Site schedule

The national historic site is open every day from sunrise to 11 p.m.

oTENTik accommodation

Our ready to camp accommodations are available from June 22 to September 17, 2018.

Go to oTENTik accommodations section for complete details.

Navigation schedule 2018

Transit time: 15 minutes

Please take note that times of first and last lockages are not guaranteed. To maximize chances of being locked through, arrive early enough to allow complete lockages in both directions.

To contact lock keepers

By phone : 450-785-2212

By VHF-Canal 68 during hours of operation

Hours of operation

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the last lockage. The floating docks are located on starboard (island side).

May 18 to June 21
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
June 22 to August 19
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
August 20 to September 3
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
September 4 to October 8
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Other canals navigation schedules

Plan your itinerary efficiently by using these hyperlinks to the navigation schedules of the other canals within the Parks Canada network.

Historic canals in Quebec

Historic canals in Ontario


Opening hours of the Saint-Ours dam

This schedule is subject to change. Please consult the schedule posted on the entrance of the dam located on the Saint-Roch-de-Richelieu side for the most up-to-date information.

May 20 to June 23
Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
June 24 to August 13
Thursday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
August 14 to September 3
Thursday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
September 4 to October 8
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Emergency services can access the dam at all times.