Parks, Trails, Skateparks and Playgrounds
The City of Niagara Falls is closely following the Provincial orders relating to Parks, Trails, Skateparks and Playgrounds. Select outdoor amenities have now reopened for including our dog parks, frisbee golf, tennis/pickleball courts, basketball courts, picnic areas, shelters, and community gardens.
All playgrounds and outdoor exercise equipment remain strictly closed.
All unfenced sportsfields including baseball diamonds and soccer fields generally accessible to the public are available for casual use – with gatherings limited to 10 persons.
Oakes Park walking track open daily from 8AM to 8PM. Washrooms adjacent to the track are now open for public use, and being cleaned at least once daily.
Green spaces in parks and trails remain open for pass-through access, but visitors must continue to practice social/physical distancing.
For those using basketball courts, the City requires that play is limited to shooting hoops, and that no games where physical contact may occur are played.
By-law enforcement will continue to enforce gatherings larger than five people, and anyone using closed park amenities.
By request from the Niagara Regional Police (NRP) Chief of Police, Municipal Enforcement staff will continue to enforce Municipal By-laws, and monitor and disperse any public gatherings observed throughout the City. Complaints regarding social gatherings more than 5 people on public or private property can be reported to COVID-19 Complaint Form.