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Rafting & Kayaking Tips

The Importance of Wearing Life Jackets During a River Float

Wearing a life jacket is a very important lifesaving practice necessary for every time you are out rafting, kayaking, or tubing. While it’s unlikely you’ll fall overboard on your leisurely float adventure, it is an important practice (and is the law on the Bow). Some people don’t believe this will happen to them but wearing…

What to Wear While River Tubing

If you’ve been rafting with Lazy Day raft Rentals before, you may have experienced the river in a mostly-dry state — the rafts keep you out of the water, so barring any splashing from your friends or family, you can mostly navigate the river without getting too wet. But for some of us, getting wet

Tips to Find a Trusted BowTube Rental Service in NW Calgary

Tubing is a popular activity in Calgary, especially in the warm summer months. With sunshine, a beautiful view, and good company, a float down the Bow River will be your new favorite pastime. Here is a list of everything you need to know for a fun, BowTubing experience. BowTubing Preparations Full-service outfitting: While you could…

The Benefits of Renting Professional Memba Kayaks

The benefits of renting a professional Memba kayak cannot be matched with any other inflatable kayaks on the market today. Ranging from safety features to comfort and luxury, the Memba Kayak is undoubtedly the best on the market and the perfect choice for beginner or intermediate paddlers. If you are looking to go out to…

Precautions that You Should Take for River Rafting in NW Calgary

River rafting is gaining popularity as a relaxing past-time for nature-lovers and city dwellers alike. With any activity, especially something on the water, there is a certain level of preparation and safety measures to consider, so we’ve compiled a list of considerations for any rafter to make before your next float to ensure maximum fun…

A Lazy Day on the Bow River is Exactly What You Need!

The Bow River has played a significant role in Alberta‘s history, and Calgary is fortunate to have it run straight through the city. It would be inconceivable to visit the city without pausing to examine the amazing river! Most people are aware of how much excitement can come from rafting, particularly on a lazy day,…

5 Water Safety Tips for Your Lazy Day Float Experience

When you need a day to just unwind and let go, a lazy day on the river is one of the best ways to relax in nature. Sure, you can chill on the riverbank, but why just watch the water go by when you can join in on the fun? With Lazy Day Raft Rentals,…

Is Rafting safe?

Bow river rafting is a fun outdoor experience that can be had by all. Like with any outdoor excursion, white water rafters can experience a certain amount of risk. This risk, however, is often a calculated decision that many rafters choose to ignore.  It is best to understand what risks await on the river, in…

What is the Difference Between Kayaking and Rafting?

As far as water sports go, kayaking and rafting are both exciting options that encourage you to get out on the water and experience the thrill of being outside, making them easy to confuse for each other. Though both sports involve small and personalized boats, these two sports are actually quite different. Let’s learn more…

How long does it take to float the Bow river?

There’s much adventure to be had when you float the Bow River. The main river that flows through Calgary, the Bow offers adventure or relaxation for locals and visitors. Many make floating down the river an annual tradition. Join in the fun with city views, wildlife sightseeing, and new memories when you float down the…

Is the Bow River safe to swim in?

The Bow River provides many outdoor activities perfect for families, visitors, and locals. This busy river is a must-see when traveling to Calgary because there’s tons to see and do.  From rafting in the backcountry to relaxing riverside, there’s never a dull moment. Whether you’re Bow river rafting or wading in to cool off, safety…

What should you look for before renting a raft?

Whitewater rafting is a popular choice for those looking for a little adventure and fun. It’s a great way to experience the scenery and wildlife of Calgary, as well. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, whitewater rafting can give you that thrilling, unique experience you’re looking for. However, rafting along the river doesn’t have to be…