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June 18, 2009
City celebrates park improvements to Sir Casimir Gzowski Park
Councillor Bill Saundercook (Ward 13 Parkdale-High Park) and City of Toronto representatives, in partnership with “Bay Street Fore a Cau$e,” will join members of the community to celebrate improvements to Sir Casimir Gzowski Park playground with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Date: Saturday, June 20
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ceremony: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Sir Casimir Gzowski Park, 2001 Lake Shore Blvd. W.

Visitors to the Sir Casimir Gzowksi Park will notice improvements to the grounds as well as within the play areas. The park has new trees, additional benches and an improved asphalt walkway. There are also three new play structures. The first includes slides, two textured ramps, a play space with window under the slide, and a covered top on the play apparatus. The second features a circular slide, two side-by-side slides, steps, ramps, bridges, climbing tubes and an overhead climbing apparatus. A third structure features six netscape climbing stations.

June is Recreation and Parks Month. Participation in parks and recreation activities builds healthy communities and enhances quality of life for all Toronto residents. To find out more, visit

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,



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