Rehearsal FAQ

What are Lynx Music’s hours of operation?

10:00am to midnight, 7 days a week.

We are closed Dec. 24 & 25

We close early (6pm) Dec. 31

What are Lynx Music’s hourly rates?

Our rehearsal studios range from:

2 rooms @ $20/hour

6 rooms @ $24/hour

2 rooms @ $28/hour

1 room @ $32/hour

Check out our room pages to see individual pricing and tour the spaces!

What do the studios include?

Lynx Music rehearsal studios include drums, guitar and bass amps, a PA system, mics and much more! Check out our room pages to see an equipment list and tour the spaces!

What is Lynx Music’s cancellation policy?

Day-before cancellations/changes (until midnight): No charge

 

Same-day cancellations/no-shows: 50% of the total booking cost

 

Late-shows: No discount (100% of booking cost)

 

Changing rooms/times same-day: No charge, as long as the booking is not shortened

 

Shortening a booking same-day: 50% of each hour cancelled. i.e: if a client changes a 4-hour $24/h room booking to 2 hours, the total bill will be $72 (2 hours @ $24/each + 2 cancelled hours at $12/each).

Do you have additional equipment for rent?

Lynx Music has several items available for rent (rented for the duration of your booking). These items may be reserved when booking, or requested upon arrival. (While supplies last).

 

(2) Yamaha S70 XS keyboards: $10/each 

 

(2) Single-tier keyboard stands: $2/each 

 

(6) Sennheiser e-935 vocal mics w/ stand & cable, cup holder, phone clip: $5/each 

 

(6) Atlas mic stands w/ boom arms: $2/each 

 

(4) Audio-Technica M40x headphones w/ extension cable: $5/each 

 

(15) Music stands: $1/each

 

(16) Padded folding chairs: $1/each 

 

(2) Rolling work desks w/ 1 desk chair: $10/each 

How big are the rehearsal rooms?

Standard Rooms: 270 square feet (approx. 19′ x 14′)

 

Premium Rooms: 350 square feet (approx. 25′ x 14′)

 

Live Room: 620 square feet (approx. 29′ x 21′)

Is there a minimum number of hours needed to book?

At Lynx Music the only minimum is a 2-hour booking, no other minimums at all!

Is there parking available?

FREE 32 car parking lot

How do I get to Lynx Music on the TTC?

Dupont Station, take bus 26 westbound to Emerson Avenue. You may also travel from Lansdowne Station, take bus 47 north to Dupont Street and walk 2 blocks east to Emerson Avenue.

Can I buy extra drum sticks, patch cords, guitar strings, batteries etc?

Yes, Lynx music has a music items vending machine which stocks common items such as sticks, strings and cables.

Are there snack/beverage vending machines?

Yes, Lynx Music offers snack and beverage machines, and a coffee machine.

Does Lynx Music accommodate showcases or events?

Yes, in the Live Room. 25ppl max, entire recording studio must be rented.

Are after hours rehearsal bookings possible?

Only in the Live Room, by special arrangement.

Can I extend my booking during a rehearsal?

Yes, if the room is available bookings can be extended.

Can I leave my gear in a room overnight?

Yes, as long as you book until at least 11pm and begin the following day no later than 11am. 2 hour minimum each day.

Rehearsal rooms Half-Baked and God Save the Queen are listed as “standard rooms” but are only $20/hour (not $24/hour like the others) why?

Half-Baked and God Save the Queen are the same size and have the same equipment as all standard rooms, but are the only studios which have neighboring rooms on either side (more noise from other bands).

Do you accept walk-in bookings?

Walk-in bookings are accepted, but we recommend reserving your room in advance as our studios are very busy.

Are there any discounts for booking 3 hours or more?

As we offer a 2-hour minimum at all times of day, there are no discounts for booking 3 hours or more.

I am new to rehearsing, is there someone who can help me get set up?

Yes, our front desk staff can help you get started. However, you may need to wait for he or she to become available if they are already assisting another band.

Can we lock the door when we go outside for a break?

Yes, each room has a locking privacy set which can be used to keep your gear safe when going for a break outside. Front desk staff will be required to let you back into your room.

Does Lynx Music have wheelchair accessibility?

Yes, Lynx Music is fully wheelchair accessible, including full accessibility in washrooms, all common areas and main entrance/exits.

Are there any restaurants and/or convenience stores nearby?

There is a nearby McDonalds. Also there is a nearby Shell gas station with a convenience shop and a Food Basics grocery store at Dupont and Lansdowne (2min walk).

Are there monthly rooms and/or office spaces available?

Coming soon! Call to put your name on the waiting list.