The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority has cross-country skis and snowshoes 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 license are held by CRCA staff until the rentals are returned.
NEW – all rentals must be booked online. Due to COVID-19 we have had to change the way we operate our equipment rental office for the safety of staff and visitors. We will no longer accept in-person rentals, all rentals must be secured online before your visit. During the lockdown stage we will be offering curbside pick-up for rentals. For further information or questions please call 613-546-4228 ext. 222.
Equipment Rental Rates
Rentals are available at the Little Cataraqui Creek Outdoor Centre from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on weekends and holiday Mondays, when snow conditions permit. All equipment must be returned by 3:30 PM.
For up-to-date trail 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 (boots, poles, skis) – $17.00
- snowshoes – $12.00
Cross-country Ski Lessons
Cross-country ski lessons are offered at the Little Cataraqui Creek Outdoor Centre on Saturdays in January & February, weather permitting. Cost is $20.00 per person (including HST). Registration is required and closes 4:30 on the Friday before the lesson. Register via our online services page. COVID update: we are not able to offer ski lessons while in lockdown.