There are many parks, sports fields, open spaces and other facilities in the Town of Grimsby. Some parks and facilities require a permit for use, particularly for an organized function. If you need a permit or notice a concern at a particular park you can contact the Recreation Department 

Winter Maintenance

Please take note that sidewalks, stairs and pathways in parks and open spaces are not maintained during winter months (approximately November - March).

Beamer Memorial Conservation Area

Part of the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority, this beautiful park offers scenic lookouts over the 40 Mile Creek Valley and the Lake Ontario shoreline. The location has Lookout trails that bring you to the ridge of the escarpment, and it is connected to the Bruce Trail. Beamer Memorial is renowned to be an excellent location to observe the annual spring hawk migration and has a hawk watchtower that you can access.

Coronation Park

This park is located in Downtown Grimsby and hosts a number of special events throughout the year. The 40 Mile Creek runs through the park, and the Grimsby Lions Community Pool (outdoor) is also located within. The park additionally has a large gazebo, picnic areas, splash pad, and playground. Parking can be accessed from Elm Street.

Steve Mcdonnell Dog Park

This leash free dog park is open from 7am until dusk everyday. This park is a great place to give your dog room to run and to meet other dog families. All dogs must have valid licence tags and up to date vaccinations. Please observe all park rules before entering so that everyone can enjoy the park. Limited parking onsite.

Nelles Lake Park

This park offers a beautiful beach access that is easy to access, a large playground, a beach volleyball court, and a lot of open green space with shade. Parking is available onsite.

Forty Mile Creek Park

This lakefront area is a great place to fish, bird watch, or walk along the 40 Mile Creek. Home to the historic Pumphouse, a concrete patio with picnic tables overlooking the water, and the 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden and Gazebo.

Fifty Point Conservation Area

Just on the outskirts of Grimsby, this Hamilton Conservation Authority Property is an 80 Hectare park with lots to do. Amenities and activities include; marina, fishing, camping, beach area, facility rentals, The Landing restaurant, and more.

Splash Pad

Located in front of the Peach King Centre, the splash pad is a great place for play and cooling off. The splash pad is open mid-May-mid-September (weather is depending) during daylight hours. Please no pets and no bikes at the splash pad.

Centennial Park

One of Grimsby's largest open green spaces, this park offers a covered pavilion, baseball diamonds, and ample parking. Walk along the creek that meanders through the park, visit the Rose Garden, or enjoy a picnic at one of the many great picnic spots.

Outdoor Rink Friese Box

The outdoor rink is open for public use Monday-Sunday 9am-9p.m. (excluding Grimsby Ball Hockey League times and private rentals). Great for pick up ball hockey, lacrosse, or rollerblading.

Grimsby Tennis Courts

The Grimsby tennis courts are available for public use during the hours of 8:45am-4:14p.m., Monday-Friday. For access pick up the key from the Livingston Activity Centre. Adult supervision required along with proper tennis shoes and equipment.

Casablanca Beach Park

This NEW waterfront park offers a fantastic beach, paved walking path and a covered gazebo with picnic tables. In time, the park trail will be expanded as a part of Grimsby's waterfront beach access initiative.

Shayne Armstrong Skate Park

The skate park offers a great variety of features for young skaters and experienced skaters. Hours are 9am-dusk (lit during evenings in the summer months until 11p.m.). We strongly recommend helmets and protective equipment. Use only when surfaces are dry.

Southward Community Park

This Community Park is definitely worth a visit. The park hosts 4 baseball diamonds, 9 soccer fields of various sizes, a leash free dog park and eventually a bike pump track. The park also has a 2.5km walking trail that meanders throughout the park and goes through a forested wetland with views of the pond area. The site has a community building with excellent event and rental options, as well as a meeting room and washrooms.

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