Parks Canada Confirms 2013 Trent-Severn, Rideau Hours of Operation


Parks Canada has finalized and confirmed its 2013 hours of operation schedule for lockstations on the Trent-Severn Waterway and Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.




Trent-Severn

As in previous years, the 2013 navigation season will run from the May long-weekend to Thanksgiving. On-demand services will be provided at all lockstations during the busy summer months while scheduled lockages will be offered during the spring and fall shoulder seasons at some lockstations with less frequent usage.



2013 Trent-Severn Waterway Hours of Operation 



May 17 to June 20*

Monday to Thursday 
10:00am–4:00pm 

Friday to Sunday; and Victoria Day 
9:00am – 5:00pm 



June 21 to Sept 2 

Monday to Thursday 
9:00am – 5:00pm

Friday to Sunday; and Canada Day, August Civic Holiday and Labour Day 
9:00am – 6:00pm 



Sept 3 to Oct 14*

Monday to Thursday 
10:00am–4:00pm 
Friday to Sunday; and Thanksgiving 
9:00am – 6:00pm



*Some locks will offer scheduled lockages during this time period



2013 Scheduled Lockage 
- May 17 to June 20 and Sept 3 to Oct 14
 â€¨â€¨
Trent (south) locks 1-18 


Upstream flights starting from: 

Lock 1 with travel to lock 6 
10:00am 



Lock 7 with travel to lock 13 
10:00am



Lock 14 with travel to lock 18 
10:00am 



Downstream flights starting from:

Lock 18 with travel to lock 14 
10:00am 



Lock 13 with travel to lock 7 
10:00am



Lock 6 with travel to lock 1 
10:00am



Kawartha locks 22-26 


Upstream flight starting from:

Lock 22 with travel to lock 26 
10:00am 


Downstream flight stating from: 

Lock 26 with travel to lock 22 
10:00am 



North locks 37-41 


Upstream flight from lock 37 to 41 
10:00am 



Downstream flight from lock 41 to 37 
10:00am 



Lock 33 

Upstream and downstream 
10:00am 


Rideau Canal

As in previous years, the 2013 navigation season – the 181st consecutive season of canal operations on the Rideau – will run from the May long-weekend to Thanksgiving, with on-demand services provided.* 





2013 Rideau Canal Hours of Operation



May 17 to June 20 


Monday to Thursday 
10:00 am – 4:00 pm 

Friday to Sunday; and Victoria Day 
9:00 am – 5:00 pm 



June 21 to Sept 2


Monday to Thursday 
9:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Friday to Sunday; and Canada Day, August Civic Holiday and Labour Day 
9:00 am – 6:00 pm 



Sept 3 to Oct 14 


Monday to Thursday 
10:00 am – 4:00 pm 

Friday to Sunday; and Thanksgiving 
9:00 am – 5:00 pm



*Hours for Beveridges Lock from May long-weekend to Thanksgiving are:
10 am to 4 pm Monday to Thursday, and 9 am to 5 pm Friday to Sunday.

To book passage through Beveridges Lock during the shoulder seasons (May 17 to June 20 and Sept 3 to Oct 14), boaters will need to pre-book by calling 613-692-2581 at least 48 hours in advance.