The Unofficial Website of Dufferin Grove Park, Toronto
About this site
A project of CELOS
Dufferin Grove Park
Dufferin Grove Park is a public neighbourhood park located in Toronto Canada, just south of Bloor, on the east side of Dufferin.
Location and Contacts
Independent neighbourhood groups:
The Dufferin Grove Farmers' market has its own website
The Farmers' Market is now taking orders online -- the orders can be picked up at St.Anne's Church parking lot. Read more in the Weekly Market Notes at www.dufferingrovemarket.ca
Things to do at the park (when it's allowed again)*
*with thanks to newsletter illustrator Jane LowBeer
COVID 19 news
....from the CELOS website: Read the daily updates from the chief medical officer of health -- lots of information
Learn to use your green thumb at the park gardens (or learn how to acquire one)
Want to join the Dufferin Grove Park Garden Club Cooperative? It started up again May 27, 2020. During June, gardening is Tuesdays 6-8pm Wednesdays 9-11am and/or 4-6pm, Fridays 9-11am and/or 4-6pm. Find out more
The most recent winter newsletter was a special government issue.
Toronto Life about being homeless in Dufferin Grove Park
"I used to own a condo in Toronto. How I ended up living in Dufferin Grove Park" by Toni Corrado
June 13, 2019, from the editor...
The Dufferin Grove Park Northwest Corner Revitalization Project: a critical look.
The Dufferin Grove neighbourhood is UNDER CONSTRUCTION: see our MAP of 23 new major developments (many condos, some rentals, some very tall towers) + 4 park/community centre renovations or replacements
The Freedom of Information request about the state of the Dufferin Grove Rink gives no evidence of anything wrong with the rink pads. Read the report here
The "Northwest corner revitalization" meeting reports, documents and correspondence:
Question: why not use the $4 million to fix the whole park instead of just one corner? What needs fixing.
Answer: because the city's Capital Projects planning staff can't cover their payroll by just fixing things, they need big new projects.....read the posts
Accessibility for everyone at Dufferin Grove Park:
A park booklet: "Dufferin Grove Park as a neighbourhood commons, 1993 to 2015" is posted here -- a little history, at the end of an era, with stories, lots of coloured photos, and some short interviews. Paper copies are available in the park newsletter slots.