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Canal Park
Park Hours: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Park Rules

Canal Park Rules Prohibit:

  • Drug & alcohol use
  • Grilling, barbecuing, and/or any use of open flames
  • Smoking
  • Skateboarding or roller-blading
  • Bike riding; please dismount from your bike
  • Camping or sleeping overnight
  • Entering plantings or picking flowers
  • Using more than one seat on a bench designed for sharing
  • Letting your dog off-leash; clean-up is required in all areas
  • Organized sports without a rental permit
  • Sitting or standing on the railings
  • Laying plastic tarp on the lawn
  • Feeding pigeons and other animals
  • Rummaging in trash receptacles
  • Amplified music of any kind
  • Obstructing park entrances & walkways
  • Tents, tables, hammocks, or other additional furniture without a rental permit; blankets and low-back folding lawn chairs are allowed
  • Performances, fitness classes, or any commercial activity without a rental permit; visit our website for more information on park events
  • Unattended items; due to security regarding nearby government facilities, items may be removed
  • Chalk use on park surfaces.

Water Feature Rules:

  • No life guard on duty; use fountains and water scrims at own risk
  • No animals, food, drink or glass allowed in the water feature area
  • Children under 12 years old must have adult supervision.
  • Clothing/swimsuits required
  • Do not enter the water features during severe weather, heavy rain or when thunder and lightning can be seen/heard
  • No night use allowed
  • Dial 911 for emergencies
  • Water features are chlorinated and filtered, but should not be used for drinking water