The City is working with the local Councillor and the community to develop a park improvement plan for June Callwood Park.
The timeline is subject to change.
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Construction of the park improvements is completed and the park opens to the public.
Construction will begin on July 5, 2021. Before construction, volunteer members of the Toronto Garden Club will be on-site assisting with the removal of the existing plants. The park will be closed during construction and there will be no public access.
Download the June Callwood Park Concept Plan.
Download the Park Implementation Plan.
This meeting presented the community with preliminary conceptual options for the June Callwood Park improvements. The feedback gathered at this meeting informed the final concept design and the detail design for the construction documentation phase of the project.
Download the Presentation Panels.
June Callwood Park is a 0.4-hectare park located at 636 Fleet Street, south of Fort York Boulevard. In 2005, the park was dedicated to June Callwood in honour of her internationally acclaimed community activism and career as a journalist, author and television host.
The park was designed by the Toronto based multi-disciplinary firm gh3 and opened to the public in 2014.
In 2019, improvements to the popular park were planned through consultation with the community and the local Councillor. As a result of feedback from local residents, numerous additions have been included. The plan reflects the recommended scope of work for the critical improvements across the entire park.
The project will include the following improvements:
As a result of feedback from local residents, numerous additions have been included in the proposed park improvement plan. The Project Team will continue to work with the local community on several other upcoming park projects, including Ordnance Park, South Stanley Park (at the north landing of Garrison Crossing), and The Gore (both east and west of Fort York Blvd).
New opportunities for off-leash areas and incorporating children’s play and other recreational components will be considered.