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.

Rental Prices

Prices are per boat and include safety equipment. Must be 18+ to rent. Persons less than 16 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian while out on the water.

Summer rental Hours.

BOATHOUSE

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

  • 30-min: $20
  • 1-hour: $30
  • 2 to 3-hour: $40

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

  • 30-min: $20
  • 1-hour: $30
  • 2 to 3-hour: $40

Kayaks (1 person per single kayak; 2 persons per double kayak)

  • 30-min: $20
  • 1-hour: $30
  • 2 to 3-hour: $40

RENTAL KIOSK

Train Tickets

  • Single - $5
  • Family - $10 (1-2 adults/youth, 2-3 small children)

Surrey Bikes

  • 30-min: $10
  • 1-hour: $15

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. 

 

E: bowness@ucalgary.ca during operational hours.

T: 403-220-7430 during operational hours.