Centre de plein air du Lac-Leamy

Situated right in the core of the Hull sector, the Centre de plein air du Lac-Leamy is a splendid place to discover the wonders of nature and the outdoors.

Access through the Centre de plein air du Lac-Leamy, 100 rue Atawe (former chemin du Lac-Leamy) (next to the Réno-Dépôt). Entrance to the site and parking are free.


Feeding birds
may harm their health
and even the environment

Hours

  • From May 1 to June 14: from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • From June 14 to September 14: from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

* These dates may vary depending on the weather and conditions.

Conditions on the bike and pedestrian pathways: 819-595-8132, 3-1-1 or lac.leamy@gatineau.ca

Services

  • Parking
  • Canoe and recreational and tandem kayak rentals
    • From June 14 to September 1: from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (crafts must be returned for 7 p.m.)
  • Vending machines
  • Air-conditioned R&R room
  • First aid
  • Lemay Lake Navigation Channel
  • Bathymetric map

Lac-Leamy ecological park

Beach hours, water quality

Entrance through boulevard Fournier (south side of lac Leamy). The ecological park is managed by the National Capital Commission (NCC).

For additional information about activities in the National Capital Region, for beach hours and for water quality information, please contact the NCC at 613-239-5000, or 1‑800‑465-1867 (toll-free), online at www.canadascapital.gc.ca or by e-mail at info@ncc-ccn.ca.

Equipment rental rates

Winter*

Full ski package Three-hour block Adults: $15
Children: $11
Free for one hour with the Accès Gatineau + card (pay extra)
Poles, boots or skis Three-hour block $11
Free for one hour with the Accès Gatineau + card (pay extra)
Skates Three-hour block $7
Free for one hour with the Accès Gatineau + card (pay extra)
Snow shoes Three-hour block Adults: $16
Children: $11
Free for one hour with the Accès Gatineau + card (pay extra)

Summer*

Canoe One-hour blocks
Three-hour blocks
$12
$32
Free for one hour with the Accès Gatineau + card (pay extra)
Recreational kayak
(for beginner and intermediate paddlers)
One-hour blocks
Three-hour blocks
$11
$30
Free for one hour with the Accès Gatineau + card (pay extra)
Tandem kayak One-hour blocks
Three-hour blocks
$12
$32
Free for one hour with the Accès Gatineau + card (pay extra)

* Late fees: After the first ten minutes, there is a $2 charge for every five minutes that equipment is returned late. This fee is applied to every user, whether or not they have an Accès Gatineau card. The amount is due immediately or the user will be billed.

Bike paths, cross-country ski trails and outdoor rink

  • Sentier du Lac-Leamy (around the lake): 2.5 km, beginner level
  • Sentier du Ruisseau-Leamy (to the Relais plein air in Gatineau Park): 7,2 km, intermediate level
  • Sentier des Voyageurs (to parc Jacques-Cartier): 5.9 km, beginner level
  • Sentier du Ruisseau (to école secondaire de l'Île): 1.7 km, beginner level

More information on outdoor ice skating

Dog-friendly park

Parc du Lac-Leamy is a dog-friendly park.

Additional information about dog-friendly areas

Disruptive gatherings and the consumption of alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited in the park. Your comments are welcome as they help improve the quality of services offered. If you have any comments or suggestions for us, please address them to the non-urgent call centre at 3-1-1 to the attention of the manager of the outdoor centre.

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