Entries by Leaside Gardens

Arena Expansion Update – 31 May 2012

To all friends of the Leaside Arena Expansion Project, We are pleased to report that the City of Toronto yesterday approved the award of the contract for the Leaside Arena Expansion Project to Aquicon Construction Company Ltd. This was one of the final steps before construction can begin which we expect will be in July. […]

Official Ground Breaking for Second Rink

You’re invited to the official Ground Breaking ceremony for the second rink at Leaside Gardens beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday June 16th in the arena parking lot, to be followed by a community barbecue. Everyone is invited to come out and be part of this exciting day for Leaside and our surrounding neighbourhoods. Please […]

Arena Expansion Update

Last night Toronto City Council approved the Leaside Arena Expansion Project as part of the 2012 city budget. The $12.5 million project includes a $7.5 million loan from the city and a $1.5 million loan from the province against future operating revenues, $1 million from the city in accelerated capital improvements, and $2.5 million raised […]

An update from Arena Board Chair Brooke Biscoe

As you may have heard or read, the Leaside Arena Expansion Proposal was approved by the Budget Committee of City Council last night and will go to the full Council for approval next week as part of the 2012 Budget.  The proposal specifies that $2.5 million of the cost of building the new rink will […]

Henderson Jersey Homecoming Tour in Leaside This Sunday!

Join the Fundraising Committee, Arena Board and the user groups this Sunday for the Henderson Jersey Tour at Leaside Memorial Gardens! Hockey hero Paul Henderson, along with a few other special guests, will be in person to greet fans and support the arena expansion fundraising initiatives! Paul Henderson and the Henderson Jersey Homecoming Tour will be […]

Push for Second Leaside Icepad

      Supporters raising funds through spring and summer. As the past couple of months have shown, nothing brings Canadians closer together than hockey. That goes double for Leaside. Last year, a fundraising campaign was started to help raise money for a second ice pad at the constantly booked Leaside Gardens Arena. In addition […]

Fundraising Gala for Leaside Arena Expansion Project

  At ACE (Alliance for Cultural Equity), we are aware that the fundraising for the Arena Expansion project is in its critical phase and would like to extend a hand by organizing a fundraising dinner in support of this cause. 100 % proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards expansion project. ACE is a multicultural, […]

Arena Expansion Project Update

We are now entering the critical phase of our fundraising drive.  We have so far raised $1.9 Million of the $2.5 Million community portion of the cost of building the new rink.  We need to raise another $600,000 in the next twelve weeks.  And we need your help to do it.  Here is information about […]