Boat Rentals

Enjoy the tranquility of being on the water, as you experience the breathtaking beauty of the natural surroundings — and maybe even catch a glimpse of the local wildlife.

Rowboats are available for rent at Heart Lake Conservation Park. Non-motorized boats are welcomed at Heart Lake Conservation Park and Indian Line Campground. Both parks are conveniently located within the Greater Toronto Area.


June 10th 2023 – September 30th 2023

Paddle through Heart Lake with Illuminated Escapes!

All hybrid kayak-canoe rentals are transparent so you can see the water below and are equipped with LED lights and Bluetooth speaker! Guests can choose their favourite colour lights and play their favourite tunes with these Glow-In-The-Dark kayaks. Illuminated Escapes caters to beginners and experienced paddlers and can accommodate individuals and/or larger groups. All equipment rentals include, kayak, paddles, PFD, safety kit, LED light and Bluetooth speaker.

To make a reservation, visit or call 1-855-222-6214 Ext 2.
Reservations can also be made in-person at Heart Lake during normal park hours (Monday through Sunday).


June 10th – September 30th 2023

Fishing Row Boats are available for rent. Cast your line, and try your luck! Great for beginners or experienced anglers.


Boat Water Safety Rules

  • Life jackets or personal floatation devices must be worn by all persons while on the water. Make sure yours fits well and it is fastened properly.
  • Always stay seated while in a boat or canoe.
  • If a thunderstorm or lightning is approaches, leave the water immediately.
  • TRCA does not permit the use of motorized watercraft of any sort.
  • Inflatable rafts or devices are prohibited unless marked with D.O.T. approval.
  • No diving or swimming from any water craft.
  • All boaters must stay within the designated areas.
  • Persons renting equipment must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Persons under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • No “horseplay” in any water craft.
  • Weight and capacity restrictions on all water craft must be adhered to.
  • Fishing from pedal boats is prohibited.
  • Boating is permitted during daytime hours of operation only.
  • For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, please review the boating rules posted.

canoeing and paddling at TRCA parks

Find Boat Rentals at these Locations*

(*seasonal hours vary at each location)