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June 22, 2007
East York Skatepark grand opening
Councillor Janet Davis (Ward 31, Beaches-East York) and representatives of City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation will join members of the East York skateboarding community to officially open the East York Skatepark.

Date: Saturday, June 23
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: East York Skatepark, Stan Wadlow Park, 373 Cedarvale Ave. (north-east of Woodbine and Cosburn Aves.)

The East York Skatepark was designed with the input of local skateboarders and construction was completed in spring of 2007.

Team East York skateboarders and X-village skate shop will co-sponsor a skateboard competition to celebrate the Skatepark Grand Opening. There will be skateboard demonstrations, music and a barbecue following the ceremony.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and innovation in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contacts:
Parks, Forestry and Recreation Media Hotline, 416-560-8726

Councillor Janet Davis
Ward 31, Beaches-East York

Graham Mitchell
Executive Assistant



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