Trinity Bellwoods Park - Toronto Canada

 Trinity Bellwoods Park contributes clean air and water, as well as safe and tranquil access to the outdoor environment. These all support sustainable health of Torontonians. As the city’s largest downtown greenspace, its natural setting provides a place to relax. As well, on site recreation facilities support active living, which provides important health benefits. In the era of modern technology and internet, people of all ages and physical condition need some physical activity for good health and well-being.

 Description Located in west Toronto between Queen Street West and Dundas Street, this 14.6 hectare (36 acre) park contains trees and lawns, bicycle and walking paths, a greenhouse, a playground, a dog off-leash, picnic areas, sports fields, and an indoor sports facility. Many cultural events take place in the park in the spring, summer and fall. There is also a Tuesday’s farmers market. What to see and do here Stroll through the park, clearing your lungs and mind as an escape from work or shopping. Eat your lunch here or bring your children to play. 

Watch or practice tennis, volleyball, football, softball, rugby or ice-skating in the park. Buy fresh healthy food at the summer’s farmers market. Take a self-guided tour of trees or enjoy one of the many cultural and community events like book fairs, live theater or the September outdoor art gallery. History/Culture The park sits atop the grounds of the former Trinity College (1852 to 1950s) and the college gates still stand on the edge of the park as a reminder of the greatness of the former site. Nearby community features As the Queen West neighbourhood is saturated with artists one can enjoy a variety of sidewalk musical renditions. The park does not have a restaurant in it but there are countless options on either side of the park to grab a coffee/tea/beverage and/ or a delicious snack or meal. The alleys and laneways around the park are full of amazing local street art.

Cycling: For map and route, see page 24. Bus: Queen St West At Strachan Ave, Stop ID: 6854. TTC Streetcar 501 and 301 Parking: Street parking meters, Green parking at 1117 Dundas St W. Website: Location: Trinity Bellwoods Park. 790 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1G3 Coordinates: 43°38′52″N, 79°24′51″W

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