The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority has cross-country skis, snowshoes and skates available for rent at the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area Outdoor Centre during the winter months, when conditions permit. Rentals are not to be removed from the property. Keys or driver’s licence are held by CRCA staff until the rentals are returned.
We accept cash, debit, VISA or MasterCard.
Equipment Rental Rates
Rentals are available at the Little Cataraqui Creek Outdoor Centre from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily, when snow and ice conditions permit.
For up-to-date trail and ice conditions and the availability of rentals please call our trail information line (613) 546-4228 ext. 501.
Daily rental rates are as follows (prices include tax):
- full set of cross -country ski equipment – $17.00
- cross-country skis only – $8.50
- ski boots only – $7.50
- ski poles only – $5.00
- snowshoes – $12.00
- skates – $9.00
Cross-country Ski Lessons
Cross-country ski lessons are offered at the Little Cataraqui Creek Outdoor Centre on Saturdays from January 7 to February 25, weather permitting. Cost is $20.00 per person (including HST). These are group lessons and are one-hour in length. You can pre-register online here or call 613-546-4228 ext 222, or register in person 30 minutes before your lesson time. Pre-registration closes on Fridays at 4:30 p.m.
Lesson times are as follows:
- 10:00 a.m.
- 11:30 a.m.
- 1:30 p.m.
Ice Rink Rentals
Host your own evening skating party by renting the ice at Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area. Rentals are available from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and include access to the warming huts, rink and fire pit, if requested. The facilities can accommodate up to 100 people.
Cost is $150.00 plus HST.
To make a reservation call Shannon Fleming at (613) 546-4228 ext. 222, toll-free (in the 613 area code) 1-877-956-CRCA ext. 222 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.