Broke? Tired of spending your hard earned cash on expensive
summer activities? No Problem. There are several options for
you this summer, where you don't have to spend a dime and
still bask and enjoy the activities of this lovely hot summer.
First up on our list of freebies is:
No need to drive to cottage country to find a nice slice of the shoreline suitable
for swimming and frolicking with friends. Take either the Queen St or the King St
streetcar to the Beach and enjoy the warm summer. And it promises to be a hot
one, the temperatures at the start of this summer have been hottest on record.
Allan Gardens is one of the jewels of Toronto’s downtown public open space system.
It is a time capsule that embodies nearly 150 years of civic and cultural history. Each
and every day, the Park provides pleasure and refuge to hundreds of people from all
age groups and from all walks of life. The gardens contain tropical plants, palm trees
and large collection of cacti. The tours cost $3, but admission to the gardens is free.
Gaze at the stars through the York University's telescope for free, public viewing
is from 9pm to 11pm Wednesday nights. During cloudy weather the observatory
runs slides and information workshops as well as tours of the 2 telescopes.