The High Park neighbourhood is home to a wide range of people. Its highly regarded schools including Humberside Collegiate attract many families with school age children to this neighbourhood. High Park contains numerous rental opportunities that are popular with singles and couples. There are also a handful of senior’s accommodations within this neighbourhood, including the award-winning Grenadier Retirement Residence on Bloor Street right across from the park. The topography of the High Park neighbourhood features gently rolling hills, winding streets, and towering Oak trees that enchant and delight all those who live here. This neighbourhood is well served by public transit, including four subway stops on the Bloor-Danforth line between Runnymede and Dundas West. There is also easy access to major highways and downtown via the QEW and Gardiner Expressway.
With almost 400 acres, and over one million visitors annually, High Park is the jewel of Toronto’s park system. It ranks in size with Hyde Park and New York’s Central Park, and features a zoo, fish pond, adventure playgrounds, outdoor amphitheater, restaurant, trackless train ride, giant slides, wading pool and flower gardens. Easily accessible by public transit, High Park offers year-round activities including jogging, cycling, swimming, soccer, baseball, tennis, fishing, lawn bowling, skating, hockey, cross country skiing and tobogganing.