About Earlscourt Park

Earlscourt Park, located along St. Clair Avenue West at Lansdowne, is one of Toronto's busiest parks. This thirty-six acre park includes:  
  • children's playground
  • wading pool
  • fully fenced off-leash dog park
  • soccer fields
  • baseball diamond
  • basketball court
  • outdoor track
  • bandshell
  • plenty of green space
  • 8000-square foot Community Garden operated by The Stop Community Food Centre

The adjacent Joseph J. Piccininni Community Centre features:  
  • indoor soccer field
  • indoor bocce courts
  • twenty-five metre swimming pool
  • gymnasium
  • heath club
  • seniors lounge

Next door, the facilities at Giovanni Caboto include:
  • outdoor swimming pool
  • tennis courts
  • outdoor skating rink

Interested in the history of Earlscourt Park?

Early Settlers in Earlscourt - 1900-1920

Early Life in Earlscourt:

Park is founded in 1920 on the Royce family grounds:

1920 - Building Earlscourt Park (Toronto Archives)

Preston Villa on the grounds of Earlscourt Park, 1854-1955

Preston Villa - home of Earlscourt Park Community Clubhouse from 1920-1955 (Toronto Public Library)

Fascinating reading and historical photos in The Toronto Archive's exhibit Playing By the Rules, Children's Leisure in Toronto, 1837-1934:

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