Special Covid-19 Rules Overview (updated June 10, 2021):
Please make sure to read our current Special COVID-19 Rules to see what is OPEN and CLOSED at the park. Remember to always keep your physical distance from others (at least 2 meters), wash or sanitize your hands often, and do not visit the park if you are showing any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in contact with anyone showing symptoms.
Lakeside and Lake Access Residents - Please make sure to read all rules before using the lake.
Entrance - North and South entrance is open. Park hours are 9am - 10pm Monday - Friday, and 8am - 10pm on weekends and holidays. Please read all signage at the entrance before making your way into the park. You must present a valid lake card to enter.
Guests - Members are allowed to sign in two guests per household per day, any day of the week.
Main Building/Office - The office is open Monday - Saturday 10am - 6pm. You can access the office through the north doors of the main building. Washrooms are open in the main building. You can access the washrooms through the west doors (by the fire pit) of the main building. The building will close an hour before park closing for cleaning. As per the City of Calgary bylaw, face coverings are required in all indoor spaces.
Beaches - OPEN. Please allow for 12 feet between setups on beaches and green areas. The floating docks are off limits for now.
Boating - Members may bring their own watercraft into the lake for their own use. Life jackets required. At this time, watercraft must fit through north entrance as we are not using boat launch gate.
Boat Rentals - Limited rentals available (row boats, canoes and kayaks). Must bring own life jacket.
Tennis / Pickleball - OPEN.
Basketball / Ball Hockey - OPEN.
Other Equipment Rentals - We are not renting out any equipment at this time.
Food - BBQs are closed. We ask that you not prepare food on the premises (no bbq's).
Washrooms - North and south washrooms are open. Please read all signs posted and use physical distancing of at least 2 meters at all times. North washrooms close an hour before park closing for cleaning.
Group Bookings - We are not allowing group bookings at this time.
All other rules of the park remain in place.
Archived COVID-19 updates are at the bottom of this page.
May 19, 2021
The South Gate along Acadia Drive is now open for the season.
May 7, 2021
Watercraft rentals are open but limited at this time. We have row boats, canoes and kayaks available. SUPs and pedal boats will be available later this season.
Members must bring their own life jackets.
Please see north guard to rent a watercraft.
April 30, 2021
The south washrooms are now open for the season.
April 2, 2021
Our tennis and pickle ball courts are now open for use by our members. Please read all posted guidelines before entering the courts.
September 10, 2020
We are revising our catch and release rule to allow anglers to take up to 2 fish per household per month.
Once you reach your household limit, it will be catch and release only.
July 28, 2020
Beginning August 1st, we will be following the City of Calgary Face Coverings Bylaw and requiring masks to be worn inside our buildings. Appropriate signage will be posted.
We will have a limited number of disposable masks in the office to distribute if you forget to bring your own. We ask all members to please remember to bring your mask/face covering and to wear them anytime you are inside the buildings.
Thank you for your assistance.
July 20, 2020
Update: The project is now complete, as of July 20, 2020.
September 2019 (original post)
Due to the age and condition of the present seawall it had become apparent that we needed to replace (rather than repair) the structure and docks.
This Waterfront Project will include a new seawall,new aluminum docks,and a larger asphalt walkway/sitting area.
The construction will be done in two stages. Beginning September 30th the first stage of construction will begin with removal of the docks and placement of the sheet pile wall. In the Spring of 2020 the new docks will be installed. We envision this project to be complete before June 2020.
Please note - Boating equipment will not be available for rent during construction.
August 26, 2018
Reducing the Risk of Spreading Whirling Disease
Reducing the Risk of Spreading Whirling Disease
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirmed whirling disease,a fish disease that affects salmonoids,in Johnson Lake in Banff National Park.
boaters and recreational water users can help reduce the risk of spreading whirling disease. It can be transmitted through equipment used for swimming,paddling,boating,water pumping,and fishing,or through infected fish and fish parts. Never move live fish from one body of water to another (that is illegal in Alberta).
Please ensure that you clean and dry all equipment that came into contact with water and eliminate all water from equipment before transporting.
Thank you - LBHA
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