We all know at least one person who never seems to have any clothes on. We can't blame them, though - wearing less is just more comfortable, especially in this recent wave of hot weather.
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For the most part, people stick to walking around half-naked in the privacy of their own homes. But there are several places in the city where one can bring that same comfort outdoors... And maybe even bring a date along.
You don't need to have a beach body to go on a date half-naked, you just need to have the confidence. Here are 12 places in Toronto to go on a date half-naked:
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Marie Curtis Park (West Beach) // 2 Forty Second St
Marie Curtis Park is perhaps one of the lesser populated beaches in the Toronto area, so it's perfect for individuals looking to have a date in a not-so busy place. Although the beach is only a short stretch, there's plenty of space to lay down a blanket, sit in the sand and enjoy the cool breezes coming from the shore - all while in your swimsuits, of course.
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The Thompson Hotel // 550 Wellington St W
The Thompson Hotel has a stunning rooftop infinity pool looking out to a breathtaking view of the Toronto skyline. The pool is surrounded with several patio chairs where you and your date can take everything in while sipping on a martini. The only catch is that the pool is only reserved for guests, so it may be a better option if you think your half-naked date will turn into a full-naked one, if you know what I mean...
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Wild Waterworks // 680 Van Wagners Beach Rd
Wild Waterworks is a water park that features the largest outdoor wave pool in Southern Ontario, as well as six water slides, a lazy river and a wading pool. Although the park is in Hamilton, the short drive is worth it for those who would love to get into their bathing suits and relive their childhoods.
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Hanlan's Point Beach // Lakeshore Ave
Hanlan's Point Beach is known for its clothing optional area; but for a half-naked date, visitors can head over to the other side of the beach where it's also less crowded. Hanlan's Point is also the only beach in the city that faces the West, so it's a great place to bring a date for watching the sun set. For an even more romantic time, you can also anticipate fireworks displays and airshows during certain holidays.
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The Four Seasons // 60 Yorkville Ave
The Four Seasons has a pool on its third floor that is half-indoors and half-outdoors (the pool is separated by a glass panel). With a fee of $65, guests can enjoy drinks and towel service will laying out on a cozy lounge chair. The venue is a great option for individuals looking for an alternative to the classic beach date.
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Seoul Zimzilbang // 382 Magnetic Dr
Seoul Zimzilbang is a Korean spa in Toronto that is actually open 24/7. The 16,000 square foot venue is equipped with TVs, gym equipment, entertainment units and various mineral sauna rooms. Visitors are given a personal locker where they can stow away their shoes and clothes, as well as a special shirt and pair of shorts to wear throughout the facility. Guests are also free to bring laptops, games and other personal items with them! Although you don't have complete freedom to be clothingless, Seoul Zimzilbang is always a fun time.
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Sheraton Centre // 123 Queen St W
The Sheraton Centre has the largest heated pool in the city that is also equipped with a poolside bar. Visitors can obtain a $30 day pass for access to the pool area if they aren't interested in booking a room at the hotel. The deck surrounding the pool is also lined with several inviting lounge chairs where you and your date can bask in the sun.
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Woodbine Boardwalk // 1675 Lake Shore Blvd E
The Woodbine Boardwalk is a long stretch of wooden planks that runs along the Woodbine Beach shore. Stationed along it are various food carts that sell ice cream, hotdogs and much more. Enjoy a snack or refreshing drink while walking hand-in-hand with your date.
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The Radisson // 249 Queens Quay W
The Radisson offers pool passes to non-hotel guests for $30 per person on weekdays and $40 on weekends. The pool area overlooks the Toronto harbour and has a couple of seating areas. Included with your guest passes are towel service and shower/locker access.
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Polson Pier // 11 Polson St
The Polson Pier features several venues where individuals can strut around in their bathing suits. Perhaps the most popular place on the site is the Cabana Pool Bar, where people go clubbing during the day. There are also a variety of beach volleyball events that are held at the Pier that guests can watch or participate in.
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Regent Park Aquatic Centre // 640 Dundas St E
The Regent Park Aquatic Centre may not seem like a suitable location to bring a date, but there's a lot of fun things to do there. With a heated pool, water slide and ropes to swing into the water from, you and your date are sure to have a good time.
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The Intercontinental // 225 Front St W
The Intercontinental has a 48-foot long saltwater pool that is available for visitors to use at $25 per person. Included in this visitor pass is towel service as well as access to the hot tubs, saunas and gym equipment, so it's a pretty sweet deal. The venue makes for a more laid-back date.
ALSO: Slide The City // Downsview Park
Slide The City isn't a place but rather an event that is going to be held on July 16th of this year. Last summer, the organization set up a gigantic water slide in the Downsview Park area and it was a killer success. For a more social date, bring your significant other to this year's Slide The City event! Check their website for more details.
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