GCSA businesses

There are a number of student-run businesses offering students the opportunity to work in a fun, co-operative environment on campus. Keep your eyes open for applications to these student life-run businesses.

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Barrie Campus

GCSA is proud to operate businesses at the Barrie Campus:

  • There is the newly expanded Last Class Bar and Grill, which offers lunch, dinner catering, and where famous pub nights are held.
  • There is also the Athletics and Fitness Centre, housing an 8,600-square-foot fitness centre and a 20,000-square-foot double gymnasium.
  • GCSA also produces the Student Planner and operates the Georgian Eye – an online blog written by students, for students.

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The Last Class

The Last Class (TLC) is the Barrie Campus restaurant and pub. TLC is located in the Student Life Centre and hosts a variety of events from pub nights to live entertainment to charity fundraisers, and much more. TLC also offers catering services that meet the needs of all types of events, both small and large.

TLC is open Monday to Friday as a full-service restaurant with a diverse menu that caters to different food preferences, as well as daily in-house food and beverage specials that accommodate the college students’ budget.

Available for class pub nights and outside bookings, TLC provides an ideal, cost-effective way for students, staff and the public to enjoy a piece of college life in a welcoming atmosphere with great staff and food.

All of the revenue made by the TLC goes directly back into the Student Life Centre, which provides events and functions for students.

TLC is open each weekday starting at 11 a.m. and on weekends for private functions. For more information, contact TLC at 705.728.1968 ext. 1526 or 705.722.1526.

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The First Class

The First Class (TFC) is proud to offer an exciting food and beverage menu for Georgian College students and staff. We offer panini sandwiches and a variety of other great breakfast, lunch and snack options. Come lounge by the fireplace with a friend over a cup of coffee or shoot a round of pool. The cafe is licensed and provides free wireless Internet access.

TFC is open Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. through April and 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. during the summer semester.

For information regarding job opportunities, food service, catering, planning a pub night or event books, please contact Mick Kingston at 705.728.1968 ext. 5280 or mick.kingston@georgiancollege.ca.

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Athletics and Fitness Centre

There’s no busier place at the Barrie Campus than the Athletics and Fitness Centre and its modern 8,600-square-foot fitness centre and a 20,000-square-foot double gymnasium. It’s equipped with the latest weight and cardio machines and a full line of free weights. You’ll also enjoy our indoor climbing wall, multi-purpose room, indoor walking/running track and well-equipped change rooms with shower and locker areas. Fitness classes such as spinning, pilates and yoga are included in your student membership, which is included in your tuition for full-time students.

Dedicated athletes may try competing at the varsity level on one of our Grizzly teams. Try out for men’s rugby; men’s and women’s golf, basketball, cross-country running, volleyball, indoor soccer or badminton.

Get active just for the fun of it; join one of our many campus recreation leagues and activities! They offer a full range of intramural sports including co-ed indoor soccer, ice hockey and co-ed volleyball, among others.

For more information, visit GeorgianGrizzlies.ca.

Orillia Campus

GCSA Orillia owns three businesses on campus:

  • The Den Restaurant & Pub is open Monday to Friday, and also hosts our pub nights. Check out our events calendar to see when they are.
  • The Fitness Centre is always being upgraded with new equipment; and check out the lunch-hour group class schedule for a new way to work out.
  • GCSA Services offers a host of services and information that will assist students and improve their student life experience. GCSA Services is located in the GCSA Office – A111.

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The Den Restaurant & Pub

The Den Restaurant & Pub is our on-site, student-run restaurant and pub. Lunch and dinner menus are available. The restaurant and pub features a large bar area with TVs connected to the latest sports and news. Upstairs in the Den is a student lounge with a pool table and TV.

Hours include Monday to Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

View the menu. To order take out, please call 705.325.2740, ext. 3515.

Pubs are held on various evenings throughout the school year. Check out Facebook and Twitter for the latest information.

The Den hires students to work as security, bartenders, servers and cooks. Contact Karen Cordingley for details and to apply.

Contact information

  • Karen Cordingley, Operations Manager, The Den
    705.325.2740 ext. 3345
    Email Karen

Orillia Fitness Centre

Fitness Centre

The Orillia Campus Fitness Centre is open to students for a nominal fee. Fitness memberships are also available to staff and the public. Equipment includes:

  • Treadmills
  • Cross-trainers
  • Bikes
  • Rowing machines
  • Weight machines
  • Full line of free weights

Change rooms have lockers for day or yearly use, as well as private shower stalls.

Fitness Centre staff are educated about the equipment, so don’t hesitate to ask questions or ask for a tour of the facility.

Some recent renovations have improved the facility. These include new faucets in the showers and tiles in the men’s showers. Future plans include installing an updated front counter, repainting showers and getting some new fitness equipment!

For more information, visit GeorgianGrizzlies.ca.

Contact information

  • Vicki Ball, Fitness Centre Co-ordinator
    705.325.2740 ext. 3131
    Email Vicki

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GCSA Services

We’re here for you! GCSA Services is your one-stop shop for bus passes, bus tickets, special event tickets and information on student housing and/or health and dental plan. We also provide laminating and faxing services.

As well as GCSA Services, this office is the home of your Students’ Association leaders and campus directors. If you have a concern or question about your student experience or even a suggestion for an event, please feel free to stop by the office and share your thoughts and ideas.

Owen Sound Campus

GCSA owns three businesses at the Owen Sound Campus:

  • There is a student pub TLC Lounge, which is open for lunch and dinner. We also hold our themed pub nights there. Find out about upcoming GCSA events.
  • We also have TLC Security. These individuals make sure that everyone is following the rules, and that students are in a safe environment at all times.
  • Finally, we have our Fitness Centre, featuring a variety of different machines to fit your fitness lifestyle.

GCSA members and campus ambassadors of Georgian's Owen Sound Campus playing ping pong

The Last Class Lounge

The Last Class (TLC) Lounge is the Owen Sound Campus pub that hosts numerous pub nights and special events.

Regular hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Male student working out in the Orillia Fitness Centre

Fitness Centre

The Owen Sound Campus Fitness Centre is open to all students for a nominal fee; fitness memberships are also available to staff and the public. Equipment includes:

  • Treadmills
  • Cross-trainers
  • Bikes
  • Rowing machines
  • Weight machines
  • Full line of free weights

The change rooms have lockers for day use and private shower stalls.  For more information, call Terri Edmonstone at 519.376.0840, ext. 2048.

Fitness Centre staff are highly knowledgeable about the equipment, so don’t hesitate to ask questions or ask for a tour of the facility.

For more information, visit GeorgianGrizzlies.ca.