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Parking Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19): What patients and families need to know before coming to SickKids. Visitor and entrance restrictions in effect.

 

NOTICE - Temporary lane closure of Atrium parking garage ramp July 13 & 14 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

One of the lanes of the Atrium parking garage ramp (off Elm St.) will be temporarily closed for maintenance. As a result, the garage will be down to two lanes – one for entry and one for exit.   
The temporary closures will be in effect:

  • Monday, July 13 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 14 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

NOTICE -- SickKids’ Parking Office: extended hours starting this July 13

Discounted parking passes only available through Parking Office

The Parking Office (located on Level P1 in the Atrium Parking Garage) will continue adjusting its hours of operation as SickKids is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Currently, the office operates Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and weekends/holidays (Saturday, Sunday and holidays), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Starting July 13, the Parking Office will extend its hours of operation:

  • Monday to Friday -- 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sunday and Holidays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Information about discounted parking passes:

In addition to regular parking rates, SickKids offers several discounted parking passes for parents of patients, including a multi-use pass (H Pass) and a 1-month pass. These passes can only be purchased in the Parking Office during business hours. Parents will be required to present the attendant with patient parent identification, such as a SickKids Parent ID badge/sticker or a clinic/appointment confirmation letter. Visit the Discount Passes for Parents page for more information. When the Parking Office is closed, the regular parking rate applies to families without a discounted pass. 

Thank you for your understanding.

Where can I park at SickKids?

The SickKids Atrium parking garage

Parking is available under the hospital. The underground garage entrance is located on Elm Street, just east of Elizabeth Street. You must take a ticket upon entry and pay at one of the pay stations located in each of the P1 to P4 elevator lobbies when exiting. The automated pay stations accept cash and credit cards.

If you are parking at SickKids, please give yourself extra time to park to ensure you are on time for your appointments, especially if you are coming or leaving during morning or afternoon/evening rush hours.

Please note the underground garage has a maximum height clearance of 6’1.

City street parking

City 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 on Elizabeth Street or University Avenue. Cars will be ticketed and towed.

Other parking around SickKids

There are other parking lots conveniently located near the hospital.

How much does parking cost?

  • Daily - Monday to Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. $6 per half hour to a maximum of $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/evening/weekend/holiday parking.

Are in-and-out privileges included?

With daily/evening/weekend/holiday parking, there are no 'in-and-out' privileges.

With the H Pass card (multi-use pass for parents) and 1-month pass, there are in-and-out privileges for each 24-hour period.

How can I pay for parking?

You must take a parking ticket upon entry. Upon exit, bring your parking ticket to pay at one of the automated stations located in each of the P1 to P4 elevator lobbies upon exit. Cash, MasterCard, American Express and Visa are all accepted.

Are there discounted parking passes available?

For patients and their families who anticipate multiple visits or longer stay in the hospital, SickKids is pleased to offer a discounted multi-use parking pass (H Pass card) for parents of patients and their frequent visitors. For patients and their families who anticipate multiple visits or longer stay in the hospital, SickKids is pleased to offer a discounted multi-use parking pass (H Pass card) for parents of patients and their frequent visitors.

Discount multi-use pass for parents

The H Pass is a card that offers a reduced parking rate and can be shared among family members and the patient’s visitors. There are in-and-out privileges with this pass for each 24-hour period.

The H Pass card is available for 5, 10 or 30 uses at a cost of $10 per use. 

Visit the Discount Passes for Parents page for more information.

Parent 1-month pass

Parents can purchase a discounted 1-month pass from the Parking Office during regular business hours on Level 1 (P1) for $200. There are in-and-out privileges with this pass for each 24-hour period.

Visit the Discount Passes for Parents page for more information.

Where is the 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. unless otherwise noted. All pay stations have a customer service call button that will put you in contact with Precise ParkLink. (available 24 hours a day).

What if I need assistance?

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. You may have to wait a few moments while we make arrangements.

Are my belongings safe?

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 (Level P1) or use the lost ticket option at the pay station. You will be charged the daily maximum for that day. The Parking Office is open daily from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted. All pay stations have a customer service call button that will put you in contact with Precise ParkLink (available 24 hours a day).

Can I get a refund on parking passes?

There are no refunds on any parking transactions. All passes are final sale and non-refundable.

Who can I contact for more information?

For any questions about parking services, please call the Precise Facility Manager for SickKids at 416-813-8115 or email eobssi@precisebi.com.

Proceeds from parking at SickKids support patient care.

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