SickKids is located in downtown Toronto at 555 University Avenue, between Gerrard and Elm streets. The hospital has two main entrances – 555 University Avenue and 170 Elizabeth Street.

TTC
Arriving from the north: Exit at Queen’s Park station and walk one block south on University Avenue.

Arriving from the south, including travelling from Union Station: Exit at St. Patrick station and walk two blocks north on University Avenue.

The 505 Dundas and 506 Carlton streetcars stop at University Avenue.

For more information call 416-393-4636 or visit www.ttc.ca.

GO Transit
On the GO train, get off at Union Station. Enter the subway at Union Station and head north on the University-Spadina line to St. Patrick station. When exiting St. Patrick station, walk two blocks north on University Avenue to SickKids. 

For more information call 416-869-3200/1-888-438-6646 or visit www.gotransit.com.

Greyhound/Coach Canada/Ontario Northlands 
SickKids is located one block north of the Toronto Coach Terminal, which is served by several bus companies.

Construction in the Atrium parking garage beginning April 2017

SickKids is upgrading the P2 level of the Atrium parking garage. Construction will take place over approximately ten months beginning in April 2017. Please prepare for delays entering and exiting the Atrium parking garage. During construction, families and visitors should give themselves extra time to park to ensure they are on time for appointments.

SickKids’ automated parking garage entrance is located on Elm Street and accepts cash and credit cards at one of the pay stations located in each parking lobby when exiting.

Parking rates

  • Daily - Monday to Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. $6 per half hour to a maximum of $20.  (max. $20 for 24 hours)
  • Evenings - Monday to Friday from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. $3 per half hour to a maximum of $7
  • Saturday, Sunday and Holidays - 6 a.m. to 6 a.m. $3 per half hour to a maximum of $7.

All parking ticket and parking pass purchases are final. Refunds are not available. There are no 'in-and-out' privileges for daily parking.

Parent discount passes

  • H-Pass - SickKids offers a discounted multi-use parking pass (H Pass card) for parents of patients and their frequent visitors. The H Pass is a card that offers a reduced parking rate and also allows for in-and-out privileges throughout a 24-hour period. The pass can be shared among family members and the patient’s visitors. The H Pass card is available for 5, 10 or 30 uses at a cost of $10 per use. Parents can purchase an H Pass from the Parking Office on Level P1
  • Parent 1 month pass - Parents can purchase a discounted 1 month pass from the Parking Office on Level P1 for $200.

Parking Office

The Parking Office is located on Parking Level 1 (P1) and is open daily, including weekends and holidays, from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. All pay stations also have a customer-service call button available 24 hours a day.

Street parking

Street parking is available, but read the signs carefully. Do not park on nearby streets before 9:30 a.m. or between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Do not park in the Emergency driveway or in the driveways off Gerrard Street, Elizabeth Street or University Avenue. Cars will be ticketed and towed away.

Additional parking around SickKids

If you decide not to park at SickKids, there are many parking lots conveniently located around the hospital.

Security

SickKids' Protection Services department has a 24-hour phone line at 416-813-7122. You can call this number if you would like someone to walk with you to your car. There may be a short wait while this is arranged. 

For your protection, leave items of value and large amounts of cash at home, or keep them with you at all times. The hospital is not responsible for lost or stolen personal items.

What if I lose my parking ticket?

If you lose your parking ticket, please visit the Parking Office on Parking Level 1 (P1). The Parking Office is open daily from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. All pay stations also have a customer-service call button available 24 hours a day.

What is the maximum height clearance of the SickKids underground parking garage?

The underground garage has a maximum height clearance of 6’1.

What is an H Pass? 

H Pass is a card that offers a reduced parking rate for parents of patients and their visitors. and also allows for in-and-out privileges throughout a 24-hour period. The pass can be used by parents and shared among family members and the patient’s frequent visitors. The H Pass card is available for 5, 10 or 30 uses at a cost of $10 per use. 

H Pass – Single Pass
Parents purchasing 5 or 10 uses will receive 1 card that can be shared among family members and the patient’s visitors.

H Pass – Family Pass
Parents purchasing a 30-use card can request up to 5 cards at the time of purchase. Each card will be linked to the same parent account but can be used by any of the patient’s family members and visitors.
 

Where can I purchase an H Pass?

Parents can purchase an H Pass card in the Parking Office on Level P1 of the Atrium parking garage. The office is open 7 days a week from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. You will be required to present the Parking Office attendant with patient parent identification, such as a SickKids Parent ID badge/sticker or a clinic/appointment confirmation letter.

Can I purchase an H Pass after hours?

The H Pass can only be purchased during Parking Office hours. The office is on Level P1 of the garage and is open 7 days a week from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Can I enter and exit the parking lot as many times as I need without getting charged again?

Yes. You may enter the parking lot as many times as you like during a 24-hour period and it will count as only 1 use.

If I buy 30 uses and get 5 cards are the 30 uses shared between cards?

Yes. The 30 uses are shared between the 5 cards. Each card does not get 30 uses.

How do I check my balance?

Please visit http://hpasscustomer.preciserd.com/ to view your card balance.

What do I do if my H Pass is not working?

If your card is not working please visit the Parking Office on Level P1 of the garage.

What do I do if I lose my H Pass?

The H Pass should be treated like cash. If lost you will not be reimbursed.

Does the H Pass expire?

The uses are valid for up to 1 year from the date of purchase.

Who can I contact for more information?

Please direct all questions regarding parking to Enkosa Obssi, Precise Facility Manager for SickKids, at 416-813-8115 or by email eobssi@precisebi.com.