Lorne Park

The City of Brantford has many beautiful community, neighbourhood, horticulture and sports parks. Enjoy passive recreation like walking your dog, sitting on a bench, or having a picnic while enjoying the mature trees and beautiful gardens in these parks. Some of the large parks mentioned below offer many different things to do and have also become locations for special events. Visit the City of Brantford website for a complete list of parks and playgrounds in Brantford.

Brantford Rotary Bike Park

400 Grand River Ave., Brantford

The Brantford Rotary Bike Park (“Bike Park”) is free to use and offers a wide selection of opportunities and challenge levels for beginners and advanced riders alike. There is free parking on-site as well as nearby washrooms and access to the City's extensive trail network.

The Bike Park provides an added challenge for cyclists. Built with expertise, craftsmanship and attention to detail, the bike park is a full day of fun for riders of all abilities with beginning, intermediate and advanced jumps, trails, pump tracks and a skills area. The 2019 Cycling in Ontario Guide referred to the Brantford Rotary Bike Park as “one of the best outdoor bike parks in Ontario.”

Visit the Brantford Rotary Bike Park website for more information, including rules and difficulty levels.

Cockshutt Park

35 Sherwood Dr., Brantford

Home of the Brantford Red Sox, Cockshutt Park includes four baseball diamonds with bleachers, batting cages, and a paved parking lot with accessible washrooms available. The 2017 Dairy Farmers of Canada filmed their 2017 “A Tall Cold One” commercial in this beautiful park.

Dogford Park

189 Gilkinson St., Brantford

Dogford Park is Brantford's only public off leash dog park. Bring your furry friends and please clean up after your pet.

Glenhyrst Gardens

Glenhyrst Gardens is a beautifully landscaped sixteen-acre park on the banks of the Grand River. It is also the home of the Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant which features contemporary fine art exhibitions, guided tours, classes, lectures, events, an Art Rental Service, School Education Program and rental of the estate facilities. 

Harmony Square

89 Dalhousie St,. Brantford

Harmony Square is located in the heart of the city's downtown. It provides a beautiful backdrop for many local businesses, including unique shops and restaurants, and sits across from the historic Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts. Harmony Square is home to many free events and programs throughout the year and also offers a splash pad in the summer and skating rink in the winter. If you're lucky, you may even get to meet the Square's mascot, Harmony Squirrel, on your next visit! Visit the Harmony Square website for more information.

Jaycee Sports Park

395 Dunsdon St,. Brantford

Jaycee Park is the perfect spot for your next game with three softball diamonds and bleachers, football/soccer field, skateboard park, and paved pathways with connection to trails. Visit the City of Brantford website for more information about Jaycee Park.

Steve Brown Sports Complex at Lions Park

20 Edge St., Brantford

This massive sports complex in Brantford includes 3 soccer fields, 3 softball diamonds, 3 tennis courts, all-weather track, bleachers, and much more. Steve Brown Sports Complex at Lions Park is the home to many annual events, including Brantford's Canada Day celebrations and WTFest. Visit the City of Brantford website for more information about Steve Brown Sports Complex at Lions Park.

Lorne Park

15 Colborne St. W., Brantford

Relax, hike or bike in this beautiful greenspace adorned with some of the city's most gorgeous flower displays, rolling green hills and towering trees. Visit the City of Brantford website for more information about Lorne Park.

Mohawk Park

51 Lynnwood Dr., Brantford

Spend a few hours enjoying one of the most beautiful views in Brantford, looking out over Mohawk Lake. Young children will love the playground equipment, and don't forget to bring your bathing suit for the Sprinklemania splash pad. Pack a lunch or purchase food from the snack bar to enjoy in the pavilion, which seats 200 people at picnic tables. Visit the City of Brantford website for more information about Mohawk Park.