The City is improving Bristol Avenue Parkette West to increase accessibility, to ensure the playground is in good condition for users and to better serve the community! The improvements will include a new playground and sandbox, a new multi-use trail, additional seating and a bottle filling station.
This timeline is subject to change.
The City of Toronto is improving Bristol Avenue Parkette Playground as part of the State of Good Repair program. The redesigned playground and surrounding area will include:
The final playground design will be developed through consultation with the community.
The City is collecting feedback on the proposed improvements, described below, through an online survey. The online survey closes on August 14, 2020.
The City has developed three design options for the playground equipment. Instead of sand, the new playground will sit on top of a woodchip-like surface, called Engineered Wood Fibre. This surface improves access to the playground for kids of all abilities. For example, this surface improves access for kids who use a wheelchair. A sandbox will be included in the new design, next to the playground.
All three playground options displayed are accessible. This means that kids of all abilities will be able to play on the new playground in various ways.
Option 1 shows:
Option 2 shows:
Option 3 shows:
In addition to new playground equipment, improvements around the playground will include a new multi-use trail that will improve the accessibility of the playground, a sandbox, additional seating and a new water bottle filler.
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