Allan A. Lamport Regatta Course On October 13, 1994, Metropolitan Toronto named the regatta course on Long Pond the Allan A. Lamport Regatta Course. Mr. Lamport's 35-year public service career included terms as Alderman and Mayor of the City of Toronto, Member of the Ontario Legislature, first Chairman of the Metropolitan Toronto Planning and Parks Committee and Chairman of the Toronto Transit Commission. In 1994, Mr. Lamport was awarded the Order of Canada. Regattas and other boating events have long been part of the Toronto Island culture. The Dominion Day Regatta was held at the Hanlan's Point Lagoon course from 1894 until about 1915 when it was moved to Long Pond. The Island Amateur Aquatic Association also hosted many social and competitive events on the islands. Allan Lamport played a key role in enlarging the regatta course at Long Pond to international competition standards when, in 1937, he was appointed to a committee studying air transportation needs. Construction of Toronto Island Airport soon followed, providing an opportunity to expand the existing regatta course to its present size of 1000 metres.

Avenue of the Island, Centre Island, Toronto, ON, Canada

Betty Sutherland Trail Betty Sutherland served thirteen years as an elected representative on North York Council until her retirement from politics in 1985. From 1979 to 1985, Mrs. Sutherland was a member of Metropolitan Toronto Council and the Metropolitan Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. Devoted to the improvement of recreational opportunities for citizens and visitors to Metropolitan Toronto, Mrs. Sutherland was Chairman of Metropolitan Toronto's Parks, Recreation and Property Committee from 1982 to 1985 and a member of the Authority's Don Valley Advisory Board from 1981 to 1984. The naming of this trail is a symbol of the significant contribution she made to Metropolitan Toronto's regional parks.

Sheppard Avenue East/Leslie Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

Cliff Lumsdon Park Cliff Lumsdon was born April 13, 1931. By the age of eighteen, he had earned international acclaim for long distance swimming, winning the first of his four World Championships. Seven years later, he became the first swimmer to cross the icy waters of the Strait of Juan De Fuca from Victoria, British Columbia to Port Angeles, Washington. In 1949, he was awarded the Lou Marsh Trophy as the country's outstanding athlete and, in 1976, was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. Lumsdon was inducted into the Order of Canada in 1982. Throughout his long career, Lumsdon received most of his swimming instruction from the legendary coach Gus Ryder. Lumsdon later went on to coach his daughter, Kim Lumsdon, who successfully crossed Lake Ontario on August 27, 1976. On March 1, 1988, the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto dedicated this park in recognition of Cliff Lumsdon's many outstanding achievements and his lifelong contribution to the community. He passed away August 31, 1991.

5th Street, Toronto, ON, Canada