Kingston Road YMCA GroundbreakingOctober 20, 2015
The YMCA of Greater Toronto celebrated another milestone by breaking ground on its third new Centre of Community, the Toronto Kingston Rd. YMCA Centre. The YMCA also announced a $500,000 gift from Eric Tripp and Maria Smith in support of the new Kingston Rd. Y.
Former YMCA of Greater Toronto Board Chair, Tim Penner, left, YMCA of Greater Toronto CEO & President Medhat Mahdy, major donors Eric Tripp and Maria Smith ($500,000), Kingston Rd. YMCA GM, Virginia Dimoglou, current Board Chair Diane Sinhuber, and Kingston Rd. Y developer Bob Mitchell, break ground Oct. 20, 2015 on the new Toronto Kingston Road YMCA Centre, which will located at 907 Kingston Rd. – the old site of the East City YMCA. Photo: Andrew Geimar / YMCA of Greater Toronto
Located on the same site as the former East City YMCA, the existing facility will be demolished and a new facility measuring approx. 60,000 sq. ft. will be built in its place. The state-of-the-art building will anchor a new condo building by developer Mitchell & Associates at 907 Kingston Road, located near Kingston Road and Victoria Park Avenue.
The Kingston Rd. Y is part of the charity’s ambitious Strong Start, Great Future Campaign to build 10 new Centres of Community across the GTA.