Residents Invited to Share Ideas to Improve Municipal Playgrounds

Oct 17, 2017

How often do you visit your municipal playground? What do you like best and least about the outdoor play area near your home? Do you have ideas for new play structures or landscape design? Share your thoughts online at or on paper at any branch of the Greater Sudbury Public Library. Survey closes on Friday, November 3 at 4:30 p.m.

Municipal playgrounds are easily accessible park spaces, serving the recreational and social needs of homes within an approximate 10 minute walking distance. The City of Greater Sudbury maintains 189 playgrounds in local neighbourhoods and larger community parks.

"Playgrounds add so much quality of life to a neighbourhood and are an important cornerstone to being a healthy community," said Greater Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger. "I encourage residents from across the community to share their thoughts with the City about how these important spaces are used in their neighbourhood and how they can be improved so that we can establish a new standard for all municipal playgrounds."

Staff from Greater Sudbury Leisure Services will travel to 12 playgrounds to gather feedback during Neighbourhood Huddle open houses. All residents are invited to attend with their children.

Wednesday, October 18, attend anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

  • Antwerp Playground, 459 Antwerp Ave.
  • Capreol Millennium Resource Centre, 24 Meehan Ave.
  • Elmview Playground, 1045 Tilly St.

Saturday, October 21, attend anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

  • Percy Playground, 600 Percy Ave.

Monday, October 23, attend anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

  • Delki Dozzi Complex, 3 Mary St.

Wednesday, October 25, attend anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

  • Rosemarie Playground, 1297 Gary Ave.

Thursday, October 26, attend anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

  • Carol Richard Playground, 1719 George St.
  • Riverdale Playground, 199 York St.
  • Wahnapitae Community Centre Tot Lot, 161 Glenbower Cres.
  • Lively Playground, 215 Sixth Ave.

Monday, October 30, attend anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

  • Carmichael Playground, 1388 Bellevue Ave.
  • Onaping Community Centre Tot Lot, 2 Hillside Dr.