The City is improving the playground in Riverlea 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!

    • July 2024: Community engagement (online survey)
    • Fall 2024: Detailed design
    • Spring 2025: Construction starts
    • Summer 2025: Construction complete, playground reopens

    The timeline is subject to change.

    Online Survey

    July 2024

    An online survey will be posted on this page in July. 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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    Riverlea Park Playground is located at 919 Scarlet Rd. in Etobicoke, near Lockheed Boulevard.

    The playground currently includes:

    • two swing sets with:
      • two swings for ages two to five
      • two swings for ages five and up
    • a medium-sized slide
    • a small snail spring toy
    • sand under all play areas
    • four benches

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

    • playground equipment for ages five to 12
    • additional seating
    • engineered wood fibre 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 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.