East York - Sports

Sports

East York is home to various sports teams. The hockey teams are the Bulldogs, playing out of East York Arena, Victoria Village, playing out of Victoria Village arena and the Flames, playing out of Leaside Memorial Community Gardens. All three leagues offer co-ed (boys and girls) entry level and competitive select hockey for various ages, being played in the North York Hockey League. East York is home to East York Soccer, playing out of East York Collegiate, Clairlea Soccer, playing out of various locations and the Leaside-East Toronto Soccer Club, playing out of Leaside High School and Flemingdon, who offer entry level and competitive soccer for all ages. Baseball wise, East York is home to organizations such as East York and Topham Park. East York provides entry level and AAA baseball for all ages, while Topham Park only provides entry level. East York is also home to a provincially-known figure skating club, a gymnastics club, a lawn bowling club, and a curling club. East York also has a skateboarding community group, Team EY, who collaborated with the local skateboarding community to build the East York Skatepark in 2007.

Leaside Memorial Community Gardens, the largest recreation centre in Leaside provides an indoor swimming pool, an ice rink, a curling rink and a large auditorium.

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