Parks & Recreation


Swimming is only permitted between Memorial Day and Labor Day when lifeguards are on duty.


Make your voice heard:

  • View the DRAFT Parks, Trails, & Recreation Master Plan and provide feedback to help the Committee create a new, comprehensive Plan to help the Town continue to provide quality parks and recreation for residents and visitors. Hard copies are available in the Development Office. Comments can be made at the Public Information Workshop or via email to Eric Cooper, staff liaison for the Committee at:

We hope the new website will help you in locating the information you are looking for about the Town of Canandaigua's park and recreation. If you have any questions, please contact me.

The Town of Canandaigua is proud of our parks:

  • ​​Onanda Park
  • Leonard R. Pierce Memorial Park
  • Blue Heron Park
  • West Lake Schoolhouse
  • Richard P. Outhouse Memorial Park
  • McJannett Park
  • Miller Park (to be developed)

We have cabins, buildings and pavilions to rent for reunions, weddings, parties and other activities. We also have two swimming beaches, playgrounds, walking trails, disc golf as well as fields for soccer, softball, and other sports.

Please see our 2017 Town/City Recreation guide. We offer a number of programs for town residents including preschool programs, activities for children  ages six and up, fishing, disc golf and archery classes.

New this year:

We are offering two senior trips:

June 27 - Trip to Auburn to see "Guys and Dolls".

October 2-3 - Adirondack Fall Foliage Getaway to Lake George.

See the link above for more information or contact me at

The Town is in the process of creating a Parks and Recreation Master Plan. This will include such things as inventory, needs analysis, five year improvement plan, evaluate facility maintenance, plan for a network of trails, and update vision, goals, and objectives.

Boards & Committees

Parks & Recreation Planning



Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm

Mailing Address:
5440 Route 5 & 20 West
Canandaigua, NY 14424


Dennis Brewer

Director of Parks and Recreation

 (585) 394-1120 x2252

 (585) 441-5300

 (585) 394-9476
 Email Dennis Brewer


Facility Rentals


 (585) 394-1120 x2226
 (585) 394-9476
 Email Facility Rentals

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