Securing the project through a stipulated sum tender, Eastern has been selected to build the Bessarion Community Centre located adjacent Sheppard Avenue East, between Bayview and Leslie.

Designed by to MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects, the Bessarion Community Centre will serve Bayview Village and Concord Park Place.  The multi-function facility will house the following elements:

Recreation space comprised of a double gymnasium with change rooms, indoor running track, fitness studio, weight room, art rooms, preschool room, games room, community hall with kitchen, multi-purpose rooms

Six-lane lap pool, 25M in length

Leisure pool with water play features

Toronto Public Library branch

Childcare centre for 52 children with outdoor play areas

Underground parking for approximately 200-cars