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Defunct Amusement Parks of Canada


ALBERTA
Edmonton:
Borden Park/Exhibition Park (Turn of the Century ? - 1935 ?)
East End Park (See Borden Park above.)
Exhibition Park (See Borden Park above.)
Funland (See Borden Park above.)
Calgary:
Bowness Park (Turn of the Century? - ? - Present Day)

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Vancouver:
Hastings Park (Turn of the Century ? - 1947 ?)
Stanley Park (Late 1800's ? - Present)
White City (Turn of the Century ? - 1930's ?)

NEW BRUNSWICK
Woodstock:
Island Park (1890 - 1950 ?)
Exhibition Park (See Island Park above.)

NOVA SCOTIA
Halifax:
McNab's Island (1762 - 1928/Present Day)
Woolnough's Pleasure Grounds (1856 - 1906 ?)
(Redmond's Pleasure Grounds) (1906 ? - 1910 ?)
Findlay's Pleasure Grounds (1882 - 1928)
Pictou County:
Greenhill Lookoff (Late 1940's ? to Early 70's ?)

ONTARIO
Aurora:
Bond Lake Park (1900 ? - 1930's ?)
Boblo Island:
Boblo Island Park (1880's -1993)
Crystal Beach:
Crystal Beach Park (1888-1989)
Fort Erie:
Erie Beach Park (1885 - 1930)
Fort Erie Grove (See Erie Beach Park.)
Snake Hill Grove (See Erie Beach Park.)
Fort Francis:
Pither's Point Park (1920's ? - 1950's ?)
Gorunna:
Stag Park ( ? - ?)
Grimsby:
Grimsby Beach Park (Late 1800's ? - 1930's ?)
Hamilton:
Burlington Beach (1904 - 1978)
Dundurn Park (1880's ? - ? )
Lakeland Pool (1960 - 1980 - Present Day)
Ipperwash:
Grand Bend (? - 1977)
London:
Chestnut Park (See Springbank Park below)
Salter's Grove (1879 - 1887)
Springbank Park
Chestnut Park (1878 - 1892)
Springbank Amusement Park (1914 -1942?)
Springbank Park (1892 - Present Day)
Niagara Falls:
National Park (Late 1800's ? - ? )
Maple Leaf Village Amusement Park (1979 - 1992)
Owen Sound:
McLaughlin Park\Balmy Beach Lodge ( ? - ? )
Port Dover:
Port Dover Park ( - 1977)
Port Stanley:
Invererie Heights/Picnic Hill (1850's or Before - Present Day)
Stanley Beach/Port Stanley Park (Turn of the Century -
1970's/Present Day)
Sarnia:
Lake Huron Park ( ? - 1940's ?)
Sault Ste. Marie:
Pointe aux Pars (Turn of the Century - ?)
Scarborough:
Munro Park (1890's - 1910's ?)
Scarboro Beach Park (1907 - 1922. - 1925 ? - 1930?)
Victoria Park (1882 ? - 1896 ?)
White City (May have been an alternate name for
Scarboro Beach Park, above)
St. Catherines:
Lakeside Park (1902 - 1950's ? )
St. Thomas:
Pinafore Park ( ? - ?)
Timmins:
Riverside Park ( ? - 1940's)
Toronto:
Crow's Beach (1860's - 1912)
Hanlan's Point (1870's - 1937 ?)
Hanlan Memorial Park (1937 ? - ?)
(Note that the park
name is often
misspelled as "Hanlon".)
High Park (1870's - Present Day)
Lambton Park (Turn of the Century? - ?)
Long Branch (1880's? - Turn of the Century?)
Lorne Park (1880's? - Turn of the Century?)
Privat's (1843 - 1853 ? 1858 ?)
Sunnyside Beach Park (Late 1800's/1922 - 1955/56)
Wasaga Beach:
Playland (1940's - 1985)

QUEBEC
Hull:
Luna Park (Turn of the Century ? - 1928 ?)
Lachine:
La Salle Park (Turn of the Century? - 1960's - Present Day)
Montreal:
Belmont Park (1923 - 1983)
Dominion Park (1890's ? - 1929 ?)
Jackman's Park (Late 1800's - ?)
King Edward Park (Turn of the Century ? - ?)
Mountain Park (1890's ? - ?)
Riverside Park (Late 1800's ? - ?)

MANITOBA
Lockport:
Rendezvous Park ( ? - ?)
Winnipeg:
Elm Park (1890's ? - ?)
Happyland Park (1890's ? - ?)
Lakehead Park ( ? - 1970's ?)
Winnipeg Beach Park (19 0's ? - 1964)
River Park (1893 - 1942)
(Was likely also known as Riverside Park.)
Riverside Park (This was likely River Park, above.)

Unknown Province
Paul:
Unknown Park or Location ( ? - ?)

 

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