Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Jimmie Simpson Park

Address: 870 QUEEN ST E Map It

This 2.6 hectare park just east of Broadview Avenue on Queen Street East features a ball diamond, multipurpose sports field, lit hockey rink, two lit tennis courts, basketball courts, a wading pool and a children's playground. Adjacent to the park is this Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre.

  • Ward: 30
  • District: Toronto & East York
  • Near: Queen St E & Mc Gee St
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Learn to Skate AdultLearn to Skate programs, beginner to advanced, focus on orientation to ice and skating techniques. Course prerequisites are indicated. All Adult participants must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate - Beginner  (19yrs and over)
Jan-08-2018 to Jan-31-2018, Mon, Wed, 7:30 - 8:15pm
Learn to Skate Child - Level 1Development of balance and posture. Introduction to forward skating, gliding, stopping and backward skating. Prerequisite: Level 1 is for participants who are new to skating or are unable to skate the width of the ice surface with a glide. Participants should be able to stand and walk on skates with straight ankles off the ice. Participants must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate Child - Level 1  (6 - 12yrs)
Jan-08-2018 to Jan-31-2018, Mon, Wed, 6 - 6:45pm
Learn to Skate Child - Level 1  (6 - 12yrs)
Jan-08-2018 to Jan-31-2018, Mon, Wed, 6:45 - 7:30pm
Learn to Skate Child - Level 2Development of forward gliding, stopping, backward skating. Introduction to one foot glides and backward gliding. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level 1 or participant can skate (with a glide) the length of the ice without falling. Participants must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate Child - Level 2  (6 - 12yrs)
Jan-08-2018 to Jan-31-2018, Mon, Wed, 6:45 - 7:30pm
Learn to Skate PreschoolChildren will receive an orientation to the ice surface and will learn the basics of skating through games and songs. Participants should be able to stand and walk on skates with straight ankles off the ice. It is mandatory that all preschool participants wear a CSA approved hockey helmet with a full face mask. For Caregiver and Tot programs, the caregiver accompanying the child on the ice must also wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate - Beginner  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-08-2018 to Jan-31-2018, Mon, Wed, 4:30 - 5pm
Learn to Skate - Beginner  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-08-2018 to Jan-31-2018, Mon, Wed, 5 - 5:30pm
Learn to Skate - Child with Caregiver  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-08-2018 to Jan-31-2018, Mon, Wed, 5:30 - 6pm
Learn to Skate YouthLearn to Skate programs, beginner to advanced, focus on orientation to ice and skating techniques. Course prerequisites are indicated. All Youth participants must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate - Beginner  (13 - 18yrs)
Jan-08-2018 to Jan-31-2018, Mon, Wed, 7:30 - 8:15pm
Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating *
Ball Diamond1
C
Ball Hockey Pad1

Drinking Fountain1

Outdoor Basketball Court1

Outdoor Dry Pad1
A
Outdoor Tennis Court2

Parking Lot1

Picnic Site1

Playground1

Sport Field1
C
Wading Pool1


* Facilities can be available to permit. Permit rates are dependent on facility rating of Premium, A, B or C and your group category. Use the Facility Rating Criteria to learn more about amenities that might be available at each facility.

Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating *
Outdoor Rink1


Please contact the facility prior to your visit to determine if the facility can meet your needs.
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