Ski & Snowshoe

Ski & Snowshoe

Ski and Snowshoe

In winter the C.A Pippy park campground is transformed into an area suitable for snowshoeing and cross country skiing, both classic and skate skiing at no cost! Trails are lit for evening use. Equipment for all ages is available for rent in the North Bank Lodge, including a cross country ski sledge and snow coach, free of charge, for those with physical disabilities.

NEW this season, the Winter Activity Centre is offering snowshoe rentals at Bowring Park Poolhouse for six weeks. We are excited to offer this activity to the visitors of Bowring Park!

Equipment rental at both sites:

  • Single, $5
  • Family of three, $10
  • Family of four or more, $15

Payment is accepted by cash, debit and credit at Pippy Park; and only debit and credit at Bowring Park. Identification is required to rent skis and snowshoes.

Weather and snow conditions will affect operations. Call the Info Line at 709-737-3651 to check updated facility operations. 
North Bank Lodge NEW Bowring Park (Snowshoes only)
Jan 5 to April 8                          Jan 20 to Feb 25
Tuesday & Thursday     6 to 9 p.m.  
Friday                            6 to 10 p.m.  
Saturday                       9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday                     10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday                         9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday                       10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Adaptive Equipment
Adaptive equipment is available to individuals who require their use.

  • Ice sledge* available in child and adult size. For use on ice, so not available at Winter Activity Centre
  • Hippocampe* All Terrain Wheelchair with front and rear ski attachments
  • Snowcoach, available at Winter Activity Centre
  • Sit ski, available at Winter Activity Centre

* Must be pre-booked by calling 576-6972 or emailing