Parks Canada has announced that Early Bird Discounts are now available for Seasonal Lockage Permits, and Seasonal Lockage and Mooring Permits  – but only until March 31, 2019.

Early bird discounts for boaters are here until March 31, 2019!

Purchase a Seasonal Lockage Permit and receive 20% off.
Purchase a Seasonal Lockage and Mooring Package and receive 20% off the price of lockage and 10% off the price of mooring.

Click here to order:


Permit Price per Foot of Vessel Length
Seasonal Mooring Permit $9.80
Seasonal Lockage Permit $8.80   $7.04
Seasonal Lockage Permit for canoe and kayak $8.80   $4.40
Six-Day Lockage Permit $5.05
One-way Transit Lockage Permit $4.65
Seasonal Lockage and Mooring Package $18.60   $15.86


The Permits apply to these waterways and National Parks:

In Quebec:

  • Carillon Canal National Historic Site
  • Chambly Canal National Historic Site
  • Lachine Canal National Historic Site
  • Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National Historic Site
  • Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site

In Ontario:

  • Rideau Canal National Historic Site
  • Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site
  • Georgian Bay Islands National Park*
  • Thousand Islands National Park*
  • Fathom Five National Marine Park (Flowerpot Island)*


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Brad grew up at the family cottage on Lake Simcoe using both powerboats and sailboats. A veteran journalist with large national daily newspapers, outdoor interest magazines, and syndicated television shows, Brad has entertained and educated readers for over 25 years with his unique family-inclusive perspective. His favorite pastime is teaching others to use their boats to access the freedom and beauty of a Life Afloat. Brad, his wife, and their three daughters have traveled and boated all over North America and the Caribbean, but choose to keep their "floating home" on the fresh waters of Central Ontario.