Centre Island is nestled between Ward's Island and Hanlan's Point. With Centre Island's countless bike and rollerblading
trails located throughout the island, visitors will find a variety of things to do and see, including popular children's
attraction Centreville Amusement Park. After fun-filled hours on the ferris wheel, water slide and miniature golf course,
families can enjoy picnics and train rides, or stroll through Far Enough Farm, the island's petting zoo.
Getting to Centre Island
Getting to Centre Island is a breeze. Take the Toronto Ferry, please click here
The beaches of Centre Island are on the island's south side are supervised in July and August. Park facilities include
washrooms, drinking fountains, water taps, 21 picnic areas with six fire pits and two first aid stations. Bike and foot
trails offer varying distances: 1.68 km from the boardwalk to Ward's Island ferry dock, 1.11 km from the Island Filtration
Plant to the boardwalk, and 0.76 km from the Centre Island ferry dock to Lookout Pier.
History of Centre Island
The main east-west axis along Centre Island once a carriage route along the peninsula connecting the mainland to Gibraltar
Point Lighthouse later evolved into Lake Shore Avenue. By the late 1800's, many of Toronto's wealthiest families built
beautiful Victorian summer homes along Lake Shore Avenue, east from Manitou Road to Ward's Island. For the history of Centre
Island, click here
For complete info on the Toronto Islands, please click here
Centreville Amusement Park at Centre Island
Centreville Amusement Park at the Toronto Islands offers affordable family fun. With over 30 rides and attractions and more
than 14 food outlets, there's something for everyone at Centreville.
Island Paradise Restaurant
Located on the shore of Centre Island, the Paradise is fully licensed with a total seating capacity of 1,565. The Paradise
plays host to a number of musical and cultural events.
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