Drop-in and bookable fire pits at parks

Fire pits at parks

Bookable and drop-in options.

Book a fire pit

You can use our fire pits between 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Our fire pits are available for bookings from 12 - 2 p.m. , 4 - 6 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. weekdays and weekends.

Alcohol is not permitted at any of the summer fire pits. Learn about sites designated for alcohol consumption in Calgary parks

Note: All fire pits use is subject to local fire bans.

Before you visit


  • Bring enough wood to burn for your booking. Please don't use trees or other materials from the park in fire pits. This damages trees and disturbs wildlife.
  • Have a fire safety plan
    • Pick one person to be in charge of the fire
    • Have a way to quickly put out the fire if needed
    • Bring a first aid kit just in case
  • Bring water to put out the fire

Fire pit locations


N.E. parks

Park Fire pit location

Bridgeland Plaza

912 General Ave. N.E.

Bridgeland Plaza fire pit location

McDougall Park

1011 McDougall Rd. N.E.

McDougall Park fire pit location

Stanley Jones Park

825 - 6 St. N.E.

Stanley Jones Park fire pit location

N.W. parks

Park Fire pit location

Confederation Park

905 - 30 Ave. N.W.

Confederation fire pit location

Crescent Heights

1201 - 2 St. N.W.

Crescent Heights fire pit location

West Confederation

2836 Canmore Rd. N.W.

Confederation Park fire pit locations

S.E. parks

Park Fire pit location
Copperfield Park
41 Copperfield Pt. S.E.

Copperfield fire pit location

Mills Park

1508 - 9 Ave. S.E.

Mills Park fire pit location

New Brighton Regional Park

1012 New Brighton Dr. S.E.

New Brighton #1 fire pit location (East End)

S.W. parks

Park Fire pit location

Bankview

2418 - 17 St. S.W.

Bankview fire pit location

Barb Scott Park

935 - 12 Ave. S.W.

Barb Scott Park fire pit location

Connaught Park

1135 - 14 Ave. S.W.

Connaught Park fire pit location

Evergreen

235 - Everstone Dr. S.W.

Evergreen fire pit location

Stanley Park

330 - 42 Ave. S.W.

Stanley Park fire pit location

How to book a fire pit

Getting a permit to book a fire pit is easy and free!

Check your desired location and time slot for availability and click "select my time".

Note: you will need to create a Live and Play account to book.

What to burn


You must bring your own firewood to use in our fire pits (no permit required).

Do not burn:

  • Twigs, fallen branches, pinecones or other materials found in the park
  • Wood that is painted, treated or contains glue or resin
  • Wood from a different location, region or province
  • Elm wood
  • Wet or green/fresh cut wood
  • Yard waste (cut grass or leaves)
  • Garbage
  • Rubber or plastic
  • Furniture
  • Fireworks or other incendiary devices

Bring your own equipment


  • Lighters, matches, pokers, etc.
  • Roasting sticks, metal skewers, grill baskets, etc.
  • Marshmallows, hot dogs, hot chocolate, etc. (alcohol is not permitted)
  • Folding chairs

During your visit


  • Keep it clean - clean up any garbage before leaving the area
  • Be respectful to plants and wildlife
  • Don't try to move the fire pit while it's turned on or still hot
  • Keep flames at a reasonable size (one metre high and one metre wide)
  • When you're done, turn off the propane
  • Bad behaviour, out of control flames and damage to the park may result in fines up to $10,000
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