Bowness Park Summer Boathouse and Mini-Train

Ride the vintage Mini-Train or rent a boat and go for a paddle around the scenic Bowness Lagoon.

Bowness Park Boathouse

Paddle the recently upgraded Bowness Park Lagoon on a pedal boat or canoe. The Boathouse has a long dock that makes getting in and out of the boats easy.

E: during operational hours.

T: 403-220-7430 

Boat Rental Prices

Prices are per boat and include safety equipment. All rentals must be made by an 18+ year old.

Pedal boats (2 people + 1 small child in the middle maximum). 

  • 30 mins - $20
  • 1hr - $30
  • 2hr - $40

Canoes (2 people + 1 small child in the middle maximum). 

1 hour - $30

Please note: These are the only items available to rent at Bowness Park. Visit our University of Calgary location for all other gear rentals. We do not take reservations for Bowness Park rental items.

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.