Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Balmy Beach Park

Address: 1 BEECH AVE Map It

Created in 1903, this historic 7.3 hectare park is home to the Balmy Beach Club. The park features a lawn bowling club, a playground and outdoor fitness equipment. The Martin Goodman Trail runs though the park parallel to the boardwalk and beach, along the shore of Lake Ontario. The Silver Birch dogs off leash area lies along shoreline southeast of the park, stretching east from the foot of Silverbirch Avenue to the foot of Nursewood Road.

Special Features
BLUE FLAG BEACH - Kew-Balmy Beach typically achieves annual blue flag certification. This international eco-label is awarded to beaches that meet high water quality, environmental and safety standards.
LOCATION - In the historic Beach neighbourhood south of Queen Street East, a vibrant street with an eclectic mix of shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants.
WASHROOMS - Accessible washrooms open daily from morning to evening, from April/May to October.


Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating *

Bike Trail3

Bowling Greens2

Dogs Off-Leash Area1

Drinking Fountain3


Outdoor Fitness Equipment3

Outdoor Table Tennis1

Parking Lot1


* Facilities can be available to permit. Permit rates are dependent on facility rating of Premium, A, B or C and your group category. Use the Facility Rating Criteria to learn more about amenities that might be available at each facility.

Please contact the facility prior to your visit to determine if the facility can meet your needs.
Accessibility Features