Experience Summer

Summer fun and opportunities for exercise await you at Niagara Falls outdoor amenities!

Use our interactive illustration below to find a summer activity near you!

*All outdoor summer activities are weather permitting.*

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Summer Fun

Summer fun and opportunities for exercise await you at Niagara Falls outdoor amenities! Check out our interactive illustration or click the drop down menu for locations.
**Please note, all outdoor summer activities are weather permitting.**

  • ☀️ Outdoor Pools
    Two girls at a swimming pool

    Outdoor Municipal Pools

    The City of Niagara Falls has 5 outdoor seasonal pools for residents to have fun in the sun and make a splash while enjoying the warmer weather. Pools will open for the season on Friday, June 25 with operating hours from 1pm to 6pm, with extended hours at FH Leslie pool until 8pm. Check for any health and safety protocols here.

    Buck Hinsperger Pool, 3970 Welland Street

    Opening DateFriday, June 25
    Public Swim1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Closing DateSunday, August 29

    E.E. Mitchelson Pool, 3800 Springdale Avenue

    Opening DateFriday, June 25
    Adult Lane Swim12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
    Swim Lessons

    9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (AUGUST)

    Public Swim1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Closing DateSunday, September 5

    F H Leslie Pool, 5250 Valley Way

    Opening DateFriday, June 25
    Adult Lane Swim12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
    Swim Lessons9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (AUGUST)
    Public Swim1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. & 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Closing DateSunday, September 5

    Lions Pool, 4981 Drummond Road

    Opening DateFriday, June 25
    Adult Lane Swim12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
    Swim Lessons9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (AUGUST)
    Public Swim1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Closing DateSunday, August 29

    Prince Charles Pool - 6320 Arad Street

    Opening DateFriday, June 25
    Aqua Fit

    11 a.m. & 12 p.m.

    Monday July 5 - July -26

    Wednesday July 7 - 28

    Monday August 2 - Aug 23

    Wednesday August 4 - Aug 25

    Public Swim1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Closing DateSunday, September 5
  • ☀️ Splash Pads
    Child at a splashpad

    Splash Pads

    If you want to cool the kids down on a steamy day and keep them active, look no further than one of Niagara Falls’ 7 great splash pads. Splash pads are now open, daily from 9am to 8pm.

    LocationAddress

    Chippawa Lions Park

    3970 Welland Street

    EE Mitchelson Park

    3750 Springdale Avenue

    FH Leslie Park

    5250 Valley Way

    MacBain Community Centre

    7150 Montrose Road

    Niagara Falls Lions Park

    4981 Drummond Road

    Patrick Cummings Memorial Complex

    8965 Willoughby Drive

    Prince Charles Park

    6320 Arad Street

  • ☀️ Tennis Courts

    Tennis raquet and ball

    Tennis Courts

    Tennis anyone? Serve up some fun this summer at one of the City’s 18 court locations. Our newest 4 premium court amenity is at John N. Allan Park.

    LocationAccess Location(s)Number of CourtsParking Lots (if available)

    A.G. Bridge Park

    6706 Culp Street

    3 Courts  

    Parking Lot Available

    Cherryhill Park

    6820 Cherryhill Drive

    2 Courts 

    Chippawa Lions Park

    3970 Welland Street

    2 Courts

    Parking Lot Available

    E E Mitchelson Park

    3750-3800 Springdale Avenue

    2 Courts

    Parking Lot Available

    Fern Park

    7516 Fern Avenue

    2 Courts 

    F.J. Miller Park

    7018 Valiant Street

    1 Court 

    Glengate Park

    4190 Pettit Avenue

    1 Court 

    John N. Allan Park

    6980 Kalar Road

    4 CourtsParking Lot Available

    Lind Sommerville Park

    4337 Maplewood Avenue2 Courts 

    Meadowvale Park

    7148 Briarwood Avenue

    2 Courts 

    M.F. Ker Park

    3420 Sinnicks Avenue

    2 Courts

    Parking Lot Available

    Mount Carmel Park

    7812 Mount Carmel Boulevard

    2 Courts 

    Ontario Park

    5300 Ontario Avenue

    1 Court 

    Prince Charles Park

    6360 Arad Street

    1 Court

    Parking Lot Available

    Riverview Park8175 Sarah Street1 CourtParking Lot Available
    Theresa Park2864 Gail Avenue1 Court 

    Valour Park

    3538 Valour Crescent

    2 Courts 

    W.L. Houck Park

    5709 Valley Way

    2 Courts

    Parking Lot Available

  • ☀️ Pickleball Courts
    Pickleball raquet and ball

    Pickleball Courts

    Recognizing the enthusiasm for the fastest growing new court sport, we are pleased to offer pickleball at a number of combined tennis/pickleball court locations. Good exercise and lots of fun!

    LocationAccess Location(s) and Parking Lots (if available) 

    F.J. Miller Park

    7018 Valiant Street

     

    Glengate Park

    4190 Pettit Avenue

     

    John N. Allan Park

    6980 Kalar Road

    Parking Lot Available

    Ontario Park

    5300 Ontario Avenue

     

    Prince Charles Park

    6360 Arad Street

    Parking Lot Available

    Riverview Park8175 Sarah StreetParking Lot Available
    Theresa Park2864 Gail Avenue 
  • ☀️ Basketball Courts
    Basketball hoop

    During the Provincial Emergency Order, organized game play is not permitted.

    Basketball Courts

    Calling all Raptors fans! Find your local half or full basketball court on our map. Who knows – keep practicing and you might be the next Canadian NBA/WNBA star!

    LocationAccess Location(s Court SizeParking Lots (if available)

    A.J. McKinley Park

    4868 Crysler Avenue

    Full Court 

    Alpine Park

    7830 Alpine Drive

    Half Court 

    Balmoral Park

    6494 Balmoral Avenue

    Half Court 

    Bambi Park

    6370 Delta Drive

    Half Court 

    C.B. Wright Park

    6915 Ailanthus Avenue

    Half Court 

    Chippawa Lions Park

    3970 Welland Street

    Half Court

    Parking Lot Available

    Crimson Park

    6051 Crimson Avenue

    Half Court 

    Deerfield Park

    8740 Forestview Boulevard

    Half Court 

    F.J. Miller Park

    7018 Valiant Street

    Full Court 

    Firemen's Park

    2275 Dorchester Road

    Half Court

    Parking Lot Available

    Garner Park

    8690 McGarry Drive

    Half Court 

    Glengate Park

    4190 Pettit Avenue

    Full Court 

    Gustavus Munro Park

    8180 Rideau Street

    Full Court 

    John N. Allan Park

    6980 Kalar Road

    Full Court

    Parking Lot Available

    Lind Sommerville Park

    4337 Maplewood AvenueFull Court 

    Maple Park

    5100 Maple Street

    Half Court 

    Mount Carmel Park

    7812 Mount Carmel Boulevard

    Full Court 

    Mulhern Park

    4585 Baldwin Avenue

    Half Court 

    Ontario Park

    5300 Ontario Avenue

    Full Court 

    Patrick Cummings Park

    8965 Willoughby Drive

    Full Court

    Parking Lot Available

    Preakness Park

    7857 Preakness Street

    Half Court 

    Prince Charles Park

    6360 Arad Street

    Full Court

    Parking Lot Available

    R.F. Keighan Park8030 Beaverton BoulevardHalf Court 
    Riverview Park8175 Sarah Street

    Full Court

    Parking Lot Available

    Solar Park6519 Jupiter BoulevardHalf Court 
    Theresa Park2864 Gail AvenueFull Court 

    Valour Park

    3538 Valour Crescent

    Full Court 

    Westfield Park

    6983 Warden Avenue

    Half Court 
  • ☀️ Street Hockey
    Hockey stick and ball

    During the Provincial Emergency Order, organized game play is not permitted.

    Street Hockey

    The following parks have built-in hockey nets and lines for ball hockey games, so you can enjoy the ultimate street hockey game. No need to yell Car! Please ensure you've read the Outdoor Ball Hockey Rink Rules before going.

    LocationAccess Location(s) and Parking Lots (if available) 

    FJ Miller Park

    7018 Valiant Street

     

    Glengate Park

    4190 Pettit Avenue

     

    John N. Allan Park

    6890 Kalar Road

    Parking Lot Available

    Ontario Park

    5300 Ontario Avenue

     

    Theresa Park

    2864 Gail Avenue

     
  • ☀️ Skateparks
    Person on a bike at the skatepark

    Skateparks

    Niagara Falls Skateparks are designed for all ages and abilities.

    NameLocationNotes

    MacBain Skatepark

    7150 Montrose Road (MacBain Community Centre)

    Parking Lot Available

    Chippawa Lions Park

    3970 Welland Street

    Parking Lot Available

  • ☀️ Off Leash Dog Parks
    Dogs at the dogpark

    Off-Leash Dog Parks

    Open all season. With internal paths and water stations for our two and four legged friends.

    NameLocationNotes

    Niagara Falls Dog Park

    Firemen's Park (2275 Dorchester Road at Mountain Road)

    Parking Lot Available

    Niagara Falls Bark Park

    Niagara Falls Humane Society (6025 Chippawa Parkway, near Stanley Avenue) not shown on map

    Parking Lot Available

     

  • ☀️ Trails
    Trail in Niagara Falls

    Paved Trails

    All 33 kilometers of City of Niagara Falls trails are available for you to enjoy! Try something new – like in-line skating! Choose either paved or natural surfaces including gravel, woodchip and dirt for your trail adventure.

    Trail NameAccess Location(s)Notes

    Chippawa Lions Park Fitness Trail

    Access from 3970 Welland StreetParking Lot Available

    Deerfield/Edgewood Woodlot Park Pathway)

    Access from St. Michael Avenue near Glavic Drive 

    Fernwood Park Trail

    Access from 9260 Hendershot Boulevard

    Parking Lot Available

    Firemen's Park Pathway

    Paved access to upper lot of Firemen's Park (2275 Dorchester Road) 

    Garner Recreational Trail

    Access from 8609 McGarry Drive or access from Courtney Crescent 

    Gary Hendershot Memorial Trail

    Access from Cuviello Court 

    Haulage Road Trail

    Access from St. Paul Avenue or from Mountain Road near Dorchester RoadParking Lot Available

    Millennium Recreational Trail - John McCall MacBain Pathway

    Access from Oakwood Drive at McLeod Road or from Lundy’s Lane near the Hydro Canal

    Parking Lot Available

    Millennium Recreational Trail - Niagara Falls Lions Legacy Pathway

    Access from Stanley Avenue at Thorold Stone Road or from Whirlpool RoadParking Lot Available
    Millennium Recreational Trail - Paisley January - Pool PathwayAccess from Portage Road at Morrison Street or from Thorold Stone RoadParking Lot Available
    Millennium Recreational Trail - Rotary Storywalk PathwayAccess from Carolynn Park 6528 Petit Avenue or from Drummond Road 
    Millennium Recreational Trail - Canada 150 PathwayAccess from Strathmore or Glamis Crescents, or from Royal Manor Drive 
    Olympic Torch Run Legacy TrailAccess from Queen Street at Erie Avenue or from Clifton Hill 
    Warren Roads Recreational TrailAccess from McLeod Road near St. Michael’s High School, Warren Woods Avenue or Kalar Road 
    Niagara Parks Niagara River Parkway TrailAdditional Information available at niagaraparks.com 

    Natural Surface Trail

    Trail NameAccess Location(s) and Parking Lots (if available)Notes

    Chippawa West Park Fitness Trail

    Access from Tallgrass Avenue

     

    George Bukator Trail

    Access from Chippawa Parkway near Stanely

    Parking Lot Available

    Heartland Forest Trails

    Access from 8215 Heartland Forest
    View COVID-19 protocols at www.heartlandforest.org

    Parking Lot Available

    Hunter's Creek Trail

    Access from Lyons Creek Road, Mann Street and Willick Road

     

    Laura Secord Commemorative Trail (Part of the Bruce Trail)

    Access from Dorchester Road parking lot at Firemen's Park

    Parking Lot Available

    NS&T Trail I - III

    Section 1 (Garner Road to Kalar Road)

    Section 2 (Kalar Road to Montrose Road)

    Section 3 (Meadowvale Drive to Drummond Road)

     

    Shriner's Woodlot Park Trail

    Access from Mount Carmel Boulevard

     
  • ☀️ Outdoor Fitness Equipment and Fitness Trails
    Outdoor fitness equipment

    Outdoor Fitness Equipment and Fitness Trails

    Get physical! The City’s 2 outdoor fitness equipment locations include components are designed to be adaptable, by exercising different muscle groups, and accessible for many fitness levels and abilities. Our 4 Fitness trails provide stations along the way with exercises to keep you fit.

    Outdoor Fitness Equipment

    LocationAccess Location(s) and Parking Lots (if available) 

    MacBain Community Centre

    7150 Montrose Road

    Parking Lot Available

    Millennium Trail

    Niagara Falls Lions Legacy Pathway Entrance (Stanley Avenue at Thorold Stone Road) 

    Parking Lot Available


    Fitness Trails

    LocationAccess Location(s) and Parking Lots (if available) 

    Chippawa Lions Park

    3970 Welland Street

    Parking Lot Available

    Chippawa West Park

    9327 Emerald Avenue

     

    Riverview Park

    8175 Sarah Street

    Parking Lot Available

    Warren Woods Recreational Trail

    3699 McLeod Road

     
  • ☀️ Outdoor Track
    Outdoor walking track

    Outdoor Walking Track 

    The Oakes Park Track is open daily. Beat the heat and walk under the lights till 11pm.

    LocationTypeAddressNotes

    Oakes Park

    Outdoor Walking track

    5700 Morrison Street

    Open 6:00am to 11:00pm, (track lighting hours may vary according to weather and season).

    The indoor walking tracks at MacBain Community Centre and Gale Centre remain closed.
  • ☀️ Chippawa Boat Launch
    Boat dock in Niagara Falls

    Chippawa Boat Ramp Park

    Boat launch access to the Welland River, with 34 vehicle and trailer spaces and 25 passenger vehicle spaces.

    • 4379 Lyons Creek Road
    • Public docks on the waterfront providing for two boat launches
    • Children’s play structure & parkettes
    • Rest areas

    No swimming is permitted.

    Chippawa Boat Ramp Park Location Map

  • ☀️ Public Dock
    Public dock

    Front Street Public Dock

    The Front Street Public Dock offers waterside views with seating beside the Weightman Bridge.

    • 3832 Front Street
    • Public parking lot (limited spots available)
    • Benches and picnic tables

    No swimming is permitted.

  • ☀️ Farmers' Market
    Fresh fruits and vegetables

    Niagara Falls Farmers' Market

    • Niagara Falls Farmers’ Market is open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the MacBain Community Centre, rain or shine!
    • Running every Saturday, come enjoy all the best of local farmers, growers, bakers, and makers.
    • For Farmers' Market information, visit niagarafalls.ca
  • ☀️Walking Tours
    Walking tour participants

    Walking Tours

    Walking Tour of The Battle of Lundy's Lane - Follow this trail to experience the American advance and the British defense on the Lundy's Lane Battlefield. Stops at key locations will help you understand what occurred here on July 25, 1814.

    Poetry Walking Tour of Niagara Falls - Each point of interest along this walk includes a poem, some facts about the area and images.

  • ☀️Niagara Falls Public Libraries
    Persopn reading at the library

    Niagara Falls Public Libraries

    Get your summer read on at one of 4 library branches in the City. With reading and book clubs, online crafts and even virtual piano lessons, there is something for everyone. Visit nflibrary.ca for information.

    LocationAccess Location(s) and Parking Lots (if available) 

    Chippawa Branch

    3763 Main Street

    Parking Lot Available

    Gale Centre (Novel Branch)

    5152 Thorold Stone Road

    Currently Closed

    Victoria Avenue Branch

    4848 Victoria Avenue

    Parking Lot Available

    MacBain Community Centre Branch

    7150 Montrose Road

    Parking Lot Available

    Stamford Centre Branch

    3643 Portage Road

    Parking Lot Available

And don't forget, 55 park playgrounds are also open to enjoy, all summer long!

Outdoor COVID Precautions

  • stay home if you are feeling ill, even if you have mild symptoms, or if you are in quarantine or self-isolating
  • keep two metres of physical distance from anyone you don't live with
  • wear a face covering if physical distancing cannot be maintained, or where one is required
  • avoid high-touch surfaces and wash your hands frequently and thoroughly or use hand sanitizer
  • taking part with members of your own household is best  

Check with Niagara Region Public Health for any additional information, restrictions or health measures you should follow. Availability and access to amenities may change with any new COVID restrictions that the Province of Ontario puts in place.