Parc Downsview Park Inc.

Parc Downsview Park Inc.

March 27, 2009 11:41 ET

Media Advisory: Downsview Park Makes it Dark!

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 27, 2009) -



WHAT Downsview Park makes it dark in support of Earth Hour 2009.

Downsview Park is celebrating Earth Hour with the Toronto
Ultimate Club.

Club members will be joining us on a darkened indoor field in
The Hangar at Downsview Park Sports Centre to play an exciting game
of Ultimate Frisbee-glow-in-the dark style!

Using glow-in-the-dark Frisbees, the players will also be visible
in 'glow' necklaces.

The public are welcome to come and watch the game while observing
Earth Hour.

Staff, tenants, patrons and visitors are encourage to aid us in
supporting Earth Hour. Downsview Park will be recognizing Earth
Hour by:

- Turning off exterior lighting on park buildings.

- Reducing Interior illumination in offices and The Hangar
(Downsview Park's 45,000-square-foot indoor sports facility)
to emergency lighting.

- Meals by candlelight at The Hangar Grill restaurant.

WHO Downsview Park and the Toronto Ultimate Club.

WHEN Earth Hour - Saturday, March 28, 2009
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

WHERE Downsview Park's Sports Centre
75 Carl Hall Road, Toronto, ON


About Downsview Park

Formerly a military base (CFB Toronto), Parc Downsview Park Inc. (PDP) was established by the Government of Canada, stipulating that the land be developed as "a unique urban recreational greenspace for the enjoyment of future generations." Downsview Park is self-financing, independent of government funding and is being designed to support environmental, social and economic sustainability. Of its 572 acres, 366 acres are committed to public open space and recreational use. Downsview Park engages the public through its year-round seasonal, cultural and special events, and educational and recreational programs. It is also home to the Downsview Park Sports Centre. These features promote and broaden awareness of the significant historical, environmental and cultural characteristics that make Downsview Park unique. Over a million visits annually continues to establish Downsview Park as a unique park for all people and a modern park for all seasons.

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