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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, RR 3 Exeter, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 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 teaching block or 80 minutes = $120/group (one class – 35 students)
  • Two Programs – 2 teaching blocks or 160 minutes = $240
  • Three Programs – 3 teaching blocks or 240 minutes = $300 (all programs must be booked on the same day, at the same location)
Snowshoe Rental Fees:

Set of snowshoes (up to 30 pairs) – $90.00

Each pair = $5.25/pair/day (any snowshoe rentals of a quantity between 17-35 pairs will be charged $87/day)

Families can also rent snowshoes for the weekend, for $11 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. 

Ask us about Snowshoe Rental Info and Helpful Hints.

Fees are subject to change.

Snowshoeing – Fee Schedule

The following, subject to update, is the approved 2023 fees for snowshoe rentals:

  • Per pair (daily) – $5.25
  • Per pair (weekend) – $11.00
  • Snowshoe rental for Christmas holiday – $22.00 per pair (Snowshoes must be returned on first business day in January.)
  • Set of snowshoes (up to 30 pairs) – $90.00