The City is planning improvements to the playground in Thomson Memorial Park as part of an enhancement project to modernize the existing playground with new equipment, seating, accessible pathways and landscaping.
The timeline is subject to change.
Thomson Memorial Park is a 41.8-hectare park located at 1005 Brimley Rd. in Scarborough. The park follows the West Highland Creek and has many paths through the large wooded ravine that let visitors experience nature in the city. The park features a ball diamond, multipurpose sports field, three tennis courts, outdoor fitness equipment, children’s playground, wading pool and a dogs off-leash area.
The existing playground within the park will be enhanced with the following improvements:
The project is in the conceptual design phase which will be developed through consultation with the community.
Playground Design A will be installed in Thomson Memorial Park. This was the preferred design in the online survey shared with the community in February. A “vippy” see-saw will be added to the design and the playground equipment will be slightly brighter in colour.
An online survey was available from February 9 to February 28, 2021. Respondents were able to share their preferences for the new playground equipment coming to Thomson Memorial Park.
Download the survey feedback summary.