TORONTO, June 8, 2013 /CNW/ - June was officially proclaimed as
Recreation and Parks Month in Toronto at a kickoff event at Scarborough
Centennial Recreation Centre this afternoon. Residents and special
guests were offered sports and recreation activities to experience.
"Recreation enhances quality of life, balanced living and lifelong
learning - it helps people live happier and longer lives," said
Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Ward 38 Scarborough Centre). "Now that
the warm weather is here, there is no better time to remind everyone in
Toronto about the great opportunities the City has to offer for summer
recreation. We also want to remind parents that now is the time to
enrol their children in any of the summer camp programs the City
Attendees were able to sample a bit of everything that Scarborough
Centennial Community Centre has to offer this summer and year round,
including swimming, skating, basketball, preschool activities, fitness
programs and a virtual summer camp experience. Guests were able to try
each recreational activity offered as well as arts and crafts.
The afternoon started with official remarks and the reading of the
proclamation. Guests were also entertained by music from DJ Mike.
More information about events taking place during the month of June is
available at http://www.toronto.ca/parks.
A listing of all programs and activities is available at http://www.toronto.ca/parks/torontofun.
Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home
to a diverse population of about 2.8 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
SOURCE: City of Toronto
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