City of Toronto Update on Parks and Amenities

City of Toronto Update on Parks and Amenities

The City of Toronto continues to safely and gradually open services and amenities this weekend, following guidance from Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health.

Remember when you go outside to follow public health advice and practise physical distancing or wear a face covering or non-medical mask to protect others when in settings where physical distancing cannot be maintained.

Below is a guide to which City services and amenities are open and which remain closed this weekend (May 30):

City Parks and Amenities

City park amenities open this weekend include:

  • picnic shelters
  • soccer and multi-use outdoor fields, including running tracks
  • baseball diamonds and basketball courts
  • some public tennis courts and pickleball courts
  • off-leash dog parks
  • BMX locations and skateboard parks
  • City-run golf courses and disc golf locations
  • ravine green spaces, beaches, trails and boardwalks for walking, running or biking
  • fishing with a licence, boating, kayaking and canoeing

If you arrive at a park that is crowded, you are advised to visit a different park or return at a later time when there are fewer people.

Park Amenities That Remain Closed

Park amenities that remain closed include public washrooms, lawn bowling facilities, outdoor bocce, playgrounds, outdoor exercise equipment, swimming pools, fixed barbecues and splash pads.

Farmers’ markets, greenhouses, nurseries and conservatories, High Park Zoo and Riverdale Farm also remain closed.

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