Note that Ontario is currently in the process of re-opening and there are rules and restrictions on capacity and some places require advance reservations. It’s best to call ahead or check websites before visiting to confirm. For more information on health recommendations for the Burlington area visit Halton Region Public Health and/or view and subscribe to the Health and Safety Notices page on the City website.

Cycling Resources

Bike parked in front of RBG wetland off Spring Garden Rd.

To help you plan your cycling trip to Burlington here are some additional cycling tips & tools in Burlington including bike rental and rack information, Ontario by Bike cycle friendly locations plus cycling tips and tools:

Bike parked in front of RBG wetland off Spring Garden Rd.

Types of Cycling and Pathways in Burlington

  • On-road bike lanes:  with designated portion of the existing roadway for cyclists and lanes are delineated by a painted white strip and bike symbols
  • On-road bike route:  preferred route connecting other cycling routes identified with signs but without designated bike lanes in place
  • Multi-use path – adjacent to the road:  two-way pathway separated from roadway by curb and open space shared by more than one type of user (cyclists, pedestrians and in-line skaters)
  • Off-road multi-use path:  two-way pathway shared by more than one type of user usually located within park or hydro corridor

Ontario by Bike Network

Ontario by Bike is an initiative focused on connecting cyclists to bicycle friendly accommodations, restaurants, attractions, cycling  businesses and community facilities.   Each of these Burlington locations offer secure bike racks/shelters, cycling information and a MEC bike repair kit for emergency use.  

Look for the Welcome Cyclist accreditation symbol in many of our community facilities, attractions, hotels, Burlington Downtown and tourist information centre. This symbol ensures a safe place to store your bike, access a repair kit and obtain information on cycling in our community and region.  Come in and say hello!  For information on the Welcome Cyclist Network and cycle friendly facilities in the Halton Region visit.  Burlington venues registered with the network:

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Restaurants

Bike Rentals

  • Seniors Borrow a Bike Program – Older adults  can cycle for free through the City of Burlington’s Borrow-A-Bike program at the Burlington Seniors’ Centre. Participants must visit the Centre to complete a waiver before signing bikes out. The bicycles are available during regular business hours from April to November, weather permitting.
  • Hamilton Social Bicycles – Hamilton Bike Share Program – 750 bikes available to rent at 105 locations – download their app to book a bike (closest location to Burlington is Princess Point, Dundurn Castle)
Bike leaning on bollards along Spencer Smith Park promenade with lake, boats and skyway bridge in background

Cycling Partners

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