High Park and Scarborough residents and businesses invited to attend Pan Am/Parapan Am Games information sessions

Howard Park gates at the entrance of High Park in Toronto, Ontario in 1935. The gates were located on Howard Park Ave., which has since been renamed Parkside Dr.

Toronto residents who live in the High Park and Scarborough communities, as well as local businesses, are invited to attend information sessions to learn more about how their community may be affected by the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games this summer.

The information sessions for High Park will focus on race routes for the marathon, triathlon, cycling and race walk along Lake Ontario.

The Scarborough information session will examine impacts related to Pan Am activities taking place at the University of Toronto Scarborough campus, which will host competitions in aquatics, fencing, modern pentathlon, sitting volleyball, roller sports, speed skating and Parapan tennis. These competitions will be held at the CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Aquatics Centre (also known as Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre).

These information sessions, which will provide tips, tools and information to help residents and local businesses get around during the Games, will be held at the following times and locations:

High Park
Thursday, April 2
Swansea Town Hall, 95 Lavinia Ave.
Business session: 3 to 5 p.m.
Resident session: 6 to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, April 7
Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, 875 Morningside Ave.
Business session: 3 to 5 p.m.
Resident session: 6 to 8 p.m.

Note: Space in these sessions is limited; groups are encouraged to send representation.

For more information about these information sessions, or for requests regarding accessibility requirements, residents may email residentinfo@toronto2015.org and businesses may email businessinfo@toronto2015.org.

These information sessions are hosted by the Pan Am Transportation Team (PATT), consisting of representatives from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, the Integrated Security Unit (ISU), the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015), the Toronto Transit Commission and the City of Toronto.

The City of Toronto is proud to host the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games this summer. It will be the largest international sporting event ever hosted in Canada.

More information about the sessions is available at http://bit.ly/1BF1lLL.

More information about the Games is available at http://www.toronto2015.org/.