Boat Launch

Boat Launch Operational Changes Due to COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our boat launch will be operating under stricter entry and sanitation guidelines. Read more in the Lake & Beaches FAQ.

  1. Hours of Operation
  2. Registration and Payment
  3.  Operational Changes
  4. Stay Safe at the Launch
  5. Preventing the spread

Hours of Operation:

  • From September 8 - October 12, visitors must purchase a pass from City Hall, (Open Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

NOTE:  Access hours for seasonal boat launch tags have been restored back to regular hours: 8 am - 10 pm, 7 days a week.

We have also reactivated our pin pad so residents can also use their pin to enter the launch.

Please note: We do not sanitize the pin pad regularly so we urge you to wash or sanitize your hands before and after use.

Regular Boat Launch Operational Information

  1. Hours & Location
  2. New Permit Process
  3. New Launch Fees 
  4. Protecting the Lake 
  5. Regulations & Safety

Hours of Operation

Boat Launch

  • Friday, May 29th, boat launch official opening day
  • Weekly - Wed-Sun (Mon and Tues CLOSED), 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • May 29th - September 7th (boat launch staffed)
  • Sept. 8 - Oct. 12th (visitors must purchase a pass from City Hall, Monday - Friday)


The boat launch facility is located at John Peake Park on the west side of the lake, just north of Chestermere Boulevard. The Boat Launch phone number is (403) 235-6601. Click the image to view the location.

Important Information

  • Boat clearance under the bridge is 5.2 feet
  • The speed limit is 12 km on north end of the lake
  • Please back into the angled stalls when parking at the boat launch



Boat Launch - web_thumb.jpgIf you have questions or concerns about the Boat Launch fees or application, please call City Hall at (403) 207-7050.  

Water Rescue: 

If you see someone in distress, call 9-1-1. Chestermere Fire Services crews are certified in aquatic rescue techniques and ice rescue. Learn more about aquatic rescue here. 

Not lauching a boat?

Visit our Lake Activities page to learn about other activities on Chestermere Lake.