Public involvement is essential in developing the Facilities Master Plan. A comprehensive engagement strategy and a detailed consultation plan has been developed. Details on public consultation activities and result summaries will be posted as they become available.
Phase 2 Consultation (November 2016 – spring 2017)
Pop-up Consultation Sessions
Consultation Dates: November 5 – 30, 2016
City staff will be available at fourteen busy locations across the city to consult with people in person about parks and recreation facilities, permitting and sport programs. See schedule for details on where and when.
Online Resident Survey #2
Survey Dates: November 4, 2016 - December 2, 2016
This five minute survey gathered information on facility provision and on what facility improvements are most important to people.
Discussion Guide #2 and Feedback Form
Launch: November 4, 2016
This guide provides highlights of consultation results to date, introduces guiding principles, emerging directions and preliminary objectives for the plan, and poses four questions to consider. Responses can be submitted by email to email@example.com or sent in hard copy to: Facilities Master Plan, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, 24th floor - Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Toronto Ontario, M5V 3C6.
Share Your Thoughts - Online Form
Dates: November 4 - Spring 2017
Take a few minutes to send us your thoughts on three key questions.
Online Resident Survey #1
Survey Dates: December 1, 2015 - January 24, 2016
This detailed survey gathered information on parks and recreation facility needs and preferences.
Town Hall Meetings
Four public town hall meetings were held with one each in Toronto-East York (Wallace Emerson Community Centre), Scarborough (Warden Hilltop Community Centre), Etobicoke-York (Etobicoke Olympium) and North York (Edithvale Community Centre). Each was webcast live to allow for online participation.
Discussion Guide #1 and Feedback Form
This guide describes the Plan, the issues it will address, and poses four questions for individuals and groups to consider. Responses were submitted online or sent in hard copy.
Dates: December 2015 to June, 2016
Toronto Planning Review Panel
The Toronto Planning Review Panel provided input on planning for parks and recreation facilities. The Panel is a representative group of Torontonians with 28 members randomly selected via Civic Lottery. Members work together to provide City Planning with informed public input on major planning initiatives.