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Leaside Park - Toronto, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
N 43° 42.150 W 079° 21.040
17T E 632893 N 4840152
Quick Description: Posted co-ordinates are for the parking lot which serves the Thorncliffe Park Tennis Club, the Leaside Outdoor Pool and Leaside Park.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 7/27/2019 6:18:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM11154
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member takeabrake
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Long Description:
After the Thorncliffe Park horse racing track was demolished in 1954, part of the property was made available to the borough of North York to develop a park and recreational facilities. Leaside Park is now city of Toronto greenspace which covers 3.4 hectares. The park includes a lighted baseball field, six lighted tennis courts, and plenty of playground. There is also a soccer field, awkwardly set in the outfield of the baseball park.

Leaside Park is bounded on the west by Millwood Road and on the south by the natural space that is the Don River valley. Since 2011, the Thorncliffe Park Urban Farmers have maintained a community garden in Leaside Park. Leaside Park is also home to the Leaside Outdoor Pool.
Name: Leaside Park

Street Location: 5 Leaside Park Drive

Local Municipality: Toronto

State/Province, etc.: Ontario

Country: Canada

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Established: 1960s

Recreational Facilities:
Baseball, Tennis, Soccer, Swimming, Children's Pkayground


Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Don River

Traditional Geocaches:
GC8AHA7


Memorial/Commemoration: Not listed

Picnic Facilities: Not listed

Monuments/Statues: Not listed

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Not listed

Fountains: Not listed

Special Events: Not listed

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