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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.

Here's the information you will have to provided to buy a parking pass:

  • First and last name of the trailer's owner
  • Adress and proof of adress
  • Phone number in case of an incident with the trailer
  • Email
  • Trailer's plate number

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 June 23rd, 2019
Friday to Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

June 24th to September 2nd, 2019
Monday to Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday to Sunday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

September 3rd to December 23rd, 2019
Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*Free wifi access & coffee shop

R.H. Sports Complex

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