Crosby Park

COVID-19 Update: Parks, trails and most outdoor amenities are open. Crosby Park splash pad is now open. For more information, visit RichmondHill.ca/COVID19.

Crosby Park is Richmond Hill's first fully accessible park. It was redesigned so everyone can enjoy outdoor recreation including:

  • Able-bodied people
  • Physically challenged individuals
  • People with sensory and cognitive impairments
  • Seniors

Crosby Park is located at the corner of Newkirk Road and Crosby Avenue, behind Centennial Pool.

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Water play area

Crosby Park has a water play area with a number of features including:

  • A frog pond with water-squirting frogs, spraying cattails, turtles, tadpoles and lily pads
  • Ground geysers and misters
  • A curved wave dock and a wall of water jets
  • A rain wall

Playground area

The playground area, which is entirely accessible without steps, is one of the largest inclusive playground structures in Ontario. It includes:

  • Gently sloping ramps with railings
  • A rubberized play surface 
  • Rubberized and non-rubberized swing courts
  • Accessible swing seats
  • An elevated sandbox
  • Numerous slides, including a double-width slide that can accommodate a child and caregiver
  • A tree house
  • Drum tables to play music on
  • Areas for parents and caregivers to sit

Other unique features

Crosby Park has many other unique areas including:

  • A Sensory Garden with a variety of annuals, herbs, perennials and grasses
  • Accessible board game tables
  • Way finding signage
  • Extra-wide, gently sloping trails
  • Colourful birdhouses and various artwork displays
  • Areas for bird watching
  • A new entranceway and drop-off area to improve access to Centennial Pool