​​Chinguacousy Park Picnic Guidelines

  • ​Limited Picnic tables are available throughout the Park from 7 am to Sunset and available on a first come, first served basis. There is to be no reserving of picnic tables.
  • Picnic Shelters are available for rental, please see information on rentals below.
  • Charcoal BBQs are not permitted.
  • Food Trucks are not permitted at Chinguacousy Park.
  • The use of generator’s are not permitted.
  • The use of sound amplifying devices is not permitted.
  • Inflatable Amusements (i.e. Bouncing Castles) are not permitted within the Park.
  • No Alcohol, Smoking or Cannabis is permitted.
  • Only 10’ x 10’ Pop Tents are permitted and cannot be staked into the ground. Tents must be secured using sand bags or securing to picnic tables to prevent from being blown or knocked over.
  • All vehicles must remain in the designated Parking areas only, no vehicles are permitted to drive on Park Pathway’s or onto grassed areas.
  • Parking is limited and carpooling or use of Public Transit is highly recommended.

Picnic Shelters

Picnic Shelters with various capacities are available for use by Permit only and are rented out on a daily basis.

  • Picnic Shelter #1
    • Maximum capacity 200 people.
    • Located close to Sandra Hames Centre, Central Playground Area and Spray Pad.
    • 5 Tables provided under Shelter and 3-4 tables on Grass Area.
  • Picnic Shelter #2
    • Maximum capacity 150 people.
    • Located by South Pond on West side of Park.
    • 5 tables provided under shelter and 3-4 tables on grass area.
  • Picnic Shelter #3
    • Maximum capacity 500 people.
    • Located by North Pond and Pavilion area.
    • ​8 tables provided under shelter and 3-4 tables in grass area.
  • Any requests to reschedule date must be completed a minimum of 14 days in advance.
  • Refunds or rescheduling are not permitted within 14 days of the rental, or due to weather.
  • Additional tables may be available for rental, subject to availability. Please inquire at time of booking.
  • There is no power available at Picnic Shelters, and the use of generators is not permitted.
  • There is no designated parking for Picnic Shelters.
  • To obtain a permit please contact Chinguacousy Park directly at 905-458-6555 or visit Customer Service desk at Chinguacousy Park Sandra Hames Centre.​


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