Don Valley Festival

TIRF Don Valley Summer Festival

Do you want to have an amazing day playing rugby? Join us on Wednesday, August 16, in Don Valley at our End of Summer Festival. Taking place at the Sunnybrook Park, (Rugby Fields) from 10:00AM to 3:00PM. This full day of outdoor rugby-orientated games, and carnival-inspired activities will leave your campers with a truly memorable summer camp experience.

The day is designed with age- and skill- appropriate activities for girls and boys between the ages of 6 to 12. Play games flag tag, flag rugby, and ultimate rugby. Read our frequently asked questions below. Register your group, community centre, camp, team or child here; fill out this photo media release form; and bring it with you to the festival.


TIRF Don Valley Summer Festival
When: Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Where: Sunnybrook Park (Rugby Fields)
1132 Leslie St.
Toronto, ON M3C

Google Map of 1132 Leslie St., toronto


TTC bus routes that travel to Sunnybrook Park are:
Eglinton Station:  Bus #34
Pape Station: Bus #25 (Transfer to Bus #34 at Eglinton to Leslie)
Victoria Park Station: Bus #24 (Transfer to Bus #34 at Eglinton to Leslie)



10:00 – 10:30 am:      Camp arrival and registration
10:45 am:                   Introductions and opening statements
11:00 am:                   Activities begin
*Lunch integrated into activities schedule*
2:25  – 2:40 pm:          Awards ceremony and closing remarks
2:45 pm:                     Day concludes


Lead Contact: Gregory Hovesen, gregory.hovesen@TIRFrugby.ca


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  • What is the TIRF Don Valley Summer Festival? – a communal gathering of summer camps and community members from across Scarborough to celebrate and promote the sport of rugby, as well as healthy living though an active lifestyles. A variety of fun and inclusive activities will run throughout the day, and prizes will be awarded.
  • Will food be provided? — Snacks: yes. Lunch: please bring your own
  • Water? – Please bring your own water bottles.
  • What should kids bring? – Sunscreen, reusable water bottle if they have, running shoes and athletic clothes
  • What activities will be there? Variety of both rugby-focused and multi-sport games, and  activities such as face-painting, temporary tattooing, and a bouncy castle!
  • Is rugby dangerous? All games are fully non-contact, and First Aid volunteers will be on site as a precaution for any minor injuries.