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December 28, 2012

Toronto's two ski and snowboard centres set to open December 31
  
The City of Toronto's Centennial Park and Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Centres will open for the season on Monday, December 31.

Both centres are located near public transit and have affordable lift, equipment and instruction rates and great hours. Both sites feature ski and snowboard schools, snowboard and downhill ski rentals, helmet rentals, snowmaking equipment, night skiing and a snack bar.

Centennial Park Ski and Snowboard Centre
256 Centennial Park Rd., 416-394-8754
For the opening on Monday, this location will have one run open, serviced by a carpet lift.

Centennial Park centre's holiday hours:
December 31 and January 1: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
January 2 to 4: 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Regular hours of operation (in effect starting January 5):
Monday: Noon to 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Centre
4169 Bathurst St., 416-395-7931
This location is serviced by a chair lift and a rope tow. The building has a fireplace.

Earl Bales centre's holiday hours:
December 31: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
January 1 to 4: 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Regular hours of operation (in effect starting January 5):
Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The use of helmets is mandatory at City of Toronto ski and snowboard facilities for participants of all ages in the following groups: school board programs and group participants, instructional program participants, freestyle and ski race program participants and instructional staff, on-hill supervisors and ski patrol members.

More information is available at http://www.toronto.ca/parks/prd/skiing/ or by calling 311.

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.


Media Contact
Terry Hickingbottom
Supervisor, Centennial Ski and Snowboard Centre
416-394-8826
thickin@toronto.ca

Jeff Carmichael
Supervisor, Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Centre
416-395-7418
jdcarmic@toronto.ca

 

 

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