Flashback Friday: Bicycle race at the Scarborough velodrome

Story by: Nico Mara-McKay
Photos from Toronto Archives

The Scarboro Beach Amusement Park was located in the Beaches neighbourhood. It featured various attractions such as a theatre, freak shows, a penny arcade, and later, a wooden velodrome.

Pictured here, from the William James family founds found in the City of Toronto Archives, is a bicycle race in the velodrome, circa 1926.

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