Bowness Park Skate Shop

Skating on the Bowness Lagoon is a Calgary tradition. Rent skates, ice bikes, or get your own skates sharpened.

Bowness Park Skate Shop

The Skate Shop is located beside Seasons of Bowness Park restaurant. Rent skates, ice bikes, or get your own skates sharpened.

Information on Ice Bike Rentals

Our ice bike rentals are offered on a 30-minute to 1-hour basis and are first-come-first-serve. We are not able to take reservations or pre-bookings.

This year, we are offering a virtual queue as an alternative to waiting in line. To join the queue, simply click here. Alternatively, you can text “UCalgary Outdoor Centre” to 587-861-8053. You will be given an approximate wait time based on the size of the line. When it is your turn, you will have 5-15 minutes to approach the window. Please be aware that priority will be given to those in the queue before walk-ups

E: bowness@ucalgary.ca during operational hours.

T: 403-220-7430 

Skate Shop Prices

Skates can be rented for a maximum of two hours and rentals end 30 minutes before closing. All rentals must be made by an 18+ year old.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ONLY
(11:30 a.m - 6:30 p.m. -- last rental at 6 p.m.)

Skates:                 1hr $12
(Youth size 8         3hr $20
to Adult size 13)                           

Ice Bike:         30 min $12
                              1hr $20

Skate Aid:              1hr $8

Helmets:                   Free

Skate Sharpening: $10/ Pair

Our 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.