Bowness Park Rentals Hours / Location

We operate the Boathouse, Skate Shop and Mini-Train.

For park hours, facilities, or cookhouse bookings, go to The City of Calgary - Bowness Park

Winter Ski & Skate Shop Hours

2021–2022

NEW this year: Skate rentals have moved to the Boathouse. Rent cross-country skis at the old Skate Shop by Seasons of Bowness Park. 

Winter: December–March

Dec. 18–Jan. 2
DAILY
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

Dec. 25 (Grand Opening) 
11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Jan. 7–Mid March*
WEEKENDS ONLY 
Friday: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

*Weather permitting

Skate and ski rentals end 30 minutes before closing to allow for returns. 

Ice Bikes—last rental: 6:30 p.m.

E: bowness@ucalgary.ca during operational hours.
T: 403-220-7430

 


Summer Boathouse Hours

THE BOATHOUSE IS CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

Summer: JulySept

Sunday–Saturday: 10 a.m.– 8 p.m. (last rental 7:15 pm)

Fall: September

Monday–Thursday: closed
Fridays: 2 p.m.– 8 p.m. (last rental 7:15 pm)
Saturdays and Sundays: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (last rental 7:15 p.m.)

The dates and hours of operation are weather dependant. 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. 

E: bowness@ucalgary.ca during operational hours.

T: 403-220-7430

Mini-Train Hours of Operation

THE MINI-TRAIN IS CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

Tickets are available from 10:00am.

First Train: 11a.m.

Last Train: 7 p.m.

 


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