The City is improving the playground in Wigmore Park and adding a new splash pad!

  • Spring 2019: Community engagement
  • Fall 2023: Detailed design and hire a construction team
  • Spring 2024: Construction starts
  • Winter 2024/2025: Construction complete

The timeline is subject to change.

August 2023

Detailed Design Update

Minor updates are being made to the design drawings to ensure they meet the appropriate and latest codes. Construction is anticipated to start in spring 2024.

August 2020

Design Finalized

The design for the playground and splash pad is finalized with the help of community feedback. The design for the playground includes:

  • Junior play equipment for ages two to five
  • Playground equipment for ages five to 12
  • One swing set with
  • One accessible swing
  • One toddler swing
  • Two belt swings
  • Spring toy see-saw with four seats
  • Skateboard rider
  • Magnifying panel
  • Seated spinner
  • Cube shaped climber
  • Freestanding sensory panel
  • Engineered wood fibre playground surfacing
  • Additional seating
  • An accessible pathway connecting to the playground area

The design for the splash pad includes:

  • An aqua dome
  • Bollard activator (to turn water features on and off)
  • Cattail twirl water feature
  • Directional jet
  • Flower water feature
  • Geyser (in-ground jets)
  • Jet stream
  • Rooster tail water feature
  • Water jelly

2019

An external consultant conducted the community engagement process for this project.

Wigmore Park is located at 106 Wigmore Dr. in North York and features a ball diamond and playground near Pitcairn Crescent on the west side of the park.

The playground area currently includes:

  • One swing set with
    • One accessible swing
    • Three toddler swings
    • Two belt swings
  • A slide with ladder
  • A wood play structure with steps, double slide and climber
  • A wood play structure with climber
  • Sand under all play areas
  • A drinking fountain

The improvements will include a new splash pad, which will be located across from the playground area, on the north side of the central pathway in the park.