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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 fire pit bookings open Monday, April 3, 2023.

Winter fire pits are bookable from Nov. 7, 2022 until March 31, 2023.

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

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.

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 Alcohol consumption allowed?

Prairie Winds Park - South Fire Pit

223 Castleridge Blvd N.E.

Prairie Winds Park - South 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

Community Park Fire pit location Alcohol consumption allowed?

West Confederation

2836 Canmore Rd. N.W.

West Confederation fire pit location


Mount Pleasant

Confederation Park

905 - 30 Ave. N.W.

Confederation Park fire pit location


West Hillhurst

West Hillhurst Playground

2620 2 Ave. N.W.

West Hillhurst Park fire pit location


S.E. parks

Community Park Fire pit location Alcohol consumption allowed?
Forest Lawn

Elliston Park

1827 68 St. S.E.

Elliston Park fire pit location



Inglewood River Walk

1033 7 Ave S.E.

Inglewood River Walk fire pit location


S.W. parks

Park Fire pit location Alcohol consumption allowed?


235 Everstone Dr S.W.

Evergreen fire pit location

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