The City is planning improvements to the playground in Willowdale Park. These improvements are part of an ongoing city-wide program to ensure playgrounds provide safe and accessible fun for many years to come!
The timeline is subject to change.
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Feedback on the community’s preferences for the future playground design was collected in an online survey from July 16 to August 8, 2021. The design team will use this feedback to develop multiple playground design options. The survey received a total of 581 responses, which included feedback from 1,279 participants of various ages.
Download the full survey summary report for more information.
The public was invited to a virtual public meeting to learn more about the project and share their vision for the playground improvements.
Willowdale Park is located at 75 Hollywood Ave., near Sheppard Avenue East and Doris Avenue. The children’s playground is located at the centre of the park, south of Hollywood Avenue and East of Doris Avenue.
The playground currently includes:
The playground will be redesigned using feedback from the community. The redesigned playground is proposed to include:
Improvements will only be made in the general playground area. This will not include any new lighting features or improvements to other areas of the park.