Towne Square Parking Lot

603 First Street SE

The Towne Square parking lot is a unique development in Medicine Hat's Waterfront District and is accessible through the alleyway south of First Street SE.


How do I pay for parking?

1- Download the HotSpot app to pay for parking on your smart phone!

2- Enter Towne Square's HotSpot zone number of 6100.

3- Pay for the time you think you'll need, add more if you're away from your vehicle for longer than anticipated - right from your smart phone!

HotSpot is an easy-to-use mobile parking app which allows customers to pay for parking remotely through their smart phone. Once the app has been downloaded, users upload a balance to a virtual wallet which is used to make a digital payment while parked at Towne Square. 

The benefits of using the HotSpot app include:

  • Receive notifications before your time expires
  • Option to extend your parking time to avoid a parking ticket
  • Register multiple vehicles
  • View your paid parking history
  • Secure payments

Don't have the app downloaded? Scan a QR code located at Towne Square and pay by credit card. Alternatively, you can visit the HotSpot website and log-in from your desktop.

App information
  • Download the HotSpot app from the Apple or Play Store
  • Create an account with your mobile phone number or email address
  • Park in an available parking space within Towne Square (zone 6100) 
  • Pay for your parking session from your phone
  • Extend your time remotely if you would like to stay downtown longer
  • Receive digital copies of your parking receipts through the app
Parking fees

Uncovered parking, no electric service.

Paid parking Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.:

  • $1/hour to a maximum for $5/day
  • $60.32 (as of Dec. 31, 2023, rate includes GST) 
  • $655.20/year (as of Dec. 31, 2023, rate includes GST.) 

Parking is free after 6 p.m. on weekdays, as well as all day Saturday and Sunday.

For more information about Towne Square and event rentals, visit the Towne Square homepage.