Summer Gateway

Summer Gateway

When you think summer, think Calgary! Beaches, lakes, outdoor adventure, mountains, fishing! This is Calgary in summer.

Keep cool as you have fun on water wakeboarding, water skiing, kneeboarding, stand up paddleboarding, kayaking, and snorkeling.

Chestermere Lake

The 4.8 km long Chestermere Lake is among the most stunning lakes in the Calgary area. Famous for its various activities, it is a true delight for visitors and is one the itinerary of every traveler that sets food in this city. Some of the most exciting things to do at Chestermere Lake in Calgary include boating, wakeboarding, water skiing, canoeing kayaking, swimming, sailboating, and paddleboarding.

Sundance Lake

Lake Sundance is one of the most scenic private lakes in Calgary with a park and is owned by the community of Lake Sundance. Since it’s a private lake, it’s for the exclusive use of Lake Sundance families and their guests. It has been set up to provide this community with their daily water needs and enrich their quality of life.

Ghost Lake

Tucked in the foothills of the gigantic Rocky Mountains and located over the Bow River, Ghost Lake or Ghost Reservoir serves as one of the most essential water sources and lakes in Calgary. Other than providing stunning backdrops of these mountains and forests to visitors, this lake also offers them various kinds of water sports to indulge in, like boating and trout fishing.

Frank Lake

Named after Bishop Christopher Frank, Frank Lake is one of the largest man-made lakes in Calgary. It is essentially a restored wetland that attracts a huge variety of birds here in all seasons, which is why it is a haven for birdwatchers and bird photographers residing in or visiting Calgary. 

McDonald Lake

West McDonald Lake is an oval-shaped waterbody that occupies an area of over 597 acres. Bearing no inlets and outlets, this small lake generally serves as a groundwater seepage lake with a depth of about 48 feet. The water is crystal clear and ideal for fishing. The dominant species of fish in this lake include Panfish and Largemouth Bass and you can catch a good number of these on a good day.