Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Monarch Park

A 5 hectare park near Danforth and Coxwell Avenue that features a dog off-leash area, an outdoor pool, a wading pool and a children's playground. During the winter there is also an artificial ice rink in operation.

Monarch Park outdoor swimming pool and artificial ice rink is located inside Monarch Park. The swimming pool area features a 25m pool with diving area, two storey water slide, raised seating area, and a separate wading pool area. Monarch Park Pool also offers a variety of swimming lessons for all ages, including leadership classes and parent and tot classes.

Note: wading pool has the same open hours as Drop-In Leisure Swim hours for the outdoor pool.

  • 115 Felstead Ave M4J 1G3
  • Partially Accessible
  • Ward: 30
  • District: Toronto & East York
  • Near: Coxwell & Danforth
  • TTC Information: Travel to Greenwood Station. Walk east on Danforth and then south on Gillard to 115 Felstead Ave.
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Skating

Learn to Skate AdultLearn to Skate programs, beginner to advanced, focus on orientation to ice and skating techniques. Course prerequisites are indicated. All Adult participants must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate - Beginners  (18yrs and over)
Jan-06-2015 to Feb-03-2015, Tue, Thur, 6:45 - 7:30pm   Registration begins Dec-06-2014   This course is open for registration
Learn to Skate Child - Level 1Development of balance and posture. Introduction to forward skating, gliding, stopping and backward skating. Prerequisite: Level 1 is for participants who are new to skating or are unable to skate the width of the ice surface with a glide. Participants should be able to stand and walk on skates with straight ankles off the ice. Participants must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate Child - Level 1  (6 - 12yrs)
Jan-06-2015 to Feb-03-2015, Tue, Thur, 4:30 - 5:15pm   Registration begins Dec-06-2014   This course is open for registration
Learn to Skate Child - Level 1  (6 - 12yrs)
Jan-06-2015 to Feb-03-2015, Tue, Thur, 5:45 - 6:30pm   Registration begins Dec-06-2014   This course is open for registration
Learn to Skate Child - Level 1  (6 - 12yrs)
Jan-06-2015 to Feb-03-2015, Tue, Thur, 6 - 6:45pm   Registration begins Dec-06-2014   This course is open for registration
Learn to Skate Child - Level 2Development of forward gliding, stopping, backward skating. Introduction to one foot glides and backward gliding. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level 1 or participant can skate (with a glide) the length of the ice without falling. Participants must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate Child - Level 2  (6 - 12yrs)
Jan-06-2015 to Feb-03-2015, Tue, Thur, 6:30 - 7:15pm   Registration begins Dec-06-2014   This course is open for registration
Learn to Skate PreschoolChildren will receive an orientation to the ice surface and will learn the basics of skating through games and songs. Participants should be able to stand and walk on skates with straight ankles off the ice. It is mandatory that all preschool participants wear a CSA approved hockey helmet with a full face mask. For Caregiver and Tot programs, the caregiver accompanying the child on the ice must also wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate - Beginners  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-06-2015 to Feb-03-2015, Tue, Thur, 4:30 - 5pm   Registration begins Dec-06-2014   This course is open for registration
Learn to Skate - Beginners  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-06-2015 to Feb-03-2015, Tue, Thur, 5 - 5:30pm   Registration begins Dec-06-2014   This course is open for registration
Learn to Skate - Beginners  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-06-2015 to Feb-03-2015, Tue, Thur, 5:15 - 5:45pm   Registration begins Dec-06-2014   This course is open for registration
Learn to Skate - Caregiver and Tot  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-06-2015 to Feb-03-2015, Tue, Thur, 5:30 - 6pm   Registration begins Dec-06-2014   This course is open for registration
Learn to Skate YouthLearn to Skate programs, beginner to advanced, focus on orientation to ice and skating techniques. Course prerequisites are indicated. All Youth participants must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.
Learn to Skate - Beginners  (13 - 18yrs)
Jan-06-2015 to Feb-03-2015, Tue, Thur, 6:45 - 7:30pm   Registration begins Dec-06-2014   This course is open for registration

Skating

Next Week >>
Sun Dec 21Mon Dec 22Tue Dec 23Wed Dec 24Thu Dec 25Fri Dec 26Sat Dec 27
Public Skate
3 - 6pm1 - 4pm

6 - 8pm
 1 - 4pm  3 - 6pm
Shinny: Adult
(18yrs and over)
10am - 12pm 1 - 4:30pm   9 - 11am

8 - 10pm
Shinny: Caregiver & Child
(up to 8yrs)
12 - 1pm     1 - 3pm
Shinny: Child
(9 - 12yrs)
      11am - 1pm
Shinny: Youth
(13 - 18yrs)
1 - 3pm4 - 6pm    6 - 8pm
Public Skate - Unsupervised
 9am - 1pm9am - 1pm9am - 1pm   
Shinny: Women
(18yrs and over)
  8 - 10pm    
Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating
Dogs Off-Leash Area1

Dressing Room4

Outdoor Pool1
B
Playground1

Wading Pool1


Facilities are given a rating of Premium, A, B, or C based on following criteria.

Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating
Outdoor Rink1


Facility Classification for Ice Allocation.