Join us at a pop-up at Leslie Grove Park on Thursday, July 18, 2024, from 4 to 7 p.m., to share your thoughts and learn more about the playground improvements.

The City is improving the playground in Leslie Grove 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.

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

The timeline is subject to change.

Pop-Up Event

  • Date: Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • Time: 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Location: playground area at Leslie Grove Park, 1158 Queen St. E.

Join us at the park to share your thoughts and learn more about the playground improvements.

Online Survey

August 2024

An online survey will be posted on this page in August. 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.

Leslie Grove Park Playground currently includes:

  • two swing sets with:
    • four swings for ages two to five
    • two swings for ages five and up
  • a senior multi-level climbing structure with:
    • three slides
    • monkey bars
    • a ramp-ladder
  • a junior climbing structure with a small slide
  • a tetter-totter
  • spring-toys
  • sand under all play areas

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

  • playground equipment for ages two to 12
  • additional seating
  • rubber surfacing
  • 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 focus on the playground area, with minor enhancements proposed for:

  • the existing wading pool
  • park pathways
  • other areas around the park