Toronto Neighbourhood Guide

North York


Recreation in Windfields

Windfields Park which runs through the centre of this neighbourhood contains a picturesque walking trail that follows the course of Wilket Creek. This nature park includes two hundred year old trees, a pond and marsh area, and many species of wild flowers, birds and other wildlife. This park is ideal for picnicking in the summer and cross-country skiing in the winter. Windfields Park can be accessed from York Mills Park situated at the south-east corner of York Mills Road and Bayview Avenue. This park is home to the York Mills Arena which offers seasonal skating opportunities for all ages.

Edwards Gardens - one of Toronto's prettiest and most famous parks - forms the southern boundary of Windfields Park. Wilket Creek flows through the centre of this park which is admired for its rockeries, perennial borders, rose gardens, and waterfalls. Edwards Gardens is also the home of the Civic Garden Centre one of Canada's finest public gardening resource centres.

The Banbury Community Centre is located at 120 Banbury Road in a naturalized setting backing onto Windfields Park. This centre offers Banbury Kids and Banbury Fitness programs as well as dance, yoga, and arts programs. The Banbury Tennis Club is located behind the community centre


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