Share your thoughts on the features and equipment for the new playground in an online survey available until October 2, 2022.

The City is improving the playground in Leslie Park. These improvements are part of an ongoing city-wide program to ensure playgrounds provide safe and accessible fun for many years to come!

  • September 2022: Community engagement (online survey)
  • October 2022 to March 2023: Detailed design and hire a construction team
  • Summer 2023: Construction starts
  • Fall 2023: Construction complete, playground reopens

The timeline is subject to change.

Online Survey

August 3 to October 2, 2022

Take the online survey to share your thoughts on the features and equipment for the new playground. The design team will use the community feedback collected in the survey to develop a final playground design.

The results of the survey will be posted on this page.

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Leslie Park Playground is located at Leslie Avenue and Van Horne Drive, on the north side of Leslie Park.

The playground currently includes:

  • Two swing sets
  • A junior play structure for ages eighteen months to five years
  • A senior play structure for ages five and up
  • Standalone climbing and rocking features
  • Sand under all play areas

The playground will be redesigned using feedback from the community. The redesigned playground is proposed to include:

  • Playground equipment for ages eighteen months to 12 years
  • Additional seating
  • Engineered wood fibre playground surfacing
  • Accessible play equipment and an accessible pathway connecting to the playground area. This means that people of all abilities will be able to play at this playground.

The playground location will be determined using community feedback. Improvements will only be made in the general playground area and will not include any new water or lighting features. Other areas of the park, including the existing pathways, will not be improved as part of this project.