There are numerous parking options available for members and visitors to CORE21.
There is metered street parking on the downtown streets of Oshawa between 8 am and 6 pm Monday to Friday. Street parking is free everywhere before 8 am and after 6 pm and on Weekends and Holidays. Street parking is paid 2 hour metered street parking (2 hour max. parking limit in one zone)
PLEASE NOTE: The City of Oshawa recently installed new parking meters on the streets and they ONLY take coins, at $1.25/hr to a max of 2 hours ($2.50).
You can pay by credit card but ONLY by downloading the HonkMobile App and setting up a personal account with your licence plate and credit card information. We highly encourage you to install the app and set up your account in advance of your visit to CORE21 to avoid last minute struggles. The app can also be used to pay for lot parking.
Get a $5 discount when you first park with HONK if you download from this link: https://www.honkmobile.com/signup/MN3q9Hd
There are several parking lots in the downtown area that are available for all day parking. These include:
- Outdoor lot located at the Southeast corner of Athol Street and Celina Street. Paid metered parking using credit card, coins or Honk Mobile.
- Outdoor lot located on the south side of Athol Street between Centre and Simcoe Street. Paid metered parking using credit card, coins or Honk Mobile.
- Covered Parking Garage located at northeast corner of Centre St. and King St. - Credit Card, Coins, Bills.
- Covered Parking Garage located at northeast corner of Mary and King St. - Credit Card, Coins, Bills
We are located at 21 Simcoe Street South – just south of the main downtown intersection of Simcoe and King Streets.
If you are travelling eastbound from west of Oshawa, exit at the Simcoe Street Exit, turn left on Bloor Street, followed by another left onto Simcoe Street. Head straight north until you arrive at 21 Simcoe Street South.
If you are travelling westbound from east of Oshawa, exit at Ritson/Simcoe Street Exit. This turns into Drew St. Travel north until you reach First Ave. Turn left onto First Ave and then turn right onto Simcoe St S. Head straight north until you arrive at 21 Simcoe Street South.
We have a bike rack right in front of our building in case you choose to cycle to CORE21.
CORE21 is also accessible by Durham Transit and about a 15 minute drive from the Oshawa GO station.
We do not have change for parking onsite.
For more detailed downtown Oshawa parking info, click here.
Please do not, under any circumstances, park in the alley behind our building. They are private spots and not for CORE21 members or visitors.