Bowness Park Rentals Hours / Location

We operate the Boathouse, Skate Shop and Mini-Train at Bowness Park. If you have questions about park hours, facilities, or want to book a cookhouse, go to The City of Calgary - Bowness Park

Boathouse Hours of Operation

Spring: May 17 – June 30, 2019

Friday: 2 – 8 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10 am – 8 pm
Weather permitting. Last boat out 7:30 pm.

Summer: July 1 – September 2, 2019

Daily: 10 am – 8 pm
Weather permitting. Last boat out 7:30 pm.

Fall: September 6 – October 6, 2019

Friday: closed
Saturday and Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm
Weather permitting. Last boat out 5:30 pm.

Includes statutory holidays.

In the event of a severe weather warning or poor weather, all boats will be called off the lagoon for the safety of our customers, and the boathouse will close. 

T: 403.286.1182 or bowness@ucalgary.ca during operational hours.

Mini-Train Hours of Operation

Spring: May 18 – June 30, 2019

Saturday and Sunday: 11 am – 7:30 pm
Weather permitting. Last train at 7:15 pm.

Summer: July 1 – September 2, 2019

Daily: 11 am – 7:30 pm
Weather permitting. Last train at 7:15 pm.

Fall: September 6 – October 6, 2019

Saturday and Sunday: 11:30 am – 5:50 pm
Weather permitting. Last train at 5:15 pm.

Includes statutory holidays.

The City of Calgary will periodically perform unscheduled maintenance to the mini-train track, and the train will not be operational during that time.

T: 403.247.0683 or bowness@ucalgary.ca during operational hours.


Skate Shop Hours of Operation

Winter: December 25 – March 15*

Saturday and Sunday: 10 am – 8 pm
*weather permitting. 

T: 403.247.0683 or bowness@ucalgary.ca during operational hours.


Bowness Park

Location

The Boathouse, Mini-Train and Skate Shop are located near the park entrance, close to the west side of the lagoon.

8900 48 Ave NW Calgary, AB T3B 2B2

Parking

There is free parking at the facility. 

City of Calgary Bowness Park Parking Map