The following parks have seasonal leash restrictions:
Where: Between Beach Dr and Landsdowne Rd, bordered by Dorset Rd and Midland Rd to the west.
Details: Dogs must be leashed during April, May, and June. From July through March dogs may be off-leash.
There are a number of trails throughout the park.
Where: Beach Dr at Dalhousie St
Details: Dogs are prohibited (whether leashed or off-leash) between May 1st and Sept 30th.
Dogs may be off-leash in the park from October 1st through until April 30th.
Where: Off Newport Ave between Windsor Rd and and Currie Rd
Details: A fully developed multi-use park with sports fields, playground, tennis courts, Windsor pavillion, and a rose garden. Dogs (on or off-leash) are not permitted in the rose garden or any area being reserved with a permit issued under the authority of the Oak Bay Parks and Recreation Commission. There is plenty of parking surrounding the park. Dogs are permitted off-leash from September through June between sunrise and 11am. During July and August dogs are permitted off-leash between sunrise and 9am.
In the following parks, dogs are permitted to be off leash at any time:
Loon Bay Park
Where: Off Beach Dr at the end of Exeter Rd.
Details: A small waterfront access just south of Cadboro Bay. There is a small pathway leading off the sidewalk along Beach Dr.
Where: Off Beach Dr, accross from Uplands Park
Details: Dogs are permitted off leash in Cattle Point, however dogs must be leashed when they are on the roadway (Scenic Dr) or parking lot areas within the park.
Where: Between Oak Bay Ave and Granite St, behind the Municipal Hall.
Details: Formerly known as Municipal Hall Park.
Where: Off Beach Dr near the end of Beresford St
Details: A small roadside park offering beach access, a grassy space, and picnic tables.
Mary Tod Island
Where: Half a kilometre offshore, east of Oak Bay Marina
Details: An undeveloped natural area just over 3 hectares and only accessible by boat.
Where: Just south of the Oak Bay Marina parking lot.
Details: This small park offers beach access and a few benches.
Where: The end of Denison Rd.
Details: A 1.99 hectare undeveloped park offering views and and rough trails. There is limited roadside parking along Denison Rd.
Anderson Hill Park
McNeill Bay Beach
Where: The bay south of 300blk Beach Dr.
Details: Dogs are permitted to be off leash on McNeill Bay Beach from October 1st until April 30th. From May through September dogs are permitted to be off-leash from dawn til dusk.