York Festival

TIRF York Summer Festival

Do you want to have an amazing day playing rugby? Join us on Thursday, August 17, in York at our End of Summer Festival. Taking place at the Esther Shiner Civic Stadium 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 York Summer Festival
When: Thursday, August 17, 2017

: Esther Shiner Civic Stadium
5720 Bathurst St,
North York, ON M2R 3W2
Google Map of 5720 Bathurst St,

TTC bus routes that travel to Esther Shiner Civic Stadium are:
Finch Station: Bus #36
Wilson Station:  Bus #160
Bathurst Station: Bus #7



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:
Mikhail Jeremiah, Mikhail.Jeremiah@TIRFrugby.ca


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  • What is the TIRF York 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? – Yes, the City of Toronto will be bringing the H20 to Go Trucks. Please bring a reusable water bottle.
  • 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.