Ruddington Park

Ruddington Park, just off Cummer and Bayview, located at 75 Ruddington Drive.

The rectangular shaped park, next to Lester B. Pearson Elementary School, has the following amenities:

  • play structure
  • public tennis courts
  • benches and tables
  • open green space




Denlow Public School

Denlow Public School Gryphons

Denlow Public School is located at 50 Denlow Blvd.  The closest major intersection is Leslie and York Mills.

Denlow Public School teaches children from Junior Kindergarden to Grade 6.

Principal: Linda Pasquino

School Phone Number: 416 395-2300


The school is a “Gold” level certified Eco School.

Denlow Public School Playground

Denlow Public School

Bestview Park and Nature Trail

Play structure at Bestview Park

A park designed for strolling nature lovers and sweating fitness buffs alike! This park offers something for everyone.  Bestview Park is nestled inside the Bayview Woods community off Bayview between Steeles and Cummer.

The park has limited on street parking, unless it is after school hours and you can park at Steelesview Public School.

Park amenities include:

  • Multiple playground structures
  • Nature trail
  • Lit baseball diamond
  • 3 lit tennis courts (public)
  • Benches

The nature path begins at Bestivew Park and and connects to the East Don Parklands.  One could start at Steeles and connect through a park system South to Sheppard Avenue or East to Leslie Street.

Baseball diamond at Bestview Park

Playground at Bestview Park

Rippleton Park

Rippleton Park

Adjacent to Rippleton Public School, the park is located at 45 Banbury Drive, North of Leslie and Lawrence.

The park consists mainly of a walking path connecting a residential neighbourhood to a major thoroughfare, Leslie Street.  However, due to the proximity to a school, there are play structures and sports fields nearby.  These are available for use to the public, when school children are not using them.

For walkers and runners, the park is the beginning of a path that will connect you to Talwood Park, CN Leaside Rail Path, Duncairn Park and Bond Park.

Lescon Park

Entrance to Lescon Park

The middle park in a series of connecting parks that run between Van Horne Avenue and Sheppard Avenue East (Bellbury Park and Dallington Park), Lescon Park is another expanse of green space.  This park is ideal for trips to the playground, flying kites, and picnics.  No tables, but there are a few benches here and there. Park is located behind Lescon Public School and as a result has a few additional amenities.

Park Amenities:

  • Mulitple playgrounds (newest edition added fall of 2011),
  • baseball diamond, and
  • Lots of green space.

Parking is limited to street parking only.

Play structure at Lescon Park

Steelesview Public School

Steelesview Public School

Steelesview School Public School is located at 105 Bestview Drive, which is close to Bayview and Steeles.

Phone number:  416-395-2900


Principal: Bob McDonald

The school provides a dynamic, positive, and productive environment for all students.

It is an open area concept school in which staff work collaboratively to plan and deliver classroom programs so that all students can achieve success.

There is a close and co-operative partnership between the school and the community that results in additional support, enhanced resources, and programs for students.

Motto: Sprit and Success.

School boundaries can be found here.

The following outdoor amenities are available:

  • baseball diamond
  • soccer field
  • playground