The City is improving Silver Creek Park and will be engaging the community on the new park design. The improvements will provide new park amenities for the community to enjoy for years to come!

Project Timeline

  • Summer 2021: Hire a design team
  • Fall 2021: Community engagement
  • Late Fall/Winter 2021: Design development
  • January to March 2022: Hire a construction team
  • Summer 2022: Construction starts
  • Fall 2022: Construction complete

The timeline is subject to change.

Silver Creek Park is a 3.9 hectare park located at 44 Strathdee Dr., near Islington Avenue and Eglinton Avenue West. The park currently includes a ball diamond, outdoor tennis courts, a playground and a drinking fountain. The proposed park improvements were developed using feedback from the community and will include:

  • An outdoor ping pong table
  • Outdoor fitness equipment
  • An accessible disc swing
  • Picnic tables
  • Shade structure for sand play area
  • New water fountain/bottle filler
  • Additional seating

The park improvements design will be developed in consultation with the community. The project will not include improvements to Richmond Gardens Pool or the associated building.

November 2021

Online Survey

Feedback on the preferences for the proposed improvements to the park was collected in an online survey from October 26 to November 9, 2021. The survey received a total of 204 responses, which included feedback from 419 participants of various ages.

Download the survey results summary.

October 26, 2021

Virtual Public Meeting

Approximately 60 people joined a virtual public meeting to learn more about the project, review the proposed concept design and share their thoughts on the proposed park improvements. The design team will use this feedback to develop and refine the design for the park improvements.

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September 28, 2021

Stakeholder Meeting 2

Local resident association groups, the Councillor’s office, City Staff and the design consultants met virtually to review preliminary design concepts for the park improvements project.

August 25, 2021

Stakeholder Meeting 1

Local resident association groups, the Councillor’s office and City Staff and the design consultants met virtually to discuss the park improvements project, including proposed features and amenities.

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