LMCG 70th Anniversary Wrap-Up Event
Friday, November 10, 10:00 a.m.

We are wrapping-up or 70th anniversary celebration with a special multi-part event, and you are invited to attend.

  • Starting at 10:00, there will be a ceremony to accept the donation of an RCAF flag from the RCAF Foundation and the Leaside Wildcats for display at LMCG.
  • At 11:00 an Archival Exhibit with displays from Leaside Gardens, the Toronto Wildcats, and the Leaside Sport Hall of Fame, opens in the William Lea Room.
  • Also, from 11:00 ‘til noon, Free Pastries and Beverages will be distributed in the lobby.

We look forward to you coming out to help us wrap-up a banner year at LMCG!

The archival exhibit will be on display November 10th through 12th during the following hours:

Friday: 11:00AM – 7:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 7:00PM
Sunday: 10AM – 3:00PM

Holiday Schedule for Public Skating & Shinny

Holiday hours for public skating and shinny are now posted. Click here for details.

Public Skating and Shinny Resume September 19th, 2023.

We are excited to announce the resumption of our public skating and shinny programs for the 2023-24 season, starting early this season, on Tuesday September 19th. Click here for full details.

Monday August 7th Closures

Leaside Gardens will be closed for the holiday Monday, August 7th: this includes the Pool, Arena, and William Lea Room Banquet Hall. We are open on Saturday and Sunday of the long weekend during our regular hours.

Public Skating Cancelled: May 18 and 25

Thursday public skating is cancelled on May 18th and May 25th, and will resume on Thursday June 1st.  For more information on public skating click here.

Dry Pad Rentals Now on Catchcorner.com

This endless rain is murder on outdoor ball hockey, but all is not lost: you can now book the dry pad on the Bert F. Grant Rink (Rink B) here at Leaside Arena using catchcorner.com We provide the nets, you provide the sticks and balls. Bookings accepted up to 12 hours in advance. More information: here

Advertise On Our Zamboni

Leaside Memorial Community Gardens’ (“LMCG”) Zamboni is now available for an advertising opportunity. This is the premium advertising space at our facility, catching the eye of thousands of visitors to our two rinks each week as it circles the ice at the top and bottom of the hour from 6AM until 11PM each day.

For more information click here.



Leaside Public Library
May 4, 9am -8pm | May 5 & 6, 9am – 4pm
LMCG joins the community in celebrating the 110th anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Leaside! We will be participating in the Archival Exhibition at the Leaside Library, a multi-media display of the storied history of our community.
Other exhibitors and themes include:
John Naulls, local historian, and cartographer
Thorncliffe Racetrack, Canada Wire and Cable, Leaside Munitions, Leaside Aerodrome, Airmail, Early Housing
Police and Fire, Churches, and Education
Leaside Heritage Preservation Society
Leaside High School Alumni
Leaside Residents Association

For information on the exhibition and other celebratory events contact: leasidelife@gmail.com


NEW!!! Thursday Adult Public Skating Extended to June 29th

We are pleased to extend the Thursday Adult Public Skating on Rink A from 11:30AM – 12:30PM, through to June 29th. Note: The ice is being taken out on Rink B so there will not be any public skating on Tuesdays or Sundays.


3rd Annual GEORGE TURRELL MEMORIAL FOOD DRIVE for the TNO Food Bank – Sunday, March 26th from Noon to 5:00 p.m.