engaged community and we are grateful for your input, your dedication and for
some of you – your patience!
Consideration has been given to the feedback we have received and attached is
the revised drawing of the Off-Leash Area. We are confident that the key
issues identified by the community have been captured. Below are some of the
changes that have been included:
The naturalized area to be included as part of the Dogs Off Leash Area
The fence proposed for the western side is relocated further east away from
Additional gates have been included to allow access from all directions
Invasive trees and plant material, including Burdock, has been removed from
Construction is tentatively scheduled to commence the week of August 29, 2011.
Signage will be posted at Withrow Park regarding alternative off-leash
locations while Withrow is under renovations.
Parks staff will be working with Councillor Fletcher’s office and members of
the Withrow Dog Owners Association to organize an official re-opening of the
Dogs Off-Leash area in the fall of 2011. Further information regarding the
event will be forthcoming.
I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank everyone for their
continued interest in Withrow Park and for their input and suggestions. It is
our hope that with these changes all members of the community will enjoy their
park to the fullest.
If you require further information, please contact Mark Hawkins at
Manager of Parks
Toronto and East York District"
Public Information Meeting
The off leash area at Withrow Park will be undergoing site improvements. City
of Toronto representatives are hosting a public information update meeting to:
• Review proposed site improvements
• Receive comment/input from the
• Discuss next steps
Everyone is welcome to attend.
Date: Thurs., June 23, 2011
Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Room A/B, 81 6 Logan Ave.
If ASL Interpreting or Attendant Care Services are required, please contact
Effie Roustas at 416-392-0582 or [email protected] by June 20th, 2011.
For further information, contact:
Mark Hawkins, Parks General
416-392-6828 or [email protected]
Please leave your pet at home.
Information will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal
information, all comments will become part of the public record.