MLSE LaunchPad opens it's doors to the public / by Laura Meli

On January 26th, MLSE and MLSE Foundation celebrated the official unveiling of its groundbreaking youth focused facility.  The event publicly unveiled MLSE LaunchPad to the community, donors and media and included a performance of O Canada by Dixon Hall Choir, speeches from MLSE Chairman, Larry Tanenbaum; MLSE’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Friisdahl; MLSE Foundation’s Chair of the Board, Aris Kaplanis and MLSE LaunchPad’s Chair of the Board, Freda Colbourne. Speeches were followed by the facility’s ceremonial first hockey goal with Maple Leafs alumnus Shayne Corson, first basket with Toronto Raptors alumnus Jamaal Magloire and first soccer goal with Toronto FC alumnus Dwayne De Rosario in the MLSE LaunchPad’s multipurpose gymnasium. The event concluded with self-guided tours of the facility for guests, with MLSE Foundation and MLSE LaunchPad staff on-hand to provide expert background information for each area of the facility.   

Sprint Mechanical is a proud to be one of the top-tier donors of the facility.