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A gem of a lake, just outside of Calgary

This lake used to be a popular recreation spot for Calgarians, but now that Chestermere has grown... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Calgary, Canada
A fun place for a family outing.

Only a 10 minute drive from Calgary this is a hidden gem. Take the family to the public beach or... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Jean T
Banff National Park, Canada
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105 Marina Rd, Calgary, Alberta T1X 1V7, Canada
+1 403-207-7050
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Water and Snow Vehicle Rentals (WSVR) on Chestermere Lake is a horrible company to rent seadoos from. Dealing with them was one of the most unprofessional experiences I have ever encountered. We didn't get on the lake until 1.5 hours AFTER our reservation time. They...More

2  Thank TIC1977
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chestermere Lake is just outside from city limits of Calgary. Located in a beautiful town, The place has lots of restaurants and water activities around. It's a great summer location!

Thank pratiknruparel
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This lake used to be a popular recreation spot for Calgarians, but now that Chestermere has grown up to become its own city, it's not on most people's radar very much. There are three or four public beaches for Chestermere residents and lucky visitors from...More

1  Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 27 January 2018

The lake in the summer is a must go to if you're in and around Chestermere. The water sports are so much fun! My boyfriend and I got really into Paddle boarding this summer. The beach is always packed and hectic with kids, but it's...More

2  Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I suppose being in land-locked Alberta, Chestermere Lake is considered a lake but you may be sadly disappointed if you are from Ontario or BC. I certainly was. You could throw a Frisbee across at some points. I'd suggest Sylvan, Pine or Gull if you...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This lake is full of weeds, fed by the nutrients flowing into it from two canals. Pretty area. Some of the inhabitants, at times, will clear a path for skating.

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Only a 10 minute drive from Calgary this is a hidden gem. Take the family to the public beach or bring a boat and go play. If you have a non motorized watercraft you can likely beach launch for free but if you have a...More

Thank Jean T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great place for family. Swim,barbacue,play volley ball or have a picnic. Not bad for man made. There are 2 beach side and a boat launch side. Tim Hortons. Aw Safeway areear by. Nice relaxing place. Please note only 1 side has a changing/ bathroom which...More

Thank V8433NXtim
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Chestermere Lake is the hub for summer activities for our lakeside community. There are all sorts of festivals and community events. There is a no wake zone near the boat launch (not always followed, however) and paddle-boarders like this side. On hot days, you can...More

Thank sldoyle
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Napoleon I is said to have stated, "If it is big, it is beautiful." By this criterion, Chestermere Lake is beautiful. By any other criteria, not so much. If you have a boat, and enjoy aimlessly going around bodies of water, surrounded by flat land,...More

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28 July 2017|
Response from Marcia G | Reviewed this property |
Hi... It can be quite weedy. The city did alot of work on the beach area, it's pretty good for a gradual drop off.But everyone is different so you may find the drop off too quick where the next person finds it just right... More
Vicky D
4 July 2017|
Response from Trace2367 | Reviewed this property |
No not pet friendly on or off leash
16 August 2016|
Response from Marcia G | Reviewed this property |
Chestermere Lake is on the way to Calgary from Strathmore Alberta. I know that there are many people that live on the lake and they access it the lake that way. I know that you can put a boat in from the boat launch site... More