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July 13, 2002
Economic Development, Culture and Tourism Department Service Resumption Update
  
Toronto Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that most wading pools
across the City, four outdoor pools and one indoor pool will open ahead of
schedule today for public leisure swim. Regular
pool hours and admission policies apply. 39 splash pads across the City have
already opened since Friday, July 12.

The four outdoor pools that open today are Alex Duff (Bloor west of
Christie), Donald d. Summerville (Woodbine and Lakeshore East), Riverdale
(Broadview south of Danforth) and Stanley Park (King west of Bathurst).
Alderwood Pool (2 Orainna Drive) will also open today for leisure swim.

Residents can call Access Toronto at 416-338-0338 or check the City's Web site
to check on the list of wading pools that are in operation. Members of the
public can also call the Pool Hotline 416-338-POOL (416-338-7665) to check on
the status of pool operation in their district.

Other indoor pools at Toronto District School Board facilities as well as
city-operated indoor pools are scheduled to operate for leisure swim tomorrow,
Sunday, July 14. The majority of outdoor pools are scheduled to open on Monday,
July 15. As pools become ready and available, information will be updated at
Access Toronto, the Pool Hotline and the City's Web site.

Toronto Special Events is also pleased to announce the Sunday Serenades
presented by Scotiabank at Mel Lastman Square resumes this weekend with
vocalist Matthew Aaron Dusk leading his band in a mixture of jazz, swing and
jump blues hits. The free concert will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on
Sunday, July 14 at Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge Street.

As originally scheduled, City of Toronto's 11 museums, 10 cultural
centres and 140 community centres will open today for drop-in use. Programs
such as summer camps, swimming lessons and instructional programs will resume
on Monday, July 15.

Special weekend service has been set up for residents to check on the
status of their programs or to register for new programs. They can call
416-338-4FUN (416-338-4386) today and Sunday between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Toronto Island ferry service, parks and washrooms across the City and all
five City public golf courses have opened since Friday, July 12.


Media Contact
Access Toronto
416-338-0338

 

 

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