The by-law prohibits smoking in the following area:
• parks and playgrounds
• sports and playing fields
• recreation centre property
• arenas and stadium property
• outdoor pools
• leash-free dog parks
• beach
• skateboard parks
• other recreation areas owned by the City of Hamilton
This By-law will protect the health and safety of the community, especially children; promote healthy lifestyles; provide positive role-modeling for children and youth; and provide a supportive environment to encourage smokers to quit or ex-smokers to stay smoke-free.

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