In the video, many swimmers in underwear stand on the concrete deck of Alex Duff Memorial Swimming Pool at Christie's pit Park.
The door was locked. It's 2 a. m.
They boarded the springboard one by one. Some dive.
About 10 people stood by the pool and drank in bottles.
Govind Rao, who filmed the video, said the situation "happens every Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Looks like it can really (be)
Five o'clock P. M.
But it's really two in the morning. m. ," said Rao.
"I really wake up every day and wonder if anyone drowned today?
"Especially since Monday, a teenage child did drown after sneaking into the Thornhill public pool a few hours later.
Rao has footage of the local pool.
Last weekend, the police dispersed some parties at Alex Duff's pool and filed several fines and trespassing charges, the Sgt said.
Residents say, but once the police leave, a new wave of swimmers will cross the fence.
"We send people there every night.
This is a waste of resources . "
For more than a year, Rao has been in contact with city officials to ask them to strengthen safety measures around the swimming pool.
In a May 2008 response, a city employee said
Technical safety systems will be installed to "curb any after-sales service"hour swimmers.
"This system will consist of an electronic scanner around the water, which will alert 24-if triggered-
Hour security hotline
Wynna Brown, the city's spokeswoman, confirmed that the system installation did not begin until yesterday. "(It was)
Scheduled for installation this spring.
However, the labor disruption delayed the time to some extent, "she said in an email.
A security guard works on site at night, but his shifts vary, Brown said.
On top of that, there are two mobile security departments in Toronto.
Together with the police, the city is evaluating several swimming pools, including the Alex Duff Memorial, to see if they need more safety.
But Rao says he is getting tired of verbal commitments.
"The city is a very bad neighbor," he said . "
"I have lived here for nine years and the situation is getting worse and worse.
"Rao don't mind afterwards-hours swimming.
He said that due to the dangers and noise caused by the diving board, he just didn't like people drinking and using the diving board.
Paula Fletcher, the member in charge of the park Council, told the Star that she planned to be 24-
An hourly city pool with lifeguards and security guards.
Noise will be kept to a minimum and drinking is prohibited, she said.
Her proposal is similar to the Toronto policy before the merger, where the pool will remain open as long as there are 12 people.
The practice was abandoned because it "required (lifeguards)
"Working hours are very long-this is unacceptable for employees who need rest and vigilance," Brown said . ".
Whatever the city decides to do, it has to act quickly to make sure that if a pool --
The Hopper is determined to say that the lawyer is Murray Tkatch and supported by Tkatch.
He said that although the responsibility lies in the negligence of one party-usually the one who illegally sneaked into the pool-it can be said that city officials are responsible because they have been aware of the illegal trespassing for a period of time.
"There should be reasonable efforts to stop the children," he said . ".