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Drop-in and bookable fire pits at community parks

Fire pits at community parks

Bookable and drop-in options.

Smaller residential-style fire pits have been set up at select community parks across the city. These are free-to-use from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.

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

Before you visit

  • Bring enough wood to burn for your booking
  • 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

You can use our fire pits between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. weekdays and weekends. Check back for updated Spring and Summer locations.

How to get a permit

We are not currently offering permits. Fire pits can be used on a first come, first serve basis.

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)
  • Do not leave a propane fire pit unattended
  • 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

How to cancel your permit

If you can't use your booking, please cancel your permit so someone else can book your spot. Email to cancel your permit and booking.

Questions, issues or complaints

If you have any questions or concerns related to an existing booking, email

To report a complaint, please contact 3-1-1. 

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