Boat Launch

COVID-19 Safety at the Boat Launch:

  • Boat registration is offered at the boat launch only during weekly hours of operation (see Hours & Location tab below).
  • Debit or credit only, tap payment encouraged, no cash will be accepted this summer.
  • Staff will not touch registration documents. Registrants are required to show documents through the window or dictate registration numbers.
  • Please remain 2 meters from all patrons utilizing the launch and parking area and when you approach the boat launch window, please provide a 2 meter distance when possible. 
  • Staff will not touch registration documents. Registrants are required to show documents through the window or dictate registration numbers.
  • Once in the parking area, stay in your vehicle until it is your turn to launch your boat. 
  • Staff members working the boat launch are required to wear a face mask. 
  • All touch-points in and around the boat launch hut will be sanitized regularly and the pin-pad system will be shut down to reduce the risk of potential spread of the virus. 
  1. Canada Day Weekend

    Canada Day Weekend Reminders & Regulations

    Posted June 30, 2021

    With soaring temperatures, easing of COVID-19 restrictions, a civic holiday, and the pull of the cool water of the lake, a busy weekend is anticipated for Chestermere. Last weekend, Chestermere Peace Officers issued... Read on...
  2. Boat Cleaner-2

    The City of Chestermere and Western Irrigation District partner to protect Chestermere Lake from AIS

    Posted May 31, 2021

    The City of Chestermere and the Western Irrigation District (WID) have joined forces to keep Chestermere Lake and local waterbodies safe from aquatic invasive species by investing in a new boat cleaning sys... Read on...
View All

Regular Boat Launch Operational Information

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

Hours of Operation

    • Friday, April 30th, 2021, boat launch official opening day
    • Open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. (weather dependent, the Launch will be closed if the weather is poor)
    • April 30th - September 7th (boat launch staffed)
    • Sept. 8 - Oct. 11th (visitors must purchase a pass from City Hall, Monday - Friday)


The boat launch facility is located 100 John Morris Way, 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. 

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.