The City is planning improvements to the playground in Havendale Park as part of an enhancement project to modernize the existing playground with new equipment, seating and pathways to increase accessibility!
The timeline is subject to change.
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The final playground design and layout was determined using feedback from the community. The new playground will be accessible and will include the following features:
Feedback on the proposed design options was collected in an online survey from February 5 to March 7, 2021. The survey received a total of 251 responses, which included feedback from 680 individuals.
Download the full survey summary report for more information.
Havendale Park is a 2-hectare park located at 5 Belgreen Ave., near Kennedy Road and Finch Avenue East. The park features a ball diamond and a children’s playground. The existing playground within the park will be enhanced with the following improvements:
The existing playground will be relocated to the south-west corner of the park, adjacent to Belgreen Avenue in order to improve visibility and accessibility to the playground. The project is in the design phase which will be developed through consultation with the community.
The site plan for option 1 involves relocating the existing playground closer to Belgreen Avenue, an asphalt connection from the sidewalk and seating and patio sets, including tables and a shade umbrella. This option would have a square footprint of playground safety surfacing and includes:
The site plan for option 2 involves relocating the existing playground closer to Belgreen Avenue, an asphalt connection from the sidewalk and bench seating. This option would have an oval footprint of playground safety surfacing and includes: