The City is planning improvements to the playground in Bellbury Park. These improvements are part of an ongoing city-wide program to ensure our playgrounds provide safe and accessible fun for many years to come!

Project Timeline

  • Spring 2021: Community Engagement Survey 1, collect feedback on vision for new playground
  • Summer 2021: Develop playground design options using survey feedback
  • Winter 2021: Community Engagement Survey 2, collect feedback on multiple playground options
  • Spring 2022: Detailed design and hire construction team
  • Summer 2022: Begin construction
  • Late Summer/Early Fall 2022: Playground reopens

The timeline is subject to change.

Bellbury Park Playground is located at 55 Van Horne Ave., east of Leslie Street.

The playground currently includes:

  • Four swing sets:
    • Two swing sets with two swings for ages two to five
    • Two swing sets with two swings for ages five and up
  • A junior playground area with:
    • A spring car
    • Tunnel
    • Small yellow slide
    • Mini house with seating
    • A stand-alone steering wheel
    • Several play activity panels
  • An infinity climbing structure and small red slide
  • A larger pink tunnel
  • Monkey bars
  • A pink cylindrical play structure with red handles
  • Sand and rubber under play areas
  • A small basketball court with a hoop

The playground will be redesigned using feedback from the community. The redesigned playground is proposed to include:

  • Accessible play equipment. This means that people of all abilities will be able to play at this playground.
  • New playground equipment
  • Woodchip playground surfacing

Improvements will only be made in the general playground area. This will not include any new water or lighting features, or improvements to other areas of the park.

May 2021

Phase 1 Online Survey

An online survey will be posted on this web page in May. The survey will ask for general feedback and your preferences for the new playground design. The design team will use the community feedback collected in this survey to develop multiple playground options.

The results from this survey will also be posted on this web page.

Late Winter 2021/2022

Phase 2 Online Survey

An online survey will be posted on this web page in Winter. The survey will ask for your feedback on multiple playground options developed using community feedback collected through the Phase 1 online survey.

The results from this survey will also be posted on this web page.

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