Park People Announces the Park Toolkit
Park People has announced the Park Toolkit, a series of handbooks developed to help you host events at your local park. At the heart of our work is the belief that when communities get involved, parks get better. The Park Toolkit is your way to meet neighbours, strengthen community ties, and make good use of vital green spaces across Toronto.
Announcing Catalyst Parks
Catalyst Parks is a pilot initiative to work intensively in parks in four Toronto Neighbourhood Improvement Areas: Rexdale, Bathurst/Finch, Flemingdon and Chester Le. Learn more >
Parks Platform 2014: Growing Parks From the Grassroots
Toronto is going to the polls on October 27, 2014 and parks need to be on the agenda. After listening to the ideas of park lovers around Toronto and doing our own research, we’re issuing a set of 10 ideas that will improve Toronto’s parks and are achievable in the next council’s term. Read Park People's Parks Platform: Growing Parks From the Grassroots >
Park People & LEAF launch Adopt-A-Park-Tree handbook
In cooperation with LEAF, we're proud to announce the Adopt-A-Park-Tree handbook, a guide to bringing this innovative park tree stewardship program to your local park. Learn more >
Announcing the TD Park Builders Program
Together TD Bank Group and Toronto Park People have developed a new initiative called the TD Park Builders Program which encourages community engagement and animation of vital community green space in Toronto’s Neighbourhood Improvement Areas and low-income communities. Learn more >
News Release: Ontario Trillium Foundation Joins the Weston Family Parks Challenge
The Ontario Trillium Foundation will collaborate with The W. Garfield Weston Foundation & Toronto Park People to invest in Toronto’s parks. Learn more >
Landmark Weston Family Parks Challenge
Up to $5 million in grants over the next three years will be available from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, working with Park People, to support innovative new park initiatives across the City of Toronto. Find out more about this exciting new funding program and how to apply here.
Download The Park Friends Group Guidebook
Learn how you can improve and activate your park! Whether you are starting a new Friends of the Park Group or hoping to improve an existing one, download our free, Park Friends Group Guidebook.