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Parking at the IWK

The IWK's multi-level public parkade is located on University Avenue for patient, familiy and visitor use. When you enter into the parkade you will receive an entry ticket. Please take this ticket with you when you enter the Health Centre. Parking payment is required before you return to your car.

Paying for Parking

Cash/Credit Payment - If you wish to pay for your parking with cash or accepted credit card, automated parking pay stations are located in the IWK Gallery, near both entrances to the parkade.

Debit/Credit payment -  For those paying for their parking using debit or credit, please visit the Protection Services Desk, located on the 2nd floor inside the Women's Building Lobby.  

Daily Parking Rates

  • First hour - $3.00
  • Second or third hour  - $2.00
  • Fourth hour  - $3.00
  • Each remaining hour - $2.00

Daily maximum rate: $14.00 (6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)

Night Parking Rates/ Weekend and Holiday Rate 

  • First or second hour (or any part of) - $2.00
  • Third hour (or any part of) - $1.00

Nightly maximum rate: $5.00 (6:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.)

Patient Weekly Parking Pass Rates 

Week One - $30 

Each Subsequent Week $25 

The rates listed above are for each hour, or any part thereof. The night rate will be automatically added if your park time extends past 6:00 p.m.

If you have questions or comments please feel free to contact IWK Parking Coordinator, Terry Nauss at 902-470-8286.