Entries by Leaside Gardens

Letter to the Leaside Community – May 2011

Dear Neighbour, For the thousands of kids who have skated and played hockey here since 1951, Leaside Gardens is a cherished focal point in the landscape of their memory. The Leaside Skating Club, Leaside Hockey Association, and Leaside Toronto Girls Hockey Association, whose programs together account for more than 95% of our prime-time ice time usage, have […]

Yuk Yuks Event raises $40,000 to promote Arena Expansion Project

Toronto, ON.  February 4, 2011 – Laughter resonated through the Leaside Community at the second “Laugh out Loud in Leaside” comedy evening at the On the Park Events and Conference Centre on Friday January 28, 2011. United in the goal of building a second ice pad in their community, Leaside residents and business owners gathered […]

Leaside rink users committed to expansion plan

Community fundraisinig takes place for second ice pad If all goes as planned, children in Leaside won’t have to be turned away from ice sports after September 2012. Representatives from Leaside Memorial Gardens, the Leaside Hockey Association, the Leaside Skating Club, and the Toronto Leaside Girls Hockey Association gathered at the arena Friday morning to officially […]

Leaside Arena Launches Fundraising Campaign for Second Rink

<em “mso-bidi-font-style:=””>Organisers are already more than halfway towards the $2.5 million community portion of the project costs 11 March 2011 Today the Leaside Gardens Arena Board officially launched its campaign to raise the community portion of the cost of building the second rink at Leaside Gardens. “This project will mean more ice time for more […]

City approves $7 million towards Leaside Arena Expansion

The expansion of the Leaside Gardens Arena is one step closer to reality after city council approved the project as part of its capital budget. “We’re quite delighted by it,” said Brooke Biscoe. “It gets us past one major hurdle in making this project happen.” Biscoe is the chairperson of the Leaside Gardens Board of […]

Leaside Arena Expansion Project gets green light from City Hall

Second rink at Leaside will be first new arena built by the City of Toronto in more than thirty years 28 February 2011 Toronto City Council gave its approval to the Leaside Arena Expansion Project when it passed the City’s 2011 Capital Budget this past Thursday. Plans to build the much-needed second rink at Leaside […]

A Family that Plays Together

It’s half past five and dawn is casting its early light along the snowbanks. Team Kypreos is transporting skaters out to at least one of three possible practices.With three children, ages 6, 10 and toe-dragging on the threshold of 12, this is a common occurrence for Nick and his wife, Anne Marie. “I personally am […]

Email Update – 11 January 2011

A Message from Brooke Biscoe, Chair, Leaside Gardens Board of Management The Leaside Gardens Board of Management is pleased to announce “Laugh Out Loud in Leaside” Act Two on Friday, January 28th at 7:30 pm.  All proceeds will be used to help the Arena Board promote the building of a second ice pad at Leaside Gardens. Last year this […]

Laugh Out Loud in Leaside

You are invited to “Laugh Out Loud in Leaside” Act Two Join us for another fun evening of Yuk Yuk’s comedy, food and friends Friday, January 28th at 7:30 pm at the On-the-Park Events & Conference Centre $75 per ticket or $750 for a table of ten All proceeds will be used to help the Arena Board […]