Park in the City Frequently Asked Questions
Can I plant a tree on City property?
Approval regarding tree species, location, size and health are required to plant a tree on City property. Please contact the City's Municipal Works Department at 905-356-1355 for additional information.Categories: Park in the City, Recreation
How can I adopt a trail / street / park?
Information about adopting a trail / street or park can be found on the Park in the City - Community Involvement Page under the Adopt a Program section.Categories: Park in the City
How can I buy/plant a memorial tree?
Memorial Trees can be purchased for planting in designated locations throughout the City of Niagara Falls. More information can be acquired by visiting the City's Commemorative Tree and Bench section or by calling 905-356-7521 e.5301.Categories: Park in the City
How can I get involved?
The Park in the City Committee is always looking for volunteers to help with annual programs/events including Community Clean Sweep, Arbour Day Tree Planting, etc.Categories: Park in the City
How can I help clean up the City?
Each spring, the Park in the City Committee hosts the Community Clean Sweep Event. In addition, dedicated groups wishing to regularly clean a street, park and/or trail are able to adopt an area and will be provided gloves, vests and bags when needed. City crews will also collect the waste from the adopted area.Categories: Park in the City
How do I book a park?
Booking a park can be done through the Recreation and Community Facilities page.Categories: Park in the City, Recreation
Is there funding available for sports, sports equipment or coaching clinics?
Yes there is, you can find more information about available funding by viewing the Recreation Committee's Funding page.Categories: Park in the City, Recreation
What are the hours at Oakes Park?
Oakes Park is open daily to the public from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. Washrooms open at 7 a.m. The Grandstand remains closed for construction as of November 3, 2020 (expected to re-open in the Spring of 2021).Categories: Municipal Works, Park in the City, Recreation, Rzone
When are tree seedlings sold?
The Park in the City Committee sells native tree seedlings each year on Saturday following Arbour Day. For more information, please contact the Recreation and Culture offices at 905 356 7521 extension 3341.Categories: Park in the City
When is the Ride of Silence?
The annual Ride of Silence event takes place on the third Wednesday of May. For more information, please visit the Trails & Cycling page.Categories: Park in the City
Where can I find the Summer Trillium Nomination Form?
Summer Trillium nomination forms are available each spring at local hardware stores, nurseries and garden centres. In addition, the nomination form can be found here.Categories: Park in the City
Where can I find trail maps?
Trail maps can be found on the Trails page.Categories: Park in the City, Recreation