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The Lazy Day Experience

Info to help you #GetYourLazyOn


Float duration

… is as long as you want it to be. We encourage all our guests to #BeLazy and take advantage of a FULL DAY of floating. Trips average 2-4 hours depending on river flow, but take your time and enjoy your day as you take in the sights and meander through the heart of Calgary…your booking is good for the day. The friendly Lazy Day Crew is here to make sure you have the laziest day possible… go for a swim, have a picnic in a park, find a spot to pull over and have a nap… whatever floats your boat (get it??) to get your summer lazy on.

Safety

Your safety is our priority. Our friendly Lazy Day Crew will ensure you are completely informed about all aspects of your day (don’t be shy to ask questions) prior to starting your experience.  Save yourself a mandatory court appearance and up to a $500 fine – wear your life jacket at all times as they are provided as part of your package when you #Float the Bow.  We also recommend carrying a cell phone in a waterproof carrier while on board (you can buy a stylin’ Lazy Day phone case and/or dry bag at the launch site) so you can take pics of Uncle Bob napping on the river. Obviously, remember to skip posting to social media if you’ve called in sick to work.  For emergencies call 911.  For all other enquiries (or if you want to just say “hi”) feel free to call us at 403.258.0575.

Raft Durability

After 13 years of full-service raft rental in Calgary we have custom designed these rafts specifically for our Lazy Day guests to ensure maximum durability and comfort while you enjoy your day on the water. All small and medium rafts are rated for a minimum of Class Three whitewater (good thing the Bow is a lazy Class One). The Large and X-large rafts are built for Class 5 whitewater (with enough room to dance a jig with Aunt Sally as you #FloatTheBow). All rafts have multiple sealed chambers to guard against any unfortunate incidents to keep all our guests safe and lazy while floating the Bow river.

Life Jacket Rental

Life jackets are now included in your Lazy Day rental package. However, for those of you that have your own floating device but don’t have a life jacket we offer Life Jacket rentals for $7.50 each.  We may even have some for sale – enquire with one of the Crew for availability.

Rentals include

Everything you need to enjoy a full day floating on the Bow. We have revised our packages to be all inclusive without any additional charges. Note: our software doesn’t allow us to include the booking fees so they show up on the bill but you will not be charged anything over the posted package price – except for the government’s share (tax).

  • Quality rafts
  • Paddles
  • Lifejackets
  • Safety kit (including safety whistle, rope, bailing bucket)

What to Bring

  • Photo ID
  • Sun protection
  • Snacks and water
  • Good water shoes or sneakers (flip flops not recommended)
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Stuff happens

Cancellation Policy

We have a 24-hour cancellation policy. Those canceling 24 hours prior to their reservation will receive a full refund of their deposit. Those canceling under 24 hours prior to their reservation can reschedule their raft rental to a new date.

No Late Fees at Lazy Day

Our #1 priority is for you to take your time and #BeLazy; therefore, your rental is good for the full day.  Please keep in mind that our shop closes at 9pm – if you can’t make it back by then, let us know and we’ll do our best to make it work. 

Pre-Authorization Booking Policy

Lazy Day Raft Rentals requires a deposit of $350 held against a major credit card. This will be released and returned to the card upon successful inspection of the equipment once it is returned. The fee for rental equipment damaged, lost or stolen will be equal to the full replacement cost of the item in question. Determination of level of damage is at the discretion of Lazy Day Raft Rentals.

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