The final design for the park expansion is available in the Design section. Thank you to all the community members who provided their feedback throughout the design process!

The former Hillsdale Avenue Parkette is being expanded to a new 1150m2 park as part of a residential development project in the neighbourhood. The park will be located south of Soudan Avenue and north of Hillsdale Road. The park design will be developed with the help of community and stakeholder feedback and is proposed to include seating areas, an accessible walkway, and horticultural pollinator plants.

Project Timeline

  • Summer 2021: Community engagement and design development
  • Late Summer to Early Fall 2021: Hire a construction team
  • Spring 2022: Construction starts
  • Summer 2022: Construction complete

The timeline is subject to change.

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July 2021

Online Survey

Feedback on the design options for the new park was collected in an online survey from July 9 to July 25, 2021. The survey received a total of 562 responses.

A summary of the survey results will be posted on this web page when available.

Virtual Public Meeting

On July 7, 2021, 30 community members attended a meeting hosted by the local Councillor to learn about the design options for the new park. The project team collected feedback on the community’s park use and design ideas through a virtual question-and-answer session.

Download the meeting presentation.

The expanded Hillsdale Avenue Park connects Soudan Avenue to Hillsdale Avenue East. The design includes:

  • A large walkway lined with planting beds along the east and west side of the park
  • An open lawn area with seating options throughout the park (benches and tables with stools)
  • Horticultural and pollinator plants
  • New lighting

While we aim to provide fully accessible content, there is no text alternative available for some of the content on this site. If you require alternate formats or need assistance understanding our maps, drawings, or any other content, please contact Sam Bietenholz at 437-226-5299.

An image of the final design for the Hillsdale Avenue Park Expansion and Redesign. New features and existing roads and infrastructure are labeled in the plan and include seating throughout the park, an open lawn area in the centre, and a central pathway connecting Soudan Avenue and Hillsdale Avenue, with planting beds along the walkway.

  1. Table with stools
  2. Bench
  3. Planting bed
  4. Lawn area

While we aim to provide fully accessible content, there is no text alternative available for some of the content on this site. If you require alternate formats or need assistance understanding our maps, drawings, or any other content, please contact Sam Bietenholz at 437-226-5299.

An aerial overview map of the new Hillsdale Park, showing the former Hillsdale Avenue Parkette shaded in green, and the future park expansion outlined in red.
A map showing the placement of the expanded and redesigned Hillsdale Avenue Park, located east of Yonge Street and north of Hillsdale Road.