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Parks & Open Space

With over 120 hectares of parkland, 33 parks, 45 kilometers of recreation and nature trails, kilometers of waterfront parks and access points, playgrounds and splash pads, sports fields, conservation areas, a concrete skatepark and a dog park, Fort Erie offers opportunities to suit every recreation and leisure need.


Parks and Open Space Development is responsible for managing the long term development of Fort Erie's neighbourhood, community and town parks, recreational trail system, urban development and beautification programs with a focus on economic and social benefits, and environmental stewardship. Contacts in this Division include:


Manager, Open Space Planning and Development
Signe Hansen, OALA, CSLA, MBA,
905 871-1600 ext. 2506



Parks and Facilities Management is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Town's parks and the structural facilities. Contacts in this Division include:

Parks and Facilities Manager
Sean Hutton
905-871-1600 ext 2430

Park Facility Bookings

Parks, athletic fields, playgrounds, splash pads, pavilions, mutli-use and picnic shelters must be booked through the Town of Fort Erie Facilities Management Division, by calling 905-871-1600 ext. 2431.

Planning a public concert, art show or fundraising event in a Town Park, or fun run along the Friendship Trail? All public gatherings and events on Town property must be booked through the Town of Fort Erie. Click here for the Event Application Form.


Interactive Parks and Open Space Map