All Wars Memorial Park – Rules & Procedures

Use of Park Facilities

Whenever any person, group, association or organization desires to use said park facilities for a particular purpose, such as picnics, parties or theatrical or entertainment performances or any other activity, a representative of said person, group, association or organization shall first obtain approval from the Linwood Board of Recreation.
The application shall be granted, if it appears that the person, group, association or organization meets all of the conditions contained in an application form to be hereinafter provided by the Board of Recreation. The application may contain a requirement for an indemnity bond to protect the City from any liability of any kind or character and to protect City property from damage.

Picnic Areas; Use

No person shall picnic or lunch in any place in the park other than those areas designated for that purpose. Any person using the picnic areas designated above shall not leave a picnic area before all trash in the nature of boxes, papers, cans, bottles, garbage and other refuse is placed in the disposal receptacles, where provided. If no such trash receptacles are available, then refuse and trash shall be carried away from the park area by the picnicker to be properly disposed of elsewhere.
No person shall use any portion of the picnic areas or any of the buildings or structures thereon for the purpose of holding picnics to the exclusion of other persons, nor shall any person use such areas and facilities for an unreasonable time.

Injuring Park Property

No person shall willfully mark, deface, disfigure, injure, tamper with or displace or remove any building, bridges, tables, benches, fireplaces, railings, paving or paving material, water lines or other public utilities or parts or appurtenances thereof, signs, notices or placards, whether temporary or permanent, monuments, stakes, posts or other boundary markers or other structures or equipment, facilities or park property or appurtenances whatsoever, either real or personal.

Use of Rest Rooms and Washrooms

Any person using rest rooms and/or washrooms contained on the park area, shall cooperate in maintaining the rest rooms and/or washrooms in a neat and sanitary condition.

Polluting Waters; Disposal of Refuse

No person while in the park area shall throw, discharge or otherwise place or cause to be placed in the waters of any water fountain or pond any substance, matter or things, liquid or solid, which will or may result in the pollution of said waters or which may impede the operation of said waters.
No person shall have brought in or dump, deposit or leave any bottles, broken glass, ashes, paper, boxes, cans, dirt, rubbish waste, garbage or refuse or other trash on the grounds of the parks or playgrounds. No such refuse or trash shall be placed in any waters in or contiguous to any park or left anywhere on the grounds thereof, but shall be placed in the proper receptacles, where these are provided; where receptacles are not provided, all such rubbish or waste shall be carried away from the park by the person responsible for its presence and properly disposed of elsewhere.

Use of Vehicles

It shall be unlawful to drive or park any automobile or other form of motor vehicle, motorcycle, minibike or bicycle in the park area or to park or leave any such vehicle on any place other than one established for public parking, unless otherwise authorized by the City of Linwood. Bicycles may be permitted to be parked in the park area but only at designated areas for the parking of bicycles.


It shall be unlawful to bring any animals into the park, including but not limited to dogs, cats or other pets.

Alcoholic Beverages

It shall be unlawful to carry, consume or serve alcoholic beverages at any time.

Sales of Merchandise

It shall be unlawful for any person, other than those officially designated by the City of Linwood, to vend, sell, peddle or offer for sale any commodity or article within any park, nor shall said person place any station or stand, cart or vehicle for transportation, sale or display of any such article or thing within the park.

Signs and Advertising Materials

It shall be unlawful for any person to paste, glue, tack or otherwise post any sign, plaque or advertisement or inscription whatsoever, nor shall any person erect, or cause to be erected, any sign whatsoever on any public land or highway or roads adjacent to said park or playground or highway or roads adjacent to said park or playground area unless otherwise authorized by the City of Linwood. However, the temporary placement of signs for advertising purposes may be allowed on the left and the right outfield fences surrounding the Little League field and on the fence located next to the soccer field. The aforementioned signs shall be permitted in accordance with conditions and regulations as may be determined and promulgated by the Linwood City Council.

Fireworks Displays

It shall be unlawful to conduct any fireworks display in the park area unless a permit is first obtained from the Chief of Police in the City of Linwood.

Playground Use

The playground area is designed for children 5-12 years of age.
Children should be supervised at all times.
Parents and guardians are responsible for their safety.