Update to phone lines at our Birchmount and General Hospitals: If calling through Birchmount main line (416-495-2400), add “7” when dialing an extension. If calling through General main line (416-438-2911), add “8” when dialing an extension.



The Lawrence Avenue East entrance to General Hospital will be closed on Sunday, May 26 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. while a crane lift moves new equipment into the hospital.

If you are driving to the hospital that day, please use the entrance off of McCowan Road. Once on-site, look for signs and volunteers who will have resources to help direct you

Birchmount Hospital

Visitors parking lot: This lot is located on the north side of the hospital.

Short-term spaces: There is some short-term meter parking available outside the Emergency Department. This parking is for emergency use only.

Pay stations are located on the main floor and in the covered kiosk in the visitor parking lot.

Centenary Hospital

North lot: This lot has 510 spaces, with the front row is restricted to expectant mothers. There are also 16 accessibility spaces near the main entrance. The north lot is located at the front of the building. It is closest to the Court entrance, with our main lobby.

South lot: This lot has 498 spaces, with the front row restricted to physiotherapy outpatients. There are also 17 accessibility spaces near the Margaret Birch Wing entrance. The south lot is located at the rear of the building. It is closest to the emergency department and the Margaret Birch Wing.

Emergency lot: This lot has 32 spaces, as well as 23 accessibility spaces near the outpatient entrance. The emergency lot is located just outside of the emergency department, on the east side of the building.

Shoniker Clinic lot: We have 32 spaces for visitors at the Shoniker Clinic building, which is across from the main hospital building.

Day surgery drop off and pick up: This area is located at the east entrance.

Pay stations are located inside the main Court entrance (off of the South lot), at the Margaret Birch Wing entrance (off of the North lot), and the emergency department entrance.

General Hospital

Visitors parking garage: There is a covered, multi-level parking garage located on the west side of the hospital. The entrance to the lot is off of Lawrence Avenue East.

Pay stations are located in the main entrance and in the Medical Mall across from Rexall.

Parking Rates

Standard Parking

Time to ParkCost
0-30 minutes$4
31-60 minutes$8
61-90 minutes$12
90 minutes – 24 hours$16
Daily Rate (in-and-out privileges)$20

As you drive into the parking lot, you will receive a ticket at the gate. Please bring this ticket with you after parking. When you’re ready to go, you may pay by credit card at a pay station as you leave the hospital.

A lost ticket will be $20.

Long-term Parking

Days to ParkCost
All Day Pass (in-and-out privileges)$20
5 Day Pass$40
10-Day Pass (non-consecutive days)$80
30-Day Pass (non-consecutive days)$240

You can purchase a long-term parking pass at the parking office at each of our hospitals, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Payment methods include credit and cash.

For more information, please contact the Parking Office at 416-438-2911 ext. 88206.