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Parks and Open Space

Boat Launching Facilities

Due to fluctuating river levels, always follow Winnipeg Police Service River Patrol safety guidelines.

St. Vital Park Boat Launch North Perimeter Boat Launch

Winnipeg's Red River Boat Launches

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North Perimeter Park North dock CLOSED. Use extreme caution at rivers edge when launching.

  • Located at Main Street at the Perimeter Highway.
  • Features dock, ramp and parking for vehicles with trailers.

St. Vital Park Launch OPEN

  • Located at 190 River Road.
  • Features dock, ramp and parking for vehicles with trailers.

Maple Grove Park Launch CLOSED

  • Located at South St. Mary's Road at the Perimeter Highway.
  • Features dock, ramp and parking for vehicles with trailers.

Buchanan Marine Boat Launch Launch CLOSED
Suitable for small boats, launch at your own risk, there are no docks at this location.

  • Formerly known as Louise Bridge.
  • Located at the Southeast end of Louise bridge.
  • Features ramp and parking for vehicles with trailers.

Crescent Drive Park Canoe Launch Launch CLOSED
This launch is for non-motorized watercraft only.

Things to consider when planning your boat trip

  • Docks and launch facilities depend on River Levels.
    (Call the water safe line - 311 if you have any questions or concerns about river levels). Use boat launches at your own risk.
  • Docks and ramps are open in the summer months during park hours (7am - 11pm).
  • There is no charge for city operated boat launch facilities.

River Speed Limits

River Speed Limit




Red River

70 km

50 km

Assiniboine River

37 km

10 km

Boat Launches, Marina & Public Docks

9 km (day or night)

Marinas, docks and launches include:

  • Maple Grove Park at St. Mary's Road
  • St. Vital Park Boat Launch
  • Buchanan Marine Boat Launch
  • North Main/Perimeter Boat Launch

Last update: May 19, 2020
Contact the Public Works Department
General Office Hours
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday to Friday
1155 Pacific Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3P1

Phone, Fax, Email: 311

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