Recreation in Birch Cliff
The Birchmount Community Centre is located across from the arena. This centre offers a full range of adult, seniors' and children's programming. This modern community centre also features a large indoor pool that is used for recreational swims and lessons.
The Taylor Memorial Branch Toronto Public Library located at 1440 Kingston Road offers children's programming. The R.C. Harris Filtration Plant situated at the foot of Victoria Park Avenue is Toronto's largest water filtration plant. This art deco edifice has been declared a National Historic Civil Engineering Site. Free guided tours of this Toronto landmark are available to the public.
The Robbie International Soccer Tournament began in 1967 when a remarkable group of volunteers at the Scarborough Minor Soccer Association held a meeting to discuss staging an annual soccer tournament for charity. Now in its 43rd year the “The Robbie” is the world’s largest annual charitable soccer tournament. To date this celebrated event has raised over 1.5 Million dollars for the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Muscular Dystrophy. Boys and girls from a myriad of age groups will compete in this competition on the weeeknd of July 3-5. Games will be held at soccer fields across Scarborough. The main event will be preceded by the Robbie Mini Soccer festival Under 8 & 9s on June 27 and 28.