Boating in North Hatley
Lake Massawippi is very popular with boaters, and to make sure you enjoy it, we recommend that you follow the rules governing boating safety. Consult the Transport Canada Safety Boating Guide.
At the North Hatley Marina, you will find launch ramps and rental services offering kayaks, pedal boats, and canoes as well as nautical equipment. In addition, the marina is specifically designated by the Municipality as the place to wash boats for environmental protection.
Rental of docks, kayaks or other boats by the day :
Washing station and boat ramp:
- before June 24th and after October 10th 2022 : 819 842-2754
- between June 24th and October 10th 2022 : 819 794-0207
Stop the Zebra Mussel!
The zebra mussel is a serious threat to our waterways. In order to stop its propagation, all boats must be washed before and after being launched in Lake Massawippi.
Boat washing is done at near the North Hatley Marina. For the 2022 summer season, the washing and lowering of boats will be done by Bleu Massawippi. The schedule for the boat wash and boat launch is:
- from April 22nd to June 16th 2022 – 6am to 6pm – 7 days a week;
- from June 17th to September 4th 2022
- From Sunday to Wednesday 6am to 8 pm
- From Thursday to Saturday 6am to 9pm
- from September 5th to October 10th – 6am to 6 pm – 7 days a week;
The washing station will be closed as of october 11th 2022.
Rates for Seasonal Washing Certificates (boat stickers) – available at Town Hall with proof of residency.
|USER TYPE||RESIDENT WITH A MOTORIZED BOAT
|RESIDENT WITH A NON-MOTORIZED BOAT
|NON-RESIDENT WITH A MOTORIZED BOAT
|NON-RESIDENT WITH A NON-MOTORIZED BOAT
|1ST BOAT||40 $||5 $||350 $||5 $|
|EACH ADDITIONAL BOAT||25 $||5 $||350 $||5 $|
Rates for the wash and the boat launch:
|TYPE OF SERVICE||HOLDER OF A
(Green or blue sticker)
WITHOUT USER’S CERTIFICATE
WITHOUT USER CERTIFICATE
|WASH||0 $||20 $||5 $|
|LAUNCH||20 $||20 $||0 $|
|PARKING||10 $ WITH TRAILER
0 $ WITHOUT TRAILER
100$ SEASON PASS FOR THE BOAT LAUNCH INCLUDING PARKING (FOR RESIDENTS OF NORTH HATLEY AND HATLEY TOWNSHIP)
350$ SEASON PASS FOR THE BOAT LAUNCH INCLUDING PARKING (FOR NON-RESIDENTS OF NORTH HATLEY AND HATLEY TOWNSHIP)
If you own a dock, it is your responsibility to ensure that any boat launched on it is properly cleaned and certified. The lake is patrolled during the summer months and owners of boats without a sticker are subject to fines.
The municipal wharf, located on Main Street, south of Veterans Park, is open to pedestrians throughout the summer. Note that the wharf is also subject to Transport Canada’s Safe Boating Guide.