Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Riverdale Park East

This 18 hectare park near Danforth Avenue and Broadveiw Avenue is popular for winter tobogganing and views of downtown Toronto skyline. Riverdale Park East features two ball diamonds, three multipurpose sports fields, a running track, seven tennis courts, an artificial outdoor ice rink and ball hockey pad, a picnic area and a children's playground. The ice rink features a hockey pad which is also a please pad. There are change rooms for changing into skates. There is a nice playground to the east of the rink. A naturalized area at the north end of the park has many recreational trails ideal for walking. Located at the north entrance to the park on Broadview Avenue is the Riverdale Park East Outdoor Pool.

Special Features
SCENIC VIEW - Great place to watch a sunset.

  • 550 Broadview Ave
  • Ward: 30
  • District: Toronto & East York
  • Near: Broadview Ave & Sparkhall Ave
  • TTC Information: Take the Broadview streetcar two stops past the Danforth and walk down the stairs to the rink.
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  • The Riverdale Park East rink will operate as a natural ice rink during the 2015-16 season. No permits will be issued at this site for the coming season.

Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating
Ball Diamond2
Ball Hockey Pad1

Bike Trail1

Dogs Off-Leash Area1

Drinking Fountain2


Multipurpose Field3
Multipurpose Room1
Outdoor Dry Pad1
Outdoor Pool1
Outdoor Table Tennis2

Outdoor Tennis Court7

Outdoor track1

Picnic Site1


Washroom Facility1

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.