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George McPhee, president of the Leacock Swimming Club, has good reason for the smile. Mayor Paul Cosgrove this afternoon will officially open the $131,000 Junior Olympic size pool. Some 175 families bought $450 shares in the pool plus a $100 repayable debenture. Annual dues are $75. The pool is on Finch Ave. E., between Warden Ave. and Birchmount Rd. on a one-third acre site sold to the club by Scarborough for $1. Eight lifeguards have been hired and there will be a full-time pool manager as well. Open in full size

George McPhee, president of the Leacock Swimming Club, has good reason for the smile. Mayor Paul Cosgrove this afternoon will officially open the $131,000 Junior Olympic size pool. Some 175 families bought $450 shares in the pool plus a $100 repayable debenture. Annual dues are $75. The pool is on Finch Ave. E., between Warden Ave. and Birchmount Rd. on a one-third acre site sold to the club by Scarborough for $1. Eight lifeguards have been hired and there will be a full-time pool manager as well.

Picture, 1974, English

George McPhee, president of the Leacock Swimming Club, has good reason for the smile. Mayor Paul Cosgrove this afternoon will officially open the $131,000 Junior Olympic size pool. Some 175 families bought $450 shares in the pool plus a $100 repayable debenture. Annual dues are $75. The pool is on Finch Ave. E., between Warden Ave. and Birchmount Rd. on a one-third acre site sold to the club by Scarborough for $1. Eight lifeguards have been hired and there will be a full-time pool manager as well.

Picture, 1974, English

Notes

Leacock Swimming Club pool, located on Finch Avenue East, south side, between Warden Avenue and Birchmount Road. (43.798028, -79.308506)
Published in Toronto Star, 13 July 1974, page C1, with article "175 families own $131,000 Olympic pool".

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Scarborough - Misc

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0108091f