Toronto Neighbourhood Guide



Recreation in Silverthorn

A cluster of recreational activities are available in the Black Creek Drive and Eglinton Avenue area. The Centennial building at 2694 Eglinton Avenue East has an indoor swimming pool as well as being the home of a local historical museum.

There are four large public parks located along Black Creek Drive near Eglinton Avenue. Starting at the north end, Trethewey Park is a nature revitalization area on the banks of the Black Creek. This is an ideal spot for picnic goers and nature enthusiasts. Coronation Park is a mix of sports and leisure. This park has a T-Ball and Softball leagues as well as two tennis courts, a children's playground and a woodland trail. North and South Keelesdale Park feature large sports fields and baseball diamonds. The Chris Tonks Ice Arena is also situated in South Keelesdale Park.

The Silverthorn Public Library, at 1748 St. Clair Avenue West is famous for appearing on the opening sequence of the syndicated Book Mice television show. Children from all over Canada and as far away as the United States have stopped in to visit the home of the book mice. The staff at this library even conduct a Book Mice Tour much to the delight of the children who visit here.


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