t. o. index
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AIR CANADA CENTRE Home of the Maple Leafs and Raptors. Tours Wed-Sat 11 am, noon, 1, 2 & 3 pm till end of June. Daily at 10 & 11 am, noon, 1, 2, 3 & 4 pm Jul 1-Sep 5, event scheduling permitting. $12, stu/srs $10, child $8. 40 Bay. 416-815-5982, www.theaircanadacentre.com.
ALLAN GARDENS Outdoor gardens, greenhouse with exotic plants and flowers. Wkdays 9 am-4 pm, Sat-Sun and holidays 10 am to 5 pm. Carlton and Sherbourne. Free. 416-392-7288.
ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO Permanent collection of over 36,000 works, rotating exhibits and Henry Moore's sculptures. Three-year expansion project in effect,with reduced hours Wed-Fri 10 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am-5:30 pm. Call for holiday hours. $8, stu/srs $5, families $20, under 5 free. Wed after 6 pm free. 317 Dundas W. 416-979-6648.
BATA SHOE MUSEUM Historic footwear from Gothic clodhoppers to African royalty's shoes and pieces donated by celebrities. Tue, Wed, Fri and Sat 10 am-5 pm, Thu 10 am-8 pm, Sun noon-5 pm. $8, stu/srs $6, child $4, fam $12, under 5 free. 327 Bloor W. 416-979-7799.
BETH TZEDEC MUSEUM Largest Canadian collection of Jewish historical artifacts. Mon, Wed-Thu 11 am-1 pm and 2-5 pm, Sun 11 am-3 pm in June (closed Sun Jul-Aug). Tours by appointment. 1700 Bathurst. Free. 416-781-3514 ext 32.
BLACK CREEK PIONEER VILLAGE 19th-century frontier life re-enacted in restored buildings and historically accurate gardens. June wkdays 9:30 am-4 pm, wknds 11 am to 5 pm, Jul-Sep 6 wkdays 10 am-5 pm, wknds and holidays 11 am-5 pm. $11, stu/srs $10, child $7, under 4 free. Jane and Steeles. 416-736-1733.
CAMPBELL HOUSE Authentically restored home of William Campbell, chief justice of Upper Canada from 1825 to 1829. Events and exhibits during Jul and Aug. Daily 9:30 am-4:30 pm, wknds Jun-Sep noon-4:30 pm. $4.50, srs $2.50, stu $3, child $2, fam $10. 160 Queen W. 416-597-0227.
CANADian broadcasting corporation Tour the CBC Museum and watch old news footage and children's shows. A ballet display, a trivia challenge in the sports area, a garden mini-set, wardrobe and set design displays and a look at the set of The National. Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sat noon-4 pm. Free. 250 Front W, 416-205-8605.
CANADA SPORTS HALL OF FAME Canada's most celebrated sports celebrated in memorabilia, exhibits and interactive video. Exhibition Place. Open Aug 20-Sep 6 from 10 am-5 pm. Free. 416-260-6789.
CANADA'S WONDERLAND Theme park north of T.O. with rides, shows, exhibits, boutiques, restaurants and the Kingswood Music Theatre. 10 am-8 or 10:30 pm daily. Hours vary later in the summer. $56.23, srs/child under 5 $27.81, guests w/ disabilities $36.37, grounds-only admission $30.99. 9580 Jane. 905-832-7000. Kingswood concert info 905-832-8131, www.canadaswonderland.com.
CASA LOMA Downtown architectural anomaly patterned on a European castle, with towers, underground tunnels, wine cellars, garden and stables. Multi-language self-guided audio tours. 9:30 am-5 pm daily. $12, stu/srs $7.50, child $6.75. 1 Austin. 416-923-1171.
Centennial park conservatory Three greenhouses offer 12,000 square feet of interesting plants. Daily 10 am to 5 pm. Free. 151 Elmcrest. 416-394-8543.
CITY HALL Self-guided tours of this prize-winning structure focus on its architectural features against the backdrop of a bustling city square. Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm. 100 Queen W. 416-338-0338.
CIVIC GARDEN CENTRE See Toronto Botanical Garden.
Cloud forest conservatory A walk-through greenhouse with lush tropical foliage. Mon-Fri 10 am-3 pm. South of Richmond, between Yonge/ Bay. 416-392-1111.
CN TOWER World's tallest free-standing building, with sky-high elevator rides, glass-floored observation deck, Horizons nightclub, 360 revolving restaurant, motion-simulation rides and virtual-reality games. Sun-Thu 10 am-10 pm, Fri-Sat 10 am-10:30 pm. $19.99, srs $17.99, child $13.99 (observation deck and glass floor). 301 Front W. 416-868-6937, www.cntower.ca.
COLBORNE LODGE Regency-style cottage built in 1837, with period artifacts and furnishings. Tue-Sun noon-5 pm. $4, srs/yth $2.75, child $2.50. SW quarter of High Park. 416-392-6916.
design exchange Non-profit gallery showcasing Canadian and international innovations and achievements in furniture design, packaging and architecture. Guided tours available. Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm, Sat-Sun noon-5 pm. $8, srs/stu $5. 234 Bay. 416-363-6121.
Distillery historic districT Little village of historic buildings in a former distillery complex, including galleries, restaurants, artists' studios and a brewery. Music festivals, outdoor art exhibitions, film screenings and more. Mon-Wed 11 am-7 pm, Thu-Fri 11 am-9 pm, Sat 10 am-9 pm, Sun 11 am-6 pm. 55 Mill, between Parliament and Cherry. 416-364-1177, www.thedistillerydistrict.com.
don valley brickworks Cultural heritage site, historical buildings, Quarry garden, surrounding parkland, interpretative area and unique geological features. Don Valley. 416-392-8188.
EDWARDS GARDENS Acres of gardens, paths and creeks, dawn to dusk. Historical, eco/nature, adult ESL group tours available. Guided tours Jul-Aug with a master gardener Tue and Thur, departing Toronto Botanical Gardens at 10 am. Evening tours Jul 13 and 27, Aug 10 and 24, 7 pm. Free. Lawrence E and Leslie. 416-397-8186.
ENOCH TURNER SCHOOLHOUSE Restored 1848 schoolhouse gives a glimpse of education during pioneer days. Hours by appointment. Various prices. 106 Trinity (near Parliament and King). 416-863-0010.
EXHIBITION PLACE Large waterfront park offers historic buildings, amusements, cultural and sporting events, craft and trade shows. Canadian National Exhibition Aug 19-Sep 5. $12, stu/srs/child $8. Lakeshore W between Strachan and Dufferin. 416-263-3800.
FORT YORK Military exhibits of early 19th-century army life. Canada Day celebrations in Jul and Simcoe Day in Aug. 10 am-5 pm daily. $6, stu/srs $3.25, child $3. Garrison, off Fleet near Bathurst. 416-392-6907.
Franklin carmichael art centre Watercolour, oil, acrylics classes, children's courses and workshops. 34 Riverdale Drive. 416-740-6520.
GEORGE R GARDINER MUSEUM OF CERAMIC ART Museum closed for expansion until fall 2005. Museum shop and school open; no collections on display. Tue to Sun 11 am-5 pm. Temporary location 60 McCaul. 416-586-8080.
GERSTEIN SCIENCE INFORMATION CENTRE University of Toronto facility for undergrads, but pose as a student for a sneak peek. Mon-Thur 8:30 am-10 pm, Fri to 6 pm, Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 1-6 pm till Aug 20 (call for holiday weekend and fall hours). 7-9 King's College. 416-978-2280.
GIBSON HOUSE Restored 1851 farm home of David Gibson, local politician and participant in the pitchfork-equipped Rebellion of 1837. Tue-Sun and holiday Mondays noon-5 pm. $3.75, yth/srs/child $2.25. 5172 Yonge. 416-395-7432.
HARBOURFRONT CENTRE Waterfront playground w/ blocks of boutiques, antique markets, outdoor recreation and free exhibits, concerts, plays, films. Runs along Queens Quay from York to Bathurst. 416-973-4000, www.harbourfront.on.ca.
HIGH PARK Gardens, groves, ponds, recreation facilities and a small zoo. Dawn to dusk. Closed to motor vehicles Sun. South of Bloor, W of Keele.
high park nature centre Resource centre and outdoor experiential learning facility. 440 Parkside Dr. 416-392-1748, ext 6.
HOCKEY HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM Films, photos, sweaters, sticks and more. Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm, Sat 9:30 am-6 pm, Sun 10:30 am-5 pm; Jun 27-Sep 5 Mon-Sat 9:30 am-6 pm, Sun 10 am-6 pm. $12, stu/srs $8. BCE Place, 30 Yonge. 416-360-7735.
HOLOCAUST EDUCATION AND MEMORIAL CENTRE Audio visual presentations and memorabilia dedicated to the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri to 3 pm, Sun 11:30 am-4:30 pm. Free. 4600 Bathurst. Group reservations 416-635-2883 ext 153.
humber arboretum Urban ecology centre on the West Humber River in northwest Toronto offers garden tours, pond and insect studies, nature walks, camps and a biodiversity and a climate change research program. 205 Humber College. 416-675-5009, www.humberarboretum.on.ca.
james gardens Terraced gardens on a former estate with spring-fed pools and rustic bridges. Edenbridge Dr, south of Eglinton between Royal York and Scarlett.
KENSINGTON MARKET Bohemian enclave with mix of cultural food shops, greengrocers and second-hand clothing stores. Bordered by College and Dundas, Spadina and Bathurst.
MACKENZIE HOUSE Walking tours of the mid-Victorian-era home and print shop of William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto's first mayor. Tues-Sun noon-5 pm. $4, srs/yth $2.75, child $2.50. 82 Bond. 416-392-6915.
MARKET GALLERY Displays of paintings, photos and documents from the city's archives. Wed-Fri 10 am-4 pm, Sat 9 am-4 pm, Sun noon-4 pm. Free. St Lawrence Market, 95 Front E. 416-392-7120.
McMICHAEL CANADIAN COLLECTION In the foothills north of Toronto, a collection of Group of Seven landscape paintings and contemporary native Canadian art. Daily 10 am-5 pm. $15, srs/stu $12, fam $30, child under 12 free. 10365 Islington, Kleinburg. 905-893-1121.
mocca (museum of contemporary canadian art) Innovative art by Canadian artists addressing modern issues. Tue-Sun 11 am-6 pm. Free. 952 Queen W. 416-395-7430, www.mocca. toronto.on.ca.
MONTGOMERY'S INN Georgian inn from 1847-1850 preserves life of an innkeeper. Tours and afternoon tea. Tue-Sun 1-4:30 pm. $4, stu/srs $2, child $1. 4709 Dundas W, Etobicoke. 416-394-8113, events 416-338-3888.
music GARDEN Tranquility and music await. Tours Wed 11 am in June, Thu 5:30 pm in Jul-Aug, musical concerts follow July-Aug tours. Free. Foot of Spadina. 416-973-3000, www.harbourfront.on.ca.
ONTARIO LEGISLATURE BUILDINGS Tour the corridors of provincial power, including grand chambers, art and mineral collections. Wkdays 8:30 am-6 pm (tour schedule varies, call for details). Inside/Out tours also offered at 3 pm daily during summer. Free. Queen's Park, University north of College. 416-325-7500.
ONTARIO PLACE Three artificial islands are home to Cinesphere and its IMAX films, wilderness adventure ride, kids village, dinosaur exhibit, mega-maze, bungee jumping, shops and restaurants. Amphitheatre features live music and dance. Daily 10 am-6 pm, 10 am-10 pm after Jun 3. $10-$15, srs/child 4-5 yr $5-!0, play-all-day pass $20-$32, srs/child 4-5 yr $10-$17. 955 Lakeshore W. 416-314-9900, www.ontarioplace.com.
olympic spirit Entertainment complex themed around the Olympic Games. Tue-Sat 10 am to 6 pm. $18, stu/srs $15, child under 12 $10.26. 35 Dundas E, 1-888-466-9991.
ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE Explore the rain forest, ocean ecosystems, hands-on scientific gizmos, games, simulations and the Omnimax film theatre. 10 am-5 pm daily. $14, stu/srs $10, child $8. Omnimax films $7-$11. 770 Don Mills. 416-696-1000, www.ontariosciencecentre.com.
OSGOODE HALL Home to the Law Society of Upper Canada since cows roamed free on Queen. From Canada Day till Aug 30, guided tours wkdays 1:15 pm. Free. 130 Queen W. 416-947-3300.
QUEENS QUAY TERMINAL Shops, restaurants and galleries along the waterfront. Daily 10 am-9 pm. 207 Queens Quay W (at the foot of York). 416-203-0510.
RC HARRIS FILTRATION PLANT Tours of the early 20th-century art deco waterworks have been suspended for security reasons since Sep 11, 2001. Virtual tours available. 2701 Queen E. 416-392-3566.
REDPATH SUGAR MUSEUM A collection of memorabilia from the history of the Canadian sugar industry. Mon-Fri 10 am-noon & 1-3:30 pm. Free. 95Queens Quay E. 416-366-3561, www.redpathsugars.com.
ricoh coliseum New sports and entertainment complex within the National Trade Centre, 100 Princess Blvd, Exhibition Place. 416-263-3001, www.ricohcoliseum.com.
RIVERDALE FARM Operational turn-of-the-century farm is home to cows, sheep, pigs, chickens and more. 9 am-5 pm daily. Free. 201 Winchester (Gerrard and Sumach). 416-392-6794.
rogers centre The CN Tower's architectural counterpart, formerly known as Skydome, home to the Blue Jays and Argos. Walking tours 11 am, 1 and 3 pm daily, event schedule permitting. $12.50, stu/srs $9, child $7, 2 and under free. 1 Blue Jays Way. Tour schedule 416-341-2770.
ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM Canada's largest museum of decorative art, archaeology and natural history. Daily 10 am-6 pm, Fri to 9:30 pm. Wkdays $15, srs/stu $12, child $10; wknds $20, srs/stu $12, child $10, free Fri after 4:30 pm. 100 Queen's Park. 416-586-8000, 416-586-5549.
ST LAWRENCE HALL Elegant 1851 building, once Toronto's City Hall. Restored as part of the centennial project in 1967. 8:30 am-4:30 pm, except on event days. 157 King E. 416-392-7130.
ST LAWRENCE MARKET Toronto's most authentic farmers market, in an iron-and-glass structure. Tue-Thu 8 am-6 pm, Fri 8 am-7 pm, Sat 5 am-5 pm. Free. 95 Front E. 416-392-7219.
scarborough historical museum Historic site traces community's rural roots and immigration history. May 24 to Labour Day noon to 4 pm. $3, stu/srs $1.50, child $1, wknds pwyc. Thomson Memorial Park, 1007 Brimley. 416-338-8805, events 416-338-3888.
SCULPTURE GARDEN Urban park with rotating exhibits of contemporary sculpture. 8 am to dusk daily. King and Church. 115 King E. www.torontosculpturegarden.com.
skydome See Rogers Centre.
SPADINA museum 1886 estate of financier James Austin, w/ an art collection and six-acre garden. Music in the Orchard Jun, and themed events. Tue-Sun noon-5 pm, guided tours every hour from 12:15 pm; Sat-Sun noon-5 pm, tours every 45 min from 12:15 pm. Guided tours $6, stu/srs $5, child $4.75, under 6 free. 285 Spadina Rd. 416-392-6910.
TEXTILE Museum of Canada Rotating and permanent exhibits of historic textiles. Tue-Fri 11 am-5 pm, Wed to 8 pm, wknds noon-5 pm. $10, stu/srs $6, Wed after 5 pm pwyc. 55 Centre Ave. 416-599-5321, www.textilemuseum.ca.
TODMORDEN MILLS HISTORIC SITE Buildings harking back to the olden days in the Don Valley include the Don Train Station, a brewery museum, two of T.O.'s oldest homes and a newly refurbished Paper Mill and gallery. Tue-Fri 11 am-4:30 pm, wknds and holidays noon-5 pm. $3.50, stu/srs $2.25, child $1.50, 5 and under free. 67 Pottery. 416-396-2819.
TORONTO aerospace museum The former Downsview Air Force Base, now a park, movie set and museum where volunteers restore old planes including the Avro Arrow and Lancaster Bomber. U of T's experimental light plane, the Ornithopter is also on display. Thu-Sat 10 am-4 pm, Sun noon-4 pm. Self-guided and guided tours offered. $8, srs $6, stu $5, child under 6 free, fam $20. 65 Carl Hall. 416-638-6078, www.torontoaerospacemuseum. com.
toronto botanical garden Formerly the Civic Garden Centre, located in Edwards Gardens, includes amateur gardeners' info booth, gift and book shop and Canada's largest horticultural library. Wkdys 9 am-5 pm. Free. 777 Lawrence E. 416-397-1340, www.civicgardencentre.org.
TORONTO ISLANDS Necklace of islands across T.O.'s inner harbour with beaches, bike trails, a frisbee-golf course and a pseudo-19th-century town. Centreville amusement park open daily 10:30 am-6 pm in Jun, till 8 pm Jul-Aug. Regular ferries to Ward's and Centre Islands and Hanlan's Point at the foot of Bay. Return trip fares $6, stu/srs $3.50, child $2.50. 416-392-8193.
TORONTO'S FIRST POST OFFICE Restored 1833 building. Posties in period costume take visitors back in time to the Pony Express. Self-guided and guided tour available. Wkdays 9 am-4 pm, wknds 10 am-4 pm. Free. 260 Adelaide E. 416-865-1833.
TORONTO ZOO Home to 5,000 animals from across the world, the 710-acre park includes eight pavilions. Kids Zoo, Drum-cafe, an interactive drumming experience, a water play area and waterside theatre. 9 am-7:30 pm daily. $19, srs $13, child $11, 3 and under free. Meadowvale N of Hwy 401. 416-392-5929, www.torontozoo. ca.
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Guided historic walking tours wind through the buildings and libraries of Canada's foremost centre of higher learning. Wkdays 11am and 2 pm, wkdays 11 am. Free. Nona Macdonald Visitors Centre, 25 King's College. 416-978-5000.
WILD WATER KINGDOM Water-fun theme park with wave pool, water wall and slides, giant hot tubs and more. Jun 4-24, 10 am- 6 pm; after Jun 25 to 8 pm, after Aug 22 to 6 pm. $26.17, srs/child $18.69, under 3 free. 7855 Finch W, Brampton. 416-369-9453, www.wildwaterkingdom.com.
WOODBINE RACE TRACK They're at the post and they're off and running at this suburban track for horseracing and betting, Wed from 6:45 pm, Thu-Sun from 12:55 pm. Free. 555 Rexdale. 416-675-7223.
YORK museum Preserving the history of the former City of York. Tue-Fri 1-3 pm. Free. Centennial Recreation Centre, 2694 Eglinton W. 416-394-2759.
YORK QUAY CENTRE Part of the Harbourfront Centre complex. A waterfront building complete with cinema, theatre and galleries. 7 am-9 pm daily. (Hours subject to change; call for details.) 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-3000. www.harbourfrontcentre.com.
YORK UNIVERSITY ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY Catch a close-up glimpse of the stars. Public viewings Wed from 9 pm. NW corner of the campus. Free. 4700 Keele. 416-736-2100 ext 77773.
city of toronto golf courses
For greens fees and to reserve tee times, call individual courses. For more info: www.toronto. ca/parks.
Dentonia park golf course 18 hole, par 54. East of Victoria Park, north of Danforth. 416-392-2558.
don valley golf course Regulation, par 71. Yonge and William Carson Crescent, south of Hwy 401. 416-392-2465.
humber valley golf course Regulation, par 70. Albion and Beattie, north of Hwy 401. 416-392-2488.
scarlett woods golf course Executive, par 62. Southwest corner Jane and Eglinton W. 416-392-2484.
tam o'shanter golf course Regulation, par 71. Birchmount, north of Sheppard E. 416-392-2547.
All pools feature adult and recreational swims at various times. For hours, call pool hotline, 416-338-POOL (7665). Toronto Parks and Recreation, 416-392-1111. EAST OF YONGE
DONALD D SUMMERVILLE OLYMPIC POOL
Woodbine and Lakeshore E.
GREENWOOD POOL SW corner of Gerrard and Greenwood.
Monarch park pool Three blocks W of Coxwell, S of Danforth.
REGENT PARK POOL S of Gerrard, E of Sackville.
RIVERDALE POOL W of Broadview, south of Danforth.
WEST OF YONGE
ALEX DUFF POOL In Christie Pits, N of Bloor at Christie.
ALEXANDRA PARK POOL SE corner of Bathurst and Dundas W.
GIOVANNI CABOTO POOL SW corner of Lansdowne and St Clair.
GUS RYDER/SUNNYSIDE POOL Lakeshore W of Parkside.
HIGH PARK POOL In the middle of High Park, off High Park Ave, S of Bloor.
NORTH TORONTO POOL Eglinton W between Avenue Rd and Yonge.
STANLEY PARK POOL S of King, three blocks W of Bathurst.
EAST OF YONGE
BEACHES RECREATION CENTRE Distance and rec swims wkdays and wknd afternoons. 6 Williamson. 416-392-0740.
BEDFORD PARK COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTRE Leisure and recreational swims Mon, Wed and Fri. 81 Ranleigh. 416-392-0618.
EARL BEATTY COMMUNITY CENTRE Distance and rec swims Tue-Thur and Sat. 455 Glebeholme. 416-392-0752.
FRANKLAND COMMUNITY CENTRE Adult and rec swims Fri evg and Sat-Sun aft. 816 Logan. 416-392-0749.
JIMMIE SIMPSON RECREATION CENTRE Distance and rec swims daily. 870 Queen E. 416-392-0751.
JOHN INNES COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTRE Distance and rec swims Mon-Sat. 150 Sherbourne. 416-392-6779.
MATTY ECKLER COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTRE Distance and rec swims Mon-Sun. Times vary. 953 Gerrard E. 416-392-0750.
ST LAWRENCE COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTRE Distance and rec swims Mon-Sat. 230 The Esplanade. 416-392-1347.
WEST OF YONGE
ANNETTE RECREATION CENTRE Distance and rec swims daily. 333 Annette. 416-392-0736.
BROWN COMMUNITY CENTRE Distance swims Mon-Thu and Sat-Sun. 454 Avenue. 416-392-6826.
HILLCREST COMMUNITY CENTRE Distance and rec swims Mon-Thu and Sat-Sun. 1339 Bathurst. 416-392-0746.
JOSEPH J PICCININNI COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTRE Adult distance swims Mon-Fri. 1369 St Clair W. 416-392-0036.
KEELE COMMUNITY CENTRE Distance swims daily, rec swims wknds. 181 Glenlake. 416-392-0695.
mary McCORMICK RECREATION CENTRE Recently renovated leisure and recreation swims Mon-Fri. 66 Sheridan. 416-392-0742.
NORTH TORONTO MEMORIAL COMMUNITY CENTRE Daily distance and leisure swims daily. 200 Eglinton W. 416-392-6591.
PARKDALE COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTRE Distance and rec swims daily. 75 Lansdowne. 416-392-6696.
SCADDING COURT COMMUNITY CENTRE Distance and rec swims daily. 707 Dundas W. 416-392-0335.
SWANSEA COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTRE Distance and rec swims daily. 15 Waller. 416-392-6796.
TRINITY RECREATION CENTRE Distance swims daily and rec swims wknds. 155 Crawford (in Trinity-Bellwoods Park). 416-392-0743.
WALLACE-EMERSON COMMUNITY CENTRE Distance and recreational swims Mon-Thu and Sun. 1260 Dufferin. 416-392-0039.
WINONA DRIVE SCHOOL Distance and recreational swims. Wed-Thur. 101 Winona. 416-392-0036.
EAST OF YONGE
COLEMAN PARK Two courts. Barrington one block N of Danforth.
DAVISVILLE PARK Six floodlit courts. Davisville and Mt Pleasant.
FAIRMOUNT PARK Five courts. Gerrard two blocks east of Coxwell.
HODGSON PUBLIC SCHOOL Four floodlit courts. Davisville E of Mt Pleasant.
JIMMIE SIMPSON PARK Two floodlit courts. Queen and Booth.
JOEL WEEKS PARKETTE Two courts. Queen three blocks W of Broadview.
JONATHAN ASHBRIDGE PARK Two courts. Queen four blocks W of Coxwell.
KEW GARDENS 10 floodlit courts. Kew Beach and Waverley.
LAWRENCE PARK Three floodlit courts. Yonge and Glengrove.
MOOREVALE PARK Five floodlit courts. Mt Pleasant and Moorevale.
MOSS PARK Two courts. Queen and Sherbourne.
NORWOOD PARK Five courts. Norwood S of Gerrard.
RENNIE PARK Four floodlit courts. Morningside and Rennie Terrace.
RIVERDALE PARK Seven courts. Broadview S of Montcrest.
ROSEDALE PARK Eight floodlit courts. Schofield N of Roxborough.
WANLESS PARK Five floodlit courts. Wanless and Kappele.
WITHROW PARK Two courts. McConnell between Logan and Carlaw.
weST OF YONGE
DOVERCOURT PARK Two courts. Dovercourt between Bartlett and Westmoreland.
FOREST HILL COLLEGIATE Four floodlit courts. Eglinton and Mayfair.
GIOVANNI CABOTO Four floodlit courts. Lansdowne at St Clair W.
HIGH PARK 14 courts, some floodlit. Seven near the swimming pool at the north end of the park, just S of Bloor, and seven E and W of Colbourne Lodge Dr.
HILLCREST PARK Four floodlit courts. Davenport and Christie.
HUMBERSIDE COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE Four courts. Quebec at Clendenan, two blocks N of Bloor.
HURON STREET PUBLIC SCHOOL Two courts. Huron N of Lowther.
LYTTON PARK Three floodlit courts. Avenue Road and Lytton.
NORTH TORONTO MEMORIAL COMMUNITY CENTRE Four floodlit courts. Oriole Pkwy and Edith.
ORIOLE PARK Two courts. Oriole Pkwy and Chaplin.
RAMSDEN PARK Twelve courts. Yonge N of Pears.
RUNNYMEDE PARK Two courts. Ryding and Ethel, S of St Clair.
SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL 10 floodlit courts. St Clair and Spadina Road.
SORAUREN PARK Two courts. Sorauren S of Dundas.
STANLEY PARK Two courts. King three blocks W of Bathurst.
SYMINGTON AVENUE PLAYGROUND Two courts. Perth N of Dupont.
TRINITY-BELLWOODS PARK Eight lit courts. Queen and Crawford.
GRAY LINE BUS TOUR Choose a two-hour narrated bus tour or a double-decker hop-on/hop-off tour of the Toronto area departing from downtown hotels at various times and from the Bay Street bus terminal (610 Bay) twice daily. $34, srs $30, child $20. 416-594-3310.
hippo bus tours This colourful vehicle made up of a school bus chassis, flotation devices and a glass-roofed body offers downtown urban safari tours and then enters the lake for a ride around Ontario Place. May-Oct daily, hourly 11 am-6 pm. $35, srs/stu $30, $23 child. 151 Front W, 416-703-4476, www.torontohippotours.com.
TALL SHIP TOURS Three-masted schooner sails the Toronto harbour and Lake Ontario. Call for times. All tours depart from Queens Quay Terminal (207 Queens Quay W). $10.95-$19.95. Reservations 416-203-2322, www.tallshipcruisestoronto.com.
AIRPORT BUS SERVICE Times and locations for direct bus service to the airport. 905-564-6333.
BUS TERMINAL Schedule and ticket information. Greyhound and other bus lines. 610 Bay. 416-367-8747.
CO-OP Taxi company. 416-504-2667.
DIAMOND Taxi company. 416-366-6868.
FERRY SCHEDULES Ferry rides to the Toronto Islands. $6, stu/srs $3.50, child $2.50. 416-392-8193.
GO TRANSIT Schedule and ticket info for greater Toronto region commuter trains and buses. 416-869-3200, www.gotransit.com.
TORONTO TRANSIT COMMISSION (TTC) Route information for Toronto's urban transit system. 416-393-4636, www.city.toronto.ca/ttc.
UNION STATION Schedule and ticket information for Via Rail and other interurban train services. Corner of Bay and Front. 416-366-8411.
WHEEL-TRANS Public city-transit service for handicapped persons. For information and reservations, call 416-393-4222.
BEACH HOTLINE AND SUN REPORT Starting in June, a recorded message on the hotline will indicate which T.O. beaches are safe for swimming. 416-392-7161, www.toronto. ca/water.
HERITAGE TORONTO Gatekeeper of the old amid the new, Heritage historical sites maintained by the City of Toronto. St Lawrence Hall, 157 King E. 416-338-0684.
ONTARIO CYCLING ASSOCIATION Clearinghouse of info on two-wheeled fun in Toronto. Offers calendars of events and courses. Wkdays 9 am to 4:30 pm. 416-426-7416.
PARKS AND RECREATION INFO LINE Provides information on T.O. recreation programs such as tree planting, nature-trail hiking, swimming and tennis. 416-392-1111.
POOL HOTLINE Information on locations and opening hours of Toronto's outdoor pools. 416-338-POOL (7665).
TORONTO ISLAND BICYCLE RENTALS Bicycle rentals on Centre Island. 11 am to 5 pm daily. 416-203-0009.
T.O. TICKETS Sells half-price rush tickets to music, theatre and dance events. Sales booth at the newly built Dundas Square (Dundas and Yonge) is open Tues-Sat noon-6:30 pm. 416-536-6468, www.totix.ca.
TOURISM TORONTO Keeps track of the city's events and places of recreational note. Also provides hotel information.207 Queen's Quay W, 5th fl. Maps, brochures available. 416-203-2500, www.torontotourism.com.
WEATHER LINE 24-hour regularly updated recorded weather report from Environment Canada. 416-661-0123.
BLOOR SUPER SAVE All-night grocery store with a good - and crunchy - selection of fresh vegetables and fruits. 384 Bloor W. 416-964-8318.
DOMINION Large supermarket open daily around the clock. 425 Bloor W and many others. 416-923-9099.
KINKO'S COPIES For late-night workaholics. Well equipped with assisted and self-serve photocopying equipment. Open 24 hours. 459 Bloor W. 416-928-0110.
RABBA'S FINE FOODS For the best ingredients in trendy cuisine for late-night noshing. 252 Queen's Quay W. and many others. 416-260-8869.
VETERINARY EMERGENCY CLINIC Emergency pet care 24-hrs daily. 920 Yonge. 416-920-2002.
AMBULANCE Dial 911.
24-HOUR ASSAULTED WOMEN'S HELPLINE
Counselling, plus information on legal assistance and shelter for women experiencing emotional, mental, physical, sexual or verbal abuse. 416-863-0511.
24-HOUR FIRE, MEDICAL, POLICE EMERGENCY LINE Immediate service from ambulance, fire department and police services. Dial 911.
24-HOUR KID'S HELP PHONE Toll-free number for children experiencing any sort of distress issue, abuse, sex, health problems, suicide, pregnancy. Phone staff provide counselling and crisis intervention. 1-800-668-6868.
24-HOUR POISON HOTLINE Provides advice and assistance for getting to the emergency poison specialist at Sick Kids hospital, 555 University. 416-813-5900.
24-HOUR RAPE CRISIS LINE Crisis intervention and counselling for women experiencing sexual abuse. 416-597-8808.
DISTRESS CENTRE 24-hour helpline providing anonymous counselling for anyone experiencing emotional distress. Usually very busy. 416-408-4357.
EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR HOMELESS YOUTH STOP 86 shelter for young homeless women, 416-922-3271. Street Helpline, 416-392-3777. Covenant House, with a health clinic, 1-800-4357-308.
STREETHAVEN at the crossroads Takes in women on an emergency basis at no cost. 87 Pembroke. 416-967-6060.
Telecare distress 416-247-5426.
TRAVELLERS' AID SOCIETY Emergency service for travellers who are stuck with financial and other difficulties. Volunteer operated booths. Wkdays and Sat 9:30 am-9:30 pm. Union Station, Bay-Dundas Bus Terminal and the Airport. 416-366-7788.
ACCESS ALLIANCE Multicultural community health centre provides free medical care for all. Hours vary. 340 College, Suite 500. 416-324-8677.
aids and sexual health infoline 1-800, 688-2437, 416-392-2437, www.toronto. ca/health.
ANISHNAWBE HEALTH TORONTO Health and cultural centre for First Nations people. Provides counselling, referrals and medical care. Wkdays 9 am-5 pm. Times vary with special events. 225 Queen E. 416-360-0486.
BAY CENTRE FOR BIRTH CONTROL Free birth control and abortion counselling, by appointment. Mon and Fri 9 am-5 pm, Tue-Thu 9 am-8 pm, Sat 9 am-12:30 pm. Closed holiday wkends. 790 Bay, 8th floor. 416-351-3700.
BIRTH CONTROL INFORMATION CENtRE Birth control and pregnancy counselling, and VD and anonymous HIV testing. Mon-Fri 10 am -5 pm. By appointment only. 2828 Bathurst, ste 501. 416-789-4541.
CABBAGETOWN WOMEN'S CLINIC Free-standing abortion clinic. Open Mon to Fri from 8 am-4 pm. 302 Gerrard E. 416-323-0642.
CENTRE FOR ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH Alcohol and drug addiction counselling and out-patient referrals. Mon-Fri 9 am to 5 pm. 33 Russell. 416-595-6000.
COMMUNITY INFO TORONTO Info line for social and health service referrals. 24 hrs. 416-392-0505.
HASSLE FREE CLINIC Anonymous HIV and STD tests, women's health services. Mon-Sat. Call for appt. 556 Church. Men, 416-922-0603. Women, 416-922-0566.
ontario problem gambling helpline 1-888-230-3505.
PARKDALE COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINIC Medical care for Parkdale residents by appointment only. Times vary. 1229 Queen W. 416-537-2455.
SCOTT CLINIC Free-standing abortion clinic. 157 Gerrard E. 416-962-4108 for appointments.
SOUTH RIVERDALE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE Provides free medical care for neighbourhood residents only. Not covered by OHIP, by appointment. Open Mon, Tue and Thu 9 am-8 pm, Wed and Fri to 5 pm and Sat 10 am-1 pm. 955 Queen E. 416-461-1925.
Telehealth ontario 1-866-797-0000.
THE WORKS Hassle-free needle exchange. Clean hypodermic needles are traded for used ones to protect intravenous drug users from exposure to AIDS. Van hours Mon-Sat 6:30-11:30 pm pm (call for locations). 277 Victoria. 416-392-0520.
YOUTHLINK INNER CITY Drop-in resource centre for street-involved youth dealing with homelessness. Mon-Fri 9 am-noon and 1-4 pm (closed Tue afternoon, open till 3 pm Fri), drop-in Thurs 6:30 pm-9 pm. 7 Vanauley. 416-703-3361.
ABORIGINAL LEGAL SERVICES TORONTO Legal services and counselling for First Nations people. Wkdays 9 am-5 pm. 415 Yonge, suite 803. 416-408-3967.
DOWNTOWN LEGAL SERVICES Free legal help for low-income neighbourhood residents. By appointment only. 91 St George. 416-978-6447.
PARKDALE COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES Free legal help for low-income clients and Parkdale residents. Mon 2-6 pm, Tue and Thu 2-7 pm, Fri 10 am-1 pm and 2-5 pm. 1266 Queen W. 416-531-2411.