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Rentals and bookings - Bowness Park

Park, pathway and greenspace bookings


Calgary Recreation facilitates the bookings of open public park spaces for various outdoor activities, including weddings, fundraising events, performances, walks/runs, etc.

Any greenspace or park maintained by Calgary Parks may be booked providing the appropriate Parks region has given permission to do so. These include: major parks, regional and local pathways, small miscellaneous greenspaces, skateparks, and downtown park plazas. Picnic sites and community playfields can also be booked for purposes outside of the realm of their normal or intended use.

Public parks, pathways, skateparks and greenspaces are available for booking.

Picnic sites


Designated picnic site areas are available to the public at no charge, on a first come, first-served basis if not already reserved/booked. However, if you wish to ensure you have a site, it is in your best interest to book a site.

Picnic sites are available to the public at no charge, on a firstcome, first-served basis if not already reserved/booked. However, if you wish to ensure you have a site, it is in your best interest to book a site. You can book a picnic site online or call 403-268-3800.

Boat rentals and mini train


Ride the vintage Mini-Train or rent a boat and go for a paddle around the scenic Bowness Lagoon.

Find out more by visiting the University of Calgary Outdoor Centre.

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