Cherry Blossom Season in High Park

For the first time since 2019, High Park welcomes the public back to view the Cherry Blossoms in person. The blossoms typically last between four to 10 days, depending on weather conditions, and peak bloom typically occurs in late April or early May. Vehicle access and parking will be restricted from High Park for the… Continue reading Cherry Blossom Season in High Park

Register for the High Park Summer Hikes

Title: High Park Summer Hikes for All Ages   Event description:  The High Park Nature Centre invites you to guided summer hikes for all ages. We build our friendship with nature by exploring the many gifts and riches found in all four corners of High Park. Use your senses, discover different habitats and learn together… Continue reading Register for the High Park Summer Hikes

High Park Cherry Blossoms – Virtual Experience

In keeping with the provincial Stay-at-Home order, the City is working to prevent crowding and gathering in High Park by offering a virtual view of the blooms. The park will still remain open for local pedestrian and cyclist access for essential fresh air and exercise.   The public can expect areas of the park where… Continue reading High Park Cherry Blossoms – Virtual Experience

Howard Park Tennis Club Driveway Improvements in High Park

The City will be undertaking construction and repairs by the Howard Park Tennis Club in High Park. The scope of work includes replacing the existing dilapidated timber retaining wall with a new pre cast stone retaining wall, and replacing the existing unit paver driveway, new concrete steps and handrails. Work is scheduled to commence starting… Continue reading Howard Park Tennis Club Driveway Improvements in High Park

High Park-Western Beached Funding Opportunity

The High Park-Western Beaches Fund program will make available up to $3,000 to Registered Charities, Not-for-Profit groups or individuals (not commercial) that host free activities (programs, events) between June 2021 and January 2022 in support of social, environmental and recreation initiatives in High Park and Western Beaches.  Interest groups can submit their application. The application… Continue reading High Park-Western Beached Funding Opportunity

Revitalization of the High Park North Playground is now completed

The City of Toronto had closed down the North Playground at High Park in October of 2019 for repairs and upgrades. The City was scheduled to complete the improvements to the playground area with new playground equipment and structures, and also rehabilitating the wading pool by Spring of 2020. Due to Covid-19 related delay in… Continue reading Revitalization of the High Park North Playground is now completed

Prescribed burn High Park and South Humber Park Cancelled

UPDATE — The prescribed burns are cancelled for the year 2020 due to the current situation with COVID-19 — Prescribed burns are part of The City’s long-term management plan to restore and protect Toronto’s rare black oak woodlands and savannahs. A prescribed burn is a deliberately set and carefully controlled fire that burns low to… Continue reading Prescribed burn High Park and South Humber Park Cancelled

Funding Opportunity – High Park-Western Beaches – Deadline March 31, 2020

Are you a REGISTERED CHARITY, NOT-FOR-PROFIT GROUP OR INDIVIDUAL hosting free activities in support of social, environmental and recreation initiatives in High Park and Western Beaches that needs funding? Grants up to $3,000 are available to support Parks, Forestry and Recreation (PFR) objectives of environmental stewardship, promote activity, social well-being and/or other as outlined in… Continue reading Funding Opportunity – High Park-Western Beaches – Deadline March 31, 2020

High Park – Colborne Lodge Staircase Reconstruction – November 15

The reconstruction of the Colborne Lodge staircase at High Park will commence this Friday, November 15th. The stairs will be converted from the existing wooden staircase to a new metal staircase. To accommodate this process, Colborne Lodge Drive will be periodically closed. Signs will be posted throughout the park regarding the project and the road… Continue reading High Park – Colborne Lodge Staircase Reconstruction – November 15