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Book or Rent an Outdoor Space

The City of Owen Sound has many great indoor and outdoor facilities including parks, arenas, banquet halls, meeting rooms and playing fields to host your event or special occasion. Our facilities have the capacity to host local, provincial, national and international events.
We would be pleased to speak with you about how we can help with your event or special occasion.

All facility rentals require liability insurance naming the City of Owen Sound as additional insured. This insurance is available for purchase through the City's policy or can be submitted individually by each facility user.

The City of Owen Sound's baseball diamonds remain in high demand as user groups continue to grow and expand. Our diamonds are utilized by Minor Sports Groups, Adult Leagues and have hosted a variety of provincial, national and international tournaments over the years.

The well-kept diamonds support hardball, slo-pitch, fastball and softball and are generally open from May-September.

You can find a complete list of rates in the Fees and Charges By-law.

Class A - Tom Williams Park (Lit Diamond)

Tom Williams Park is the City's only true hardball diamond. With a grass infield, dirt basepaths, covered dugouts and fences that stretch to Major League depths, Tom Williams is the perfect setting to play or watch a baseball game.

Class A - Duncan McLellan Park (3 Lit Diamonds)

A hub for tournaments in Owen Sound, Duncan McLellan Park offers three lit baseball diamonds including a fastball park with bleachers, washrooms and a concession booth. Duncan McLellan Park also offers a pavilion in the heart of all three diamonds and can be licensed for special events.

Class B - St. Georges Park (Lit Diamond)

Located downtown at the bottom of 10th Street East hill and close to the Rec Centre, St. Georges is the "Fenway Park" of Owen Sound diamonds. The church, gardens and tennis courts just past the outfield fences provides an urban feel and a fun playing experience for all participants.

Class C - St. Julien's, Kinsmen, Harrison Field, Kelso Beach (no lights)

These diamonds are great for younger age groups or overflow for slo-pitch and softball tournaments. They offer great scenery, dirt/gravel infields, and full groundskeeper service at an additional cost if desired.

The City of Owen Sound offers user groups many wonderful outdoor options for weddings, family gatherings, concerts, group outings or socials. Our outdoor facilities are surrounded by mature wooded areas, natural wildlife and beautiful Georgian Bay, providing the picture perfect backdrop.

You can find a complete list of rates in the Fees and Charges By-law.

Book Harrison Park Picnic Shelter Online

To book all other Pavillions, Bandshells and Ampitheatre's please email facilitybooking@owensound.ca or call 519-376-1440 ext 1230

The City of Owen Sound has a number of sports fields including soccer and football that are available to book.

To inquire about the availability for our sports fields, please contact Andy O'Leary, Facilities Booking Coordinator, via email or by calling 519-376-4440 ext. 1255.

You can find a complete list of rates in the Fees and Charges By-law.

The City of Owen Sound offers two in-City Campgrounds. Harrison Park Campground and Kelso Beach Campground are both surrounded by natural beauty and charm, while offering many amenities to make your camping experience enjoyable. More information is provided on our Campgrounds webpage.

If you are having a licensed event at a City facility, you are required to obtain and review a copy of the City's Municipal Alcohol Policy and comply with the requirements.

Anyone holding a licensed event on City grounds is required to carry liability insurance and any permits required by the City and the AGCO. Contact us for more information at 519-376-4440 ext. 1255.

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