Additional play equipment was included in the final playground design as a result of an increased budget.

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

  • Winter 2023: hire a contractor
  • Springsummer 2023: construction begins
  • Summer 2023: construction complete, park reopens

The timeline is subject to change.

January 2023

Final Playground Design

The final design for the new Clydesdale Playground has been refined based on community feedback. The final playground design and layout was determined using feedback from the community.

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Three images from different angles of the proposed play equipment. It shows play structures in primary colours including senior and junior play structures, standalone play features and a swing set.

The new rendered plan of the playground. It includes an overhead plan showing the layout of the playground and adjacent pathway, trees, and landscape.

The new playground will be accessible and will include the following features:

  • A swing set with:
    • Two belt swing seats
    • One toddler swing seat
    • One accessible swing seat
  • One overhead climbing structure for ages five to 12
  • Two play structures for ages five to 12 with:
    • One straight slide
    • Two wave slides
    • One swirly slide
    • Three-foot climbers
    • One climbing frame
    • One set of stairs
    • One see-saw
    • Multiple monkey bars
  • One play structure for ages two to five with:
    • Two straight slides
    • One set of stairs
    • One crawl tunnel
    • Two play panels
  • One quiet/contemplative play structure
  • One spring toy for ages two to five
  • One climbing boulder
  • Two play panels
  • One seesaw
  • One swaying rocker for ages two to 12

September 2022

The budget for the playground improvements has increased due to support from the local Councillor’s office. The new funding will allow for additional enhancements to the preferred playground design, which was developed with the help of community feedback in early winter 2022.

The preferred design will be further enhanced to increase overall play value. The layout, equipment, and equipment colours that were preferred by the community during the community engagement process will remain as-is.

From the bottom left to the top right, the image shows a senior climbing structure with two large slides and three climbing options. There is a separate climbing structure with monkey bars and hanging rings. There is a standalone double spring toy, teeter totter, and balancing board. There is a swingset with two belt swings, a tot swing, and an accessible swing.

January 2022

Online Survey

From December 10, 2021, to January 7, 2022, an online survey collected feedback on the features and equipment for the new playground. The design team will use the community feedback collected in the survey to develop a final playground design.

Download the survey summary.

Clydesdale Park Playground is located at the southeast corner of the park, near the intersection of Kathrose Drive and Clydesdale Drive.

The playground currently includes:

  • Two swing sets with:
    • Two swings for ages two to five
    • Two swings for ages five and up
  • A play structure with stairs and a swirl swing (red, blue and yellow structure)
  • A small see-saw (yellow)
  • A junior wood play structure with:
    • A double slide (blue)
    • A junior climbing structure
    • A junior ramp climber
    • A steering wheel (blue)
    • A mini table (red)
  • Sand under all play areas

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

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

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