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Riel Recreation Park Dock

BIG LAKe

BIG LAKe

explore the
Lois Hole
provincial park!
 

Riel Recreation Park Dock

BIG LAKE & 
the sturgeon river

CANOE & KAYAK RENTALS at
riel recreation park
boat launch

Paddle the Historic Big Lake and Sturgeon River by Canoe & Kayak in St. Albert!

Riel Recreation Park Provides access to the East side of the Lake, along the Sturgeon River. Great for Beginners!

Riel Recreation Park

  1. Adult Single Kayak
  2. Tandem Kayak
  3. Canoe
$38 / 3 Hours​
$70 / 3 Hours
$70 / 3 Hours

 

Details

Paddle Big Lake and a section of the Sturgeon River from the Rotary Park Boat Launch in St. Albert. 

Currently Available for Group Bookings

  • Minimum 4 Adults

  • Maximum 20 People

includes:

  • Paddles
  • Lifejackets
  • Throw Rope, Whistle, Bilge Pump
  • Launching/Disembarking Assistance
  • Brief Paddling tutorial 
Riel Recreation Park Location

details & Arrival

THIS IS A SELF GUIDED, UNSUPERVISED PADDLE

  1. Drive to the end of the loop at Riel Recreation Park and find parking, if nothing is available you can park in the gravel parking lot by the Kinsmen RV Park.

  2. Look for our Truck or team with the boats

  3. Sign-in / Sign Waivers and size lifejackets

  4. Brief paddling/equipment tutorial will be provided

  5. Our team assists with bringing the boats to the water and launching 

  6. Paddle upriver and explore Big Lake and/or paddle East down the Sturgeon River towards St. Albert until the Trestle Bridge - going any further depends on current strength and water height

  7. Finish your paddle back at the Riel Recreation Park Dock 

  8. Assistance Disembarking will be provided 

Water Paddles

Group Discount Pricing 

Number of Kayaks
Price Per Kayak
Total Cost
4
$38
$152 + tax
5
$35
$175 + tax
6
$34
$204 + tax
7
$33
$231 + tax
8
$32
$256 + tax
9
$31
$279 + tax
10
$30
$300 + tax
11
$29
$319 + tax
12
$28
$336 + tax
Truck & Trailer

boat details

We currently have three boat options available at Riel Recreation Park!

Adult Single Kayak ( 1 Person )

  • Maximum Capacity: 275 lb (125 kg)

 

Tandem Kayak​ ( 2 Person )

  • Maximum Capacity: 500 lbs (227 kg)

Canoe with Backrest ( 2 Person )

  • Maximum capacity: 800 lbs (362 kg)

  • Can also fit 1 child under 90lbs

Lifejackets of all sizes are available. 

Riel Recreation Park Launch Area

booking

Call, Text or Email to book

We accept cash or credit card payments - a card must be kept on file

Proof of ID is required to confirm bookings upon arrival.

Waivers must be signed by everyone participating

all rentals include:

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throwrope
bilge
pump
whistle
paddles
lifejacket

cancellations & payment

Free cancellation if we are notified over 48 Hours in advance of your booking time. If less than 48 Hours a reschedule can be attempted otherwise you will be charged

Extreme Weather Conditions (Such as lightning or Rain/Wind) will apply for a full refund or credit and a reschedule will be attempted.

​Any undesirable conditions experienced while renting do not apply for a refund - this includes rain halfway through your trip

Customers are responsible for any loss or damage to rental equipment and also for personal injury.

​No-shows or day-of cancellations will not be refunded.

we reserve the right to cancel/postpone rentals if the weather conditions are dangerous for boating

in the event of a weather cancellation
you will be fully refunded

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