The City is planning improvements to the playground in Byng 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

  • Early Summer 2021: Community Engagement Survey 1, collect feedback on vision for new playground
  • Fall 2021: Develop playground design options using survey feedback
  • Winter 2021: Community Engagement Survey 2, collect feedback on multiple playground options.
  • January to February 2022: Detailed design and hire construction team
  • Spring 2022: Construction starts
  • Summer 2022: Playground reopens

The timeline is subject to change.

Byng Park Playground is located at 299 Pharmacy Ave., at the southwest corner of the park.

The playground currently includes:

  • Two swing sets, each include:
    • Two swings for ages two to five
    • Two swings for ages five and up
  • A two-seater animal see-saw
  • A car play structure with seating and a steering wheel
  • A play structure with steps for climbing
  • A large play structure with:
    • A red double slide
    • A yellow climbing structure
    • A larger straight slide
    • A spiral slide
    • Two climbing options
  • A large play structure with:
    • A bridge
    • A small red crawl tunnel
    • A large red double slide
    • Three climbing options
  • Sand under all play areas

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

  • New playground equipment for ages two to twelve
  • Accessible play equipment and an accessible pathway connecting to the playground area. This means that people of all abilities will be able to play at this playground
  • 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.

Online Survey 1

June 2021

An online survey will be posted on this web page in June. The survey will ask for your feedback and preferences on what playground improvements you would like to see. The design team will use the community feedback collected in this survey to develop multiple playground design options.

The survey results will be posted on this web page.

Online Survey 2

Winter 2021

An online survey will be posted on this web page in the winter. The survey will ask for your feedback on the multiple playground design options that were developed using community feedback collected in the survey conducted in June.

The survey results will be posted on this web page.

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