You're Invited: Official Opening of the Youth Space at Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre June 15, 2012

You’re Invited: Official Opening of the Youth Space at Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre June 15, 2012

The Recreational Infrastructure Canada (RInC) Program in Ontario and the Ontario Recreation Program (Ontario REC) were launched in 2009, allowing the governments of Canada and Ontario to work together to support Ontario’s communities and to create jobs through upgrades and improvements to recreational infrastructure.

Today, you can see one of the successful recreation infrastructure projects completed at this celebratory event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

Celebrate the Opening of the Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre Multi-Purpose Youth Space

Friday, June 15, 2012

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Remarks will start at 4 p.m.

Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre
2467 Eglinton Ave. E., Toronto

416 396-4043

The recreation infrastructure project title was the Conversion of Mid Scarborough Rifle Club to Youth Lounge.

This new youth lounge as a multi-purpose youth space was jointly funded through the Recreational Infrastructure Canada (RInC) Program by:

  • the Government of Canada: up to $430,000
  • the Government of Ontario: up to $430,000

The federal and provincial governments each contributed up to one third of a project’s total eligible cost (up to $1,287,000), up to a maximum of $1 million each per project, with recipients providing the remaining balance:

  • the City of Toronto
    • The City of Toronto also received a contribution from the African Canadian Legal Clinic (ACLC) for the construction of the new space.

Please click here for an architectural description as well as a conceptual rendering of the multi-purpose youth space at the Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre.

Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre has the following features:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Media Advisory

June 14, 2012

Governments and local youth groups celebrate the opening of the Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre multi-purpose youth space

City of Toronto Councillor Michelle Berardinetti (Ward 35 Scarborough Southwest), who will be representing Mayor Rob Ford, will be joined by MP Roxanne James (Scarborough Centre), MPP Lorenzo Berardinetti (Scarborough Southwest), the African Canadian Legal Clinic (ACLC) and Build It to Suit Youth (BITSY) to officially open the multi-purpose youth space at the Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre.

Date: Friday, June 15
Time: 4 to 6 p.m.  Remarks will start at 4 p.m.
Location: Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre, 2467 Eglinton Ave. E.

The multi-purpose space was jointly funded by the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and the City of Toronto through the Recreational Infrastructure Canada (RInC) Program. The City of Toronto also received a contribution from the African Canadian Legal Clinic (ACLC) for the construction of the new space.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto’s government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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