Toronto’s 2013 budget can build up our city or tear it down. This report will support conversations about concrete steps we can take in the 2013 municipal budget to improve health. Access to recreation is essential for good health for all Torontonians. Barriers to access to recreation prevent many of us from not only enjoying the services themselves, but the many health benefits that come with them. This report offers three policy options that could be included in the 2013 budget to preserve and support recreation in Toronto.