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
  • Ward: 30
  • District: Toronto & East York
  • 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-05-2016 to Jan-28-2016, Tue, Thur, 6:45 - 7:30pm   Registration begins Dec-05-2015   This course is not presently available for Internet 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-05-2016 to Jan-28-2016, Tue, Thur, 4:30 - 5:15pm   Registration begins Dec-05-2015   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Learn to Skate Child - Level 1  (6 - 12yrs)
Jan-05-2016 to Jan-28-2016, Tue, Thur, 5:15 - 6pm   Registration begins Dec-05-2015   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Learn to Skate Child - Level 1  (6 - 12yrs)
Jan-05-2016 to Jan-28-2016, Tue, Thur, 6 - 6:45pm   Registration begins Dec-05-2015   This course is not presently available for Internet 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-05-2016 to Jan-28-2016, Tue, Thur, 6 - 6:45pm   Registration begins Dec-05-2015   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Learn to Skate Child - Level 2  (6 - 12yrs)
Jan-05-2016 to Jan-28-2016, Tue, Thur, 6:45 - 7:30pm   Registration begins Dec-05-2015   This course is not presently available for Internet 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-05-2016 to Jan-28-2016, Tue, Thur, 4:30 - 5pm   Registration begins Dec-05-2015   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Learn to Skate - Beginners  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-05-2016 to Jan-28-2016, Tue, Thur, 5 - 5:30pm   Registration begins Dec-05-2015   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Learn to Skate - Caregiver and Tot  (3 - 5yrs)
Jan-05-2016 to Jan-28-2016, Tue, Thur, 5:30 - 6pm   Registration begins Dec-05-2015   This course is not presently available for Internet 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  (13 - 18yrs)
Jan-05-2016 to Jan-28-2016, Tue, Thur, 6:45 - 7:30pm   Registration begins Dec-05-2015   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.

Swimming

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Sun Aug 23Mon Aug 24Tue Aug 25Wed Aug 26Thu Aug 27Fri Aug 28Sat Aug 29
Lane Swim
(7yrs and over)
7 - 8pm7 - 8pm7 - 8pm7 - 8pm7 - 8pm7 - 8pm7 - 8pm
Leisure Swim
12 - 7pm12 - 7pm12 - 7pm12 - 7pm12 - 7pm12 - 7pm12 - 7pm
Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating
Bike Trail4

Dogs Off-Leash Area1

Dressing Room4

Drinking Fountain1

Outdoor Pool1
B
Outdoor Table Tennis1

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.