August 30th, 2015
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Grill-Up Hot Summer Fun!
Before Going Back to Schoo-work:

Outdoor Leisure Swim Open daily to August 31

D.D. Summerville Outdoor Pool
1867 Lake Shore Blvd. E, 416-392-7688
Leisure Swim, 10 am-4 pm/5-7 pmBeaches Spring Sprint

Blantyre Park Outdoor Pool
180 Fallingbrook Rd, 416-396-4126
Leisure Swim, 1:30-8 pm

Greenwood Park Outdoor Pool
150 Greenwood Ave, 416-392-7804
Leisure Swim, 12-7 pm

Kiwanis Outdoor Pool
373 Cedarvale Ave, 416-396-2847
Leisure Swim, 12-8 pm

Monarch Park Outdoor Pool
115 Felstead Ave, 416-392-7831
Leisure Swim, 12-7 pm

For a full listing of leisure swim and swim lessons, visit

Beaches Health ContestHealth Talk Contest & Win:

Winners Anncouced: Patio Talk on the beach contest...

Neighbourhoood weekly Farmer's Markets - are now open! Find out the dates and locations in event details

For event details and all community events, visit Beaches Community Events Calenda


Canada FlagWAVE IT! MAP IT!

Beaches Canada Day celebrations in action!
Beyond July 1st! Canadians continue to celebrate Canada as home throughout the Pan Am & Parapan Am Games! Put your Can Flag on the Map at [MAP IT!]

Canada Day celebration - Wave it, Map it

Winner of APEX AWARD

NEWS!Beaches Living Guide, once again, was awarded with the 2015 APEX AWARD for the 8th year! The 26th Annual Awards for Publication Excellence - A competition for Communications Professionals.

Local Traffic Updates

Road Closures:

Open: Easter Ave. is now open in both directions through Pan Am Games July 10 - July 26.

Open: Leslie Street to Commisioner Road south of Lake Shore are open.

Leslie Street between Eastern Ave. to Queen St. is now open both direction

TTC Leslie/Eastern intersection closure ttc map

Beaches Spring Sprint - (Sat. April 11) - (Sat. April 11) - Race Results:

5K Adults Race | 5k Adults Team Race | 5k Walkers | 2K Children | 2k Senior Walkers
Event photos for 2015 publish soon! EVENT PHOTOS (2014)

Toronto Beaches Lions Easter Parade photos coming soon.

The first outdoor event of the year - Beaches 3rd Annual Earth Hour LIGHTS OUT! 2015 was a great fun. Event video and photos will be published soon.


Beaches 8th Annual Kids Program Open House event Video

Beaches Kids Program Open House

Beaches Earth Hour Lights Out 2014


Find out your local Holiday Bazaars for bakes, decor and gifts...



- Update: Spring Sprint Event Photos and Time Results..
- Update: Beaches Earth Hour LIGTHSOUT! Event photos and video...
- Update: Beaches Kids Program Open House Event photos, videos and contacts ...

Photos and Videos:Beaches Easter Parade
- Photos & Race Time Results: Beaches Spring Sprint Adults and Spring Sprint Kids
- Beaches Lions Club Easter Parade Photos


- 6Th annual kids program open house event video & photos

Earth Hour Lights Out in the BeachesVisit our Photo Gallery for more event photos and videos


Who knows the Beaches better than you? - take the survey to win $25 to local fine dining restaurant...

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Beaches|Life Summer issuee cover story - Canadian Pan Am Athletec Markshion Jeanne Becker Going Back to School with Mr. D this September!
Late Summer Aug/Sept 2015 issue

For comedian Gerry D., who plays the teacher, Mr. D., in the CBC hit comedy of the same name, there’s no “back to school” in his future – but there is definitely a season 5....

Although he says he was always a “character kid”, putting on different faces and telling silly stories, he didn’t just jump into a career in comedy,,... [full story...]

Beaches|Life magazine - click here to read the entire issue and all past issues

Beaches Living Guide - Fall/Winter 2014/15 edition is Hot Off the press for a warm read.

The Guide… featuring one of Toronto’s most vibrant neighbourhoods, the Beaches and its surounding area, Leslieville, Riverdale and Birch Cliffs. HEAR the Beaches Living Guide on the AIR ... (Audio Sound). Pick-up Your Free Copy - ask for your free copy at local shops or read it online here.

Spring/Summer 2015

Beaches Living magazine, Toronto Beaches
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Welcome to the Beaches Living Guide -Your community resource guide and business directory to Toronto’s one-of-a-kind Beaches Neighbourhood.

Beaches Living Guide is an award winning magazine that is informative, interactive, and insightful resources to the Toronto Beaches neighbourhood. This publication is available in print and online. It is about the vibrant and eclectic neighbourhood and surrounding areas. Whether living in this beautiful Toronto neighbourhood, or just visiting, be rest assured this guide will help you navigate your way to a unique and enjoyable experience.

The guide and its interactive website is your one-stop go-to guide for information about the Beaches, its people, community events, local business directory and attractions. You will also learn about our rich histories and unique landmarks.

We welcome your comments and suggestions. Our goal for the guide is to grow and flourish with the community.



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Special Fun Summer Contest;
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The premier Launch:

The Beaches Living Guide was launched on July 15, 2004 at The Beaches Lions Clubhouse on the shores of Lake Ontario. The publication portrays the life and people of our vibrant Beaches community. See Photos and more about the Launch Event...