Improvements are coming to Fred Hamilton Playground! The City is upgrading the playground and replacing the concrete wading pool with a new splash pad.
The timeline is subject to change.
Fred Hamilton Playground is a 1.6-hectare park located at 155 Roxton Rd. near College Street and Ossington Avenue. The children’s playground and wading pool at the south end of the park are being improved with the following features:
The City is proposing to replace and upgrade the playground equipment while adding seating and an accessible walkway to the playground. The existing trees surrounding the playground and wading pool will be preserved. The scope of work will not include any new lighting features.
The playground currently includes:
There are three playground design options. All three options involve relocating the playground to the northern area of the park. The new splash pad will replace the wading pool in its existing location.
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The layout for Option 1 is inspired by the existing diagonal paths in the park and includes:
The layout for Option 2 is inspired by the existing linear form of the park and includes:
The layout for Option 3 has a curved design and includes:
Share your thoughts on the playground design and equipment options in an online survey. The survey will ask for your feedback and preferences on multiple playground options. The design team will use the community feedback collected in this survey to develop a single playground design.
The survey link will be shared when available.