Recreation in Parkwoods
Parkwoods contains an abundance of recreational opportunities. For the fitness enthusiast there is pleasure skating available at the Fenside Arena, year-round tennis at Cassandra Park, and an outdoor pool at the Broadlands community centre. There are also a myriad of local parks with a wide range of facilities including baseball diamonds, indoor and outdoor pools, basketball, tennis courts and children's playgrounds.
Brookbanks Park, which winds its way through the centre of this neighbourhood, is a lush ravine valley with a thick cover of trees and a wood chip nature trail that is well used by neighbourhood residents. This park is accessible year-round and also features a paved path that is ideal for walking, jogging, roller-blading and cycling. During the winter residents cross-country ski and snowshoe in this winter wonderland.
The Victoria Terrace shopping centre at Lawrence and Victoria Park Avenues is anchored by six Famous Players movie theatres that screen all of the newest Hollywood pictures. The Brookbanks Public Library at 210 Brookbanks Drive includes an auditorium that is available for both children and adult programs