Formerly known as The Docks, Sound Academy in Toronto ON has hosted some of the biggest bands and most talented musicians in the world who have performed on its stage.
Sound Academy is located at Toronto’s Polson Pier entertainment complex, which also includes a drive-in theatre, go-kart racing, a water park, beaches, as well as Canada’s largest urban skate and snowboard park. Sound Academy serves as the Polson Pier club and concert hall, long known for being one of Toronto’s premier live concert venues. Just minutes from downtown, Sound Academy at Polson Pier is always lined with new concerts and special events. Everyone from Jamie Foxx, Ice Cube, and Drake have all performed at Sound Academy in Toronto Ontario, and live DJs, punk and rock acts frequent the venue.
Sound Academy is famous for its all-ages events throughout the year, though some concerts may be 19+. Polson Pier is also known for hosting several annual events including the Sound Academy Rail Jam. It continues to be one of the most popular annual events, as The Toronto Rail Jam combines live music with extreme sports every winter.
As popular as Sound Academy is for its concert schedule, it is also famous for its weekly club events featuring some of the world’s top DJs. Sound Academy hosts some of the hottest all-ages parties, with some 19+ club events as well. With an amazing lighting display and sound system, the full Sound Academy nightclub spirit is brought to life by pulsating rhythms and always enthusiastic crowds who come to unwind and wine-up.
A live music venue and night club, Sound Academy continues the tradition of music on the Toronto pier that began with The Docks years ago.
Sound Academy Address
The full Sound Academy address is: 11 Polson St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5A1A4.
Check out the Sound Academy map provided for directions and to view the full Sound Academy location at Polson Pier in Toronto. There is plenty of parking available directly at the Sound Academy Toronto location if arriving by vehicle. Sound Academy also offers exclusive VIP parking on-site. The Polson Pier location is easily accessible by both the Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway for those travelling from out of the city. If taking a cab, there are plenty of services available in the city familiar with the Sound Academy Toronto address on Polson Street. Sound Academy is also accessible by TTC, with the nearest bus exit at Cherry Street and Commissioners Street.
Sound Academy Events
From concerts to all-day festivals, there are many Sound Academy events throughout both the summer and winter months in Toronto. Sound Academy is most often regarded as one of the best concert venues in the city, with a full calendar of events and upcoming Sound Academy concerts happening on a nightly basis. Check out the Sound Academy calendar of events and concert listings on the official Sound Academy website. Be sure to get your Sound Academy tickets for all concerts and events in advance to ensure availability. The venue does not operate a will-call, so all Sound Academy concert tickets must be picked up ahead of time. Sound Academy is also famous for its all-ages events, though some Sound Academy Toronto events are 19+ and valid photo ID will be needed to gain admittance. Be sure to check Sound Academy concert listings and schedules to
Sound Academy Capacity
There are two sections of the venue, totaling 13,240 square feet with the Sound Academy capacity at 3,230 people. The Main Room of Sound Academy has a capacity of 2,600 people inside the large, fully renovated concert hall and night club with over 7,500 square feet of party space. Sound Academy II is the second area, which is often combined with the main room for large events and Sound Academy Toronto concerts. The Sound Academy layout and seating arrangements offers a clear view of the stage for all guests in attendance. The upper Sound Academy balcony offers not only a clear view of the stage, but also a birds-eye view of the entire venue and the activity on the main floor below.
Sound Academy Photos
Check out the Sound Academy photos provided if you have not yet seen this legendary concert venue for yourself. As a general rule, cameras are not permitted at Sound Academy concerts. Our Sound Academy pictures are the best way to check out the interior of the venue for yourself and find out why Sound Academy (formerly The Docks) has long been one of Toronto’s top-rated concert venues.
Polson Pier in Toronto
Sound Academy isn’t the only reason to head to Polson Pier in Toronto. Aside from the Sound Academy venue, Polson Pier features several different areas including the Solarium, which features private patios enclosed in glass offering a 180 degree panoramic view of the Toronto skyline for up to 700 guests. The Sound Academy Solarium is perfect for hosting private functions and corporate events and can be reserved for any large function. The Sound Academy Cabana is the fully-licensed outdoor patio, most popular on club nights as guests are welcome to dining and drinking on the large 41,000 square foot area. The patio is accessible by both land and water, and features its own amenities including ping pong and pool tables and its own swimming pool. And finally, the Polson Pier playground is a 23-acre park located on the waterfront, which features a drive-in movie theatre, a swimming pool, driving range and mini-putt course, beach volleyball courts and more!