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Online Reservation System for Visitors to Burlington’s Lowville Park Begins July 30


*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington.

Burlington, Ont.—July 20, 2020 —Starting July 30, visitors to Burlington’s beautiful Lowville Park will be required to make an online reservation before they can enter the park. The reservations are free and available in three-hour time slots.

Information about Park reservations

  • Reservations are available for times between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., seven days a week
  • Due to the limited number of spots available, we ask that one spot per day be booked to allow everyone the opportunity to enjoy the park
  • One vehicle per reservation
  • Reservations for those walking or biking into the Park are not required
  • Visits are three hours in length. Arrive and depart at your scheduled time(s)
  • A gate attendant will ensure vehicle license plates match the reservation
  • Changes/cancellations can be made up to 48 hours before your arrival time, including change of date, name, license plate and number of people
  • Late grace period: we understand unexpected circumstances may arise. It’s ok to be a few minutes late
  • City of Burlington reserves the right to cancel park visits due to adverse trail conditions. Trail networks may close completely if conditions are too wet and damage will be unavoidable. Should your visit be cancelled, you will be notified by email.
  • Details about how to make a reservation can be found at

“Lowville Park is arguably our most beautiful park and it’s a destination park, meaning people will travel some distances to enjoy its beauty and tranquillity. This reservation system is in place to manage the number of visitors and control parking. As the Province begins to ease some of the COVID-19 restrictions, our goal is to help residents rediscover Burlington safely and in a way that minimizes the spread of COVID-19.” — Denise Beard, Acting-Director of Recreation Services

Parking at Lowville

The parking lot at Lowville Park is limited to approximately 50 percent capacity to assist with overcrowding. Street parking is not permitted and will be enforced by bylaw officers.

Health and Safety Measures

Washrooms are available at Lowville Park and visitors are reminded to continue to be vigilant about public health practices and provincial directives to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including:

  • Maintaining 2-metre physical distance from others
  • Gathering in groups of 10 or fewer who are part of your social circle
  • Staying home if you feel sick
  • Washing and sanitizing hands before and after visiting the park.


Burlington is ranked as Canada’s best community and best place to raise a family. It is a City where people, nature and businesses thrive. As residents continue to rediscover many of their favourite spaces and activities in the city, City services may look different as we work to stop the spread of COVID-19. The City’s commitment to providing the community with essential services remains a priority. Sign up to learn more about Burlington at and download the free City of Burlington app.


Conservation Halton has had great success in reopening and operating its parks in a safe manner with its new reservation system. We know Lowville Park is a destination for many residents and people from across the GTHA – implementing this new system will allow everyone the chance to enjoy the park amenities, the summer weather and be outside safely, as well as be certain there’s a spot waiting for them when they arrive.

PLEASE NOTE: To stay updated on what the City of Burlington is doing regarding COVID-19, please visit the dedicated pages (and subscribe) and, and our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page — that are updated as new information becomes available.

A Burlington COVID-19 Task Force has been created to help support our community through this unprecedented emergency — updates will be provided at

To report an incident of non-compliance with provincial emergency orders, please contact the Halton Regional Police Service COVID-19 Hotline: 905-825-4722.

We’ve also created a dedicated page to feature the local organizations and businesses that have inspired us during the COVID-19 pandemic by taking action to support our community in new and creative ways — head to


*Posted by John Bkila, Mayor’s Media and Digital Communications Specialist

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