The new Lake Crescent Park Playground is open! Thank you to all the community members who provided their feedback throughout the playground improvement process!

The City is updating the playground in Lake Crescent Park! The improvements will include new play equipment, play surfacing and additional seating.

Project Timeline

  • December 2020 to January 2021: Community engagement
  • February to May 2021: Design and hiring construction team
  • Summer/Fall 2021: Construction

The timeline is subject to change.

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August 2021

Project Complete

Construction is complete and the new playground opens to the public. The improvements include:

  • New playground equipment and safety surfacing
  • New benches
  • Accessible pathway
  • New fencing

March 2021

Concept Plan

The following concept plan was developed based on feedback received from the community via an online survey.

The new playground will include:

  • Play Structure
  • Monkey Bars
  • Net Climber
  • Swings Structure
  • Play Toy
  • Play Panels
  • Inclusive Swing Seat
Site Plan

Site Plan of the proposed Lake Crescent Park, illustrating trees, play equipment and the play area, and overall site context. The plan shows surrounding existing information such as fences, sidewalks, residences, and streets. The Site Plan is situated at Lake Crescent Park, at the corner of Lake Crescent and Royal York road.


Dimensional Axonometric View (upper left corner of panel). 3 dimensional view, from adult eye level, of the proposed play equipment including Play Structure, Monkey Bars, Net Climber, Swings Structure, Play Toy Play Panels, Inclusive Swing Seat.
A 3-dimensional view, at a high elevation, of the proposed play equipment including Play Structure, Monkey Bars, Net Climber, Swings Structure, Play Toy, Play Panels, Inclusive Swing Seat

December 2020


The City conducted an online survey to gather feedback on the new playground design. The survey was available to complete from December 7 to December 31, 2020.

Download the survey feedback summary.

Lake Crescent Park is a small park near Lake Crescent and Royal York Road that features a children’s playground. The playground is being redesigned to better serve the community. The scope of work will include:

  • New play equipment
  • New play surfacing
  • Additional seating
  • Accessibility pathway

The final playground design will be developed through consultation with the community.