As of June 1, some Parks Canada places began a safe, gradual reopening of some outdoor areas at national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas. Find details here.

Site schedule

The Chambly Canal National Historic Site is open every day from sunrise to 11 p.m. The path is maintained from April 15th to November 15th each year.

Lockstation hours

From July 1st to October 12, 2020

Two lockages are scheduled at fixed hours every day* 9:30 a.m.
1:30 p.m.

*From upstream to downstream, and from downstream to upstream.

Additional informations

  • Transit time: 4 hours minimum
  • At locks Nos. 1-2-3 (Chambly), please arrive at least 45 minutes before the last lockage.
  • The 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.
  • Bridges Nos. 1, 10 and 12 are closed Monday to Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:20 p.m., and from 12:40 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Transport Canada's physical distancing standards for Canadian boaters must be respected. It is possible that boat capacity may be considerably reduced, and that the waiting time may be increased. We appreciate your patience and collaboration.

To contact lock keepers

Telephone numbers
Chambly (Locks Nos. 1-2-3): 450-658-4381
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (Lock No. 9): 450-348-3392

By VHF-Canal 68 during hours of operation

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