• A popular destination within Waskasoo Park, Bower Ponds offers a variety of recreation opportunities. Stop by the Pavilion that is equipped with a concession, washrooms and equipment rentals – paddleboats and water balls in summer, and ice skates in winter. Other features of this beautiful park include the Cronquist House (a restored Victorian-style farmhouse built in 1911), a newly renovated outdoor stage that attracts many events each year including Canada Day celebrations, and a large playground with a view of the river.

    Hours of Operation


    May / June
    Weekdays 4:30p – 9:00p
    Weekends 11:00a – 9:00p

    July / August
    Everyday 11:00a – 9:00p

    Weekends 11:00a – 8:00p


    December / January / February
    Weekdays 4:30p – 9:00p
    Weekends 11:00a – 9:00p


    Tuesdays 4:30p – 9:00p
    Thursdays 4:30p – 10:00p
    Fridays 4:30p – 12:00a (Doors close to public at 10:00p)
    Saturdays 1:00p – 12:00a (Doors close to public at 10:00p)


    Rentals | Café | Games Room

    Rentals: Water Balls, Paddle Boats, Canoes, Kayaks, Surrey Bikes, Ice Skates, Skate Aides,

    Café: Drinkables, Snackables, Real Food, Ice Cream, and Specials

    Games Room: Family Games Nights, Drop in Game Nights, and more! Over 100 titles to choose from