Matty Eckler Recreation Centre is located in the south-east corner of Pape Avenue and Gerrard Street East. It has a type C fitness facility.

The Pape Recreation Centre was renamed the Matty Eckler Community Centre in 1997. Mr. Matty Eckler (1910 - 1996) was one of the first staff at Pape Recreation Centre when it opened in the 1930's and he remained until his retirement in 1975.

Matty had a strong commitment to the development of baseball programs and leagues for Toronto's children and youth. He provided guidance and inspiration for the development of the Toronto Greenwood Baseball League and the Toronto Dundas Mixed Baseball League.