The City is improving the playground in Denison Park as part of an ongoing program to enhance playgrounds and play spaces across the city so that everyone can experience the joys and benefits of play for years to come.

  • Fall 2024: Community engagement (online survey)
  • Winter 2024/2025: Detailed design and hire a construction team
  • Fall 2025: Construction starts
  • Fall 2025: Construction complete, playground reopens

The timeline is subject to change.

Online Survey

Fall 2024

An online survey will be posted on this page in the fall. The survey will ask for your feedback and preferences on playground options. The design team will use this community feedback to develop the final playground design.

The results of the survey will also be shared on this page.

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Denison Park Playground is located at the southeast corner of the park near Clouston Avenue.

The playground currently includes:

  • one swing set with:
    • one swing for ages two to five
    • one swing for ages five and up
    • one accessible swing for all-ages
  • one play structure with two medium sized slides
  • one see-saw
  • wood chips under all play areas

The playground will be redesigned using community feedback and is proposed to include:

  • playground equipment for ages five to 12
  • new engineered wood fiber surfacing
  • new seating

The play equipment and pathway connecting to the playground area will comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Learn moreĀ aboutĀ how playgrounds are made accessible.

Improvements will only be made in the general playground area and will not include any new water or lighting features or improvements to other areas of the park.