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ePlay Customer Service

240 St. Paul St. W.
Seymour-Hannah Sports & Entertainment Centre
St. Catharines, ON L2S 2E7

Tel: 905.688.5601 x1927

Fax: 905.682.1157

TTY: 905.688.4TTY (4889)


Click here for a map to Memorial & Merritt Parks

Click here to email ePlay Customer Service

Memorial & Merritt Parks


Memorial Park

6 St. Paul St. W.
St. Paul Street and McGuire Street

Merritt Park

9 St. Paul St. W.
St. Paul Street West and McGuire Street


Memorial Park

Memorial Park is a commemorative area dedicated to the veterans of the First World War dedicated and unveiled by the Prince of Wales in 1927. It is located in St. Patrick's Ward. This park contains the cenotaph, horticultural displays and seating areas. It is the location of annual Remembrance Day ceremonies. This area is 0.56 hectares.

Merritt Park

Merritt Park is the location of the William Hamilton Merritt Monument. It is located in St. Patrick's Ward in Downtown St. Catharines. Merritt was the founding father of the Welland Canal. The first and second canals ran through the city's core in the valley where Hwy. 406 is now located. Several historical buildings in the city can be attributed to the Merritt family including 12 Yates St., Rodman Hall and the pavilion in Montebello Park. This area is 0.016 hectares.

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


Recreational and Leisure Activity


Memorial Park

Formal flower gardens

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 Memorial and Merrit Parks
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