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April 21, 2017
Opening of City of Toronto's York Recreation Centre on Sunday
Mayor John Tory, Laura Albanese, MPP for York South-Weston, Councillor James Pasternak (Ward 10 York Centre), Chair of the Community Development and Recreation Committee, local Councillor Frank Di Giorgio (Ward 12 York South-Weston), Councillor Frances Nunziata (Ward 11 York South-Weston) and City of Toronto staff will join community members on Sunday to celebrate the official opening of the York Recreation Centre.

Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 2 to 6 p.m., official ceremony 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Location: York Recreation Centre, 115 Black Creek Drive (southeast corner of Eglinton Avenue West and Black Creek Drive)

The event will include games, crafts, music classes, an all-ages dance party, fitness classes, group tours and the official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The new, fully accessible 6,255-square-metre facility features a six-lane, 25-metre pool with ramp and seating gallery, tot pool, indoor running/walking track, fitness studio, weight room, multi-purpose rooms, kitchen and double gymnasium.

There are over 100 parking spaces at the facility. The main parking entrance is at the intersection of Black Creek Drive and Photography Drive.

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