Come celebrate the official launch of Earth Day Canada’s StreetPLAY pilot project, which seeks to open up local streets for free, accessible and safe play.

When: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Pendrith Street, between Christie and Shaw

This family-friendly event includes the opportunity to:

  • Join Montreal Canadians hockey legend, Ken Dryden, city councillor Mike Layton, Toronto Chief of Police Mark Saunders, stars of BodyBreak Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod, and other advocates of street play for a friendly demonstration game of ball hockey.
  • Watch the ceremonial removal of the decades-old “Ball and Hockey Playing Prohibited” sign on Pendrith Street.
  • Ride bikes in a slow bike race organized by Raleigh Bicycles Canada, scooters and skateboards on a network of ramps organized by Evolve Camps, create a giant chalk mural, play hopscotch, and other fun games.

Find out more at or on the Facebook page here.