Cliff Lumsdon Park
At the lakeshore, at the bottom of Fifth and Sixth Streets is Cliff Lumsdon Park. Clifford Lumsdon grew up in New Toronto, on Ninth Street. He was one of the world’s greatest long distance swimmers and was inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in 1976.
Clifford coached his daughter, Kim, for her swim across Lake Ontario in 1976.
Clifford’s gravestone can be found on the Find A Grave website.
Below is a picture of the plaque standing in Clifford Lumsdon Park :
The plaque reads:
The park itself, has an absolutely fantastic view of the City of Toronto skyline by the lakeshore: