February 8th, 2016
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Winter Fun is Here!

Public skating in the Beaches and Toronto

Lace-up, the City rinks near you are open for everyone to enjoy the great outdoor skating and have lots of fun!

Kew Gardens - open till Mar 20
Greenwood Park - open till Mar 22
Jimmie Simpson Park - open till Feb 28
Monarch Park - open till Feb 20
Withrow Park - open till Feb 20
Nathan Phillips Square - open till Mar 20

For up-to-date information and all locations across the city, visit City of Toronto Outdoor Rinks

For event details and more up-to-date community events, visit Beaches Community Events Calendar

Beaches Holiday Shopping Guide

Giving a Gift of Thought, Personality and Lasting Warmth Find unique gifts LOCALLY!
The best gifts are those chosen with the recipient in mind. In one way or another, it matches their personality, perhaps witty, sporty, intellectual, artistic or practical. And long after its been opened, it brings back warm memories and a lasting experience... Check out the GUIDE


Local Traffic Updates - Good News!

  • Leslie Street north and south of Eastern Ave. are now open.
  • Leslie Street between Eastern Ave. and Queen St. is now open.
  • Entrance to Canadian Tire Plaza on Leslie St. is now open.
  • Eastern Ave. East bound and West bound are now open.
TTC Leslie/Eastern intersection closure ttc map

Winner of APEX AWARD

NEWS!Beaches Living Guide, once again, was awarded with the 2015 APEX AWARD for the 9th year! The Annual Awards for Publication Excellence - A competition for Communications Professionals.

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

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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Scott Helman - Beaches Life magazine cover story

A Rising Star is Living the Dream – Scott Helmann!
Winter Feb/March 2016 edition

A Canadian pop musicrising star Scott Helman, singer-songwriter, released his debut EP, Augusta with Warner Music Canada at age 19. ... Today, the 20 year old is pursuing a full-time professional music career. Beaches|life caught up with Scott in L.A. for this interview.... [full story...]

Congratulations! Scott Helman is nominated for two 2016 JUNO Awards as Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Pop Album of the Year, Augusta.

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

Beaches Living Guide - Fall/Winter 2015/16 edition is in destribution!

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.

Fall/Winter 2015/16

Beaches Living magazine, Toronto Beaches
Cover Stories

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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Beaches Kids Program Open House 9th year
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Beaches Living 10th year celebration

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Beaches Living Guide have been awared the annual APEX AWARD
2008 - 2015!
The Annual Awards for Publication Excellence - A competition for Communications Professionals

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...