Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Parkway Forest Community Centre

Artist's rendering of Parkway Forest Community Centre
Artist rendering courtesy of Diamond Schmitt Architects

About the Centre

The new Parkway Forest Community Centre (CC) is a fully accessible 50 000-sq.-ft. building with an abundance of natural light. It was designed with extensive input from the local community and features:

  • full-size gymnasium
  • Youth Space
  • five multi-purpose rooms
  • preschool room
  • teaching kitchen
  • change rooms with day lockers
  • teaching garden and green roof
  • weight room
  • fitness/dance studio
  • walking track

Hours of operation are 8 am to 10 pm daily, seven days a week, excluding all statutory holidays. To connect with the customer service desk, please call 416-392-6383.

Parkway Forest CC is located at 55 Forest Manor Rd., a short walk from the Don Mills Subway Station and minutes from Fairview Mall. A variety of paths lead to the centre for walkers and cyclists. Parking is currently limited. We apologize for any inconvenience. Parking is also available on Parkway Forest Drive east of the building.

Parkway Forest Community Centre was designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects and is part of the master-planned community Emerald City. The facility was developed by Elad Canada as part of a Section 37 agreement with the City of Toronto.

Drop-in and Registered Programs

Parkway Forest CC offers a wide selection of drop-in and registered programs ranging from badminton and table tennis to drama and jazz.

A full listing of Parkway Forest Community Centre's fall 2015/winter 2016 drop-in and registered programs is now available in the North York Fun Guide (see page 29 for Older Adult programs, page 36 for fitness programs and pages 68-70 for general drop-in and registered programs).

Youth Space

Parkway Forest CC has a dedicated space for youth to connect, create, learn, inspire and be inspired. All youth ages 13-24 are welcome! 

Fall programs:

  • Digital Media
  • Diverse Discussion Night
  • Multi-sports
  • Youth "Iron Chef" Cooking
  • Gaming Nights
  • DJ 101 (DJ lessons/music discussion)
  • Dance
  • Young Men's Group
  • Young Women's Group



Fall hours:

Monday: 4 - 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 4 - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 4 - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 5 - 9 p.m.
Friday: 5 - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 12 - 3 p.m.
Sunday: closed

For inquiries, please contact Alicia Daley, Youth Recreation Programmer at 416-392-6384.


For applications and information about single-use or seasonal permits, please call Mark McKay, Community Recreation Programmer at 416-392-6385 or

Tours & Information Sessions

Want to learn more about Parkway Forest CC? Contact 416-392-6383 or drop by the customer service desk to for details about upcoming tours and information sessions.