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The Town of Hawkesbury would like to inform its residents as well as visitors that a pass is necessary in order to use both boat launch ramps as well as the boat trailer parking.



From May 1 to October 30, boat launching is permitted to those who hold a pass at the following locations:

Confederation Park

2 John Street

Cyr-de-LaSalle Park

571 Main Street East

Please be reminded that it is mandatory to hold a  boat launch pass when parking a vehicle with a boat trailer. Those who violate this regulation will be subject to a fine of $150 plus fees.

What are the current rates for boat launch passes?

Parking near the municipal docks is prohibited without a boat launch pass. In order to purchase a pass, please visit the Sports Complex, the Tourism Centre or the Town Hall (hours and addresses below).

Applicants must hold a drivers licence and registration documents for the trailer and copies must be provided in order to purchase or renew boat launch passes.

Seasonal Passes (R)

  • Valid for life
  • For Hawkesbury residents
  • Mandatory free renewal every year

Seasonal Passes (NR)

  • Valid for the season
  • for non-residents of Hawkesbury
  • May to September

Daily Passes (NR)

  • Valid for the day
  • For non-residents of Hawkesbury
  • May to September

Where to purchase a pass?

Tourism Centre

May 1 to 31, 2018
Friday to Sunday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

June 1 to September 3, 2018
Monday to Sunday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

R.H. Sports Complex

Monday to Sunday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.