The City is improving the playground in Highland Heights 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 to Spring 2025: Detailed design and hire a construction team
  • Summer/Fall 2025: Construction starts
  • Winter 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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Highland Heights Park Playground is located along the west side of Castle Hill Drive.

The playground currently includes:

  • two swing sets with:
    • four swings for ages two to five
    • four swings for ages five and up
  • monkey bars
  • one dome climber
  • one medium slide
  • one teeter-totter
  • sand under all play areas
  • one bench

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

  • playground equipment for ages five to 12
  • engineered wood fibre surfacing
  • additional seating
  • an accessible pathway to the playground area

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.