Snowshoe Rentals and Programs
Take the opportunity to experience walking on snowshoes this winter.
You and your class/group/family can rent snowshoes from Ausable Bayfield Conservation.
Ausable Bayfield Conservation's expert staff can also deliver a quality program for your class/group on how to use snowshoes properly and test out newly acquired snowshoeing skills through games and activities.
Families can rent snowshoes directly from the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) Administrative Centre at 71108 Morrison Line in Exeter between the hours of 9 - 4 p.m.
Ausable Bayfield Conservation staff can come to your school/location and lead an outdoor snowshoe program or:
- Schools/groups can rent snowshoes for the day and your teachers lead snowshoe programs or
- Classes/groups can go to Morrison Dam Conservation Area, 2 km east of Exeter, for a two-hour ABCA-instructed snowshoe program
Instructed Program Fees:
Depending on the site, an Ausable Bayfield Conservation instructor can bring the snowshoes to your schoolyard or meeting location.
One Program - 1.5 hours = $100/group (one class - 35 students)
Two Programs - 1.5 hours each = $200
Three Programs - 1.5 hours each = $275 (all programs must be booked on the same day, at the same location)
Snowshoe Rental Fees:
Set of 35 pairs = $85/day
Each pair = $5.00/day (any snowshoe rentals of a quantity between 17-35 pairs will be charged $85/day)
Families can also rent snowshoes for the weekend, for $10 per pair (minimum 2-day rental charge; pick-up on Friday and return on Monday by 9:00 a.m.)
Download the Snowshoe Rental Agreement Form (someone must be responsible for the proper use and care of the snowshoes while they are being rented)
Download the poster of Snowshoe Types which are available to rent.
Go to the Snowshoe Rental Info and Helpful Hints web page.
Fees are subject to change.
Snowshoeing - Fee Schedule
The following, subject to update, is the approved 2019 fees for snowshoe rentals:
- Per pair - $5.00
- Per pair (weekend) - $10.00
- Set of snowshoes (up to 30 pairs) - $85.00