Description (Service) COVID-19 Update Many city services have been impacted by COVID-19 * the City will continue to maintain all essential services citizens rely on every day * for up to date details visit: 
Regular Service 
BMC Dog Off Leash Recreation Area (DOLRA) is located in the natural area to the east of the BMC * one large and one small (small dogs only) separate, double gated and fenced enclosures is available on the level tablelands * the remainder of the natural area is open to use by off-leash dog owners as a Recreational Trail, but secure fencing is not provided * all dogs must have a current license and rabies vaccination to use the facility * dog owners are required to clean up after their pet * Pit Bull type dogs must be leashed and muzzled at all times within the off-leash area pursuant to the amended Dog Owners Liability Act, R.S.O. 1990 * parking will be available in the north parking lot to the walk-in entrance, including accessible parking * aggressive dogs are not permitted in the off leash area 
There is a Bulletin Board Kiosk at the entrance to the park, available for DOLRA users * garbage bins are available for waste disposal * water is not available in the off leash area
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Update 
* City services have been impacted by COVID-19 but the City will continue to maintain all essential services citizens rely on every day  
* for up to date details visit:
Hours Regular Hours 
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Dog Off-Leash Park: Mon-Sun during daylight hours
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
1. This is NOT a supervised facility * people and dogs visiting the DOLRA do so at their own risk 
2. Owners will be held liable for all actions of their dogs  
3. Dogs must be leashed when entering and exiting the off-leash area  
4. Owners must be present, with a leash for each dog, and in view of their dog(s) at all times  
5. Aggressive dogs are not permitted in the off-leash area * owners will be prosecuted and are liable for all damages and injuries subject to the provisions of the Dog Owners Liability Act  
6. All dogs must be wearing current registration tags and have up-to-date rabies vaccination 
7. Dog feces must be picked up and disposed of by the owner in the receptacles provided  
8. No more than two dogs per owner within the DOLRA area* unattended dogs that are tied up outside the DOLRA are not permitted  
9. No people-food, breakables, spiked or chain link collars permitted in the off-leash area  
10. All dogs must be leashed outside of the DOLRA while in Barrie Molson Centre Valleylands area as per City of Barrie Animal Control By-Law  
11. DOLRA not recommended for children under the age of 18 * the parent or guardian is advised to closely supervise their children at all times  
12. This park is for the enjoyment of people and their canine pets * no other animals allowed
Application Drop-in
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Natural area east of the BMC (555 Bayview Dr)
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
555 Bayview Dr
Barrie, ON
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Intersection Bayview Dr and Mapleview Dr E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Service Barrie 705-726-4242
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Mailing Address PO Box 400 
70 Collier St 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5

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