Rouge Beach Minor Maintenance Works

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), in partnership with the City of Toronto, conducted minor maintenance repairs within Rouge Beach Park. As a result of the work, TRCA was able to restore the beach curb to protect the nearby trail from wave activity and address public safety concerns. 

Project Location

The project was located in Rouge Beach Park located near the intersection of Rouge Hills Drive and Lawrence Avenue East, in Scarborough, City of Toronto. The beach curb that was repaired is located west of the mouth of the Rouge River.

Project area including the location of the beach curb at Rouge Beach Park. Source, TRCA 2020.

Scope of Work

  • Start Date: October 21, 2020
  • Completion Date: November 5, 2020

The Rouge Beach Minor Maintenance Works was considered high priority because the erosion was encroaching on the public path. The scope of work included:

  • Realigning the armourstones of the beach curb
  • Filling in the voids with smaller stone material
The displaced armourstone (top) and the beach curb at its restored state (bottom). Source: TRCA, 2020.
The displaced armourstone and rip rap (top) and the restored state of the back of the beach curb (bottom). Source: TRCA, 2020.