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

Project Timeline

  • Summer to Fall 2020: Design development
  • Winter 2021: Detailed design
  • Spring 2021: Construction procurement
  • Summer to Fall 2021: Construction

The timeline is subject to change.

Norwood Park is a 1.6 hectare located at 16 Norwood Rd., near Gerrard Street East and Woodbine Avenue. 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/or refurbished play elements
  • New universally accessible safety surfacing

January 2021


The City conducted an online survey to gather feedback from the community on a conceptual playground design and to determine the priorities for the playground improvements. The results from the survey will inform the next steps of the park design. The survey was available to complete from January 22 to February 7, 2021 and received 558 responses, which included input from 1,147 individuals.

  • 34% of respondents preferred playground option 1
  • 29% of respondents preferred playground option 4
  • 42% of respondents preferred bright and vibrant colours for the playground equipment
  • 63% of respondents preferred rubber for the playground surface

Download the full survey summary report for more information.