Enjoy the outdoors and spend time in one of our many parks and beaches. Whether you're playing sports, walking your dog or relaxing on the beach, there is something for everyone.

Parks and sport field permit application

You can rent our sports fields and parks for an upcoming event, practice or tournament. Please complete the Parks and Sports Field Permit Application and submit it by email.

Application details

You will need to include the following information on your application:

  • type of park facility or sports field being requested
  • location and name of the park
  • purpose of the rental request
  • contact information
  • date and time of the rental request
  • proof of insurance up to $2 million
  • payment

Rental fees

Review the rental fees for sports fields, baseball diamonds and parks.

Sports fields and ball diamonds

These fees apply to all sports fields. Sports fields are located at Coldwater Fairgrounds and Washago Centennial Park. It costs an additional $10 per hour if you would like to use field lighting.

Sports fields and baseball diamond rental fees – 2020
Rental typeRental lengthFee

Youth (up to the age of 16)

Hourly

$7.08 plus HST

Adult (17 and older)

Hourly

$10.23 plus HST

School board

Hourly

$5.41 plus HST

For tournament and event rentals, you will pay the hourly rate plus an additional $25 per day.

Pavilions

You can rent out a pavilion for an event. Please review the pavilion rental fees:

  • $10 per hour for non-profit rentals
  • $15 per hour for business rentals

We don't charge for casual use of the pavilions.

Parks

The following park use fees apply if you'd like to rent one of the parks.

Park use rental fees – 2020
Rental typeRental lengthFee

Small-scare rental of a section of the park

Hourly

$10 plus HST for non-profit rentals

$15 plus HST for business rentals

Large group rental with requirements

Daily

$100 plus HST

Council approved exclusive use of the park

Daily

$200 plus HST

Park facilities and maps

View our public parks map to locate the park nearest to you. We encourage you to explore the facilities and unique amenities available in each park.

Ardtrea Park

Ardtrea Park is located at 2375 Couchiching Avenue and includes the following amenities:

  • picnic tables
  • park benches
  • playground

Bass Lake Woodlands Park

Bass Lake Woodlands Park is located at 1956 Pine Avenue and includes the following amenities:

  • washrooms
  • picnic tables
  • park benches
  • playground
  • beach volleyball courts
  • outdoor rink
  • basketball court

Coldwater Fairgrounds

The Coldwater Fairgrounds is located at 11 Michael Anne Drive and includes the following amenities:

  • washrooms
  • picnic tables
  • park benches
  • playgrounds
  • baseball diamond
  • pavilion
  • walking trail
  • basketball court
  • skate park
  • water fountain

Ian Crichton Memorial Park

Ian Crichton Memorial Park is located at 2055 Birkeshire Woods Lane and includes the following amenities:

  • picnic tables
  • park benches
  • playground
  • pavilion
  • walking trail

Marchmont Community Park

Marchmont Community Park is located at 2049 Avery Lane and includes the following amenities:

  • washrooms
  • picnic tables
  • park benches
  • playground
  • baseball diamond
  • soccer pitch
  • dog park
  • pavilion
  • outdoor rink
  • basketball court

Mill Street Parkette

Mill Street Parkette is located at the corner of Mill Street and Coldwater Road and includes the following amenities:

  • park benches

Shoreview Park

Shoreview Park is located at 3183 Shoreview Drive and includes the following amenities:

  • park benches

Timberline Creek Park

Timberline Creek Park is located at 3581 Timberline Avenue and includes the following amenities:

  • washrooms
  • picnic tables
  • park benches
  • playground
  • baseball diamond
  • soccer pitch
  • pavilion
  • outdoor fitness

Village Green Parkette

Village Green Parkette is located at 3 River Street and includes the following amenities:

  • park benches

Washago Centennial Park

Washago Centennial Park is located at 3398 Quetton Street and includes the following amenities:

  • washrooms
  • picnic tables
  • park benches
  • playground
  • baseball diamond
  • soccer pitch
  • dog park
  • beach
  • pavilion
  • outdoor fitness
  • walking trail
  • boat launch ramp

Beaches and water quality

Washago Centennial Park includes a beach where visitors can relax, swim and enjoy the warm weather. Before visiting the beach, we recommend that you check the beach water quality. Beach water quality is tested weekly by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit.