January 2021 Lockdown
Parks are open! Please keep your distance while enjoying a park, trail or outdoor rink.

Lamoureux Park is a large smoke-free park running along the shoreline of the St. Lawrence River in the Downtown area of Cornwall. The park is named after Lucien Lamoureux, a former Member of Parliament for the Cornwall area and Speaker of the House of Commons from 1966 to 1974.

The park features many points of interest, including: Marina 200, Cornwall Aquatic Centre, Cornwall Civic Complex, Cornwall Curling Centre, Lions' Club Bandshell, Citizen of the Year Walkway, Cornwall Community Museum, splash pad, a public boat lunch, the Rotary Eco-Gardens and the Recreational Path.

Click here to view Lamoureux Park points of interest.

Winter Wonderland

Enjoy skating, sledding, and snowshoeing in your favourite riverside park this winter! Here's what's on offer:

  • outdoor rink beside the Clock Tower,
  • sledding hill behind the splash pad,
  • walking on the bike path, and
  • use the rest of the park to snowshoe or make a snowman!

The washroom near the splash pad is open until 8 p.m. daily. Park in front of the Cornwall Community Museum or at the Civic Complex.

Guindon Park

Drive to the western boundary of the City of Cornwall for a forested oasis, with trails for every interest:

  • snowshoeing,
  • cross-country skiing,
  • fat biking, and 
  • walking.

Please use designated trails - respect groomed tracks for cross-country skiing! The washroom is open until 5 p.m. daily. Parking is free and plentiful!

Events in Lamoureux Park

In addition to hosting these amenities, Lamoureux Park also serves at the main gathering place for community events and festivals, such as Canada Day Celebrations, Arts in the Park, and Cornwall Ribfest.

Park User Permit applications for use of Lamoureux Park are available at the Benson Centre and Aquatic Centre.

Park User Permit Applications are also available by clicking here.

Dogs in Lamoureux Park

Dogs are permitted in the park. Dog owners are asked to be respectful of other park users who may not be comfortable around dogs. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times, and the leash should not be any longer than 2 metres/6.5 feet. Dogs must be kept at least 9 metres/30 feet from fixed structures such as the splash pad, playground, and seating areas.

Each dog owner is responsible for maintaining control of their dog and picking up after their pet. Let's all do our part to keep Lamoureux Park looking great!

Things to do in Lamoureux Park

  1. Walk, run, or bike along the recreational park
  2. Skate at the Clock Tower Rink
  3. Slide down the toboggan hill
  4. Exercise at the outdoor gym
  5. Explore the Rotary Eco Gardens
  6. Visit the Cornwall Community Museum
  7. Take in a view of the St. Lawrence River from the bridge lookout
  8. Watch a show at the Lions Club Bandshell
  9. Play catch at the Legion Park baseball diamonds
  10. Cool off at the splash pad
  11. Stop by the playground to run, slide, and play
  12. Take the boat for a cruise at the boat launch or Marina 200.  A pay-by-plate machine has been installed at the Lamoureux Park Boat Launch (behind the RCAF building).  The cost for parking vehicle and or trailer is $10 per day, $40 per month or $100 per season (May to October).  Parking passes can be purchased at the Planning & Bylaw Department (Civic Complex, 100 Water Street East, 2nd Floor) or Marina 200.  Boaters can pay the daily rate directly at the pay-by-plate machine. 

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