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April 28, 2009
Media Advisory - City congratulates Toronto Sport Leadership Program graduates
  
Mayor David Miller and City of Toronto representatives in partnership with Toronto Community Foundation, Toronto District School Board, Toronto Catholic District School Board, United Way Toronto and the YMCA of Greater Toronto will honour graduates of the Toronto Sport Leadership Program. The graduates will receive congratulations from Mayor David Miller in the City Hall council chamber, followed by a reception at the Metro Central YMCA with keynote speaker Jay Triano, interim head coach of the Toronto Raptors.

Date: Thursday, April 30

Times and locations:
Mayor’s recognition: 9:15 a.m.
City Hall, Council Chamber, 2nd floor, 100 Queen St. W.

Reception and ceremony: 10:30 a.m. to noon
Metro Central YMCA, Auditorium, 20 Grosvenor St.

To date, more than 400 students from 30 secondary schools will have received graduation diplomas after completing 60 to 95 hours of training from the Toronto Sport Leadership Program. The graduates have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to the program and have achieved certification in first aid, aquatics, coaching and skiing. The new graduates are now qualified to become lifeguards, camp counsellors, coaches and ski instructors.

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. 2009 marks the 175th anniversary of Toronto's incorporation as a city. Toronto's government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contact: Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation media hotline, 416-560-8726, pfrmediahotline@toronto.ca



 

 

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