Sherbourne Common

Sherbourne Common

This one is on our “cool” list. Sherbourne Common, the 1.5-hectare park that runs south of Lake Shore Blvd all the way to the waterfront east of the CORUS building, is your not average green space. Nor play space for that matter. But it’s both and so...
Neshama Playground

Neshama Playground

Love love love. There has been a lot of hype (in mom circles) about Neshama Playground, Toronto’s first fully accessible playground unveiled in 2012 at Oriole Park at the corner of Chaplin Crescent and Oriole Parkway. Now we know why. We finally made it there on...
East End Splash Pads

East End Splash Pads

Long live the summer. Please! The City of Toronto has 90-plus splash pads where families can cool off. The structures are button-operated (no attendant/lifeguard on-site) and open from 9:00 am to 8:30 pm from June to September. Here are a few of our east-end faves:...
Corktown Common

Corktown Common

We’re in love. Corktown Common, the 18-acre park located at the foot of Bayview Ave in the West Don Lands, is truly a park promised land. Tucked in between the DVP, Canary District construction project and GO/CN rail lines, access is via Lower River Street,...