Projects & Improvements

Recently Completed

Birdblind at East Point Park

Recently Completed Projects

Part of the new lookout, looking over the water

Lower Don Lookout

City of Toronto, Parks Forestry and Recreation has constructed a new lookout on the west side of the Lower Don Trail overlooking the Don River (north of Pottery Road, south of Beechwood Wetland). It was completed Summer 2017.  

The completed Berczy Park, completed with dog fountain

Berczy Park

The innovative and artful restoration of downtown's Berczy Park is mostly complete, with the park officially opened on June 28, 2017. The reconstruction of Scott Street, between Front Street East and Wellington Street East, is now complete and open to the public.


Sun Valley Trail Repairs

The City of Toronto will be undertaking repairs to a section of the Sun Valley trail system.  Work took place from September 21 – October 30, 2015.  This work will address erosion problems in the area by improving the drainage along steeper sections of trail.

East Point Park - Main Pavilion

East Point Park Bird Sanctuary Construction

East Point Park has been designated a Toronto Bird Sanctuary as part of the Toronto Bird Flyways and Sanctuaries Project due to the large numbers of migratory birds that use the park as a migratory stopover site.


Colonel Samuel Smith Park Wetland Lookout

City of Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation has prepared an improved design for a more durable lookout structure, which will provide an enhanced viewing experience for park visitors, and is ultimately designed as an outdoor classroom.

Don Valley Brick Works

Don Valley Brick Works Park Patio Reconstruction

The City of Toronto undertook the restoration and revitalization of the patio area at Don Valley Brick Works Park from November 2015 - June 2016. This work addressed drainage issues and uneven paving throughout the interlocking brick areas at the south end of the park.