Cricket is popular in Toronto and is one of the fastest-growing sports across the region. City staff are in the process of developing a Cricket Strategy to better meet this growing demand.
The timeline is subject to change.
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On April 12, 2022, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. the Cricket Reference Group discussed the developing cricket pitch design standards, the existing permit allocation policy, and field maintenance standards.
On February 10, 2022, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. the Cricket Reference Group reviewed the CRG work, Terms of Reference and membership, 2022-2021 Staff Recommended Capital Budget and Plan and the 2022 Work Plan.
On October 21, 2021, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. the Cricket Reference Group discussed design details, measuring the growth of the sport and developing community recreation cricket programming
The Cricket Reference Group met on June 2, 2021, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The meeting included a review and confirmation of the Meeting 2 discussion summary and discussion to identify opportunities to increase access to cricket programs and facilities and to build organizational capacity.
The Cricket Reference Group met on May 12, 2021, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The meeting included a review of the proposed Field Typology (size), a discussion on new field location options and proposed improvements to existing pitches.
The newly formed Cricket Reference Group met on April 21, 2021, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. City staff presented an overview of the CRG purpose and goals, as well as a background on the Cricket Strategy and Council investment priorities. Following the presentation, CRG members were prompted to share their thoughts and feedback regarding field typologies, dual pitches, pitch design standards, pitch surfacing, and field delineation.
The Cricket Reference Group was established early 2021.
The Cricket Reference Group:
Current Members include:
The CRG Terms of Reference will be reviewed annually.
An online mapping tool was used to collect feedback about potential new and existing cricket field locations until November 2, 2020.
Download the summary report.
A virtual public meeting took place on October 26, 2020, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The first cricket stakeholder meeting was held online. The meeting included an overview presentation of the Facilities Master Plan, future Cricket Strategy and future Cricket Reference Group. Each presentation was followed by a discussion period where participants could share their questions, comments and suggestions.
As part of the 20-year Facilities Master Plan (FMP), City staff reviewed Toronto’s existing cricket facilities to determine if improvements and/or new facilities are required to keep up with demand. The review recommended the following actions over the next 20 years:
City staff are in the process of developing a Cricket Strategy to support and inform this work. The strategy will help the City:
The Cricket Strategy will include:
There are currently 27 cricket pitches within City parks, some of which are temporary or shared with other activities.
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|Location Name||Address||Number of Pitches||Classification of Pitch (for booking)|
|Ashtonbee Reservoir Park||10 Ashtonbee Rd.||2||C|
|Caledonia Park||1141 Caledonia Rd.||2||C|
|Cedarvale Park||443 Arlington Ave.||1||C|
|Centennial Park – Etobicoke||256 Centennial Park Rd.||2||C|
|Dentonia Park||80 Thyra Ave.||1||C|
|Ellesmere Reservoir Park||2950 Ellesmere Rd.||2||B|
|Fergy Brown Park||3700 Eglinton Ave. W.||2||Premier|
|Flemingdon Park||150 Grenoble Dr.||1||C|
|G. Ross Lord Park||4801 Dufferin St.||2||Premier|
|Humber Arboretum||205 Humber College Blvd.||1||B|
|Keele Reservoir||4995 Keele St.||2||C|
|L’amoreaux Hydro||1785 McNicoll Ave.||1||B|
|Remberto Navia||65 Norfinch Dr.||1||C|
|Summerlea Park||2 Arcot Blvd.||1||C|
|Sunnybrook Park||1132 Leslie St.||3||Premier|
|Terry Fox Park||300 Bamburgh Cir.||1||C|
|Thackeray Park||2955 Kipling Ave.||1||C|
|Wexford Hydro||55 Elm Bank Rd.||1||C|