Ravine park event mar 05 1931


1st paragraph text Toronto Star March 05 1931

WEST TORONTO COMMUNITY ICE CARNIVAL Unusual Interest has been around about town In connection with the eighth annual ice carnival being held to-morrow night lit the Rink by the Ravine West Toronto Community Y.M.C.A. A. varied, program has been arranged, including the annual Ice polo game between the pollee and firemen of West Toronto, which will be refereed by Happy Day and ‘Klett Clancy of the Maple Leaf Hockey Club, assisted by Joe Prlmeau and Harvey Jackson. Perhaps the greatest interest is being taken in the fee lacrosse game, which will be played before the public for the first time. Under the expert coaching of Donald Graham, athletic director of Runnymede high school, two teams of six players each, composed of the pick of the Runnymede athletes, will put on the game, which will bo refereed by Charlie Querrie. Two periods will be played, the players being on skates. Ice lacrosse has been mooted for some time, and if successful to-morrow night it may blossom out in league form next winter. Speed skating, fancy skating, clowning and novelty events comprise the evening’s entertainment.


Ravina Gardens was an ice hockey arena located in TorontoOntario, Canada. It supported amateur hockey from before World War I until 1961, and professional hockey briefly in the 1920s. The location of the demolished arena is parkland, and is known as Ravina Gardens. It was located at the foot of Rowland Street, southeast of Annette Street and Evelyn Avenue in West Toronto Junction. It was demolished in 1961, after groundwater in the ravine damaged the structure (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravina_Gardens)

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