More than 130 skateboarders turned out on weekend when they heard financially troubled Scarborough Superbowl had reopened. Doors were locked shut two weeks ago at skateboard park at Lawrence and Midland Aves., but management said there was a better chance of finding a new tenant if it was operating. Officials said there had been poor turnouts at weekly house league competitions because competitors wouldn't enter if the prize was not good enough. Open in full size

More than 130 skateboarders turned out on weekend when they heard financially troubled Scarborough Superbowl had reopened. Doors were locked shut two weeks ago at skateboard park at Lawrence and Midland Aves., but management said there was a better chance of finding a new tenant if it was operating. Officials said there had been poor turnouts at weekly house league competitions because competitors wouldn't enter if the prize was not good enough.

Picture, 1978, English

More than 130 skateboarders turned out on weekend when they heard financially troubled Scarborough Superbowl had reopened. Doors were locked shut two weeks ago at skateboard park at Lawrence and Midland Aves., but management said there was a better chance of finding a new tenant if it was operating. Officials said there had been poor turnouts at weekly house league competitions because competitors wouldn't enter if the prize was not good enough.

Picture, 1978, English

Notes

Scarborough Superbowl, formerly located on Midland Avenue, west side, at Lawrence Avenue East. (43.751516, -79.265320)

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Sports - Skateboards - (-1979)

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0097312f