Skating on the Bowness Lagoon is a Calgary tradition. Rent skates, ice bikes, cross-country skis or get your skates sharpened.
Skate rentals are currently closed
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.
Rentals end 30 minutes before closing. You must be 18+ to rent. Youth size 8 to Adult size 13 available.
Skate Aid: 1hr $8
Skate Sharpening: $10/ pair
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.
We organize outdoor group lessons and team-building activities for all ages, including school groups or scouts.