Recreation in York Mills
The multi-faceted York Mills Park, located at the south-east corner of York Mills Road and Bayview Avenue is well used in the summertime for a variety of pursuits. There is an outdoor pool for recreational swimming, a children's playground and a baseball diamond with recreational house leagues. This park also provides access to Windfield's Park which has an attractive footpath through a ravine valley that follows the winding course of Wilkett Creek, a tributary of the Don River.
York Mills Park is also the home of the York Mills Arena. This arena is busy year-round with organized hockey leagues, as well as power and pleasure skating. There are many parks located north of York Mills and west of Bayview Avenue. The largest of these neighbourhood parks is St. Andrew's Park which features a mini valley and lush greenspace that is popular for walks and light recreational pursuits. Tournament Park located next to St. Andrew's Square features tennis courts and an active tennis club program.
The oldest and most prestigious municipal course, Don Valley has a classic Howard Watson design, a traditional variety of holes, and a reputation for its exciting, natural setting. It's a challenge to even the most skilled of golfers. Don Valley is located at 4200 Yonge St., just south of Highway 401. For more information or to book a tee time, call 416-392-2465.