The City, the Waterfront Secretariat and Waterfront Toronto are designing a new community recreation centre located within the base of a mixed-use two tower high-rise condominium development (Aqualuna at Bayside Toronto) at the base of Parliament Street. The community recreation centre was contemplated as part of the original East Bayfront Precinct Plan.
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July 2018 to December 2019: Design/contract documentation
September 2018: Waterfront Design Review Panel
April 2019: Community engagement
March 2022: Construction starts
February 2025: Construction complete, community recreation centre opens to the public
The timeline is subject to change.
Construction continues for the new community recreation centre, including the exterior walls and interior floors and walls.
Construction continues for the new community recreation centre with the fit-out (making the interior of the building suitable for occupation) starting in April. Construction is anticipated to be complete in February 2025.
On April 10, 2019, the project team shared information about the project. During the event participants:
learned more about the new community recreation centre through information boards and a presentation by the architects
shared information with the project team about experiences and knowledge of the recreation needs of the neighbourhood
participated in a question-and-answer session to share thoughts and ideas for the new community recreation centre
On September 26, 2018, the Waterfront Design Review Panel issues an identification presentation.
Building Floor Plan
Admin work area
Activity rooms one and two
Gymnasium viewing area
Activity room three
About the Project
This new community recreation centre is an integral part of the Hines Tridel Bayside Toronto condominium development. The site includes several mixed-use high-rise condominiums, a park and an affordable housing apartment building.
To create a community recreational facility in a high-density urban neighbourhood embedded in the community.
The project site is located at the base of Parliament Street, 261 Queens Quay E. and the community recreation centre will be located on the ground floor and face the Parliament Slip and Waterfront promenade on the east side.
Recreation programs for the new community recreation centre include: