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East Scarborough Boys and Girls Club Grows

East Scarborough Boys and Girls Club

When the East Scarborough Boys and Girls Club turned to its community to help it grow, support was on the way. By creating Building East Scarborough Together (BEST), a fundraising campaign to fund the club's 8,000 sq. foot expansion, the club was able to add a dance studio, an art and media studio, a larger gym and other program rooms. This expansion added an extra 200 spaces per day in the club's programs, which means a wider outreach to Toronto's priority neighbourhoods. Read more about the East Scarborough Boys and Girls Club.

Windsor Celebrates Historic Investments in Infrastructure

On July 26, 2011, Windsor residents, government officials and contractors gathered at the newly built Festival Plaza along the waterfront to mark the substantial completion of 18 infrastructure projects across the city. Of the 18 projects funded, the investments were largely directed to water and sanitation projects, but many of Windsor's roads, parks, pools and other recreation facilities were improved, not to mention the local airport, which also got a lift. Read more about the projects in Windsor.

Parkdale's Playful, Delicious Revitalization

On August 17, 2011, after extensive renovations, the park at the heart of Wellington West Village in Ottawa officially welcomed the community back onto its grounds. Park visitors can now enjoy performances on the newly constructed outdoor stage, and kids can splash in the revamped wading pool on those hot summer days. They can also keep themselves busy in the gated playground. Read more about the projects in Parkdale.

Chatham-Kent's Kingston Park Gets a Major Lift

A view of the Chatham-Kent's Kingston Park

Chatham-Kent residents found a remedy for the scorching heat on Saturday, July 23, 2011, at the new and improved Kingston Park. Adults and children alike revelled in the park's 1,050 square foot splash pad which includes a grid of water spouts, interactive water cannons and a massive water cauldron soaker. Read more about Kingston Park.

Killarney Upgrades Its Key Recreational Facility

A view of the Killarney's rink

Just in time for the town's annual Winter Carnival, Killarney's rink is now covered with a functional roof, ready for year-round activities, such as hockey games, fundraisers and community dances. On February 4th, 2011, the residents of Killarney kicked off the weekend celebrations with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, a game of kids' hockey and a choir of school children, punctuated by some festive fireworks. Read more about Killarney Recreational Facility.

Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club Goes Through the Roof

Left to right: Matteo Severino, Nelly Furtado, Mannie D'Elia and Justin Hanna at the Dovercourt Boys' and Girls' Club

It was a special day for the boys and girls of Toronto when an international celebrity was on hand to officially open the expanded second floor of their club. On June 23, 2011, government officials were joined by critically acclaimed musician Nelly Furtado and dozens of community members to celebrate the work completed to expand the Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club. Read more about Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club.

Hamilton Inch Park Reopens for a Cooler Summer

A view of the newly renovated Hamilton Inch Park Outdoor Pool

What better way to kick off the summer than by jumping into a newly renovated community pool? On July 5, 2011, more than 200 residents and their kids pulled out bathing suits, towels, and sunscreen to go play in the Hamilton Inch Park Outdoor Pool. Read more about the Hamilton Inch Park.

Toronto High Park Club

The newly renovated High Park Club celebrated its official opening on April 29, 2011, in Toronto, Ontario. This ceremony marked the completion of work to modernize a historic Toronto landmark. Read more about the Toronto High Park Club.

Canadian Chinese Table Tennis Association

Canadian Chinese Table Tennis Association

More than 400 people witnessed the grand opening of the renovated Canadian Chinese Table Tennis Association on January 23, 2011. Read more about the Canadian Chinese Table Tennis Association.

Rideau Canoe Club

Rideau Canoe Club

On September 3, 2010, the Rideau Canoe Club opened the doors of its newly renovated and expanded facility. Hundreds of Club members and Ottawa residents participated in the celebration. Read more about the Rideau Canoe Club.

Native Child and Family Services Toronto

First Nation children and families will benefit from a unique rooftop recreation space thanks to funding from the Recreation Infrastructure Canada Program in Ontario and the Ontario Recreation Program. Read more about the Native Child and Family Services Toronto.

York Curling Club

York Curling Club

On October 23, 2010, in Newmarket, Ontario, the York Curling Club held an official ceremony celebrating the completion of renovations to the club. Read more about the York Curling Club.

Kinsmen Club of Belgrave and District

Belgrave Arena

Hockey and ringette teams, skaters and all residents of Belgrave will once again enjoy arena activities thanks to recent renovations of the Belgrave Arena. Read more about the Belgrave Arena.

Village of Point Edward

Point Edward Arena

On March 21st, more than three hundred Point Edward residents laced up their skates and sliced up the ice for an open skate and ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Point Edward Arena renovation. Read more about the Point Edward Arena.

Township of South Stormont

Long Sault Arena

Hockey players and residents of South Stormont can enjoy the additions to the Long Sault Arena now that a renovation project has been completed. Read more about the Long Sault Arena.