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Hi, I'm planning a trip in July, do the changing rooms have showers? Thanks!

Question for the Boathouse. I have never rented canoes from there before, on average how quickly do canoes get rent out on a Saturday? I would like to know how early to show up. Would noon be a good time?

Do you know if there is a designated Lost & Found area on the Island (Hanlan's Point)? We're looking for a white iPhone 6 (in a grey/white Pelican case) that went missing on Sunday. Thanks for your help!

I am and Island resident. Yesterday evening May 14 the ferries leaving for the Island were very delayed. There was considerable confusion at the dock amongst both residents and visitors (most wanting to go to Centre). As I arrived for the 4.45pm boat there was an undecipherable announcement, none else I spoke to heard what it said. I twice asked at the ticket booth/office (not the ones out in front), for the woman there to make an announcement to allay people\'s confusion. First she said she had made an announcement 3to 4 minutes ago. I had been there at least ten minutes and there was no announcement. As the confusion grew, I went to her again and asked if she could please let us know what was happening or even just that there was a delay and please be patient. She was rude brushed me off and refused, saying the boat was coming in. Sure there was a boat coming in from Centre, it was packed and took many minutes to unload. They then changed it to the Ward\'s ferry which further confused the visitors wanting Centre who all go on anyway. I fully understand that there was a problem and things were late. My question is Why not make an announcement or several. How difficult is that. The TTC does it every couple of minutes. It is just so unnecessary and inconsiderate to operate this way, for all concerned. I object to the rudeness and dismissal of my polite request by the attendant, I submit this official complaint to being treated that way and to the unnecessary confusion piled onto visitors. What is the problem here. Please improve your communications and act like a City department that is concerned for the well being of its clients, and adheres to the principles of simple customer service.

Hello, I have two questions... 1) If my friend and I rent a canoe for both of us to paddle around in, will it just be us in the canoe or will there be a worker/others in with us and is the price $29 for the canoe rental for the first hour? 2) The two person bike rental will be open on saturday may 19th?

I am writing to you because of your 3.30pm ferry from centre island today. I have missed my bus and flight because of the lateness of your ferry service which was over 15mins late leaving centre island and then decided to do some circles on the journey back to make some even more late. I thought I could rely on your schedule in the spring time on a Monday afternoon. God only knows what the service is like when it's busy! Thank you for wasting my money and time

Will there be alot of mosquitoes in the camp area on Snake Island the weekend of June 2? Thanks.

Hi Team, i was wondering how the islands are accessible for disabled people and the boats in themselves. I am looking at coming here in June with my carer. Also, does my career go free on the boat / reduced. i hold a UK Parking permit for disability. Will this be useable. Kay

Umm, Toronto the city of 10 million on a lake? How to manage a lake and ecology vs. people. I love center Island and I've lived in Vancouver and love waterfront/beach culture. Please remember that Vancouver is home to only a million and sometimes in high density areas you have to make rules to support the environment and balance it with people. Center island has always been a great place to visit but too many people on the island will effect the quality of a fresh water lake. I would change tourist operations around the lake. Niagara has a great ferry system, people are on and off the boat in a way that's organized so that there is not too many people in one place at once. I would have a boat tour with a one or two hour stop on center island and then keep the tourists in an area that's organized. Or maybe it should just be for residents with a residential pass. Times are changing, there's way more people than normal and in some areas the lake and the wildlife including wetland birds NY "Brava duck" (they are very important wetland birds in their natural habitat, women especially like the brava duck, their waste is fermented vegetation, it's harmless to people and a natural fertilizer) are more important than people. Please think about making some changes to center island. Give harbor front tours with a stop at central park instead. Manage the number of people on the island and make ecology and eco lifestyles a priority on the island. The island could be a stage for eco homes. or there could be eco stores like "Mec" on the island for example. Do something different and help manage the lake. People should not be able to go to the island and spend the whole day there (that was for Canadians, most of whom are religious with good behavior). Anyways think about a plan to manage people and change tourist behavior on the island like ($15 boat ride) to island with the exception of residents (they could get a discount pass) and organized waterfront tours tours. There are lots of other parks around the GTA for park BBQ and recreation with water features that are away from the actual lake. Get creative, hire a creative money making tourist team who are maybe from Toronto or Niagara and have fun, it's Canada. Please help protect Lake Ontario a fresh water source by managing and organizing tourism, including international. The lake is indirectly connected to some people drinking water in the USA. Very different than the ocean salt water. Think about numbers of people and time allotted to different spaces in for tourism. This is just a casual note. Thank you for your time, please forward to management.

Yes, the island is OPEN!

How many holes of disc golf are available on the island? I am seeing some sites that seem to indicate there are two courses (36 holes), and other sites seem to say there is only one (18 holes).

Could you give some indication of the expected "bothersomeness" of mosquitoes in the camp area on Snake Island the weekend of June 2 this year? I would like to join friends camping there and then, but am a "warm" person who often gets bitten. I've heard that during some seasons, mosquitoes don't bite, something to do with their gender and their lifecycle phase. Last year, West Nile virus was confirmed amongst mosquitoes on the Toronto Islands. What do you expect this year? Thank you.

Hi is the island open now??

Hi, please can you tell me if the Canoe rental and/or Bike rental on the Islands are open this weekend (May 5 & 6). Thank you.

Hi, I was wondering where I am allowed to fish on the Toronto Islands?

Hi is the centre park open during the week end of 5th and 6th ?

I heard that the Bike rental place sold the business. Is there still rentals this year 2018? Maybe Toronto bikes?

Any info on who is taking over the Rectory Cafe? We saw today while visiting the island that it will be opening on April 27th but cannot find anything online regarding this.

Just wondering if there are plans to have the Garden Tour in 2018 as last year the island was closed due to flooding. Thanks. t

is the island and amusement park going to be open this June 2018 ??

No, the lockers aren't very big, 18x18" approx.

What is the size of the lockers? Are they big enough to fit a large backpack? Or a small suitcase?

Hi, is toronto island is open in april? We are two families planning to visit during 12 or 13 april. TiA

Hi, If I wanted to rent up to 6 canoes or more, is there a phone number I can call to reserve them? We are coming to Toronto for a visit from Germany and would like to make sure that there are canoes on a specific day. Thank you in advance Nelly

Hi there, Is everything on the island open on May 6th?

I am bringing a group of 50 grade 9 students to Toronto in April and I would like to visit Toronto Island on Wednesday, April 25. Can you please let me know what the best options are for activities at this time of year. Any other info is helpful, as this is my first time visiting Toronto. Thanks!

Hi there, I'm wondering if it's available to stay overnight at the Island, to do a camping. Is it allowed?

I am wondering if Toronto Island will be open this summer (2018)? If so, will anything remain closed b/c of the floods?

You won't get seasick during the 15 minute ferry ride.

Can we visit Toronto island by train or bus?because I have sea sick problem.thanks

Is there a forum where people post info about house swaps/rentals on the island? We'd like to rent a place or swap our downtown home w/someone this summer. Thanks in advance!

Hello! I am looking to talk to someone about donating some Centreville Amusement Park tickets for a silent auction gift. I will provide all information in a private email if someone would like to reach out and discuss this with me. Thank you!

Hello, We would like to ferry our 41'4" RV to Toronto Island. Likely, the date would be in June. Kindly advise what documentation or otherwise is required on our end. Geneviève McLeish MADD Canada 905-829-8805 ext. 225

Good afternoon. We are considering having an event on the islands - this would be on Sunday June 17th - for a group of approximately 65 people. We were thinking of having a BBQ and perhaps doing a baseball game or company Olympics for the afternoon. I understand we would have to get the permits for the BBQ's, can we also bring alcohol over (with a permit)? I am assuming that space is on a first come basis, but perhaps you can confirm there are no areas that we can reserve for a group of our size? Can catering be arranged with any of the restaurants instead of us bringing BBQ's over (we will be staying at a hotel near by, so not sure how we would work that). Thank you

Thanks Javad, I'm not interested but you may want to check with a City of Toronto official also.

To whom it may concern, My name is Javad Siahkamari and I am an engineering science student at the University of Toronto. My team and I are currently working on a project that involves collaborating with an organization in order to identify and help solving a problem or an opportunity faced by the community. Our team has a deep interest in getting involved and helping the islands with regards to better public and staff outcomes. Our team provides a document issued by the university explaining the purpose of the project, and a profile of my team if you wish to provide me with an email address for further communications. I would like to know if you would be interested in collaborating with us to identify any issues or addressing the pre-existing opportunities in the islands. Thank you for consideration, Sincerely, Javad

I'm interested in talking to someone about potentially holding a special event at Toronto Island Park. Please let me know if you can direct me to the proper person or department that I can exchange information with to see if this is a possibility. Thanks

Hi, My father is a senior citizen and is not able to walk for a long time. Is there a provision to rent a wheelchair at the Toronto islands? If so where can I get them and what is the rate for it?

Bike share on the island - BE AWARE that a bike is available from bike share for only 30 minutes. Then it must be returned to the rack and you can take another. Do not take a bikeshare bike on the ferrry to the island to ride unless you want to pay hefty overtime fees ($1.50 for first half hour but goes up steeply beginning in next half hour). A 24 hour pass gives you access to bikes for 24 hours but only for 30 minutes per bike!!!! Stick to the mainland where you can swap bikes every 30 minutes. Rent a bike on the island.

Are bike rentals still occurring during this thanksgiving long weekend?

Hi. Do you still rent canoe at this time of year? I have a few tourists in my group who are interested. Thanks, Carl Racette Tour leader

When I went to island lost and found there was no one there also the same for the police station. What is the number or hours of operation as I went three times over the course of the day

I missed my backpack which had my iPhone and ids. If I could be contacted I feel that 311 may have it as. As I had seen it on the back of there truck, but was unable to chase the truck. It would be greatly appreciated if I could be contacted.

When we arrived on the island on Sept. 24, 2017, we asked the man at the information booth what the ferry schedule was but he was unhelpful. That is basic information he should know.

Hi there - I lost my iphone returning from Centre Island to Toronto last night, and I'm wondering whether anyone has turned one in, or if you have a lost and found number I can contact. Thank you in advance, Daphne

Hey my name is ginelle chung-bascom, i think i left my wallet on the ferry, is there any way i can get it back? Its september 23rd, 2017

Hello i wanted to inquire about the canoe rentals for centre island for Saturday September 30, 2017. If you can please let me know as to the availability that would be greatly appreciated.

Hello there, My name is Allan Dawe. I am not sure if this is the right place to be emailing but I was on centre Island on Sunday and lost my wallet and blue/green roots backpack. I am not sure if I left it on the ferry or near the animal farm. Can you please email me back and let me know if they have turned up. Sincerely, Allan

I have read that my dog is allowed on the island, so am I able to assume that she is allowed on the ferry?

Hi I would like to bring my family to toronto island. Can you please let me know if bike rentals and the boat rentals are still open? Thanks

Hello I am planning to go to the islands next week. I just wanted to know what the boat house rental schedule is and do they accept debit . Thanks

Hi we are planning a trip today to Centre Island. Can you let me know if the bike rentals and beaches are open , and if so, what times. Thank you

The port-a-potties next to the closed washrooms were so disgusting yesterday, the 12th, that my 6 year old couldn't pee. You should be ashamed! Pee, feces and garbage everywhere!

Hi, I would like to kayak to Centre island for the day. Is there a docking area where my kayak can be left while I'm on the Island? Thank you, Liberio Viana

Olympic island is still closed as of Sep 12.

Hi, can you please let me know the ferry schedule to any of the Toronto Island's on Sunday 29th and Monday 30th October 2017?

Hi, We're planning to visit Toronto Island on September 15th, 2017, and we would really like to picnic on Olympic Island. However, we've heard that Olympic Island may still be affected by the floods and might be closed to the public. So my questions is, is the Olympic Island open to public (and picnic) or is it still closed? Thank you!

Hello, i am curious as to what is open and not open this weekend (Sept 9-10)

The lost and found is on centre island. As you get off the ferry walk toward the amusement park and keep looking left as the lost and found is not immediately next to the path, but you can see it easily. It\\\'s a 3 min walk from the ferry docks

Hello, I have lost a woman's bracelet on the island. It's very light and thin, made of platinum. Do you have a lost and found on the island?

Hello, I was wondering if anyone turned in a camera

Can we still take photos of the airshow from Hanlan Point or has the Electric Island Festival closed it off?

Most facilities are open this weekend. A few areas a closed but those aren't the popular attractions. A visit this weekend should be fine, go ahead and enjoy!

Hi there. I would like to understand what is not open this weekend (September 2-4) on Toronto Island. Like to bring the family, rent a quad-bike and possibly enjoy the beach. Thank you Steven

I see that there's a paid event called Electric Island going on this weekend at Hanlan's. Does this mean we can't access the beach without paying?

is the hanlan's optional clothing beach open/

Hello, Yesterday I took the 8:15pm ferry from hanlans point to the city and I forgot a pink bag on their with about 4 water bottles in there. One of them is U of T, another is a big clear hug like bottle with black around it. There was also a somersby cider in there. I need the bottles as they have sentimental value. Thank you!

Where are places to stay on Toronto Islands?

Is the frisbee golf course open?

Hi: I have heard that the mosquitoes on the island have been tested positive for West Nilevirvus? Is this true?

Hello. We're wanting to rent a quad bike. Do they book up quickly? What are the chances of actually getting one?

You can always take a water taxi back if the ferry is packed, the line is long or you are just impatient or in a hurry. I tried it yesterday for the first time and it was a good experience. It's $10 for adults, $5 for kids and it's much faster than the ferry: 5m including getting on and off compared to about 30min for the ferry to boards and disembark. Yes, the ferry is cheaper. But the water taxi is certainly a good option if you don't mind paying extra for faster service.

Hi there! I am wanting to bring food to BBQ on the island for a small group of people. I know I have to bring my own charcoal for the BBQ\'s that are on the island, but where are they located? And is it likely I\'ll be able to use one on a Monday afternoon? Thanks! Krista

I am very interested in steam vessels including the Toronto Island ferry ''Trillium'' and would like to know of whom to contact for information about her, please. T hank you very much.

Re: parking for reasonable rates. Yes, there is parking. No, the rates are not reasonable. $40/day for a good spot that is very close to the ferry terminal. $30 a bit farther.

We are going on the island Thursday the 17th, from about 6 to 10. Is there any car parking close by for reasonable rates?

we are going stand up paddleboarding on Wards Island. I knowthey don't have any lockers there, but are there any lockers anywhere on Wards Island?

Hello, I was wondering if Snake Island is open for use this season? Thanks, Collin

Are there spots on the islands where you can allow your dogs to access the water?

Hi, is the Gibraltar Point beach opened for swimming after flood? Thank you.

hello-is the Aug 4 Friday night fire parade happening?

I heard the islands finally re-opened monday including hanlans point beach, but dies that inckude the clothig optional area of the beach? Thanks everyone

Instead od Hanlan's Point naturist beach go to Warded Beach! The Federation of Canadian Naturists cites Warden Beach, found down a path to a pumping station between Warden Avenue and the eastern edge of the Toronto Hunt Club golf course. Join us for the 14th Annual Canadian Naturist Festival on Aug.10-13, 2017@ Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park:

Are there fireworks on August 7th? Is there a charge for parking at the ferry terminal? Thank you.

How often does the Ward's Island ferry currently run? We are going to the restaurant.

It's official: The islands are set to re-open on July 31st.

Hello, I'm wondering if there's a confirmed date for the reopening of the island to the general public? Last I heard, the island would be closed until July 31, is that still true, and does that mean it will be open on August 1? When will the decision be made? Thank you!

Are the islands open today?

well i'm glad I found this website; would have been disappointed; least theres the Aquarium to visit..

Can you get to Hanlans Point yet? I know everyone is saying the island is closed but I can see water taxis and the tiki taxi still taking people over so I'm wondering if Hanlan's is back to "normal"...

Is Hanlan's Point closed or open this weekend?

The island is still closed to non-residents. Sorry everyone wherever you come from, this is not a good year so far for the island for tourists and for locals. It's also very tough on businesses who rely on summer business :-( July 31 is the current scheduled open time but this can change pending the City's evaluation.

Hello we\'d like to visit the Ward\'s Island today. We come from France, we\'ll be staying for a couple of days. I read the flooding casing a total closure of the park until July 31. Did I get this right? Thanks for your reply.

Is Toronto island open for visitors? We are coming from Niagara Falls and would be very disappointed if the islands were closed due to flooding :( if they islands are open what kind of activities are there for adults? Is there a beach? Thank you

The Island will remain closed until July 31 :(

Hello is wards island open? It says June 30 here on the website so just wondering if it is open now?

Hi, Just want to check on the status of the islands, if they are open or closed July 8-12. Thanks!

It is now July 4. Is Toronto Island Park open for visitors?

When is the amusement park opening?

Any update on when the island will be re-opened after the flooding? I have never been and was wanting to go to hanlan point beach. Thanks

Is Toronto Center Island is open now?

Visiting towards the end of July, how are the water levels doing? Really sorry to hear you had this problem, must be awful for the businesses!!

Are the Ferries going to be running to Centre Island this weekend? Canada Day Weekend.

Is there any update on whether the island will be open to the public this weekend? We would want to cycle round and see the views of the city, don't really mind if the theme park and beaches aren't accessible.

Hello, I wonder if Toronto Island will be open for next Monday's holiday, July 03. I would like to visit the island on this day. Thank you!

hello there just wondering is toronto island open after the flooding? thanks

I am writing a story that includes the Toronto Islands. I would like to know if it is physically possible to walk from Channel Ave on Ward Island to Billy Bishop Airport. When I do a mapquest it makes me take the ferry back to the mainland first. My story is after an apocalypse so the airport won't be one anymore, and any rules, other that those of nature won't apply. Also, if this is possible, how long do you think it may take? An approximation would be awesome!!!

How come the islands are not yet available for public ? What is the big deal ? A little flood ? Unbelievable...

My heart goes out to all of the residents. I know you will bounce back and be better and stronger than before.

The island is closed until July 31 - at least.

Hello, We are a group of friends planning to go for a trip to Toronto islands on Sunday June 25. i wounder what type of buses you have and how much it will cost us. we will be around 40 to 50 passengers mixed between adults and children. i need you to provide me with a quotation on all the buses options and prices ASAP. Regards

I've been watching Toronto Island from the CN Tower Cam. As I looked at the Hanlan dock and the road just beyond it, I ask myself if I'm looking at asphalt or water covering the asphalt. Looking forward to drying times. Good luck.

Due to flooding, the Toronto Island Park is closed until further notice. According to City of Toronto officials the park will likely remain closed until at least June 30, possily beyond.

Are the islands still flooded?

Hi, I'm thinking about running the Island Girl half marathon in September. What are the chances that the island will be dry and ready for visitors by that time?

When is Toronto Island offcially open?

The Island is flooded right now ! Only service to Ward's Island, much of the Island is not accessible due to high water. Many of the roads are deep in water, deeper than most high topped rubber boots.

We've recently added a few new pages and updated existing content to get ready for the summer!

Yes, there will be a garden tour this year. For more info check the Tours page of this website.

Planning an event for the island, just wondering if there was any paid or public wifi on the island?

Are you having a garden tour of the resident\'s houses this year and if so, when? I went once and loved it. Would like to go again

Guided tours of the Toronto Island Community by longtime residents will begin June 1, 2017. For details,check out our Facebook page Walk Ward's Island or email us at

Hi i was in cenreville island with my family on last sunday , eastern sunday. my daughter left her jacket there and i have been calling the island since monday to ask if they found it,but no reply up to now.

Bike rental is not yet open

Hi, Can bikes be rented during the month of April or is the bike area only open in summer? Thanks!

Hi there, I apologize in advance for the obscurity of this question, but my husband and I are in the process of planning an oceans-themed educational attraction for kids and are on the lookout for 6-10 well-worn lifejackets to use as decor, similar to the ones used on the Toronto Island ferries. I'm wondering if there's any chance that you are getting rid of any and we may be able to take them off your hands? Thank you for any insight you can provide, it's truly appreciated. All the best, -Katie

Can I bring my motorcycle to the Island for the day? How do I go about doing this?

How much does it cost to rent a bike?

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