Category: Sports

Leafs Game 5 broadcast live on Sorauren Town Square May 12

Photo of inflated outdoor movie screen on the Sorauren Town Square, with the projection table in the foreground.

Game on! The Friends of Sorauren Park will be broadcasting Game 5 of the Leafs – Panthers playoff series live on the outdoor-movie big screen at the Sorauren Park Town Square on Friday, May 12. The game starts at 7 pm.

This public, free broadcast is made possible through special arrangement with Sportsnet and Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment. Special thanks also to Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation and Councillor Gord Perks. Note there will be no Snack Shack or food service. The water fountain is on for the season.

Please join us on the Town Square – now Maple Leafs Square – to cheer on the team at this family-friendly event. Go Leafs go!

Kids’ sports: meet the coaches May 6, season start May 8

The Sorauren Park Sports 2023 Season starts Monday, May 8 at Sorauren Park.

Saturday, May 06 2023 MEET THE COACH @ The Fieldhouse at Sorauren Park 11:00 am – 1:00 pm (rain or shine)

Parents / Guardians: Meet The Coach

(1) Parents sign up for snack duty. Soccer – there are (2) snacks: One at half time and one at the end of the game.

  • Half-time snack: orange or watermelon slices. End-of-game snack a frozen treat on a stick. 
  • T-Ball Snacks – one at the end of the game – a frozen treat on a stick.

(2) Provide your contact info: This is for the Teams COACH to communicate any changes/updates during the season.

(3) Pick up a Schedule and a tee shirt.

(4) All SOCCER plays are required to wear Shin guards. Players without Shin Guards WILL NOT be permitted to participate in the game.

Coaches Needed

Sorauren Park Sports runs on the steam of Volunteers. Absolutely NO experience is required to be a Coach only a FUN attitude towards the game.

Contact Liz Leason -Volunteer Convenor: 416-697-5902 /

Spring sports gear swap NEW DATE April 23

NEW DATE: The Swap will be held on the Rain Date, Sunday April 23. The Spring Swap returns to the Sorauren Park Town Square on Sunday, April 23 following its successful debut last year. This is your chance to drop off gently used bicycles and sports equipment and return to find gear you need.

The drop-off period runs from 9:30 to 11:30 am. You can return to pick up gear any time after 10:30 am until 12:30 pm.

In addition to bicycles, the Spring Swap accepts functional camping, baseball, soccer, tennis, football, hockey and ski gear. Not accepted: helmets, kayaks, canoes, paddles, life jackets. Please ensure items are clean and in good working order.

Left-over equipment will be donated to Kids with Incarcerated Parents Canada. The Spring Swap is brought to you by Friends of Sorauren Park, your community non-profit devoted to the enjoyment and completion of Sorauren Park. For updates, follow @SoraurenPark on social media and subscribe to our newsletter.

Kids’ soccer registration extended to April 13

Photo of kids and parents playing soccer at Sorauren Park

Registration for Sorauren Kid’s Soccer ages 4 to 9 has been extended to Thursday, April 13! Established over 20 years ago the Sorauren Park Sports program is a fun and easygoing soccer program.  Participants enjoy playing a soccer game each week and make a friend or two. There are no practices with the all-game soccer program.

Games run weekly through May and June with start times at 6 pm and 7 pm depending on the league. (Start times on the poster are misleading; please contact volunteer league coordinator Liz Leason – / 416-697-5902 with any questions.)

You’ll need a City of Toronto Family Number and Client Numbers for each family member participating. Use the bar codes in the poster. If there is a wait list, continue registering.

Sorauren kids’ leagues have been a feature of park life since the 1990s, and a collaboration between the community-based Sorauren Sports Association and Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation. Volunteer coaches are needed (the City supplies referees and equipment).

Sorauren Sports 2023 registration open 

Kids playing soccer at Sorauren Park, with families looking on

Some program codes have been corrected from original post.

Some spaces still available! Registration deadline April 6.

After three long years it is a great joy to advise the children’s Soccer and Baseball season is returning to Sorauren Park. The program is a collaboration between the volunteer Sorauren Park Sports Association and Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation.
·       The season runs May to end of June.
·       All games are played at Sorauren Park, from 6-7 pm or 7-8 pm
·       Sorauren Park Sports Association runs on the steam of volunteers.
·       Coaches are required for (34) teams. NO experience is required, only a fun attitude towards the game.
·       All games are refereed with City of Toronto Parks and Recreation staff.
·       If you would like to be a Volunteer Coach please email Liz Leason – Or 416-697-5902
·       Register through City of Toronto eFun. Below are the registration codes. Please have your City-issued family number and a client number for each participant.
NOTE: Some codes have been corrected from the original post. They are also correct on the poster below.

4-5 Girls Code 4202910
4-5 Boys Code 4202909
6-7 Girls Code 4202907
6-7 Boys Code 4203580
8-9 Girls Code 4202905
8–9 Boys Code 4202904
4-5 T-Ball Code 4202881 Mixed
6-9 T-Ball Code 4202882 Mixed