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Explore Toronto Islands - Meet at Ferry Terminal, Queen's Quay (9/18/2021)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Meet inside Ferry Terminal, after the ticket booths
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Sep 18 2021  9:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Sep 17 2021 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Elizabeth D
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:1
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Directive From The TOC Executive

Interim COVID-19 Rules for the Toronto Outdoor Club

  • You must meet the following four conditions to participate in any TOC events.
    Within the 14 days preceding the event:
    1. You have not travelled outside of Ontario;
    2. You don’t have any COVID-19, cold, or flu symptoms;
    3. You have not knowingly been in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case;
    4. You have taken and passed the Ontario COVID-19 self-assessment on- line questionnaire.
  • You will bring a cloth mask/face covering, which you will wear during the event meet-up, plus any time during the event when the 2m social distancing is not possible.
  • You will comply with any other rules as detailed on the TOC Rules Amendments
  • You will comply with any additional rules set by the organizer of the event for which you have registered, which could be more strict than the ones detailed above.


  • These rules are in effect immediately and until further notice.
    Your event coordinator has been instructed to remove your event registration without further notice if you do not take this step during your registration.
  • Your coordinator may also remove you from the event (even after it has started) if you fail to comply with the rules, and report you back to the TOC Executive.
  • If you cannot or do not wish to follow these temporary rules, please wait to sign up for any TOC events until the interim rules are lifted.

Thank you for your understanding and your cooperation as we keep each other safe during the pandemic.

For Saturday, Sept 18th, Buy ferry return-ticket (regular $8.50 or senior $5.50) on-line (copy & paste link if not an active link)(

Meet at the Queens Quay Ferry Dock Terminal.
Please arrive early as the ferry will leave without you. Also, the ferries are running at half capacity. First come, first served. We must wear a mask at the ferry dock, and on the ferry.
Explore Toronto Islands
end at Queens Quay Ferry Terminal. However, you can stay longer and make a day of it, if you would like to.

My phone # is a landline not a cell... no texting.

PACE = 4 km/hr.

Please arrive early, with your ticket, and line up for Ward's Island, departing at 9AM. If you need to buy your ticket at the ferry dock, please allow extra time for that.

Required Items to Bring:
  • Mask / Face Covering
  • Water
  • OHIP card
  • Whistle
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Water with electrolytes
  • First Aid Kit
  • Sunscreen, sun glasses, hat

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

If coming by subway you have two choices at Union Station.
1. go outside and walk 10 mins south on Bay Street to the Ferry Dock Terminal.
2. at Union Station, take the #509 HARBOURFRONT To EXHIBITION streetcar. They come every 10 minutes. Exit at the first stop called Queens Quay Ferry Docks. Cross the tracks, walk left a short distance, exit up the stairs to the street. Walk straight ahead to the traffic lights. Cross the street to the path to the Ferry Docks.


This hike will go forward rain or shine. The event will be cancelled in the event of thunderstorms.

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in TOC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!