Walmer Road Walk (top to bottom including the missing bits) – Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 11:00 am

Walmer Road has some idiosyncrasies. It goes north to south from just above St. Clair down to Bloor. But it’s not continuous or even direct. It’s interrupted by a ravine (Nordheimer), by Casa Loma, and by the railroad; it also has to wiggle sideways at times. So come and explore this interesting road, and we’ll throw in a little bit of Forest Hill Village to add to the fun.

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Rosedale Walk – Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 11:00 am

This is a circular walk. We will walk the winding streets to Chorley Park and back to Rosedale Station.  Rosedale was initially named by Mary Botsford Jarvis referring to the varieties and abundance of Roses grown in the area in the 1820’s.

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James Gardens Walk – Monday, November 20, 2023 at 1:00 pm

James Gardens is a former estate on the West Bank of the Humber River. It is known for its flower gardens, terraced stone pathways beside sparkling spring-fed pools and streams and mature trees. These gardens were donated by the James family to the City of Toronto and the original home ‘Red Gables’ sits at the summit and exists today. Flat fairly long walk with one steep hill at the end. We will then walk along Edenbridge Drive to Royal York and walk or catch a bus to Royal York Subway Station.

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Summerhill Walk – Monday, November 6, 2023 at 1:00 pm

Through Summerhill area: Summerhill is named after a house built in 1842 by Canadian Transportation magnate Charles Thompson. Thompson established the ‘SummerHill Park and Pleasure Grounds’. The name is derived from Old English “somer hyll” enoting a hill used for summer grazing. This walk is very pretty and consists of some hills and dales.

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