Name the Lakeside Park Pavilion

Thank you to all who submitted their suggestions of names for the Lakeside Park Pavilion. Stay tuned, staff are reviewing the submissions and voting on a finalized list of possible names will open in the weeks to come.


The City of St Catharines is renaming the pavilion at Lakeside Park in Port Dalhousie. On Jan. 27 City Council approved a request to name the pavilion to reflect the area's history or notable individuals. One name that has been suggested is that of famed Rush drummer, and member of the Order of Canada, Neil Peart, who immortalized the park in the song, "Lakeside Park."

How you can help name the pavilion at Lakeside Park

  • The City is calling on residents to help name the pavilion at Lakeside Park., and would like your suggestions.
  • Naming suggestions can be submitted using our online form.
  • New names for the park will be accepted until Friday, March 9.
  • Once all suggestions have been received, staff will review the names and present a short list of finalists to the public. Preference will be given to names that reflect the area's history, heritage, notable individuals and environment.
  • Voting on the finalists is expected to take place in mid-to-late March and a name will be presented to City Council in April 2020.

You can sign up for updates on this project by selecting "Subscribe" under the Stay Informed graphic. We will share any updates on the project by email, as they become available.

Thank you to all who submitted their suggestions of names for the Lakeside Park Pavilion. Stay tuned, staff are reviewing the submissions and voting on a finalized list of possible names will open in the weeks to come.


The City of St Catharines is renaming the pavilion at Lakeside Park in Port Dalhousie. On Jan. 27 City Council approved a request to name the pavilion to reflect the area's history or notable individuals. One name that has been suggested is that of famed Rush drummer, and member of the Order of Canada, Neil Peart, who immortalized the park in the song, "Lakeside Park."

How you can help name the pavilion at Lakeside Park

  • The City is calling on residents to help name the pavilion at Lakeside Park., and would like your suggestions.
  • Naming suggestions can be submitted using our online form.
  • New names for the park will be accepted until Friday, March 9.
  • Once all suggestions have been received, staff will review the names and present a short list of finalists to the public. Preference will be given to names that reflect the area's history, heritage, notable individuals and environment.
  • Voting on the finalists is expected to take place in mid-to-late March and a name will be presented to City Council in April 2020.

You can sign up for updates on this project by selecting "Subscribe" under the Stay Informed graphic. We will share any updates on the project by email, as they become available.

  • Survey Closed: Thank you to all who submitted their suggestions of names for the Lakeside Park Pavilion. Stay tuned, staff are reviewing the submissions and voting on a finalized list of possible names will open in the weeks to come.

    We want your suggestions on what to name the pavilion at Lakeside Park in Port Dalhousie. 

    Submit your suggestion and help us name the pavilion.

    We want your suggestions on what to name the pavilion at Lakeside Park in Port Dalhousie. 

    Submit your suggestion and help us name the pavilion.

    Submit your naming idea