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• Professional • Olympic Style • Recreational • Youth • Strength & Conditioning • Fitness • ALL LEVELS

WBA Light Flyweight Champion of the World Sara Haghighat-joo

On April 27th, 2024 in Toronto, ON with Master Coach Stevie Bailey in her corner guiding her, Sara Haghighat-joo defeated Maria “Lupita” Bautista under a Unanimous Decision, with scorecards of 99-91, 98-92, and 96-94 to claim the WBA Light Flyweight World Championship.

With this win, Sara has become the fastest Canadian in boxing history to win a World Title!

Congratulations #TEAMSARA!

Learn more about Sara’s boxing journey and the road to her World Title; She’s just getting started.

HIGH-PERFORMANCE SUMMER CROSS-TRAINING PROGRAM

West End AC proudly offers a High-Performance Summer Training Program for Athletes. Program details include:

  • July and August
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30am – 11:30am
  • 2 x 45 minute sessions each day
  • Nutrition Education
  • Yoga & Stretching
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Fundamentals of Boxing

“If you look at any high-level athlete they aren’t just training in their one sport. They’re looking for any way to improve their game and performance. The technique and footwork required for boxing directly translate to hockey.” – Matt Luff, Detroit Red Wings

2024 SUMMER YOUTH BOXING CAMPS

Join us this summer for our Youth Boxing Camps and learn the fundamentals of Boxing and Fitness in a fun camp environment!

  • July 22nd to July 26th and August 12th to August 16th
  • Drop-off is at 8:30am and camp runs from 9:00am to 12:00pm 
  • Our camps are co-ed, Group #1 is for ages 7-10 years and Group #2 is for ages 11-16 years
  • $275.00 (per camp) pre-payment is required, and with Early Bird registration enjoy 10% off if you register before April 30th!

Our Mission

We help you reach your goals and true potential.  We are driven to guide you to improve your health and well-being, physically, mentally and emotionally and create longevity in the gym and in life.  We invite you to be part of a community that cares for one another and that champions each other’s success.

• KEEP IT SIMPLE • MASTER THE BASICS • WORK HARDER • BE STRONGER • 

Boxing and Fitness Programs

A group boxing and fitness class doing cardio punches and footwork at West End AC.
A co-ed youth boxing class standing and punching in front of their coach at West End AC.
Female athlete working with her trainer doing weight lifting in a private training session at West End AC boxing gym and fitness club.
A hockey team doing boxing cross-training at West End AC's boxing and fitness gym in Toronto.

About Us

Head Coach Stevie Baily and Trainer Miguel Valdez standing in front of the West End AC logo representing the boxing gym and fitness club team.
Weight lifting and workout equipment with a brick wall of boxing posters at the West End AC gym facility
Chris Xuereb is doing an ultrasound treatment on a patient at West End AC's Integrative Health and Wellness Clinic located in Toronto.

What’s New at West End AC?

A West End AC banner hangs in the boxing ring at their Toronto boxing and fitness gym.

Victoria Day Holiday Hours and Important Information

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The May long weekend is coming up, and we want to make sure you’re ready! Our Victoria Day Holiday Hours are below, and remember you can always contact us with any questions or concerns.
Sara Haghighat-joo and Ryan "The Bruiser" Rozicki standing in a boxing ring at West End Athletic Club in Toronto.

West End AC’s Coach Stevie Bailey Reflects On Boxers Sara Haghighat-joo and Ryan “The Bruiser” Rozicki and What Makes Them World Title Ready

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Uncover the sacrifices made by Sara Haghighat-joo and Ryan Rozicki in their pursuit of boxing greatness. Meet Coach Stevie Bailey, of West End Athletic Club. Explore his coaching philosophy and how he emphasizes the importance of dedication and hard work outside of competition.
Summer Sports Cross-Training Program promotional poster with information about how cross-training can help youth athletes. West End AC offers this program at its Toronto Boxing Gym & Fitness Club.

Summer Sports Cross-Training Program

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West End AC proudly offers a High-Performance Summer Training Program for Athletes. Movement in sport is a fundamental strength to the success of any athlete.
West End Athletic Club is a proud supporter of Sara Haghighat-joo on her road to the World Title on April 27th, 2024.

Sara Haghigat-joo is World Title Ready

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West End Athletic Club is ready for an epic showdown! Sara Haghighat-joo, ranked #8 by WBA and IBF, takes on Maria Guadalupe Bautista for the WBA Light Flyweight World Championship.
2024 Youth Boxing Summer Camp promotional poster with camp information and youth athletes wearing boxing gloves and training at West End Athletic Club Boxing and Fitness Club in Toronto

2024 Summer Youth Boxing Camps!

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Join us for our 2024 Summer Youth Boxing Camps! Our summer camp sessions are July 22nd to July 26th and August 12th to August 16th. Drop-off is at 8:30am and camp runs from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Our camps are co-ed, Group #1 is for ages 7-10 years and Group #2 is for ages 11-16 years.
A group of youth boxing participants stand with their coach wearing boxing gloves at West End AC in Toronto

Easter Holiday Weekend Hours & Important Information

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With the Easter weekend fast approaching, we wanted to let you know our holiday hours and important information so you can plan your gym visits over the long weekend.
Michael Gossack walking on a treadmill inside the West End Athletic Club Boxing and Fitness Gym in Toronto.

Determination to Stay Fit and Healthy: Michael Gossack Isn’t Letting Anything Stop Him from Working Out at West End Athletic Club

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Join Michael Gossack in his unwavering commitment to staying fit and healthy at West End Athletic Club, despite any obstacles that come his way.
Vinny Cappuccitti is shaking the hand of Ryan Basco who is wearing his medal, they are standing just outside the boxing ring at West End Athletic Club in Toronto.

West End Athletic Club’s Award for Biggest Transformation Goes to Ryan Basco

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Learn about the incredible journey of Ryan Basco at Toronto’s West End Athletic Club Boxing and Fitness Gym, where he experienced a life-changing transformation by setting and achieving his biggest goals.
West End AC Friday Night Fights 3 event poster

Friday Night Fights 3 Is Locked In!

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Our first Friday Night Fights event of 2024 is set! Join us at West End AC on Friday, April 5th, 2024 for Friday Night Fights 3. Doors open at 5:30pm and the first fight is at 7:30pm.

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Gym Hours

Monday                       6:00 am to 9:00 pm Tuesday                      6:00 am to 9:00 pm
Wednesday                 6:00 am to 9:00 pm
Thursday                     6:00 am to 9:00 pm
Friday                          6:00 am to 8:30 pm
Saturday                      8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Sunday                      10:00 am to 2:00 pm