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September 3, 2010
Media Advisory: City of Toronto celebrates re-opening of Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre
Councillor Paula Fletcher (Ward 30 Toronto-Danforth), Chair of the Parks and Environment Committee and representatives from the City of Toronto will join members of the community for the re-opening of Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre with a ribbon cutting, free community swim and light refreshments.

Date: Saturday, September 4
Time: 12 to 2 p.m (official ceremony - 12:15 p.m.)
Location: Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre, 870 Queen St. E.

Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre and Pool had been closed for several months so that major improvements could be made. These include; the replacement of the heating and ventilation systems, new energy-efficient lighting as well as a new pool filtration system.

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. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto's government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents. For information about non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media contact: Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation media line, 416-560-8726,



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