June is Recreation and Parks Month Celebration With "Sharing Sports and Recreation" Activities

June is Recreation and Parks Month Celebration With "Sharing Sports and Recreation" Activities

To celebrate the important benefits and values of recreation to individuals, families, neighbourhoods and communities, the City of Toronto will officially launch “June is Recreation and Parks Month” today June 1, 2011 at Christie Pits Park, 740 Bloor St. W. (at the picnic shelter near the south end of the park).

Here is the itinerary of the celebration with “Sharing Sports and Recreation” activities:

  • 5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Remarks
  • 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. – Sharing arts DJ demonstration
  • 6:30 to 7 p.m. – Tuna Lazos de Amistad, group of 22 singers
  • 7 to 7:15 p.m. – Spanish dancing
  • 7:15 to 7:30 p.m. – Tamil dancers and performers
  • 7:30 to 8 p.m. – Fitness class

Enjoy demonstrations of:

  • cricket,
  • basketball,
  • canoeing,
  • camping,
  • soccer and gardening, as well as
  • summer camp games, crafts, singing and Muay Thai!

Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation offers great facilities with “well-structured recreation programs that provide children, youth, adults, seniors and people with disabilities the opportunity to participate in physical activity that has immediate and long-term benefits.”

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City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

News Release

February 2, 2011

City of Toronto closures and cancellations due to winter storm

Most City of Toronto programs and services continue to operate today, however, there have been some impacts due to current weather conditions. Twelve of the City’s child care centres have been closed and there are impacts on some City-run recreation programs today because of the closure of Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) schools.

Municipal child care centres located in TDSB schools are currently closed. All parents whose children attend these child care centres have been contacted and have been offered care at other centres. City staff have been redeployed to other City-run child care centres to ensure that staff-child ratios are met. The City has no child care centres in TCDSB schools.

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