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City Hall, 2nd Floor
50 Church St.
St. Catharines, ON
L2R 7C2

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Lakeside Park


1 Lakeport Rd.

Map to Lakeside Park


Located in Port Dalhousie Ward, Lakeside Park offers1,500 feet of sandy beach, picnic area, carousel, concessions, playground equipment, dressing rooms, washrooms and parking area, pavilion, Waterfront Trail and Port Dalhousie Harbour Walkway. This park is 5.3 hectares.

Park Amenities

  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Carousel
  • Washrooms
  • Concession
  • Picnic tables
  • Volleyball courts 
  • Beach accessibility mats - The City is interested in hearing what you think about the mats through an online survey.

Enhancements to Lakeside Park

Work to enhance Lakeside Park began in early 2017. The entire project will be complete by December 2017. This project was made possible with support through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program/Avec l'appui du Programme d'infrastructure communautaire de Canada 150, the Niagara Region's Lakefront Enhancement Program and the City of St. Catharines.

Upgrades to Lakeside Park include:

  • Replace pavilion
  • Renovate washrooms/concession
  • Electrical improvments (e.g. burying wires, improved lighting, etc.)
  • New accessible play structure

  • Addition of a new pavilion/band shell

  • Accessibility upgrades. 

The approved concept plan for the Lakeside Park Enhancements.

In addition to the City of St. Catharines this project is funded by:

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Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program Logo


Planning a get-together or searching for a location for wedding photos? Permits are available for this park for those purposes.

Learn More About Renting City Parks 


Hours of Operation

This park is accessible from dawn to dusk
This park is available for permit 6 a.m. to 11 p.m
Please note: Parks are not available for permit on statutory holidays


Picnic and BBQ
Recreational and Leisure Activity


Picnic area
Waterfront Trail
Port Dalhousie Harbour Walkway

Policies & Procedures

Click here to view the City of St. Catharines Policies and Procedures for Parks and Green Spaces

Diagrams & Images

Click here to view diagrams and images of Lakeside Park
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