Choose Between Two Options
- C$9 for a one-hour rental of a paddleboat, one-person kayak, or canoe (a C$16 value)
- C$13 for a two-hour rental of a paddleboat, one-person kayak, or canoe (a C$24 value)
Rentals are available 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Dows Lake Pavilion
Year-round, Dows Lake Pavilion offer respite from the indoors with scenic views of the Rideau Canal—a UNESCO World Heritage Site— and plenty of recreational activities to choose from. All summer, guests can take advantage of tranquility in the heart of the city as they meander along the waterway in a canoe, kayak, or pedal boat, while in winter, the pavilion provides access to one of the world's longest skating rinks outdoors for visitors to enjoy a unique skating experience. Three restaurants in the pavilion help guests refuel in between activities.