Forrest and Jay are back!

#Parks365 is an initiative of Mississauga's Parks, Forestry & Environment Division to encourage year-round usage and exploration of the City's parks and natural areas. This winter follow our mascots Forrest and Jay on their third annual journey exploring some of the great things that outdoor Mississauga has to offer!

Be sure to visit this page often as we will be updating content throughout the month of December to give you and your family ideas on how to best enjoy our outdoor spaces this winter.

tree plantings

The Next Generation

Forrest admires the growth of these five-year-old plantings at Brookmede Park. These native trees and shrubs were planted as part of our One Million Trees Mississauga program where our goal is to plant one million trees in Mississauga by the year 2032.

Brookmede Park, 2254 Council Ring Rd
Saigon Park

Saigon Park

We're excited about our newest park, Saigon Park, home to a large stormwater management pond and a 1-km trail with fitness stations.

Saigon Park, 244 Matheson Blvd W
mascot at trailhead sign

Nine Creeks Trail

Forrest is excited to explore Mississauga's Nine Creeks Trail located within the Hydro One Corridor, extending approx. 9 km long from Winston Churchill Blvd east to Westfield Dr.

Nine Creeks Trail at Asta Dr
tree watering bags

Tree Stewardship Program

Thank you to all of those residents who participated in our Tree Ambassador Program this summer. We appreciate your support in helping our street trees thrive!

Fifth Line W at Dundas St W
construction site

Churchill Meadows Park and Community Centre

We're excited about the progress being made on the future Churchill Meadows Park and Community Centre! Formerly agricultural lands, the site will be home to a 75,000 sq.ft. community centre and 50 acre park.

Future Site, 5320 Ninth Line
barn swallow habitat structures

Barn Swallow Habitat

Lakefront Promenade and R.K. McMillan Parks are home to structures such as the one pictured that provide nesting habitat for barn swallows, a threatened bird species.

Lakefront Promenade, 800 Lakefront Promenade
leash-free zone with dog waste container

Dog Waste Energy Capture Pilot

Jack Darling Memorial Park is now one of the sites of our one-year pilot program that encourages residents to help minimize litter and waste, while converting dog waste into renewable energy and fertilizer.

Jack Darling Memorial Park, 1180 Lakeshore Rd W
bee hotel

Eastgate Stormwater Facility

Would you believe that beneath the surface of Eastgate Park there is a stormwater management facility? It provides almost 15,000 cubic metres of temporary stormwater storage to reduce the risk of neighbourhood flooding.

Eastgate Park, 320 Nahani Way
bee hotel

Solo Park

Located at Jack Darling Memorial Park, Solo Park is a temporary public artwork and bee hotel that functions as nesting habitat for native pollinators.

Jack Darling Memorial Park, 1180 Lakeshore Rd W
outdoor fitness equipment

Fresh Air Fitness

Some of our parks feature outdoor fitness equipment as another way to stay active. Each site is equipped with instructional signage and designed for all skill levels.

Allison's Park, 575 Willowbank Tr
barn swallow habitat structures

Solar Pathway Lighting Project

Forrest and Jay check out the City's first Solar PV Pathway Lighting Project at Duncairn Downs Park.

Duncairn Downs Park, 2860 Duncairn Dr

Escape to Japan

Need an escape from the hustle and bustle of Mississauga's downtown core? Treat yourself to a visit to Kariya Park.

Kariya Park, 3620 Kariya Dr

Contact Us

Have a question? Want to get involved in our programs?


Phone: 3-1-1 or 905-615-4311 from outside Mississauga city limits

Mail: PO Box 1850, Station B, Mississauga, ON L4Y 3W6