Kingston's beautiful waterfront provides the backdrop for recreational boating, scuba diving and competitive sailing on Lake Ontario.

Boat launches

The City offers the following locations for launching your boat:

  • Collins Bay Wharf, 4086 Bath Rd. – parking available
  • Grass Creek Park, 2991 Hwy 2. – parking available
  • Lake Ontario Park, 920 King St. W. – parking available
  • Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 53 Yonge St. – parking available (payment required for launch and parking)
  • West Street, 1 Ontario St. – limited parking
  • Woolen Mill Boat Ramp (at Emma Martin Park), 1 Cataraqui St. – limited parking

Transient Boating

If you are planning to enjoy one of the two City of Kingston marinas for transient use, fill in the Portsmouth or Confederation Basin reservation form.

Enjoying the view at Kingston's Confederation Basin Marina