Parks, Forestry & Recreation

High Park

This large, centrally located park is a jewel in Toronto's park system. High Park combines extensive natural areas with maintained parkland, recreational facilities and popular attractions for a unique urban park experience that can be enjoyed year-round. Recognized as one of the most significant natural sites within the City of Toronto, over one-third of the park remains in a natural state. High Park is home to many species of wildlife and contains an outstanding concentration of rare plant species.

Special Features
WILDLIFE - Listed as a top spot to see birds and butterflies in the City of Toronto's Biodiversity Series booklets.

  • 1873 Bloor St W
  • Ward: 13
  • District: Etobicoke York
  • TTC Information: Travel to High Park Station. Exit the East Side of High Park Station and continue east to High Park Ave. Walk south to Bloor St. West and cross over the intersection at the lights into the park.
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Camps

Camp Extended ChildThe Extended Care option provides supervised care before and/or after camp for children registered in City of Toronto, Parks, Forestry and Recreation camp sessions. Extended hours programs have a separate barcode for registration. Refer to the camp program charts for times, fees and locations.
AM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (6 - 14yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Sprouts Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
PM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (6 - 14yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Sprouts Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
PM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (6 - 14yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Sprouts Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
PM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (6 - 14yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Sprouts Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
PM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 14yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Sprouts Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (6 - 14yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
PM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 14yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (6 - 14yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Sprouts Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
PM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 14yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (6 - 14yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Sprouts Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
PM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 14yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (6 - 14yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
AM Sprouts Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8 - 9am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
PM Eco Camp Extended Child - 1.0hr/day  (4 - 14yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 4 - 5pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Camp Specialty Plus ChildThe ultimate camp experience for campers who want more. Higher fees are charged to cover additional expenses beyond the typical Specialty Camp such as busing, rental of specialized equipment, site rental, etc
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Critters and Crawlies  (6 - 9yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Youth The Wild 'hood  (10 - 14yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Sprouts Nature Crafts  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-04-2016 to Jul-08-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Nature Arts  (6 - 9yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Youth The Wild Kitchen  (10 - 14yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Sprouts Wee Critters  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-11-2016 to Jul-15-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Habitat Detectives  (6 - 9yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Youth Wild Arts  (10 - 14yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Sprouts Veggie Sprouts  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-18-2016 to Jul-22-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Veggies and Ventures  (6 - 9yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Youth The Wild 'hood  (10 - 14yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Sprouts Hoppin' Habitats  (4 - 5yrs)
Jul-25-2016 to Jul-29-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Critters and Crawlies  (6 - 9yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Sprouts Nature Crafts  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-02-2016 to Aug-05-2016, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Nature Arts  (6 - 9yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Youth The Wild Kitchen  (10 - 14yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Sprouts Wee Critters  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-08-2016 to Aug-12-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Habitat Detectives  (6 - 9yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Youth Wild Arts  (10 - 14yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Sprouts Veggie Sprouts  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-15-2016 to Aug-19-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Camp Veggies and Ventures  (6 - 9yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Specialty Plus: Eco Sprouts Hoppin' Habitats  (4 - 5yrs)
Aug-22-2016 to Aug-26-2016, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 4pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.

General Interest

Cooking - ChildCourses vary from simple recipes that teach the basics of how to measure and combine ingredients to specialty cooking courses.
Veggie Cooking  (9 - 12yrs)
Apr-02-2016 to Jun-04-2016, Sat, 1 - 3pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Cooking - Early ChildEarly child cooking programs are designed for children 5 years old and under. Basic recipes and cooking techniques will be introduced.
Creative Chefs with Caregiver - Veggies  (4 - 5yrs)
Apr-02-2016 to Jun-04-2016, Sat, 10 - 11:30am   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.
Workshops - General Interest - ChildA wide variety of half day and one day or short term courses.
Workshop: Edible Cosmetics Spring Garden  (10 - 16yrs)
Jun-05-2016 to Jun-05-2016, Sun, 1 - 3pm   Registration begins Mar-05-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.

Swimming

SPLASH Swim TeamPrerequisite: Must be able to swim at least 2 continuous pool lengths unassisted. Participants are provided with swim workouts along with the assistance and development of the four competitive swimming stroke and competitive swim skills.
SPLASH Swim Team  (5yrs and over)
Jul-04-2016 to Aug-29-2016, Mon, Wed, 10:15 - 11:15am   Registration begins Jun-04-2016   This course is not presently available for Internet Registration.

General Interest

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Sun Jul 03Mon Jul 04Tue Jul 05Wed Jul 06Thu Jul 07Fri Jul 08Sat Jul 09
DROP-IN: Watch Me Grow Family
(1yr and over)
    10am - 12pm  

Swimming

Next Week >>
Sun Jun 19Mon Jun 20Tue Jun 21Wed Jun 22Thu Jun 23Fri Jun 24Sat Jun 25
Lane Swim
(7yrs and over)
      7 - 7:55pm
Leisure Swim
      12 - 3:45pm

5 - 6:45pm
Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating
Amphitheatre1

Ball Diamond1
2
A
B
Bike Trail5

Children's Garden1

Clubhouse1

Dogs Off-Leash Area1

Drinking Fountain16

Farm/Zoo1

Fieldhouse3

Greenhouse/Conservatory6

Outdoor Chess Table1

Outdoor Dry Pad1
A
Outdoor Pool1
A
Outdoor Table Tennis1

Outdoor Tennis Court14

Parking Lot21

Picnic Shelter5

Picnic Site13

Playground4

Pond12

Splash Pad1

Sport Field2
B
Wading Pool1

Washroom Facility7


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

Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating
Outdoor Rink2


Facility Classification for Ice Allocation.