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Lac du Bonnet & District is a recreation Mecca offering opportunities for all seasons, the gateway to cottage country and with over 60 kilometres of rivers and lakes it is the centre for swimming, fishing, boating, water skiing, sunbathing, hiking, biking and golfing in the summer time.

The fall and winter is busy with curling, bowling, hockey, skating, cross country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing. If none of this appeals you can just enjoy some serene places where you can just sit back, relax and enjoy all nature has to offer


Within a half-hour's drive from Lac du Bonnet there are 6 picturesque golf courses offering a variety of challenging levels.

  • Black Bear (9) - (10 minutes from town)
  • Granite Hills (18) (15 minutes from town)
  • Pinawa (18) - (20 minutes from town)
  • Mars Hills (18) - (20 minutes from town)
  • Pine Falls (9) - (35 minutes from town)
  • Beausejour (9) - (35 minutes from town)


We are one of the most popular destinations in the province for sport and pro fishing of Walleye, Northern Pike, Goldeye, Perch, Bass, Sturgeon, Channel Cat and more.  

Fish from the Town dock, Winnipeg River Bridge, dike along Hwy #11 or from your boat. For the cold weather enthusiasts Lac du Bonnet also offers great ice fishing.

Boating and Canoeing

There are more than 60 kilometres of rivers and lakes to explore and many boat launches conveniently located close to town and throughout the municipality

Please remember that a Pleasure Craft Operator Card is required to operate power-driven boats and watercraft in Canada - It's The Law. 

Laverandrye Boat Launch
Hwy #502 North end of Town

Winnipeg River Bridge
Hwy #313 at Winnipeg River Bridge (East side)

Roadside Park Hwy #11 North
Hwy #11 North approx 15 km from town towards McArthur Falls


With the miles and miles of waterways, there is no shortage of space for these water activities. Or do it all right from the Town Beach & Pier. The beach has beautiful sand and play structures while families can watch from the grassed hillside.

During July & August swimming lessons are also available. Lesson Registration is done by the "Winnipeg River Recreation District"


From Lac du Bonnet snowmobile enthusiasts can travel north, east, south or west over hundreds of kilometres of well-groomed trails complete with warm-up huts over some of the most scenic terrain in the country. These area clubs work hard to keep the trails groomed.


The Lac du Bonnet Curling Club operates all winter long hosting youth, men's, women's, seniors and mixed leagues as well as tournaments in February & March. The rink is also the home of John Usackis (Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame).

Hockey and Ice Skating

The Lac du Bonnet Arena offers a full range of activities from youth to adult programs in both hockey and figure skating. The arena is home to the Lac du Bonnet Blues Senior Hockey Club as well as home of Kyle Kettles #35.

 Kyle was drafted by the Nashville Predators round 7 #205 overall 1999 NHL Entry Draft. Kyle signed as free agent by Minnesota Wild, April 23, 2002 and played out his career with the Louisiana IceGators [ECHL] and the Houston Aeros (AHL).