Rideau Canal 2019 Navigation Season Starts on Friday May 17, 2019

Issued: May 16, 2019

Parks Canada advises that the Rideau Canal 2019 Navigation Season will begin as scheduled on Friday, May 17, 2019. 

All lock stations will be open to receive boaters and land-based visitors as of Friday, May 17, at 9 a.m. 

Visitors are encouraged to always exercise caution around water. This is especially important during any periods of elevated water levels and flows. 

For more information about the Rideau Canal, visit www.parkscanada.gc.ca/rideau, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter @RideauCanalNHS. 

For the most current boater specific information, please follow us on twitter: @RideauBoatInfo, @RideauInfoNav 

Valerie de Winter 
Public Relations and Communications Officer 
Ontario Waterways, Rideau Canal 
Parks Canada Agency