The City of St. Catharines owns and operates two parking garages and ten surface parking lots, in addition to on-street parking meters through the downtown core. There are also a number of private parking lots downtown.
You may find more information about parking in Downtown St. Catharines at the City of St. Catharines’ parking page on their website: http://www.stcatharines.ca/en/livein/ParkingLotsGarages.asp
A helpful map is available from the City of St. Catharines, indicating the walking distances from the City’s parking lots and garages to the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, Meridian Centre and other downtown attractions.
All City-owned and operated parking lots and garages are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Parking at certain lots and garages is free outside of normal business hours, Monday to Friday. Business hours and payment options differ for some locations, so please review the information for each City-owned parking facility at the above link.
Special Event Parking
Parking Garages and the Head Street and Garden Park Parking Lots
Special event parking is $5 when events are taking place at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre or Meridian Centre. Payment is by cash only and is paid on entrance to the garages / parking lots.
IceDogs Way Parking Lot
Special event parking is $10 when events are taking place at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre or Meridian Centre. Payment is by cash only and is paid on entrance to the parking lot.
Where to find parking downtown
Long Term Parking Lots in Downtown
|16 Duke st. Lot 32||$53.10/month||n/a||1-877-909-6199 (Impark)|
|1 Wellington St. Lot 37||$2.50 per 1/2 hour||$87.00/month||n/a||1-877-909-6199 (Impark)|
|Max to 7 p.m- $8.00|
|Evenings until 6 a.m- $4.00|
|Weekends and Holidays- $4.00|
|56 Queen St.||$2.50 per 1/2 hour from 6:00 a.m-5:00p.m||$87.00/month||126||1-877-909-6199 (Impark|
|lot 33||Max to 7 p.m- $8.00|
|5:00p.m-6:00a.m: $1.50 flat|
|Wknds and Holidays- $1.50 flat|
|123 St Paul St./ Pizza Pizza lot||Mon-Fri from 6:00 a.m-6:00p.m||$120.00/month||44||1-877-909-6199 (Impark)|
|per 1/2 hr- $2.50|
|Sat 6:00am-6:00 p.m- $4.00 flat|
|Sat evening- $5.00 flat|
|Sun 6:00a.m-6:00 p.m- $3.00 flat|
|Sun evening- $4.00 flat|
|23 James St./ Summer St||Mon-Fri 6:00a.m-6:00p.m||$120.00/month||67||1-877-909-6199 (Impark)|
|$2.00 per 1/2 hour|
|Sat 6:00a.m-6:00p.m- $3.00|
|Sun 6:00a.m-6:00p.m- $3.00|
|49 Queen St||$55.75/month||21||1-877-909-6199 (Impark)|
|Behind Thre3, off of William st.||$3.00/hr||Monthly pass avail.||10||1-877-877-0048 (OnPark)|
|Summer St. behind Impark # 12||$5.00/flat||Monthly pass avail||less than 10||1-877-877-0048 (OnPark)|
|56 Queen St.||67.80/Month||n/a||905-682-8641|
|22 - 30 Centre St (behind Herzog's)||$40.00/month||40||905-684-7474 (Herzog's)|
|30 Ontario Street||permit only||$50.00/month||29||905-988-9918 (HighPoint Properties)|
|51 Ontario Street||permit only||n/a||800-314-9791 (Ms. Guiseppe)|
|4 Ontario St.||permit only||$50.00/month||10||905-685-5651 (Mansion House)|
|32 & 34 William St.||permit only (monthly)||$60.00 / month||43||800-314-9711 - email@example.com|
|May Alley||permit only (monthly)||$70.00 / month||14||800-314-9711 - firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Summer St.||permit only (monthly)||$75.00 / month||4||800-314-9711 - email@example.com|
|300 St. Paul||permit only (monthly)||$80.00 / month||29||800-314-9711 - firstname.lastname@example.org|
|89 Ontario / Salina||permit only (monthly)||$60.00 / month||32||800-314-9711 - email@example.com|
|St. George's Lower Level||permit only (monthly)||$50.00 / month||27||800-314-9711 - firstname.lastname@example.org|
Parking Token Program
The St. Catharines Downtown Association offers a parking token program for anyone wishing to use it.
Each token gives you 10 minutes at any on street parking meter. Tokens are also taken at the City of St. Catharines owned parking garages and hold a value of .25 each.
Parking tokens come in 40 pc rolls and are $10.00 each.
Tokens are available to purchase at the Downtown Association Offices at 80 King Street (main floor),
Monday through Friday between 8:30a and 4:30p.
Please note that our office only accepts cash, money order or certified cheque.