City of Toronto invites residents to lace up, dive in and hit the slopes for Family Day fun
The City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation division invites residents to participate in a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities this Family Day – Monday, February 21. Special program offerings and schedules are available at http://www.toronto.ca/parks or by calling 311. All regularly scheduled programming resumes on Tuesday, February 22.
Family Day highlights include swimming, indoor and outdoor leisure skating, shinny hockey, skiing and snowboarding. Residents are also invited to visit Riverdale Farm or the High Park Zoo or take a scenic winter walk through the Toronto’s network of parks.
Mayor Ford invites residents to join first ever city-wide celebrations of Family Day
Mayor Rob Ford is inviting Toronto residents to celebrate what family means to them at four city-wide events featuring dance, music, crafts, street theatre, storytelling, skating, tasty treats, free hot chocolate and more. The City’s first ever Family Day celebrations will take place on Monday, February 21 from noon to 4 p.m. across Toronto: in the north at Mel Lastman Square, south at Fort York, east at Albert Campbell Square and west at Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive.
“Our first ever city-wide Family Day celebrations are a great chance to enjoy all that our city has to offer with our family, friends and neighbours,” said Mayor Rob Ford, who will participate in the festivities. “Family is one of the most important things in life, and I invite everyone to join me in our parks and public squares to celebrate with your community.”