Plan Your Experience

Links to share article on facebook, twitter or through email

Add current page to your quicklinks Add Printer-friendly version

Our location

Downsview Park
1-35 Carl Hall Road
Toronto  ON   M3K 2B6
416-952-2222

Downsview Park is situated:

  • WEST of Allen Road
  • SOUTH of Sheppard Avenue West
  • EAST of Keele Street
  • NORTH of Wilson Avenue

View Park Map. City of Toronto maps are available online.

Main Office – 35 Carl Hall Road

Downsview Park’s main office is on the south side of Carl Hall Road, the second building on your right (after turning off of John Drury Drive).

Discovery Centre

School groups, day camps and education programs start at the Discovery Centre. The Discovery Centre is in the same building as our main office at 35 Carl Hall Road, but it is located on the west side. Turn right immediately after the first stop sign on Carl Hall Road. Walk/drive up the parking lot that runs up the west side of the building and head for the second glass door.

Accessibility

  • Downsview Park’s main office location at 35 Carl Hall Road is wheelchair accessible via the side door on the west side of the building.
  • The Hangar at the Downsview Park is wheelchair accessible.
  • The Circuit Path in Downsview Park is wheelchair accessible.
  • Most concerts and events at Downsview Park are wheelchair accessible, but please check each specific event website or contact the event promoter for confirmation and full details.

Transit

Into Downsview Park

Bus route 101 runs into the Park from the Downsview Station on the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line, but operates on a seasonal schedule.

  • Check schedule.
  • End of May to September (Labour Day): Buses operate 7 days a week.
  • September to end of May: Buses operate on weekends only.

Park entrance at Sheppard Avenue/John Drury Drive

  • There are a number of bus routes that run past the Park’s main entrance. Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) bus routes 84 (series), 106, and 108 (not 108A) run east and west along Sheppard Avenue and operate out of the Downsview subway station.

Park west side along Keele Street

  • Take the TTC bus 41 (series) north or south along Keele Street to reach the west side of Downsview Park to reach the Lake, Meadow or Orchard.
  • Visit the TTC website or call 416-393-4636 for more travel information or to plan your trip.

Driving

From Keele and Sheppard

At the Intersection of Keele Street and Sheppard turn east onto Sheppard Avenue. The first set of lights you encounter will be Sheppard and John Drury Drive - the main entrance to the Park. Follow John Drury Drive into the park to the three-way stop. Turn left onto Carl Hall Road. The Park's main office is in the second building on the right.

From Allen Road

From Allen Road/Dufferin Street at Sheppard Avenue turn west onto Sheppard Avenue and proceed to John Drury Drive (the entrance to the Park) and turn left into the Park. At the three-way stop turn left onto Carl Hall Road. Downsview Park's main offices are in the second building on the right.

From Pearson International Airport

Take Highway 409 to Highway 401 East and exit at Keele Street. Take Keele Street north to Sheppard Avenue and turn right. The entrance to the Park is one block east at John Drury Drive. Follow John Drury Drive into the park to the three-way stop. Turn left onto Carl Hall Road. The Park's main office is in the second building on the right. For additional directions, visit the Toronto Pearson International Airport website.

Parking

Parking is available in the Park. Many events have paid parking, check event details for confirmation. 

Parking lots can also be found at the Downsview, Wilson and Yorkdale TTC subway stations on the Yonge-University-Spadina line.

Pets

Pets on leashes are allowed in Downsview Park and at Downsview Park hosted events.

Third-party events, such as concerts and festivals, may have different rules for pets at their events. Please check the specific event website for rules.

Washrooms

Public washrooms are available in two locations:

  • The Hangar, 75 Carl Hall Road
  • The Orchard Pavilion
    • Jan. 2, 2013 to May 18, 2013: 7:30 am to 3 pm (Monday - Friday)
    • May 19, 2013 - Oct. 14, 2013: 7:30 am to 10 pm (Monday - Sunday)
    • Oct. 15, 2013 to May 18, 2014: 7:30 am to 3 pm (Monday - Friday)