Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club

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Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club
Formation 1827
Type Sporting club
  • 141 Wilson Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Coordinates 43°44′24″N 79°25′08″W / 43.7399°N 79.41902°W / 43.7399; -79.41902Coordinates: 43°44′24″N 79°25′08″W / 43.7399°N 79.41902°W / 43.7399; -79.41902

The Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club is a sporting club in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


The club's history dates back to 1827 when the Toronto Cricket Club was established in part by the efforts of George Anthony Barber. Cricket was joined by the Curling Club in 1836, [1] and the Skating club sometime in the mid-1900s. The three clubs were amalgamated in 1957. The club also provides facilities for tennis and squash, amongst other sports.

Until September 2006, the cricket ground was the only ground in Canada approved to host official One Day Internationals. It was joined at this date by the Maple Leaf Cricket Club. Up until that point it had hosted 26 One-day internationals, most between India and Pakistan, who played 16 games against each other at the venue. Canada played their first ODI there against Kenya on 5 August 2006.

The Toronto Curling Club played host to the MacDonald Brier from 1927 to 1939 inclusively and again in 1941.


The Toronto Cricket Skating & Curling Club has long been one of the elite training centres for figure skating in Canada. Skaters who trained at or represented the club have included:

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