Island walking tours starting up after flooding ends

High waters and flooding on Toronto island put a damper on the walking tours offered by two longtime residents, but with waters now receding, tours are starting up again.

Join Susan Roy and Linda Rosenbaum, two long-time Island residents for a one hour guided walk through this vibrant and unusual neighbourhood.

See homes and gardens and the beautiful public square recently created by community members. Learn about the Island’s rich 150-year history – from its days as a healing ground for Indigenous peoples, to a resort community for Toronto’s wealthiest families, to today’s thriving mixed-income community living in the lush green Toronto Island Park.

One-hour tours offered Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 11:30. Buy advance tickets on Eventbrite (Walk Ward’s Island) or at tour location. $20 pp, cash or credit.

Take the ferry to Ward’s Island from the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and meet Linda and Susan at the white gazebo at the Ward’s Island ferry dock.

Reservations or information: walkwardsisland@gmail.com.

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