In Toronto, shuffleboard is a recognized sport at local pubs and bars. In addition, the area has its own shuffleboard league that anyone can join. Regular tournaments keep players from getting bored, and there seems to be a sense of community between players of all ages. If you are in the Toronto and love shuffleboard, check out these places where you can play.
Top 4 Toronto Shuffleboard Venues
860 College Street
Toronto, ON M6H 1A2
If there is such a place as one to drink beer and play lawn games, this is it. Choose from one of two lanes of deck shuffleboard or try your luck at bocce ball. 1,000 square feet of space for games that are often associated with the elderly. Track & Field is open seven days a week, 5pm-2am. One lane is kept available for walk-ins, the other can be reserved in advance. Buy a drink or a snack while you play.
2. Loons Pub
416 Roncesvalles Ave.
Toronto ON, M6R 2J6
This English-style pub has been open since 2001 and has fit in nicely in its west end home. Good music, good jokes and sports make Loons a popular place for socializing. They are open Monday-Friday from noon to 2am. They have a table shuffleboard for those who want to play, including an annual tournament in July.
432 Horner Ave.
Toronto ON, M8W 2B2
Come out to the community center to learn how to play shuffleboard or get your game on. Every Tuesday at 1pm all levels of players are welcome. The cost to play is $3 for an hour and a half. Visit other times to learn how to ballroom dance, play bingo, chess or jazzercise.
1280 Dundas Street W
Toronto, ON M6J 1X7
Little Portugal, Beaconsfield Village
Shuffleboard is set alongside a Foosball table and a pool table, and shares the room with 4-5 large television sets. The shuffleboard area is clearly intended as place to play a casual game during a slow ballgame or to keep one another occupied while waiting for dinner. This sports bar also has a basement with an air hockey table and a ping pong table.
Shuffleboard has experienced a revival of sorts among younger people, as they look for casual alternatives to billiards and other competitive games of leisure. Many sports bars in the Toronto area include shuffleboard in their repertoire of customer offerings. Some, even hold weekly tournaments for the competitive player. Shuffleboard is also a staple at Toronto area retirement communities and senior citizen activity centers; if you have difficulty finding a shuffleboard venue at a local eatery, you are certain to find a place to play through your local community center.