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Parks and Playgrounds

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Parry Sound has many fantastic parks, and fun for the whole family. You can find the perfect picnic spot, playground, sports field or passive park to get out and enjoy!  

Are you looking for a place to host an outdoor recreational program, event or gathering please contact the Manager of Parks & Recreation to discuss your planned usage and the requirements to book your space!

Parks listing

Dog - off leash areas

Skate Park

Outdoor Rinks

Are you looking for an internet connection?  Free Wi-Fi is available in Market Square Park!

COVID-19 Update

(January 14, 2021) - Please note that parks and playgrounds are not maintained in the winter. 

In accordance with the province of Ontario’s declaration of a state of emergency effective January 14, 2021, Town of Parry Sound parks and outdoor spaces will remain accessible to the public in a limited capacity.  Please note that all park amenities including washrooms, change rooms, and water fountains are closed at this time. 

Those who are using a public park or space are asked to observe and adhere to the following rules under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020

  • No more than 5 persons are allowed to gather at an outdoor location at any time.
  • A 2-metre physical distance must always be maintained between persons.
  • Use of a face mask that covers the nose, mouth, and chin is strongly recommended outdoors when a 2-metre distance is not possible. 

In accordance with the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit order issued on January 14, 2021 requiring all outdoor public ice rinks, tobogganing hills and skating trails on public property across the district to be closed, the Kinsmen Park rink and toboggan hill are closed to the public.

Please note that these rules are enforced under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020.  Under O. Reg. 8/21: Enforcement of COVID-19 Measures, any provincial offences officer (including police and by-law enforcement) have the authority to issue warnings, fines, and/or prosecution upon persons found in violation of these rules.

What park amenities are open?

Please note that parks are not maintained in the winter.  All amenities such as washrooms and change rooms are closed at this time.  The Kinsmen Park rink and toboggan hill are closed to the public in accordance with the order of the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit effective January 14, 2021.

What will remain closed?

Tower Hill Observation Look-out is closed.

Can we play sports in parks?

Please note that parks are not maintained in the winter.

Can we host gatherings or events in parks?

Gatherings of more than 5 people outdoors are prohibited.  At this time, the Town of Parry Sound is not allowing use of parks for organized gatherings.

How do we stay safe while using outdoor recreational amenities?

Those who are using a public park or space are asked to observe and adhere to the following rules under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020

  • No more than 5 persons are allowed to gather at an outdoor location at any time.
  • A 2-metre physical distance must always be maintained between persons.
  • Use of a face mask that covers the nose, mouth, and chin is strongly recommended outdoors when a 2-metre distance is not possible. 

Users of the Town of Parry Sound’s parks system are  reminded that these areas are available for use at your own risk and are not regularly sanitized.  An inherent risk of exposure to communicable diseases including COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. 

 

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