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
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.
Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre has the following features:
- Offers a variety of programs such as cultural, creative, sports, youth, preschool, and seniors programs
- Fully Accessible
- Ward: 35
- District: Scarborough
- Near: Midland & Eglinton
- TTC Information: Travel to Kennedy Station. Board the 86A Scarborough and travel to 2495. Walk west to 2467 Eglinton Avenue East.
- Please click here for more info about the programs at Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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.
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