The City is planning improvements to the playground in Melbourne Avenue Parkette and will be engaging the community to determine a new site-appropriate playground enhancement to meet the needs of park users.

Project Timeline

  • Spring to Fall 2020: Design development
  • Winter 2021: Detailed design
  • Spring 2021: Hiring construction team
  • Summer to Fall 2021: Construction

The timeline is subject to change

Melbourne Avenue Parkette is a small park located at 7 Melbourne Ave., near King Street West and Dufferin Street. The children’s playground is being updated to increase accessibility and ensure it is in good condition for park users. The scope of work may include:

  • New and refurbished play elements
  • New universally accessible safety surfacing
  • Water bottle filling station
  • New pathways and seating

November 17, 2020

Virtual Public Meeting

A meeting took place to present the conceptual park design and gather feedback from the community. The local Councillor was in attendance. The results from the meeting will inform a preferred conceptual design and the next steps of the park design.

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