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June 1, 2012
City of Toronto celebrates Recreation and Parks Month
Mayor Rob Ford has proclaimed June as Recreation and Parks Month in Toronto, encouraging residents of all ages and abilities to take advantage of the many events, programs and services scheduled in June.

“Our parks and recreation programs, facilities and opportunities benefit all residents,” said Mayor Ford. “People of all ages have access to excellent recreational programs, well-operated recreation facilities, and beautiful, safe parks.”

With a wide range of high-quality programs for people of all ages and abilities, the City of Toronto's Parks, Forestry and Recreation division promotes the social and physical development of children and youth, and lifelong physical activity in all of Toronto’s communities.

Registration for Parks, Forestry and Recreation summer camps and general programs is ongoing. Registration for summer swimming and skating programs begins June 2 at 7 a.m.

During the month of June, residents can find out more about these programs and other events at the City's website, A listing of all programs is also available online at

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 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 a week.

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