Contact 311 to submit a service request, if you have concerns about any of the smoking issues identified below.

Under City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 608 Parks, smoking is prohibited  in and around certain facilities within City parks.

While in a park no person shall smoke (this includes cannabis) within the boundaries of a nine-metre radius surrounding the following amenities or areas in a park:

  • sports field
  • playground safety surface or playground equipment
  • wading pool basin or splash pad safety zone
  • skateboard or BMX park
  • ski hill
  • outdoor swimming pool or deck
  • covered picnic shelter or gazebo
  • outdoor theatre space
  • public washroom

While in a park no person shall smoke:

  • within any zoo or farm area
  • on a swimming beach
  • in a service line or waiting area

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