You can rent skates, sleighs, tricycles or sharpen your skates at one of three locations on the Skateway.

Rideau (CLOSED)

Visit the Capital Skates website for more information, or call 819-923-7039 (number in operation only when the Skateway is open).

Hours

Monday to Sunday, 10 am to 10 pm
No equipment rented after 8 pm.

Rates

All rentals require a $50 deposit per item. Payment by cash and credit only, no debit.

Two hoursAdditional hour
Skates and equipment*$22$10
Sleigh$32$16
Skate sharpening$10 / pairN/A
Boot / bag check$5 (one-time charge)N/A
Tricycle for two$45N/A

*Helmet, wrist protector, support bar

Fifth

Visit the Capital Skates website for more information, or call 819-576-6931 (number in operation only when the Skateway is open).

Hours

Friday, 5 pm to 10 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 10 pm
No equipment rented after 8 pm.

Note : When the rental location at Rideau is closed (due to closure of that segment of the Skateway), the Fifth rest area will be open (daily, 10 am to 10 pm).

Rates

All rentals require a $50 deposit per item. Payment by cash and credit only, no debit.

Two hoursAdditional hour
Skates and equipment*$22$10
Sleigh$32$16
Skate sharpening$10 / pairN/A
Boot / bag check$5 (one-time charge)N/A

*Helmet, wrist protector, support bar

Dows

Visit the Dows Lake Pavilion website for more information, or call 613-232-1001 (number in operation only when the Skateway is open).

Hours

Monday to Friday, 9:30 am to 10 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 10 pm
No equipment rented after 9 pm.

Rates

All rentals require a $20 deposit and a valid photo ID (e.g. driver's licence). Health cards cannot be accepted.

One hourAdditional hour
Skates (adult)$17$8
Skates (child)$13$8
Snowshoes$15$8
Sleighs$30$10
Adult skate trainer$12N/A
Boot / bag check$5 (one-time charge)N/A
Skate sharpening$9 / pairN/A
Skate blade restoration$12N/A
Helmets$5N/A
Support bar$8N/A

All prices include tax.


People skating on the rideau canal.