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Walking Track

The Cowan Park Walking Track will re-open for a 3 month trial period from October 29, 2018-January 29, 2019.

Notice: The Walking Track at Cowan Park has been closed today (December 13) until further notice today due to turf cleaning machines emitting fumes. We appologize for any inconvenience. There is a free walking Lane at the Coomunity Complex that is open to use in the meantime.


 You can purchase a membership starting on October 22, 2018. Purchasing can be completed as follows:

  • From October 22-January 29 you can purchase your membership at Cowan Park from Monday- Friday between 8:45am-4:30pm. The office will be closed from December 24- January 2, 2019
  • If you are unable to come during office hours you can purchase your membership at Southside Aquatic Centre and pick up your fob card on the next business day at Cowan Park. You will not be able to use the track until you have your fob card.

Description-per hour

Fee + HST

Cowan Park Walking Track- 1 week


Cowan Park Walking Track-1 month


Cowan Park Walking Track-3 month


Track Hours

The Walking Track will be open on the following times from October 29, 2018-January 29, 2019. With the exception of December 24- January 2.


Opening Time

Closing Time

















Operating hours vary, times will be posted on Walking Track Communication board every month (also available below). Track will only operate on weekends when there are existing bookings in the facility.


Date Hours
January 5 1:30pm- 5:00pm
January 6 12:00pm-5:30pm
January 12 9:00am - 5:00pm
January 13 12:00pm-7:30pm
January 19 9:00am-5:00pm
January 20 9:00am- 7:30pm
January 26 9:00am-5:00pm
January 27 9:00am-5:30pm

Walking Track Rules and Regulations

  • Lanes are designated for your safety: 2 Inside Lanes: Walking, 3rdLane: Jogging/ Running
  • Warm up/cool down/stretching must take place on first level near coat area.
  • Persons pushing strollers may not walk with more than two (2) single strollers side by side, and only in the designated walking lanes.
  • Always pass on the inside lane. Do not walk more than two abreast. There shall be no unauthorized use of the walking track. Please keep noise level down for the respect of other track users. No spitting or pouring of water.
  • No pets are permitted (service animals are accepted)
  • The track is a scent-free zone. Please refrain from wearing any perfumes/colognes and other highly scented products.
  • No equipment, including but not limited to sticks, balls, pucks, mats, weights, skipping ropes, etc. which might interfere with the safety of any walker or runner while on the track surface.
  • You must have both your Key card to be able to use the walking track. 
  • Children under the age of 14 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 19 years of age or older at all times. Only four youth per parent or guardian will be permitted on the track at one time.
  • Appropriate and clean indoor footwear must be worn. If your footwear is not clean and dry you will not be permitted to go on the track and will be asked to leave.
  • NO spiked footwear including track shoes, golf shoes, baseball cleats, etc. Wheels on strollers, wheel chairs, walkers, etc. must be clean and dry.
  • No food, gum or drinks with the exception of non-breakable water bottles on the track.
  • Absolutely no climbing on, over or leaning against the rails.
  • Staff have the authority to restrict public access to the track at any time if the facility occupancy load is met or if it is believed that public safety could be jeopardized.
  • Any inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. This includes but is not limited obscene language, gestures, or any action that will cause damage to the facility, or any action that will cause harm or disturbance to others.
  • We reserve the right to ban track privileges from those who do not adhere to the rules.
  • Support Persons are admitted free to the walking track while assisting a person with a disability.


Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7


Phone: 519-539-1291
TTY: 519-539-7268
Email: General Information

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