Review the final playground design in the Project Updates section.

The City is improving the playground in Geary Avenue Parkette!

Project Timeline

  • Fall 2021: Community engagement and Hydro One approvals
  • Winter 2022: Detailed design and construction preparation
  • Late Summer 2022: Construction starts
  • Late Fall 2022: Construction complete

The timeline is subject to change.

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April 2022

Final Playground Design

The final design for the new Geary Avenue Parkette has been refined based on community feedback. It will be primary colours (red, blue, yellow) and include the following play features:

  • New 10 foot high swings with two belt seats, one infant seat and one accessible seat
  • Existing teeter-totter will be refurbished and reinstalled
  • One combined junior and senior play structure for ages two to 12 with:
    • two slides (straight and 90 degree)
    • four climbing options
    • one imaginative play wheel panel
    • two ground-level interactive play panels (multi-function activity and farmer’s market storefront)
    • one curved bridge
  • One senior agility, balance and climbing play structure for ages five to 12 with:
    • two 90 degree, overhead climbers (static and spinning)
    • two stepping saucers (balance and hop)
    • two stepping blocks (balance and hop)
    • one “wonkey wave” lateral climber
    • six Mini steps

November 15 to November 29, 2021

Online Survey

Feedback on multiple playground design options was collected in an online survey. The survey received a total of 426 responses.

Download the full survey summary report for more information.

Geary Avenue Parkette is located at 15 Geary Ave., near Dupont Street and Ossington Avenue. The playground will be redesigned using feedback from the community. The redesigned playground will include:

  • New playground equipment for ages two to twelve
  • Accessible play equipment. This means that people of all abilities will be able to play at this playground
  • Upgraded accessible playground surfacing
  • Accessible path connecting to the playground
  • Additional accessible seating