The City is improving the playground and installing a basketball court in Stephen Leacock Park. The playground improvements are part of the Playground Enhancement Program and the new basketball court is part of the Parks and Recreation Facilities Master Plan. The location of the basketball court is to be determined.
The timeline is subject to change.
An online survey will be posted on this page in the fall. The survey will ask for your feedback and preferences on multiple playground options. The design team will use the community feedback collected in this survey to develop a single playground design.
The results of the survey will also be posted on this page.
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Stephen Leacock Park is located on the west side of Birchmount Road, slightly north of Sheppard Avenue East. The playground is located in the north-west corner of the park.
The playground currently includes:
The playground will be redesigned using feedback from the community. The redesigned playground is proposed to include:
Improvements will only be made in the general playground area and the proposed location of the new basketball court. This will not include any new water or lighting features or improvements to other areas of the park.