Bowness Park Ski & Skate Shop

Skating on the Bowness Lagoon is a Calgary tradition. Rent skates, ice bikes, cross-country skis or get your skates sharpened.

Bowness Park Ski & Skate Shop

The Skate Shop has moved to the Boathouse in Bowness Park! Visit the Boat House to rent skates, ice bikes, or get your skates sharpened.

NEW Cross-country ski rentals available at the old Skate Shop location beside Seasons of Bowness Park restaurant.

Hours and location

Information on Rentals

Rentals are walk-up only, first-come-first-serve. We are unable to take reservations or pre-bookings. 


T: 403-220-7430 


Skates can be rented for a maximum of two hours. Rentals end 30 minutes before closing. You must be 18+ to rent. Youth size 8 to Adult size 13 available.

Skates:                 1hr $12
                              3hr $20

Ice Bike:         30 min $12
                              1hr $20

Skate Aid:              1hr $8

Helmets:                   Free

Skate Sharpening: $10/ pair

NEW Cross-country ski package
(boots, skis, poles):
1hr $20
                                   2hrs $30

Rental skates are all hockey skates. Guests are welcome to try on a pair and switch sizes if needed.

Please note: These are the only items available to rent at Bowness Park. Visit our University of Calgary location for all other gear rentals.