Rehearsal FAQ

What are Lynx Music’s hours of operation?

10:00am to midnight, 7 days a week. Late-night bookings available, see below or ask our staff for more details.

Are after hours rehearsal bookings possible?

We allow late-night bookings on a case-by-case basis. Clients must complete 3 problem-free bookings during regular hours, sign a late-night agreement form and leave a photo ID on file. Ask our staff for more details.

What are Lynx Music's holiday hours?

We close early (5pm) Dec 24

We are closed Dec 25

We close early (5pm) Dec 31

We open late (6pm) Jan 1

What are Lynx Music’s hourly rates?

Our rehearsal studios range from:

6 Standard Rooms @ $22/hour

2 Premium Rooms @ $28/hour

1 Live 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 MX88 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 

 

(2) 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 

 

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

 

(3) Cymbal stands: $2/each

 

(1) Snare stand: $2

 

(1)  QSC CP8 powered floor monitor: $5

 

(1) Neumann U87 large diaphragm condenser mic: $10

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′)

 

Ceiling height, all rooms: 10’4″

Is there a minimum number of hours needed to book?

Bookings require a minimum of 1 hour.

Is there parking available?

Yes, a FREE 32 car parking lot!

How do I get to Lynx Music on the TTC?

From 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 vending machine stocked with common items such as sticks, strings, capos and cables.

Are there snack/beverage vending machines?

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

Does Lynx Music accommodate showcases or events?

Due to COVID-19, we have reduced the Live Room capacity to a maximum of 6 people. Yes, in the Live Room. 25ppl max and the entire recording studio must be rented for a cost of $88/hour.

We also rent our parking lot for outdoor events! If you are renting space at Lynx Music for a special event please email matt@lynxmusic.ca

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 1am and you must book at least the 10am-11am hour in the same room on the following day.

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 are an hourly rental facility we do not offer any discounts for bookings of 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 them to become available if they are already assisting another client.

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?

Lynx Music is located at Lansdowne and Dupont, a quick walk from several cafes including Hale Coffee Co., Wallace Espresso, Emerson Espresso and more. For convenience stores or grocery there is a nearby Pioneer Station, Min-A-Mart and Foodbasics. The McDonalds at Dufferin And Dupont is only a 5 minute walk away.

Are there monthly rentals available?

Lynx Music does not provide rentals by the month, only by the hour. If you’d like to leave gear on-site we rent storage lockers for $50/month – call or email for more details.