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  • Inflatables are not allowed due to the Whirling disease in Alberta lakes!


  • The water temperature must be 10 degrees Celsius for boating to be permitted on the lake. All types of boats or watercraft on the lake shall be in the charge of a qualified ALRA Member of at least 16 years of age, and each person in said boats and watercraft MUST WEAR a proper fitting and Coast Guard Approved flotation device (PFD). All boating activities are to be conducted in strict compliance with the Canada Coast Guard regulations.

  • No boat or watercraft shall be operated in a careless or dangerous manner.

  • In the event of a boating accident a good safety rule is STAY WITH THE BOAT UNTIL ASSISTANCE ARRIVES.

Boat Usage

  • Boats must be signed out through an Arbour Lake Staff Member by a qualified Member of 16 years of age or older with a valid membership card.

  • Reservations are not accepted on boats. They are loaned out on a first come, first serve basis.

  • Rowboats, canoes and kayaks are subject to a two (2) hour maximum rental period. Pedal boats are allowed a thirty (30) minute rental period. During peak hours, time limits will be adjusted at the discretion of the lake staff.

  • Life jackets must be worn at all times while boating and are to be kept dry if possible.

  • Jumping/swimming off and onto equipment is prohibited. 

  • Fishing is only permitted from the rowboats and canoes.

  • Boats should be returned promptly when finished and are not to be docked in any other location other than the designated boat launch area. There is no docking on private docks, fishing docks, or swimming docks. 

  • Equipment is NOT allowed in the swim area or to be pulled up onto the rocks. 

  • Boats or other equipment that are damaged or unsafe must be returned immediately.

  • All boats or watercrafts should immediately come ashore if potentially hazardous conditions arise such as lightning, dangerous winds or storm conditions.

  • All boats and other equipment must be returned at least 1/2 hour prior to closing.

  • No boat rentals are permitted within half an hour of closing.

  • Every resident must have a boat waiver signed. If your child is between the ages of 12-17 years, a boat waiver needs to be signed by the guardian. This waiver allows the child to use the single kayaks and paddle boards. The waiver must be signed at Arbour Lake in order for it to be valid.

  • Guest are not permitted to go on any equipment alone, no exceptions.


  • Row Boats: 3 people

  • Canoes/Kayaks: 2 people

  • 2 Person Paddleboat: 2 people

  • 4 Person Paddleboat: 4 people


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