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OffLeash Dog Areas

Public Notice
Sturgeon Road and Silver Avenue Off Leash Dog Area is temporarily closed due to construction.

Attention: Winnipeg Dog Owners

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  • Dog owners/ walkers and or commercial dog walkers are legally responsible for their own dog(s) and any injuries or damage caused by their dog(s). Individuals who choose to use off-leash areas do so at their own risk.
  • Sponsored by the City of Winnipeg Parks and Open Space Division in cooperation with the Animal Services Agency. Dog owners can let their pets socialize and exercise off-leash in a safe environment. Off-leash dog areas are not fenced in.
  • Please remember to keep your dog on a leash when you are outside of the Off-leash Area. Other park users may not appreciate loose animals running up to them or may be afraid of dogs.
  • There are no Off-leash Dog Parks that are fenced in, unless otherwise noted below.
  • Code of Ethics for Dog Owners
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"Off Leash Dog Areas", enjoy the area and follow these basic rules:

  • Rules of Use for Off-Leash Dog Areas (Responsible Pet Ownership By-law 92/2013)

  • Please obey the following rules while enjoying Winnipeg’s off-leash dog areas:
    • Dog owners must be present and within view of their dogs at all times.
    • Aggressive dogs are not allowed in off-leash areas.
    • Dogs must be under voice control while off-leash.
    • Dog owners must have a leash in hand at all times.
    • Female dogs in heat are not allowed in off-leash areas.
    • Holes dug by dogs must be filled by the dog owner.
    • All feces must be picked up by the dog owner and removed or deposited in waste receptacles.
    • All dogs must be licensed in accordance with the City of Winnipeg Responsible Pet Ownership By-law 92/2013. Please call 311 for more information.
    • All sites are open 7:00am to 11:00pm or as posted at the site.

A complete list of rules is posted at each site. For further information about off-leash dog areas, call 311.


Eleven sites for off-leash dog areas have been selected in Winnipeg parks and public spaces. There is no lighting at any of the locations. The locations are:

1. Little Mountain Park (shaded green area is off-leash)
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  • Large open area is used for the off-leash area, located at the north/west corner of park @ Klimpke Rd. & Farmer Ave.
    (parking available during summer at the Klimpke Road lot, west side of park)
  • This is a multi-use park, other users include: skiers, snowshoe enthusiats, walkers, runners, cyclists.Kilcona Dog Park Area

2. Kil-Cona Park
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  • Parking available off McIvor Entrance. Athletic fields and Service Yard access road is off limits to all dogs (leashed or unleashed). Off leash area is located east of parking lot on hill, and has a natural boundary of water to the north, east and south. If you cross the bridge or walk west of the hill you need to leash your dog.
  • This is a multi-use park, other users include: skiers, snowshoe enthusiats, walkers, runners, cyclists.

3. King's Park
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  • Park is located at Kilkenny Dr. and Kings Dr. The Off-leash Dog area is north east of retention pond.
  • This is a multi-use park, other users include: skiers, snowshoe enthusiats, walkers, runners, cyclists.

4. Maple Grove Park
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  • Maple Grove park has a fenced in area for puppies.
  • Park is located at St. Mary's Rd and the Perimeter Hwy. The entrance to the off-leash dog area is located by the Fields for Fido Kiosk. Please use only the area directly north of the kiosk and stay within the pathway.
  • This is a multi-use park, other users include: rugby players, soccer players, football players, skiers, snowshoe enthusiats, walkers, runners, cyclists

5. Mazenod Park/Retention Pond
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  • Area surrounding retention pond bounded by Mazenod Road, Camiel Sys Street and Beghin Street

6. Bourkevale Park
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  • The Park is located at 100 Ferry Rd. Off-leash Dog Area is south of dike, along riverbank

7. Westview Park Fido Map
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  • Park located at Midland & Saskatchewan Ave. Entire park is an off-leash area
  • This is a multi-use park, other users include: skiers, snowshoe enthusiats, walkers, runners, cyclists.

8. Sturgeon Road & Silver Avenue
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  • Northeast area

9. Woodsworth Park
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  • Turn west on Hekla off of Keewatin St. - area just north of Parking lot

10. Brenda Leipsic Park (formerly Hurst Way)
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  • Vacant land between Hurst Way and Planet St. off Parker Ave.

11. Charleswood Dog Park (formerly known as Charleswood Golf Course)
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  • Former golf course
  • This is a multi-use park, other users include: skiers, snowshoe enthusiats, walkers, runners, cyclists.

Code of Ethics For all dog owners in off-leash areas:

  • Stoop & Scoop - Please use plastic bags to pick up after your dog.
  • Train Your Dog - Please train your dog to respond to commands, whether on or off-leash.
  • Respect other users of the park - Walkers, joggers, cyclists, skiers, and other dog owners have a right to enjoy.
  • Proper Licensing is required - Please ensure your pet is properly licensed.
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