Today is Monday
December 2017
Local Time 12:38 am
Opening Hours
Open 9:00 AM
Closed 5:00 PM
Open 9:00 AM
Closed 4:30 PM
Lake Conditions

Thin Ice, not safe to walk on

Current Notices

Posted: 8th Dec 2017

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Current Notices

Skating Lessons

As we still have a number of spaces available for our skating lessons we will now be allowing you to register a friend to skate with your child, or allow you to register a grandchild (Non-members must have the member present with them during lessons to sign them in). Let us know if you have any questions. Registrations must be completed in the office, but can be done any time the park is open. Thank you.

Posted: Friday, 8th December 2017

Update On Skating And Park Hours

Starting Saturday December 9th we will open the upper rink for skating (no hockey sticks) however if weather conditions remain warm we may need to close to avoid damage to the surface. The lake ice remains closed for the time being. The park hours of operation will remain 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. If the ice can hold up over the next week, we will look at extending the operating hours.

If you have any questions, please contact the office. Thank you.

Posted: Friday, 8th December 2017

Christmas Lights

We will be turning on the Christmas lights tonight , however, due to the weather, we will not yet be extending park hours. Skating and tobogganing remain closed. As soon as Mother Nature gives us some cooler weather and we are able to open skating, we will extend park hours till 10:00 pm.

Remember to register your children for skating lessons - we still have space available.

Posted: Friday, 1st December 2017

Skating Lessons (beginner And Level #2)

Midnapore Lake is excited to announce that we will again be offering SKATING LESSONS for 5 to 9 year old skaters. The program will be on Wednesday nights from January 3rd to February 7th (6 weeks). Classes will be at 6:00 pm and will be 45 minutes in length. Classes are $55.00. This program is for members only and is first come first serve. It will fill up fast so call the office at 403-256-0550 for more details.

This year we will offer two levels; beginner for those with little or no skating experience and level two for kids who have skated before.

Participants must have sharpened skates, a ski or hockey helmet and gloves or mittens.

Posted: Monday, 20th November 2017

Now Hiring - Part-Time Maintenence Staff

Midnapore Lake is recruiting a continuous part time Maintenance Worker for a start date of late November.

For a position description, please submit your resume to or stop by the office to complete a job application.

Candidates over the age of 18 only please.

Posted: Tuesday, 31st October 2017

Fish Stocking

We are very excited to have received our fall fish stocking and have re-opened fishing.

We will now be allowing members to keep one Rainbow Trout over 12" in length. Catch and Release will remain in place for Brown Trout, Grass Carp and Small Rainbow Trout. The monthly limit of 12 per household will remain unchanged.

Please contact the office with any questions. Thank you and Enjoy!

Posted: Tuesday, 17th October 2017

South Gate

Please be advised that South gate is now closed for the season.

South gate will re-open for one day only at 3:00 pm on Saturday September 16th for Movie on the Beach

Posted: Friday, 1st September 2017

Fish Stocking

We are excited to announce that we have just received our spring fish stocking.

We are extremely privileged, within the current situation, to have been able to receive fish. Because of the situation with whirling disease in Alberta, and the affect it has had on the fisheries, we did receive fewer fish than usual and we received brown trout, a first for this lake, instead of rainbow trout.

We will be closing fishing completely for today and tomorrow (May 25th and 26th), and going to catch and release only for the foreseeable future.

We thank you for your understanding and support of our commitment to protecting our lake and other water bodies. We welcome any questions and concerns.

Posted: Thursday, 25th May 2017

Outside Boats and Whirling Disease

Due to the discovery of Whirling Disease in the Bow River, Alberta Fisheries has been conducting an investigation and developing a course of action. The result of this is that several man-made lakes in the Calgary area have been denied or delayed in the receipt of their 2017 fish license. We are fortunate to have been granted our license. Because this investigation is ongoing we are feeling pressure to protect our water and our lake.

We are therefore going to put a temporary moratorium on the use of outside boats in our water and ask fisherman to be careful that all their equipment is clean. This moratorium is temporary and will be lifted as we have better understanding of the Alberta Fisheries investigation and plan.


During the fall of 2016 Whirling Disease was detected and confirmed in Banff national Park. This disease affects salmonid fishes including species of trout, salmon and whitefish. The disease has spread beyond the National Park boundary and is present in the Bow River water basin including the Bow River, Elbow River and related tributaries.

According to a CBC news article:
“The entire Bow River Watershed has been infected with whirling disease, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has declared, prompting new province-wide measures to try to contain the spread.
The disease can cause infected fish - predominantly trout and whitefish - to swim in a whirling pattern and die prematurely.
The agency has also declared the rest of the province a "buffer zone" for the disease.”
The spread of this disease from one body of water to another occurs as a result of wildlife and human activity. The commercial fish industry that hatches and raises trout species for stocking lakes such as ours has been tested by the Province of Alberta and most tested negative for the presence of the disease, including our supplier.

We are advised that the human consumption of fish that may be affected by disease is safe.

Posted: Thursday, 18th May 2017

Fishing Area For Persons With Disabilities

Midnapore Lake is happy to announce that we can now provide an area at the end of the fishing dock for use by persons with disabilities, wheelchair users, persons with mobility issues and their companions.

Thank you for your respect and appropriate use of this area.

Posted: Friday, 12th May 2017

Tips for Releasing Fish

Fishing season is in full swing at Midnapore Lake. Iit's a good time to remind all fishing members of Tips on Releasing Fish (as published in the Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations)
If a fish is handled carefully and gently, it will have an excellent chance of survival. The most important factor related to fish mortality is damage caused by the hook penetrating the gill and stomach regions. Fish hooked in the lip or mouth have a better chance of survival. Avoiding methods that result in deeply hooked fish is the best way to reduce hooking mortality. “Still fishing” with bait, where the line is not actively attended, usually results in more deeply hooked fish. Attending the line to set the hook immediately at the time of the strike may reduce the occurrence of deeply hooked fish.
To further reduce harm to fish:
- Do not use barbed hooks.
- Retrieve your catch quickly.
- Release fish immediately (with care).
- Avoid squeezing the fish.
- Keep your fingers out of the gills.
- Keep the fish in water as much as possible.
- Remove the hook carefully.
- Leave deeply swallowed hooks in the fish.
(Side-cutters can be used to cut the hook instead of the line).
- Help revive the fish by holding it in the water.

Posted: Thursday, 2nd June 2016

Family Day

We would like to thank everyone who came out and enjoyed our family day event. We hope that everyone had a wonderful time.

We would especially like to thank our volunteers who gave of their own time to make our day so special. THANK YOU!

If you are interested, please visit our facebook page for some pictures of this wonderful day.

Posted: Tuesday, 16th February 2016

Boats And Paddleboards

With the nice weather we have been having we would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of our boating and paddleboard rules.

Please remember that you need to bring your card if you are borrowing any equipment.

There is only one boat or paddeboard lent out per card and the member whose card is presented must be on the boat or paddleboard at all times.

Paddleboards are for one person only and are therefore for members only.

If you have any questions or concerns about these rules please feel free to contact the office at 403-256-0550. Thank you everyone for your understanding.

Posted: Thursday, 13th August 2015


We are excited to announce that court #4 now has pickleball lines.

Posted: Friday, 31st July 2015

Member Survey Results

Please have a look under the Residents Tab, in the documents download section for a copy of the results of our member survey. We thank the 383 people who took the time to provide us with this valuable information.

Posted: Tuesday, 7th April 2015

Disc Golf Course

A huge thank you goes out to our volunteers who spent the last few weekends installing our new disc golf course. The tee box markers have not yet been installed but the course is playable. Right now, half the fun will be trying to find all of the baskets on the hill and east side of the park. Come out and enjoy!

Posted: Monday, 25th August 2014

Contact Information

Please be aware of the following contact information.

Office Phone: 403-256-0550
Office Fax: 403-254-5983
Office E-mail:

Park Manager Phone: 403-256-0532
Park Manager E-mail:>
President of the Board of Directors:

Posted: Monday, 7th October 2013

New Residents

New residents, please see the residents tab and print off the documents required for registration. Please call the office at 403-256-0550 during office hours (Monday to Friday from 9 - 4:30) with any questions and welcome to Midnapore Lake!

Posted: Thursday, 19th September 2013

Membership Cards Required For Access

Membership cards are required for access to the Lake Midnapore Amenities. You will not be allowed to use the boats, any equipment or come fishing without your card.

All members, 12 and over, wishing to access the park, should have a current membership card.

Posted: Wednesday, 6th March 2013

Board Contact Details

Parking Lot

Midnapore Lake Resident's Association prohibit the use of any bicycle, skateboard, rollerblade or other wheeled device (excluding wheelchairs) on it's property including the Parking Lot. These devices may be used to travel to the Lake but must be secured to the Bicycle Rack on arrival. Rollerblades are allowed on the upper rink.

A maximum speed limit of 10km/hr is to be observed by all vehicles in the Parking Lot.

The Residents Association will assume no responsibility or liability for any injury or death or any damage to or loss of property that may occur howsoever caused on or about the Lake Amenities including the Parking Lot.