We’ve switched to biennial data gathering for the city profiles — The data available here was collected in early 2022 and originally published in last year’s Canadian City Parks Report.
City Profile
Population: 569,353
  • Hamilton has the third highest number of community gardens relative to population size, or nearly twice the average, with over 11 community gardens per 100,000 people.
  • Hamilton is one of 57% of cities that has a seniors strategy that includes parks.
  • Hamilton is one of 33% of cities with a dogs in parks plan.
of total city land is parkland

112,800 ha of total city area

2 additional portable washrooms available in parks. 6 additional portable washrooms available in parks during winter.
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Public washrooms

24 winterized public washrooms

Parkland provision goal (distance to park / ha per 1000 people)

0.7 ha per 1000 people, and: Neighbourhood Parks - 800 m service radius Community Parks - 2 km service radius

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Thirty-five cities participated in this year's report and we hope more will join us next year.
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