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Thomson Memorial Park

Thomson Memorial Park
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Type of Attraction
City Parks & Gardens
Interests That Apply
Outdoors, Sports & Recreation, History
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Price: Free
Is there parking?: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Partial
Mobility Obstacles: Dirt/off-road walking
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
Eating: This is NOT a good place to get a meal or snack.
Restrooms: Available
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Thomson Memorial Park

Commemorates First Settlers

Family Time

Address: Phone:
Lawrence Ave
(East Side of Brimley Road)
Toronto, ON M1P 4N7
+1 416 396 7406
Fax: +1 416 396 5399


Opened in 1960, this park commemorates the site founded by the original settlers in the eastern Toronto section of Scarborough: the Thomson family, who arrived in 1796. And included on the site is the Scarborough Historical Museum (open 10am-5pm daily). One of the area's nicest parks, it offers a variety of activities including three lighted tennis courts, full-sized lighted soccer field, softball, a wading pool for kids and a petting zoo. It has four picnic shelters that can hold up to 675 people, ideal for family, team sports and office outings.

Times & Dates

Open Hours: 24 hrs
Notes: It's best to visit the park during daylight hours.
Visit Time: 6hr-Full day(8hr)
Average Wait Time: None
Price: Free


Outdoor with little or no covering.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups


Nearest Train or Bus: Lawrence East
Best Modes of Transportation: Automobile/Car
Parking Availability: Yes

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