An off-leash area is being added to the Huron Street Playground!

Project Timeline

  • Fall/Winter 2020: Community engagement
  • Winter 2020/2021: Design development
  • Late Winter/Spring 2021: Tender and contract award
  • Summer 2021: Project construction

The timeline is subject to change.

The Huron Street Playground is located at 495 Huron St., near St. George Street and Lowther Avenue. The City is adding a dog off-leash area (OLA) in the open area west of the playground. The proposed OLA will be small in size at approximately 300 square metres. The scope of work may include:

  • New fencing with entrance gates
  • New surfacing
  • Benches/seating elements
  • Water fountain with a dog bowl

March 31, 2021

Final Site Plan

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An aerial view of the proposed Huron Street Playground, with surrounding existing information such as fences, grass, site furniture, sidewalks, residences, and streets. 1.1.2 The Site Plan is situated at Huron Street Playground, at the corner of Huron street and Lowther Avenue. Square-boxed letters describing the new conditions that corresponds to numeric labelling on the Site Plan. Text describes proposed conditions such as a new off-leash area with artificial turf surface, seating areas with wood fiber mulch surface, benches, black ornamental metal fencing, seat rocks, three-way water fountain, accessible concrete walkway, park sign, waste bins, and permanent wire mesh fence.

November 19, 2020

Virtual Public Meeting

A meeting took place to present the concept plan for the off-leash area design. The feedback gathered at this meeting will help inform the design development of the project.

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