Boat launches

Looking for a boat launch?

  • Cedar Creek Park - 5200 Lakeshore Road. Please note, this boat launch is only suitable for launching small boats and parking is extremely limited.   
  • Cook Road Boat Launch - 500 Cook Road, beside the Eldorado Hotel. June 28: There is a build up of sand under the south ramp not visible from the dock or the shore that boaters should be aware of. Please exercise caution at this boat launch.
  • Water Street Boat Launch - 1354 Water Street
  • Sutherland Bay Park Boat Launch - 700 Ellis Street. Please note, this boat launch is only suitable for launching small boats.

Cook Road Boat Launch parking


  • $5 flat rate per day (24 hrs) for vehicles with a boat trailer 
  • $1 per hour for single vehicles

The parking lot is open from 6 a.m. until 11 p.m. seven days a week. Overnight parking is permitted. Parking permits can be purchased for up to seven days at a time at either of the parking meters on site.

Single vehicles are asked not to park in designated boat trailer spots; those doing so will be ticketed. 

Noise control

The Noise Control Bylaw regulates that no person shall operate a motor boat so as to cause noise which disturbs the peace, rest, enjoyment, comfort or convenience of the neighbourhood or of persons in the vicinity. Register a noise complaint online.