Location: South and North sides of Raymerville Drive, just West of Snider Drive
This 7.68-hectare (19-acre) park is has undergone an extensive restoration to regenerate the area into a more diverse natural area. Planned and planted by the Robinson Creek Restoration Committee and local schools, the park is home to many species of birds. A looped pathway and bridge makes this area accessible for bird watching.
Location: On the East side of McCowan Road, just South of Highway 7
This 123-hectare (305-acre) park is the largest Markham park. It is bound by thick forest on the southern and eastern edges, with the Rouge River through the middle. The 2.3 kilometres of trails are suitable for walking, jogging and cycling. Milne Park is a stop off point for many migratory birds, and can be best viewed in the early mornings and evenings in spring and fall.
This park is well used for large group picnics. There is also a new modern picnic shelter that can accommodate 100 people. To reserve your groups' picnic area and/or the shelter, please contact our Permit Coordinator at 905-477-7000 extension 7509 to obtain a permit or download a permit from our website.
Fishing is allowed with a MNR fishing permit (available at bait shops and Canadian Tire stores). The park is open for vehicles from 8 AM until dusk from Victoria Day weekend until Thanksgiving.
Location: Southeast corner of Parkway Avenue and George Street
This 2.43 hectare (6 acre) park is home to the Markham Lawn bowling Club, which has 11 lanes, as well as Morgan Pool (public and outdoors). It also supports athletic activity with its baseball diamond, playground and 2 tennis courts.
Location: On 16th Avenue, just East of Highway 48 adjacent to Brother Andre Catholic Secondary School
This 6.53-hectare (16.6-acre) park has an outdoor skating rink in winter. The adjacent community centre houses a large indoor ice rink operating from September to April, an indoor soccer facility and boardroom.
Location: On Aldergrove Drive, South of Denison Street
This 4.27 hectare (10.6 acre) park is bordered by Aldergrove Public School and St. Benedict Catholic School. The park has benches, walkways in addition to a baseball diamond, playground and 2 mini and 1 full size soccer fields.
Location: South of Denison Street, West of McCowan Road at Armadale Community Centre (2401 Denison Street)
This 5.7 hectare (14.1 acre) park has 1 baseball diamond, playground, 2 soccer fields, 4 tennis courts and a half basketball court, connected by a pathway system. The park is also home to the Armadale Tennis Club.
Location: On Elson Street, East of Middlefield Road
This 5.48 hectare (13.5 acre) neighbourhood park contains a baseball diamond, soccer field and basketball court, in addition to a natural woodlot. A walkway through Elson Park connects these facilities with benches and picnic tables.
Location: South of the Kennedy Road and 14th Avenue intersection
This 31.1 hectare (76.8 acre) park is bordered to the east by a Milliken Mill Community Centre, McDonalds's restaurant and Milliken Mills High School. It features 5 lighted baseball diamonds, 5 soccer fields (1 lighted), a playground, a water play facility and 2 basketball courts. In addition, it has playgrounds and picnicking. Park at the Milliken Mills Community Centre.
Location: Southeast corner of Bayview Avenue and Sycamore Drive, North of Thornlea Secondary School.
This 11.4 hectare (28 acre) park also serves as a water reservoir for the Thornhill community. Five soccer and two baseball (1 lighted) fields are found in the park, along with a playground. Ample parking. The adjacent Thornlea Secondary School has tennis courts and an indoor pool.
Bishop's Cross Park Location: North of John Street, East of Leslie Street, East of R. J. Clatworthy Arena
This 8 hectare (19 acre) park has two lighted baseball and soccer field, as well as a large playground. Numerous tournaments are held here, and it is the home for the Thornhill Soccer Club and Thornhill Baseball.
German Mills Settlers Park | Map Location: South of John Street, West of Leslie Street
This 26 hectare (65 acre) natural area park is part of the German Mills Creek system. Within this peaceful walking area, a new gazebo commemorates the Millennium, the park has been planted over the past number of years by the Thornhill Summit Scouts. The open area on the West side of the creek was a gravel pit and a landfill site.
Location: North side of John Street, East and West of Henderson Avenue
This beautiful 4.68 hectare (11.6 acre) park is park of the East Don Valley, and has a soccer pitch, playground, pathways and is home to the Pomona Valley Tennis Club. The Markham Conservation Committee, Thornhill High School, Johsview Public School, Thornhill Horticultural Society, and Thornhill Lions Club take an active role in reforesting this park on an annual basis, as part of the Don Regeneration Council.
Location: North of Highway # 7, South of Austin Drive between the Kennedy By-pass and Bullock Drive
This 5.58 hectare (13.8 acre) park is made of a large open space that contains a portion of the Rouge River, a wooded area, and two water bodies, the larger one to the east known as Waldon Pond. It is also the site of a forest regeneration area, with 2 kilometres of pathways. This is a lovely park for walking, running, and bird watching.
Location: East of Crosby Community Centre, (210 Main Street Unionville)
This 3.85 hectare (9.51 acre) park is bordered by Parkview Public School, Crosby Memorial Arena and Community Centre and the Unionville Curling club. Features include 3 baseball diamonds and a soccer field.
Location: On Waterbridge Lane, North of Heatherwood Crescent
This 3.1 hectare (7.66 acre) park is bordered by St. Matthew's Catholic School and combines both active and passive activities. Active facilities, including a baseball diamond and soccer field, are located near the north end of the park, and a natural area to the east.
Location: between Carlton Road and Kennedy Road, behind Unionville Public School
This 33.3 hectare (82.3 acre) park features a partially naturalized pond and marsh. A walkway circles the pond - a popular spot for leisurely walks. The pond has also recently undergone a Sediment Removal and Restoration Project including sediment removal, restoration of the shoreline, community plantings of native trees, shrubs and wildflowers and cascading pools to accommodate migrating fish.