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Burlington. Recreation, Community and Culture

Site: Waterfront at Downtown Burlington

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
City staff continue to work remotely and are ready to assist the community in the delivery of as many services as possible 
* for information and updates on City services, including what’s open and closed visit burlington.ca/coronavirus
Contact Information
Office Phone Service Burlington 905-335-7738
Toll Free Phone 1-877-213-3609
Website https://www.burlington.ca/en/live-and-play/Waterfront-at-Downtown-Burlington.asp
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Agency Information
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Established 2006
Funding City / Town
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
City staff continue to work remotely and are ready to assist the community in the delivery of as many services as possible 
* for information and updates on City services, including what’s open and closed visit burlington.ca/coronavirus 
 
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Downtown waterfront incorporating parks, beaches, and other features 
 
Brant Street Pier: 
137 metre long open concrete pedestrian pier with lighted beacon 
 
Spencer Smith Park, 1400 Lakeshore Rd: 
Features include a wide promenade, Dofasco Waterjet Park and playground  
* Rotary Centennial Pond offers free skating in the winter (ice conditions hotline 905-335-7600 ext 8587) and model boat sailing in the spring, summer and fall 
 
Discovery Landing: 
Enclosed building offers storm and weather-watching views 
* home to Spencer's on the Waterfront, The Bite Cafe and the Observatory 
* rental available for meetings and social functions 
 
The Beachway, 1100 Lakeshore Rd 
Sand beach with washrooms, community changeroom, outdoor showers, bike racks, playground and concession stand 
 
Beach Water Quality Conditions 
Halton Region shows beach water quality conditions for Beachway Park and Brant St Beach online and can answer inquiries by phone at 905-825-6000 
 
Parking:  
Limited metered parking at waterfront lots east and west of Discovery Landing: Mon-Sun 9 am-6 pm  
* additional hourly and all day paid parking available across Lakeshore Road at Brock Street and the Art Gallery of Burlington lots, and at The Waterfront parking garage, 414 Locust St 
 
Waterfront Trail:  
Burlington's 23km trail is part of the Ontario Waterfront Trail and Greenway, for more information see separate listing here
Hours Vary by facility, see above
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None ; Fees for parking, concession and restaurants
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
1400 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7S 1Y2
 
View Google Map
Intersection Brant St and Lakeshore Rd
Mailing Address c/o City of Burlington - Parks & Rec Dept 
City Hall 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading All Sports ; Individual Sports ; Meeting Space ; Parks, Trails & Gardens ; Seasonal Sports
Service Categories Ice Skating ; Meeting Space ; Public Parks ; Water Quality Assurance

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