Guild Park enjoyed tremendous popularity in 2022, with tens of thousands of people coming to enjoy the art and nature found amid the 88-acre site atop the Scarborough Bluffs.
However park visitors and local residents are unable to use the on-site facilities inside the now-restored Guild Inn. This is despite past assurances by park officials that the public would be welcome at the renovated building's restaurant and community space, the well-known Guild Inn.
This article, by Friends of Guild Park President, John Mason, outlines the current dilemma about Guild Park's role as a public destination and as a privately-operated facility, that's subsidized by Toronto's taxpayers. Nov 2022 Dilemma-Guild Park-FGP.pdf
The article is adapted from a story that first appeared in the community newsletter, News & Views, published November 2022 by the Guildwood Village Community Assn.