with additional services like weight training and fitness classes.

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Mayfair Parkway is Opened

To keep up with market demand for indoor tennis, another club, Mayfair Parkway, was added in Markham at Steelcase and Woodbine. Mayfair Clubs also begins to open its doors to host various tournaments.

Mayfair Continues to Expand
Mayfair Clubs East in the 80s

Mayfair East Opens Its Doors

Another club, Mayfair East was added on Esna Park in Markham. The new club included 10 new indoor courts and 4 international squash courts.

Mayfair Clubs Lakeshore in the 80s

Mayfair Lakeshore opens on Lakeshore Boulevard East

The new facility included 12 indoor tennis courts and became the first private club in Canada to have 14 international glass-backed squash courts with spectator seating for over 100. The new facility also boasted an indoor swimming pool for the first time in Mayfair Clubs history.

National Squash Tournament

Mayfair Clubs Builds Community Around Sport

Throughout the 80s, Mayfair Clubs becomes a community hub for individuals and families seeking healthy lifestyles. Together with members, Mayfair hosted various tennis and squash tournaments at the local, provincial and national level as well as multiple events for various charitable organizations and causes.

Mayfair expands their services
Junior Nationals Champion - Milos Raonic

Mayfair Clubs Supports Canadian Talent

Mayfair Clubs has supported growing Canadian talent and is recognized as an official Tennis Development Centre in demonstrating a commitment in helping junior tennis flourish in Canada.

West Swimming Pool

Mayfair Clubs Transforms

Throughout the 90s, Mayfair undergoes a series of renovations to modernize its facilities to become a full-service club offering fitness and other health-based services. Several tennis courts are converted into saltwater pools.

Kids Space in Parkway

More Services for Members Added

Full-service restaurants, spa and massage therapy services are introduced at all clubs. Wellness services like physiotherapy, chiropractic care, naturopathy, nutrition and sports medicine are also introduced. Kidspace, a service to provide care for children, is also introduced at Mayfair Lakeshore, with the West and Parkway following soon after.

2000's - Present
Mayfair makes a mark
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Rogers Cup Supporter and Award from Tennis Canada

In 2009, Mayfair Clubs is awarded the Outstanding Loyalty Award to The Canadian Open (Now named The Rogers Cup) and significant contribution to tennis development over the past 25 years from Tennis Canada. In 2010, Mayfair Clubs is presented with a 'Special Recognition Award' from Tennis Canada to honour Mayfair's efforts and dedication to the sport of tennis in Canada.

Award from Squash Canada

Award from Squash Canada

Mayfair Clubs is awarded the Corporate Special Achievement Award from Squash Ontario. Mayfair Clubs is considered a hub of squash in Canada and often sets the bar for coaching and sport training. Mayfair Clubs is also home to the Canadian Squash Hall of Fame.

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Mayfair Clubs develops the Mayfair Toronto Pro League (MTPL)

The MTPL is the only Professional Tennis prize money league in all of Canada. It includes 52 of GTA’s top tennis professionals, former NCAA & CIS players, and the occasional ATP player. All matches are hosted at the Mayfair Lakeshore facility.

Mayfair West gym renovations

Mayfair Clubs Continue to Modernize

Mayfair Clubs continues to make upgrades to their facilities to keep up with market demand.