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Parks and Shoreline Projects

Improvements to your parks, trails and waterfront spaces is guided by asset planning, the Parks and Recreation Master Plan, the Waterfront Master Plan and other assessments and studies.

New parks and trails

We are thrilled to bring you these new park projects designed for recreation, relaxation, and enjoyment.

Cataraqui West Community Park will serve new subdivisions in Kingston’s west end. The 14-acre park will feature amenities like a splash pad, soccer field, softball diamond, tennis and pickleball courts, basketball court, playground, shade structure, dog park, parking and pathways.

Creekside Valley Park is located near the intersection of Creekside Valley Road and Brookedayle Avenue. This park will feature a playground, play lawn, pathways, seating, tree planting and a small basketball court.

Westbrook Park is being expanded on Remington Avenue. Improvements will include a new playground and pathways, seating and landscaping.  

Learn more about the Creekside Valley and Westbrook Park Expansion.

Waterside Way Park and Trails is a new park and trail system in east end of the City within the Pittsburgh District. The new .72 hectare (1.78 acres) park will include a playground, a play lawn, pathways, seating, tree planting and a small basketball court.

The new nature trails will be in an environmentally protected woodland and include a lookout and waterfront viewing.

A new public park at the southeast corner of Wright Crescent on Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation (KFHC) lands will include a small play structure, bench and landscaping. Learn more about the Wright Crescent Parkette.

Existing park and trail improvements

Making our parks even better! The following parks are being upgraded with new, accessible play areas, safer surfaces, and added amenities for everyone to enjoy.

The playground at Compton Park is planned to be replaced. This project has been deferred to align with upcoming planned tennis court improvements. Final planning and designs will be shared on Get Involved.

Garrigan Park playground will be replaced and upgraded with new seating, pathway and landscaping. Construction is expected to start in 2024.

The two tennis courts and half basketball court at Grenadier Park will be renovated and five new dedicated pickleball courts will be added. Future park lighting has been advanced and will be included in the project. Construction is expected to start in 2024.

Rodden Park playground will be replaced and upgraded with new seating, pathways and landscaping. Construction is expected to start in 2024.

Improvements include replacing existing playground equipment, improving accessibility and pedestrian connection, replacing the unused park building with a new community gathering space containing a shade shelter and site furnishing, and some minor enhancements to the sports field and tennis court.

The project is currently in the planning and design stage with construction expected to start in 2025. Visit the Get Involved project page to learn more and stay up to date with the process.


Shoreline improvements enhance areas along the water and can include new landscaping, amenities, and environmental protections.

Planned improvement at 100 Foot Park includes: 

  • Replacing the stairs leading to Limeridge Drive
  • Replacing two pedestrian bridges
  • Improving pathway connections
  • Restoring and protecting the shoreline

Construction will begin summer 2024.

The Confederation Basin Promenade project will provide a new walkway and public space on the stone break wall at the Flora MacDonald Confederation Basin. This new waterfront experience will be accessed from Battery Park.

Construction is expected to begin in 2024. Visit Get Involved to stay up to date with the project.

This public open space between Point Crescent and Lake Ontario in Kingston's Lakeside District will improve waterfront access and shoreline resiliency.

Contact Us

City of Kingston
City Hall
216 Ontario Street
Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3
Phone: 613-546-0000
Fax: 613-546-7816

The City of Kingston acknowledges that we are on the traditional homeland of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and the Huron-Wendat, and thanks these nations for their care and stewardship over this shared land.

Today, the City is committed to working with Indigenous peoples and all residents to pursue a united path of reconciliation.

Learn more about the City's reconciliation initiatives.

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