Off-leash dog parks

Guelph has eight unfenced and two fenced dog parks, in addition to the use of some sports fields for off-leash use.

 

Fenced off-leash dog parks

Open daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Rules for using fenced in dog parks

Designated unfenced leash-free areas

  • Eramosa River Park
  • Lee Street Park
  • Riverside Park (GRCA lands west of the Speed River, north of Woodlawn Road)
  • Norm Jary Park
  • Margaret Greene Park
  • Centennial Park
  • Crane Park
  • John Gamble Park (Hydro corridor)

Please refer to the map above for the designated leash-free area in each park.

Unoccupied sports fields

Some unoccupied sports fields are available for dogs to run off-leash. They include:

  • Bailey Park Multi-Use 1
  • Bailey Park Softball 2
  • Centennial Park Softball 9
  • Colonial Drive Park Softball 1
  • Deerpath Drive Park Soccer 1
  • Dovercliffe Park Mini-Soccer 1
  • Dovercliffe Park Mini-Soccer 2
  • Eramosa River Park Baseball 1
  • Eramosa River Park Baseball 2
  • Exhibition Park Softball 2
  • Franchetto Park Multi-Use 1
  • Grange Road Park Soccer 1
  • Green Meadows Park Soccer 1
  • Green Meadows Park Softball 2
  • Hanlon Creek Park Soccer 1
  • Howitt Park Baseball 1<
  • Hugh C. Guthrie Park Softball 1
  • Margaret Greene Park Softball 3
  • Margaret Greene Park Softball 4
  • MacAlister Park Multi-Use 1
  • Mollison Park Softball 2
  • Norm Jary Park Softball 1
  • Norm Jary Park Softball 2
  • Norm Jary Park Softball 3
  • Orin Reid Park Mini-Soccer 1
  • Orin Reid Park Mini-Soccer 2
  • Pineridge Park Softball 1
  • Rickson Park Softball 2
  • Riverside Park Multi-Use 1
  • Riverside Park Multi-Use 2
  • Riverside Park Softball 3
  • Royal City Park Softball 1
  • Skov Park Softball 1
  • Sleeman Park Softball 1
  • University Village Park Baseball 1
  • W. E. Hamilton Park Softball 1
  • Wilson Farm Park Mini-Soccer 1
  • Woodland Glen Park Softball 1
  • York Road Park Baseball 1
  • York Road Park Soccer 2
  • York Road Park Softball 3

Dogs must be leashed immediately when someone enters the sports field to use it, regardless of who was there first or their purpose for playing.

Read our Leash Free Policy to learn how we assess, build, maintain and enforce off-leash dog parks.