ABOUT MILL POND RICHMOND HILL
The actual Mill Pond that stretches north along Mill Street is enjoyed year round by residents of this community. In the summertime the walking trails and paths are perfect for a leisurely stroll. This park is the site of the Mill Pond Splash an annual event celebrating Richmond Hill’s natural heritage.
Concerts and barbecues are also held at Mill Pond in the summertime.
In winter Mill Pond Park hosts the Richmond Hill Winter Carnival highlighted by a pancake breakfast. Ice skating on the pond is a popular pastime.
Mill Pond is a large neighbourhood in Richmond Hill that is host to many heritage homes on fairly large lots. The area is populated by two-storey homes and bungalows, with many backing onto walking trails or parkland.
The Richmond Hill Performing Art Centre is within walking distance. The pond itself attracts many visitors and local residents alike, with its lush setting home to a variety of wildlife species including ducks, swans, racoons, and beavers. Each year, Mill Pond is home to the Richmond Hill Winter and Summer Carnivals.