Ferry service to Toronto Island is running on a reduced schedule due to a mechanical problem with the Ongiara ferry. Repairs to the ferry are underway. Further updates will follow as developments occur. We appreciate your patience while we work to resume regular service.
During March Break, March 10 -16, the City of Toronto is offering low cost or free family activities at its recreation centres, parks facilities and museums.
"March Break in the City of Toronto is a perfect opportunity for families and all residents to have fun and be active," said Mayor Rob Ford. "I hope everyone finds the time to take advantage of the programs we are offering during this week."
Effective Spring 2014, there will be a 3.75% fee increase applied to all registered recreation program fees with the exception of Specialty PLUS Camp fees.
Thanks to the generosity of corporate partners, the City's outdoor skating season has been extended. Weather permitting, 11 additional rinks will remain open until March 16, 2014. Get current information on your favourite outdoor rink
Step away from the dreary winter and into a world of colour and interest! Beginning February 1st, the City of Toronto's two conservatories, Allan Gardens & Centennial Park, will transition from winter to spring by showcasing a wide array of flowering bulbs & cool crops.
The Easter flower show will be in full bloom starting April 13. Hope to see you there!
Parks, Forestry & Recreation has partnered with University of Toronto Scarborough in the development of the new Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, which will be open to Toronto residents, visitors, UTSC students, faculty and alumni in Fall 2014. Please give your input in a short survey.
Generally, park users don't smoke near sports fields and park amenities.
Recently, Toronto City Council approved changes to the bylaw that expands outdoor smoke-free areas. The new bylaw prohibits smoking on all City sports fields, swimming beaches and certain park amenities such as skateboard or BMX parks.
For more information, please read the amended bylaw.