Julia Munro Park

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The Julia Munro Park is located on Timberbank Square within the Lakeside Meadows subdivision in Sutton. This park is being constructed as a community park to serve residents within a one-to-three kilometre radius in the northwest Sutton Development Area.

The land allocated for the park site is approximately five hectares, and is bounded by Timberbank Square and residential properties to the south, a storm water facility to the west and regionally significant woodlands to the north and east. An accessible, gravel pedestrian trail has been installed to the east which connects the site via woodland and wetland to the local community (Hodgson Trail).  

View the PDF file park rendering.

Quick facts:

  • The park will feature playground equipment, splash-pads, a multi-use hard-surface court for summer sports such as basketball and winter activities such as skating, walking trails, adult outdoor fitness equipment, and open spaces. 
  • Status: Contract awarded for the construction of the park.
  • Construction Start:  November 2020
  • Construction Completion:  Summer 2021

Location map

Black and white map of Julia Munro Park in Sutton

March 26, 2019 - Sutton Community Park PDF file preferred design

Nov. 21, 2018 Public open house presentation materials and PDF file questionnaire

Council reports and presentations 

Council report - PDF file Public consultation regarding permanent washrooms - Oct. 28, 2020

Council report - PDF file Award of tender, Julia Munro Park construction - Sept. 23, 2020

Presentation - PDF file The Development of Sutton Community Park - April 10, 2019 

Council report - PDF file Award of consulting services, West Park and Sutton Community Park design

Questions and Answers

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Why is Sutton getting a new park?

As Georgina’s population continues to grow, the Town is looking to develop a new neighbourhood park in Sutton to meet the needs of present and future residents. A neighbourhood park was planned as part of the subdivision design.

Where is the new park going to be located?

The Julia Munro Park is planned to be a destination park to serve residents within a one-to-three kilometre radius in the northwest Sutton Development Area. The land allocated for the park site is approximately five hectares, and is bounded by Timberbank Square and residential properties to the south, a storm water facility to the west and regionally significant woodlands to the north and east.

What will be included in the new Julia Munro Park?

The park may include junior and senior playgrounds, water play, multi-use court(s), open play area, trails and passive open space. Parking and path lighting is also a consideration. Public open houses in the fall of 2018 were held to obtain feedback before consultants proceed to the detailed design.

What will it cost to build this new park?

Julia Munro Park (Sutton Community Park) is part of growth and therefore subject to Development Charges funding up to 90 per cent. Council approved the construction budget of $1.4 million during 2019 capital budget deliberations. Additional funding was approved during the 2020 capital budget deliberations for a total project budget of $2,231,450. This budget amount covers consulting fees as well as construction of Julia Munro Park.

What is the timing of construction?

It is anticipated that construction will take place late 2020 and into 2021.