Dufferin Grove Park

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Dufferin Grove Park
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Dufferin Grove Park
Dufferin Grove Park is located in Toronto
Dufferin Grove Park
Location of the park in Toronto
TypePublic Park
LocationToronto, Ontario
Coordinates43°39′22″N 79°25′57″W / 43.656167°N 79.432483°W / 43.656167; -79.432483Coordinates: 43°39′22″N 79°25′57″W / 43.656167°N 79.432483°W / 43.656167; -79.432483
Operated byCity of Toronto
Public transit accessDufferin

Dufferin Grove Park is a park in the Dufferin Grove neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The park is located on the east side of Dufferin Street, south of Bloor Street West. It is located a block south of the Dufferin subway station and across the street from Dufferin Mall. The park extends two city blocks east and is primarily green-space with mixed open space and treed areas.

Facilities and activities[edit]

The park features a large playground, a wading pool, a pizza oven, a basketball court, and an outdoor ice skating rink in the winter. There is also an organic farmers' market at the park on Thursday afternoons from 3-7 o'clock.[1] The Park has been set up for wireless Internet usage.[2] The park is home to the Clay & Paper Theatre which stages outdoor plays in the summer as well as special events at other times of the year.

Denison Creek[edit]

The park is situated on one part of the ravine of Denison Creek, a fork of the former Garrison Creek. In the south-west quadrant of the park, along Dufferin, a section of the ravine remains, minus the creek, which was filled in long ago. The waters of the creek are diverted into a trunk sewer that runs under Dufferin Avenue, then under Sylvan Street.[3] An interpretative display is provided.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dufferin Grove Farmers' Market". www.blogto.com. Retrieved 2019-07-30.
  2. ^ "Dufferin Grove Park News | (Problems & Follow-up) Problems 2006 - Wireless Internet Project". www.dufferinpark.ca. Retrieved 2019-07-30.
  3. ^ "Denison Creek". lostrivers.ca. Retrieved 2009-10-23.

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