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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 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and weekends, but priority will be given to those who book the fire pits with a permit.

Use of our fire pits is subject to any 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 (there may not be enough snow on site)

Fire pit locations

You can use our fire pits between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. weekdays and weekends. Bookable times are 12-3 p.m., 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

New locations coming soon!

Note: Some of our fire pits may be snow covered and not easily visible. City crews are attempting to dig them out for public use.

N.W. parks

Park Fire pit location

West Confederation Park (formerly Canmore Park)
2836 Canmore Rd. N.W.

West Confederation fire pit map

Collingwood Off-leash Park
1823 John Laurie Blvd. N.W.

Collingwood fire pit map

Mount Pleasant - Confederation Park
905 - 30 Ave. N.W.

Confederation fire pit map

Country Hills Park
529 Country Hills Dr. N.W.

Country Hills fire pit map

Crescent Heights Park
201 - 2 St. N.W.

Crescent Heights fire pit map

Highwood
16 Harlow Ave. N.W.

Highwood fire pit map

Hillhurst - Riley Park
800 - 12 St. N.W.

Riley Park fire pit map

Panorama Hills
33 Panatella Hill N.W.

Panorama Hills fire pit map

Bowness - Queen Elizabeth Park
4324 - 77 Ave. N.W.

Queen Elizabeth fire pit map

Ranchlands - Ranchero Park
7827 Ranchero Dr. N.W.

Ranchero fire pit map

Sunnyside
625 - 3 Ave. N.W.

Sunnyside fire pit map

N.E. parks

Park Fire pit location

Abbeydale
77 Abergale Way N.E.

Abbeydale fire pit map

Big Marlborough Park
6021 Madigan Dr. N.E.

Big Marlborough fire pit map

Bridgeland Plaza
912 General Ave. N.E.

Bridgeland Plaza fire pit map

Coventry Hills
90 Covepark Sq. N.E.

Coventry Hills fire pit map

Harvest Hills Park
520 Harvest Lake Dr. N.E.

Harvest Hills fire pit map

Taradale - Manmeet Singh Bhullar Park
7306 - 64 Ave. N.E.

Mayland Heights
320 - 19 St. N.E.

Mayland Heights fire pit map

Westwinds - Prairie Winds Park
(SW and NE fire pits)
223 Castleridge Blvd. N.E.

S.W. parks

Park Fire pit location

Buckmaster Park
1629 - 21 Ave. S.W.

Buckmaster fire pit map

Spruce Cliff - Cedar Crescent Park
411 Cedar Cr. S.W.

Cedar Crescent fire pit map

Cliff Bungalow Park
2105 Cliff St. S.W.

Cliff Bungalow fire pit map

Evergreen Park
235 Everstone Dr. S.W.

Evergreen fire pit map

Glamorgan Park
5016 - 46 Ave. S.W.

Glamorgan fire pit map

Glenbrook Park
5302 - 32 Ave. S.W.

Glenbrook fire pit map

Meadowlark Park
20 MacKay Dr. S.W.

Meadowlark fire pit map

Shawnessy
102 Shawglen Rd. S.W.

Shawnessy fire pit map

South Glenmore - Variety Park
8415 - 24 St. S.W.

South Glenmore fire pit map

S.E. parks

Park Fire pit location

Applewood Park
919 Applewood Dr. S.E.

Applewood fire pit map

Auburn Bay fire pit map

Copperfield Park
41 Copperfield Pt. S.E.

Copperfield fire pit map

Deer Ridge Park
60 Deerpath Rd. S.E.

Deer Ridge fire pit map

Ogden - George Moss Park
7224 - 22 St. S.E.

Ogden fire pit map

Maple Ridge Golf Course
(#1, #2, #3)
1240 Mapleglade Dr. S.E.

Riverbend
171 Riverbend Dr. S.E.

Riverbend fire pit map

Dover - Valleyview Park
3224 - 26 St. S.E.

Valleyview fire pit map

How to get a permit

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

Fire safety

  • Don't try to move or alter the fire pits
  • Keep flames at a reasonable size (one metre high and one metre wide)
  • Do not leave a burning fire unattended
  • When you're done, put out all flames and embers with water or snow (soak, stir and soak it again)
  • Keep it clean - don't place food on the mesh cover and clean up any garbage
  • Be a good neighbour and share the fire pits
  • Be respectful to plants and wildlife
  • 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 facilitybooking@calgary.ca to cancel your permit and booking.

Questions, issues or complaints

If you have any questions or concerns related to an existing booking, email facilitybooking@calgary.ca.

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

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