Senior Women
Beach 1's - 1980-81 - HOF 2017

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Hall Of Fame 2015 - David Lougheed, Red Lipsett, Tony McGann

Hall Of Fame 2015 - David Lougheed, Red Lipsett, Tony McGann

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Welcome to the Balmy Beach RFC! We are one of Canada’s oldest, largest and most successful grassroots rugby clubs. The Balmy Beach RFC constists of 4 men’s teams, 1 women’s team, and youth teams for boys and girls from Under-8’s up to Under-18’s, and an alumni section.

Established in 1955, Balmy Beach Rugby Rugby Club has a long and storied history in the Toronto and Ontario rugby communities. We are a progressive club whose members have gone on to feature for Canada and teams around the world.

Serving Toronto’s Leslieville and Beaches neighbourhoods, Balmy Beach Rugby Club runs programs for players ages 6-50+. Our programs prioritize strong fundamentals, fun, and a love of the game at all stages of life.

Balmy Beach Alumni are a key component of our Club and remain engaged with our section long after their playing days end. For more information on their activities, head to the Alumni section of our site.

Balmy Beach Rugby Senior Men’s section is tied for the winningest club in Ontario Rugby history, boasting a remarkable 13 McCormick Cups, and 4 Carling Cups, the highest honour for a Senior Men’s team in the province.

As a club, our objective is to develop and empower players of all ages to go on to long and successful rugby careers, whether they be playing, coaching, or officiating.

Balmy Beach Rugby welcomes new and experienced players of all ages, genders and abilities.


Registration for the 2024 Summer season is now OPEN!

The Balmy Beach RFC is the most successful rugby organization in Ontario.

During the 2023 Season, the Balmy Beach RFC comprised of 4 men’s teams and 1 women’s team.

2 of our men’s teams played in the Marshal Division of the ORU, and 2 of our men’s teams played in the TRU First Division. Our women’s team played in the TRU First Division.

The season runs from May until August or September. We practice and play home games at Tubs & Gee Gage Field, in the east end of Toronto. The Senior Women practice on Mondays and Wednesdays, and the Senior Men practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Games are on Saturdays.


Registration for the 2024 Summer season is now OPEN!

An incredible rugby program that starts with flag rugby at U6 and runs to U18! Girls Squads from U14 to U18!! All players welcome.

You can find more information about the various age groups and coaching staff in our Junior Rugby section.

Friends, Fun and Fitness in the most incredible club rugby environment in Toronto!

Practices run twice weekly starting in May, with festivals and matches across the GTA throughout the summer.

Email Junior Director Chris Kalbfleisch at beachU8@icould.com for more information, or start registering using the button below.


Indoor winter training sessions have begun. Every Sunday from 2:00PM to 3:30PM at MLS Dome (641 Danforth Road) near Kennedy Road and St. Clair Avenue East.

New senior mens and womens players are always welcome!

Email Iain McLeish at coachmcleish@gmail.com for more information.


Myles Martin Weekly Alumni Report

2024 U19 Ireland Tour – It came together quickly; towards the end of a successful 2023 U18 season, the coaching staff asked the question “Can we do a tour in the spring?” By September we had 25 players committed and we were on our way to Ireland in March 2024.

A heartfelt and resounding thank you resonates from the depths of 240 Gordy and his esteemed team, as we reflect upon yet another extraordinary week of Rugby squash. In the embrace of camaraderie and spirited competition, adorned by the presence of seasoned rugby aficionados, enthusiastic squash players, courageous newcomers, and even the lively banter of our cherished hecklers, we found ourselves enveloped in an atmosphere of pure sportsmanship and joyous celebration. Through the collective efforts and unwavering support of each participant, Rugby squash triumphed, yielding a remarkable sum of $6000 dedicated to fortifying our beloved rugby section. Such a magnificent achievement is a testament to the indomitable spirit and unwavering commitment of our community. Congratulations to all involved! Your dedication and passion have truly made this endeavor a resounding success, and for that, we extend our deepest gratitude.

Easter Parade 2024 – Mark your calendars and brace yourselves for an exhilarating event like no other! This Sunday, March 31, promises to be an electrifying extravaganza as the Annual Beaches Easter Parade bursts onto the scene at 2 pm sharp! Picture this: the streets adorned with vibrant colors, pulsating with energy, as the parade kicks off from Queen Street East and Munro Park Avenue, igniting a wave of excitement that will sweep through every corner of the city. But wait, there’s more! Prepare to witness a spectacle unlike any other as our very own Rugby section proudly joins the procession, draped in the iconic blue and gold, ready to showcase our spirit and passion for rugby to the entire community. So rally your friends, don your finest attire, and get ready to line the streets, because this year’s parade promises thrills, cheers, and unforgettable moments at every turn. Don’t miss out – see you there!

Brian Williams – It is with a heavy heart I have to inform you about the passing of Brian Williams. A Nomad and Beach player who represented Canada on several occasions. His love lives on through his many family and friends who we think about during this most difficult time. https://memorials.ashburnhamfuneral.ca/brian-williams/5367493/

Congratulations Lisa De Sario, for winning the position of Sports Director with the BBC board of directors. Hugh Sutcliffe (Finance Director) and Jennifer Sharp (Community, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Director) remain on the Board

Save the Date – The club will be celebrating their 70th in 2025 and we want you to come hang out with us and join in the festivities on June 5,6,7 (Saturday) and 8, 2025.

The Balmy Beach Club AGM will be held on Monday January 22. If you are a current member and in good standing with the club you will […]

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