Parks, Trails and Beaches

Security Cameras in City Parks

Hamilton Public Health strongly recommends keeping at least 2m or 6ft of physical distance between themselves and others at all times. Physical distancing is important, even outdoors.

  • Effective Friday June 19, public beaches in Hamilton are open.
  • City play structures remain closed until further notice.
  • Parks and greenspaces are open. Do not gather in groups of than more than 10. Some bathrooms and port-o-lets in parks are open. 
  • Albion Falls is closed to visitors. Parking lots, viewing platforms and areas are closed. Residents are requested not to congregate at Albion Falls.

Notice to the Public - Collection of Personal Information

Security cameras in use in City of Hamilton parks

Personal information, in the form of images recorded by security cameras in City of Hamilton Parks is collected for the purposes of discouraging and preventing dumping and graffiti, in support of Yard Maintenance By-law 10-118 and other illegal activities.

The recorded images will only be disclosed by personnel authorized by the City of Hamilton and used for law enforcement purposes or to respond to an access to information request, both in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The recorded images may be disclosed to other enforcement agencies for enforcement purposes upon request or upon production of a search warrant or a court order.

Questions about the specifications and operation of the security cameras or the collection of the personal information recorded may be directed to:

Corporate Security Office
City of Hamilton
71 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario
L8P 4Y5
Email: [email protected]