Starting April 1, 2024, the park will close for construction.

The City is improving Alexandra Park, located at 275 Bathurst St., at the southeast corner of Bathurst Street and Dundas Street. The park improvements are proposed to include upgraded pathways, lighting, seating/gathering areas and a new pickleball court.

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  • Fall 2021: Hire a design team
  • Early Winter 2022: Community engagement
  • Spring 2022: Design development
  • Summer 2022: Detailed design
  • Fall 2022: Contract document preparation
  • Spring 2023: Hire a construction team
  • April 1, 2024: Construction starts
  • Summer 2024: Construction complete

The timeline is subject to change.

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March 2024

The park is anticipated to close for construction on April 1, 2024.

March 2022

Virtual Public Meeting

On March 28, 2022, approximately 50 community members attended a meeting where they learned about the proposed plan for the park improvements. Community ideas, questions and concerns were also collected in an interactive question-and-answer session.

Download the meeting summary.

Aerial design plan for the Alexandra Park improvements, with 29 numbered labels indicating the location of each feature within and immediately surrounding the park.

  1. Existing utility building
  2. New, welcoming and accessible park entrance near the rink with seating and gardens
  3. Existing rink
  4. Existing skateboard area/ice rink
  5. New basketball court in existing rink snow storage area (two existing trees to be relocated)
  6. New, accessible communal dining and gathering area with new communal tables, new firewood storage box and new service table
  7. New lighting, typical for all park paths
  8. Existing washroom
  9. Existing outdoor pool
  10. To Dundas Street West
  11. Ryerson Community School
  12. Existing tai chi area/rink snow storage
  13. Enhanced playground with new engineered wood fibre surface, improved playground edge and new accessible playground entrance
  14. New sandbox
  15. Existing splash pad
  16. Existing gate
  17. Bathurst Street
  18. Enhanced picnic areas with new accessible picnic tables
  19. New pickleball court
  20. Re-pave paths, upgrade to barrier-free accessible
  21. New open lawn area (remove existing ball diamond)
  22. Existing concrete path to remain
  23. New, welcoming and accessible park entrance with bike racks and gardens
  24. All seating and active program areas to be at least 15 metres away from adjacent residences
  25. Adjacent residential properties
  26. Existing Alexandra Park Diversity Garden
  27. New paved entrance
  28. Existing ball diamond in schoolyard
  29. Ryerson Avenue