Best playgrounds in Toronto

Check out the top playgrounds in Toronto, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Dufferin Grove Park
1. Dufferin Grove Park
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54 local reviews
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Melanie
The farmer's market takes place every Thursday from 3-7. Friday evenings at 6 pm you can attend the family din…
Kristi
Beautiful park includes a playground, a farmers market on Thursdays (3pm-7pm), a skating rink, fire pits (perm…
Katie & Philippe
An incredibly family-friendly spot in the heart of the west end. Kids will love the expansive playground and c…
1. Dufferin Grove Park
1. Dufferin Grove Park
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54 local reviews
Melanie
Melanie
The farmer's market takes place every Thursday from 3-7. Friday evenings at 6 pm you can attend the family dinners featuring food prepared f…
Kristi
Kristi
Beautiful park includes a playground, a farmers market on Thursdays (3pm-7pm), a skating rink, fire pits (permit required), and lots of acti…
Katie & Philippe
Katie & Philippe
An incredibly family-friendly spot in the heart of the west end. Kids will love the expansive playground and creek and exploratory sandpit/d…
2. Trinity - Bellwoods
2. Trinity - Bellwoods
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112 local reviews
Trinity - Bellwoods, Toronto
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Bill and Cindy
Farmers Market every Tuesday 3 - 7. Home to an infamous albino squirrel. Great playground and wading pool for …
Moe
Toronto's hippest park - come for the scene, stay for the great coffee and ice cream from White Squirrel (at t…
Abigail
Hipsters, babies and impromptu lawn sales.
2. Trinity - Bellwoods
2. Trinity - Bellwoods
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112 local reviews
Trinity - Bellwoods, Toronto
Bill and Cindy
Bill and Cindy
Farmers Market every Tuesday 3 - 7. Home to an infamous albino squirrel. Great playground and wading pool for kids, paths for walking & cycl…
Moe
Moe
Toronto's hippest park - come for the scene, stay for the great coffee and ice cream from White Squirrel (at the southern end of the park, o…
Abigail
Abigail
Hipsters, babies and impromptu lawn sales.
3. The Beaches
3. The Beaches
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74 local reviews
The Beaches, Toronto
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Push and Kevin
Lakefront beach and parkland with public swimming and park playground areas. Very popular during summer and …
Jenna and David
One of our favourite places to stroll, the beach boardwalk has dog walkers, joggers, musicians, and feels so r…
Rob
Further away, but drive there if you can. Its an entire residential area on the sand beaches of Toronto, with …
3. The Beaches
3. The Beaches
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74 local reviews
The Beaches, Toronto
Push and Kevin
Push and Kevin
Lakefront beach and parkland with public swimming and park playground areas. Very popular during summer and on weekends. Great for famili…
Jenna and David
Jenna and David
One of our favourite places to stroll, the beach boardwalk has dog walkers, joggers, musicians, and feels so relaxed, like you're in another…
Rob
Rob
Further away, but drive there if you can. Its an entire residential area on the sand beaches of Toronto, with a downtown strip, and be sure …
4. Trinity Bellwoods Park
4. Trinity Bellwoods Park
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133 local reviews
Trinity Bellwoods Park, Toronto
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Helen
The best people-watching in the city! Wonderful playground, dog-walking area, tennis courts, benches and shady…
Ivy
Large and beautiful Trinity Bellwoods Park and its surrounding cafes, restaurants and shops is a must. The par…
Little Italy Suites
Beautiful park with a sunken stage. North East end of park offers magnificent views of the Toronto skyline. Pa…
4. Trinity Bellwoods Park
4. Trinity Bellwoods Park
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133 local reviews
Trinity Bellwoods Park, Toronto
(416) 392-0743
Helen
Helen
The best people-watching in the city! Wonderful playground, dog-walking area, tennis courts, benches and shady trees. Farmers market every T…
Ivy
Ivy
Large and beautiful Trinity Bellwoods Park and its surrounding cafes, restaurants and shops is a must. The park itself has many beautiful tr…
Little Italy Suites
Little Italy Suites
Beautiful park with a sunken stage. North East end of park offers magnificent views of the Toronto skyline. Park has a a community centre wi…
5. High Park
5. High Park
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259 local reviews
High Park, Toronto
(416) 392-1111
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Nancy
High Park has so much to offer a range of interests. The park is fully naturalized, so use its large network …
Meredith
High Park is huge with so many things to do. The Grenadier Cafe has great brunch and lunch options (and is rea…
Maria
Don't be fooled by the address. It is a 10 minute walk from Triller Grove. Walk west from Triller for four blo…
5. High Park
5. High Park
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259 local reviews
High Park, Toronto
(416) 392-1111
Nancy
Nancy
High Park has so much to offer a range of interests. The park is fully naturalized, so use its large network of woodsy paths to explore Ont…
Meredith
Meredith
High Park is huge with so many things to do. The Grenadier Cafe has great brunch and lunch options (and is really fun for kids). There are m…
Maria
Maria
Don't be fooled by the address. It is a 10 minute walk from Triller Grove. Walk west from Triller for four blocks to the west side of Claude…
6. Kew Gardens
6. Kew Gardens
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15 local reviews
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Jennifer
Our favourite local park, Kew Gardens has an amazing playground, picnic areas, a skating rink, lawn bowling, a…
Vickie
Active park all year round from skating rinks at winter and summer activities for all ages -free community exp…
Christophe
A wonderful spot to take the kids. Summer wading pool next to the year-round playground. Lovely gazebo in the…
6. Kew Gardens
6. Kew Gardens
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15 local reviews
Jennifer
Jennifer
Our favourite local park, Kew Gardens has an amazing playground, picnic areas, a skating rink, lawn bowling, a baseball diamond, a bandshell…
Vickie
Vickie
Active park all year round from skating rinks at winter and summer activities for all ages -free community experiences from Seniors day camp…
Christophe
Christophe
A wonderful spot to take the kids. Summer wading pool next to the year-round playground. Lovely gazebo in the middle of the park that neigh…
7. Withrow Park
7. Withrow Park
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15 local reviews
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Alexandra
This park is a 5 minute walk away and has a soccer field, 2 playgrounds, a wading pool in the summer, and a fa…
Jenna and David
Like a mini Central Park, this Greektown park has tennis courts, an enclosed playground with splash pad, and a…
Louise
Gated safe beautiful playground -splash pad- newly renovated last year, tennis courts, Ball Hockey, soccer fie…
7. Withrow Park
7. Withrow Park
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15 local reviews
Alexandra
Alexandra
This park is a 5 minute walk away and has a soccer field, 2 playgrounds, a wading pool in the summer, and a farmers market.
Jenna and David
Jenna and David
Like a mini Central Park, this Greektown park has tennis courts, an enclosed playground with splash pad, and a farmer's market on the weeken…
Louise
Louise
Gated safe beautiful playground -splash pad- newly renovated last year, tennis courts, Ball Hockey, soccer field, bathrooms
8. Greenwood Park
8. Greenwood Park
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11 local reviews
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Pam
Huge, gorgeous park featuring skating and hockey rinks, playground, pool, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, an…
Sylvia
Free public swimming pool, splash pad for kids, playground, soccer field, baseball diamond, dog park, etc. Fre…
Sara
Large park just around the corner that is great for year round activities. Park includes a dog park, baseball …
8. Greenwood Park
8. Greenwood Park
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11 local reviews
Pam
Pam
Huge, gorgeous park featuring skating and hockey rinks, playground, pool, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, and dog park.
Sylvia
Sylvia
Free public swimming pool, splash pad for kids, playground, soccer field, baseball diamond, dog park, etc. Free outdoor ice rink and hockey …
Sara
Sara
Large park just around the corner that is great for year round activities. Park includes a dog park, baseball diamond, soccer pitch, outdoor…
9. Stanley Park
9. Stanley Park
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14 local reviews
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Anjuli
King Street cuts through Stanley Park, so on the north side there are ping-pong tables, a basketball court and…
Christopher
Small park with tennis courts, baseball field, fenced-in dog park, playground, basketball court and public poo…
Tdot
Our home faces onto Stanley Park. In summer months, the swimming pool is open. Newly renovated tennis courts…
9. Stanley Park
9. Stanley Park
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14 local reviews
Anjuli
Anjuli
King Street cuts through Stanley Park, so on the north side there are ping-pong tables, a basketball court and a playground. On the south si…
Christopher
Christopher
Small park with tennis courts, baseball field, fenced-in dog park, playground, basketball court and public pool.
Tdot
Tdot
Our home faces onto Stanley Park. In summer months, the swimming pool is open. Newly renovated tennis courts are available for public use…
10. Sorauren Park
10. Sorauren Park
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9 local reviews
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Melissa  Slatkoff
Nearby park with benches, wading pool, playground, soccer field, dog run, and baseball diamond.
Sara
Smaller park and playground, plus a farmer's market on Mondays, 3-7 p.m. (it heads inside in the winter).
Lin
Fancy a game of tenny? Free courts. Strictly BYOR (bring your own racquet).
10. Sorauren Park
10. Sorauren Park
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9 local reviews
Melissa  Slatkoff
Melissa Slatkoff
Nearby park with benches, wading pool, playground, soccer field, dog run, and baseball diamond.
Sara
Sara
Smaller park and playground, plus a farmer's market on Mondays, 3-7 p.m. (it heads inside in the winter).
Lin
Lin
Fancy a game of tenny? Free courts. Strictly BYOR (bring your own racquet).
11. Christie Pits Park
11. Christie Pits Park
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47 local reviews
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Joshua
Once a sand, gravel and clay quarry, Christie Pits is one of Toronto's great downtown parks. 21 acres in size …
Cynthia & Jose
Across from the Christie subway station. The park features the Alex Duff Memorial Pool, located at its edge ar…
Josh
Once a sand, gravel and clay quarry, Christie Pits is one of Toronto's great downtown parks. 21 acres in size …
11. Christie Pits Park
11. Christie Pits Park
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47 local reviews
Joshua
Joshua
Once a sand, gravel and clay quarry, Christie Pits is one of Toronto's great downtown parks. 21 acres in size and approximately 1.4 kilometr…
Cynthia & Jose
Cynthia & Jose
Across from the Christie subway station. The park features the Alex Duff Memorial Pool, located at its edge are three baseball diamonds, a m…
Josh
Josh
Once a sand, gravel and clay quarry, Christie Pits is one of Toronto's great downtown parks. 21 acres in size and approximately 1.4 kilometr…
12. Dovercourt Park
12. Dovercourt Park
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7 local reviews
Dovercourt Park, Toronto
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Kristi
This is the closest park. It includes a baseball diamond, free first-come-first-served tennis courts, a playg…
John
Tennis, playground, baseball and nice neighbourhood park.
Ariane
Tennis courts, kids splash pad and playground.
12. Dovercourt Park
12. Dovercourt Park
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7 local reviews
Dovercourt Park, Toronto
Kristi
Kristi
This is the closest park. It includes a baseball diamond, free first-come-first-served tennis courts, a playground with wading pool, fire p…
John
John
Tennis, playground, baseball and nice neighbourhood park.
Ariane
Ariane
Tennis courts, kids splash pad and playground.