Boat Launch

Lake Lowering & Rising

The Lake water levels will begin lowering on Monday, Oct. 12th, the Thanksgiving holiday. If you have any questions about the lake water levels, please contact the Western Irrigation District (WID) at (403) 934-3542.

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.