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Drop-in and bookable fire pits at parks

Fire pits at parks

Bookable and drop-in options

Book a fire pit

Summer Bookings - First Monday in April - Last Sunday in October  

Winter Bookings - First Monday in November - Last Sunday in March.

Alcohol is permitted at some fire pits. Please see list below for fire pit locations where alcohol is permitted. Learn about sites designated for alcohol consumption in Calgary parks

Fire pits are available to book weekdays between 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends from 12-2 p.m., 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

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

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.

Fire pit locations


N.E. parks

Community Park Fire pit location Season Alcohol consumption allowed?
Westwinds

Prairie Winds Park.

Prairie Winds Park Site 1 - East turf by picnic shelter #2

Year round

No

Bridgeland

Bridgeland Plaza

Bridgeland Plaza fire pit location

Year round

No

Bridgeland

McDougall Park

McDougall Park fire pit location

Year round

Yes

Renfrew

Stanley Jones Park

Stanley Jones Park fire pit location

Year round

Yes

Taradale

Taradale

Taradale fire pit location

Year round

No

N.W. parks

Community Park Fire pit location Alcohol consumption allowed?
Charleswood

West Confederation #1 "Canmore" NW of parking lot

West Confederation fire pit location

Year round

Yes

Mount Pleasant

Confederation Park

Confederation Park fire pit location

Year round

Yes

West Hillhurst

West Hillhurst Community Park

West Hillhurst Park fire pit location

Year round

No

S.E. parks

Community Park Fire pit location Season Alcohol consumption allowed?

Applewood

Applewood

Applewood fire pit location

Year round

No

Copperfield

Copperfield 

Copperfield fire pit location

Year round

No

Forest Lawn

Elliston Park

Elliston Park fire pit location

Year round

No

Inglewood

Inglewood River Walk

Inglewood River Walk fire pit location

Year round

Yes

Valleyview

Valleyview

Valleyview fire pit location

Year round

No

S.W. parks

Park Fire pit location Season Alcohol consumption allowed?
Evergreen

Evergreen

Evergreen fire pit location

Year round

No

Parkhill

Stanley Park

Stanley Park fire pit location

Summer

Yes

What to burn


You must bring your own firewood to use in our fire pits (no permit required). Remember to Burn It Where You Buy It.

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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