A new 780m2 park is coming to 57 Linelle St. as part of a residential townhouse development at Yonge Street and 401 in North York. The City is engaging with local residents and community members to help determine the park design.

  • June 2021: Hire a design team
  • Winter to Spring 2022: Community engagement and design development
  • Spring 2024: Construction starts
  • Fall 2024: Construction complete, park opens

The timeline is subject to change.

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October 2022

Online Survey

From September 30 to October 14, 2022, feedback on the proposed design for the new park was collected in an online survey. The survey received 36 responses.

Key feedback from the survey included:

  • 70 per cent were satisfied or very satisfied with the design
  • 59 per cent were satisfied or very satisfied with the amount of seating
  • 64 per cent were satisfied or very satisfied size, layout, and location of the playground in this design

April 2022

Online Survey

From March 29 and April 17, 2022, feedback on the proposed design for the new park was collected in an online survey. The survey received 72 responses.

Key feedback from the survey included:

  • 82 per cent felt satisfied or neutral about the proposed design
  • 69 per cent of participants indicated that they would visit the park with children
  • 69 per cent felt that there was the right amount of trees and plants
  • 67 per cent indicated that they would visit this park to relax with family, friends, or alone
  • 57 per cent felt that there was not enough seating provided
  • 51 per cent indicated that they liked the pathway layout in this design
  • 30 per cent indicated that they liked the size, layout, and location of the playground in this design

March 2022

On March 29, 2022, City staff hosted a virtual community meeting to share the proposed design for the new park. The meeting included an interactive discussion.

The proposed design for the new park includes the following features:

  • A playground which includes:
    • A climbing structure for ages six to 12
    • A small slide
    • Racers for ages two to five (small car structure that moves)
    • An emotional wall panel for ages one to six (interactive sensory panel)
  • An accessible games table with seating
  • Planting areas with perennial plants and shrub
  • A concrete seatwall with mounted benches with back and armrests
  • A 1.2-metre picket fence that borders the park on the north and west side
  • A 1.8-metre picket fence on the east side
  • A water bottle filler
  • New trees (to provide shade)
  • Light posts

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 Leigh Lichtenberg at 437-235-7022.

The design plan for the new park at 57 Linelle Street with numbered labels indicating the location of features. From south to north, it includes a black fence surrounding the park, a planting area and plating beds, a seatwall with benches, a playground area, and a games table.

  1. Water bottle filling station
  2. Bins
  3. Concrete seatwall with benches
  4. Park signage
  5. Perennial planting bed
  6. 1.2m height black picket fence
  7. Playground area with cedar weave surface
  8. Parkland property line
  9. Naturalized planting area/berm
  10. 1.8m height black picket fence
  11. Accessible game tables
  12. 3m wide location for potential future east/west multi-use trail, that may connect to the south of the park in the future

The design of the new park will evolve during the community engagement process, which will include consultation with stakeholders and the community. The new park may include:

  • A small playground
  • New seating areas
  • A walking path
  • New planting beds

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 Leigh Lichtenberg at 437-235-7022.

Aerial map showing the location of the new park at 57 Linelle Street, west of Yonge Street and north of Highway 401. A red star indicates where the new park will be located.
A map showing the location of the new park with a red star.