Contact 311 to submit a service request for investigation if you wish to report dogs on a leash on a swimming beach in a City park, between April 1st and October 31st.

Under Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 608-34 - Dogs:

While in a park, no person as owner or person having control of a dog shall:

  • Allow the dog to enter a swimming beach except between November 1 and March 31st, this excludes person with a disability accompanied by a service animal, and a working dog providing a service to the City.

Note: Dogs are permitted off-leash below the snow fence line at Kew-Balmy Beach and Woodbine Beach between November 1 and March 31st. No enforcement action can be taken.

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