Welcome to the Friends of Trinity Bellwoods Park website

Friends of Trinity Bellwoods Park (FoTBP) are volunteers from the community that work together to improve and maintain the green space, cultural and recreational activities of Trinity Bellwoods Park. Since 2001, Friends of Trinity Bellwoods has been recognized by Parks, Forestry & Recreation, the City and by the Councillor as the vehicle of community consultation for the park. We are a diverse group who are willing to share new ideas, respect other points of view, and participate in a collaborative process to create a vibrant community park.

Our Mission? We hope to ensure that the park will be maintained as a healthy public green space for decades to come. Toronto’s parks are often referred to as the “lungs” of our city. Besides providing a welcome refuge from the hurly burly of city life, park trees and public greens help clean our air of pollutants. Historically designated as an arboretum, Trinity Bellwoods Park, contains some of the oldest and most unique trees in Toronto. We want to take care of the existing natural environment and gradually improve it over time.

Please visit the ABOUT the FRIENDS menu for more. Here is a downloadable pdf of the park & link to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.

Latest Park News

  • Pumpkin Parade 2021

    After a year off because of the pandemic, the Friends hosted the return of the Trinity Bellwoods Pumpkin Parade to huge success! What a wonderful evening with perfect weather. The community brought over 200 carved pumpkins of a wide variety of shapes, sizes, colours and abundance of creativity! Thank you to everyone for coming and…

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  • Tuesday Oct. 26th 3-7pm last day of market!

    Come on up and stock up, support the vendors for the final day of the 2021 season. It was wonderfully successful, even with the COVID protocols that we know had it’s challenges. Lots of great root vegetables and other leafy things and artisan foods to take home. With the fresh produce, think of freezing or…

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  • 2021 Pumpkin Parade display Mon. Nov. 1st 6-9pm

    It’s back! Yay! Bring your pumpkin out for a display along the usual path. Pandemic protocols will be in place and volunteers will be there to assist. Details on this flyer. Rain or shine bring your pumpkin to show it off! ENTER at from Crawford Street at Lobb Street. Please EXIT at the other end…

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  • Update on greenhouse plans August 2021

    As we work with the city to build back the greenhouse garden we put out a call in August to get your thoughts on our initial plans. Our goal is to revitalize the surrounding area in to a community garden that will allow more people to grow their own food and get involved! Thank you…

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  • What’s a park without plants?

    As a result of the City of Toronto’s aggressive and absurdly expensive clearance tactics in Trinity Bellwoods Park, the ecological landscape that once was lush and green is now dry and bleak.  For people who don’t know, there is a greenhouse near the community center, which is run by a handful of local volunteers and…

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