Recreation in King West Village
Victoria Memorial Square located at Wellington and Portland Streets is Toronto’s first military cemetery. A war monument and interpretive plaques in this park commemorate Canada’s fallen soldiers. Today, this urban park represents where new lives are starting and new stories are being told.
Clarence Square situated at Spadina Avenue and Wellington Street West is a residential urban park that harkens back to the Victorian era. Clarence Terrace a row of historic townhouses facing the square from the north provides a nice visual backdrop for this neighbourhood green space.
St. Andrew’s Market and Playground is a small park located at Bathurst Street and Adelaide Street West. It is the first Toronto park to have a playground for children. The playground and other park features have recently been upgraded.
King West Village is within walking distance of the Toronto waterfront trail which is perfect for walking, jogging and bicycling. Sports fans will delight in the fact that Air Canada Centre and Rogers Centre, the home of Toronto’s professional sports teams are also within walking distance.
The Arts are also represented here with numerous galleries and studios nearby and live theatre and musical performances on King Street.