Giant Indoor Lake

An engineering marvel, the world's largest indoor lake for boaters returns to chase away those mid-winter blues! Features are currently being updated for the 2018 show.

World's Largest Indoor Lake for Boaters

Grab a seat on shore to watch professional wakeboarders, wakeskaters and waterskiers perform tricks and flips, cheer on the finest Stand Up Paddleboarders; or join the fun and take a FREE ride in canoe, kayak, or pedal boat.
Sign up for wakeboard and waterski lessons and learn from the experts.

Click here for 2018 Lake Schedule.

Indoor Lake

Go Wakeboarding and Learn from the Pros!

Go wakeboarding or waterskiing in January? In Ontario? No problem – just head to the world's largest indoor lake for boaters to check out the action and sign up for fun on the water!

Guided by expert instructors from Boarder Pass, you can receive hands-on wakeboarding instruction.

When you arrive at the show, make your way to the east entrance to The Lake (connected to Cottage Country) to sign up. There are sessions each day, with participation on a first-come, first-served basis.

No experience required but should feel comfortable in the water and be able to swim. All equipment provided; boards, dry suits and lifejackets.

Please note:  Dry suit sizes are not available for smaller kids, therefore smaller kids may not be able to participate for their own safety & comfort with the water being only 12C.

Even with dry suits, there is no guarantee that kids will stay 100% dry. You may want to bring a bathing suit for them to wear under the dry suit.

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Save time by filling out the waiver in advance and bringing it with you:

Click here for Rider Waiver.

Click here for the Photo Release Form.


Winter Wake Fest #1959 – Wake Board Show

Catch the action on The Lake, with pro wakeboard/wakeskate riders wowing audiences with their spectacular grinds, tricks, and flips! Watch as they launch off The Lake's official dock (provided by EZ Dock) to hit the rails and test their skills and athletic ability!

Meet & Greet! Drop by the Boarder Pass Both E106 in Cottage Country after each show to meet the riders and learn more about the sport!
Daily show giveaways!!

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Greatest Water Ski Show on H2O!

Summer Water Sports has been performing waterski shows across Canada since 1990

and they keep the family cottage tradition going at this years Boat Show! The shows

are packed with entertainment for all ages. Come watch members of the Canadian

National Ski Show Team and Team SWS as they thrill audiences with death defying stunts and comedy for the kids. SWS can design, produce and perform adrenaline packed water sports shows at a location of your choice, check us out at

Click here for 2018 Lake Schedule and daily show times.


Let’s Go Boating – FREE BOAT RIDES

Get set to Discover Boating: From kayaking, to canoeing and pedal boats, The Lake welcomes all levels and types of boaters!

Sign up for your FREE boat ride on the water! (Sign-up is at The Lake entrance at the east side connected to Cottage Country.)

Life jackets supplied by Mustang Survival, then make your way across The Lake's official dock (provided by EZ Dock).

Visit BOATsmart Canada before heading back out onto the show floor, for information on boating safety and writing your exam to secure your Pleasure Craft Operator Card.

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Click here for Boat Ride Participation Waiver.

Click here for the Photo Release Form.


Canoe, Kayak Seminars and Stand Up Paddle & Pedal Board Demos

Enjoy stand up paddle board demonstrations by the experts at Swift Canoe & Kayak and Blu Wave SUP, as well Hobie Eclipse, Pedal Board demos.

Stand up Paddle and Pedal continues to grow in popularity around the lakes and rivers. A great work out and fun too!

Canoe and kayak seminars are scheduled daily on The Lake by the experts at Swift Canoe & Kayak and Clearwater Design.

Don’t Miss - SUP demos featuring Brenda Lowe from the movie Baywatch on Saturday, January 13 (2:30pm – 3:00pm) & Sunday, January 14 (12:00pm – 12:30pm)

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World Championship Indoor Sea Flea Races

Daily entertaining shows that demonstrate sea fleas driven by skilled operators. Come learn more about the building of sea fleas and the sport of sea flea racing!

Kids & Classics promote youth skills development (home building projects), the eco friendly use of building boats out of wood, the camaraderie of participating in the growing number of events for sea fleas and safe boating training beginning at an early age.

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To learn more


Yamaha Fish Off

New this year, Kids & adults attend a seminar at the Fish Tank or the Trout Pond January 13 & 14 or January 19, 20, 21 and get a chance to be selected by the Pros to participate in the Yamaha Fish Off at the world’s largest indoor Lake! So much fun! So much Fishing Fun! So many prizes! Even if you don’t get selected come out and cheer on the Fishing Pros and Amateurs!

Pro-Am Fish Off Schedule at The Lake

  • Saturday, January 13: 3:15pm – 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, January 14: 11:15am – 11:45am
  • Friday, January 19: 2:15pm – 3:15 pm
  • Saturday, January 20: 3:15pm – 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, January 21: 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

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JP DeRose of Breaking Boundaries

Italo Labignan of Canadian Sportfishing


Toronto Indoor Stand up Paddle (SUP) Board Races & New SUP Polo Games

One day only, Sunday, January 14

Catch the action on The Lake where the SUP community will gather with their finest racers for one day only!!

  • Heat #1: 10:00 am
  • Heat #2: 11:00 am
  • Heat #3: 11:45 am
  • NEW!! SUP Polo Games 12:30
  • SUP Race Final #1: 2:15 pm
  • SUP Race Final #2: 3:15 pm
  • SUP Race Final #3: 4:45 pm

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*Photos credits Lucas Murnaghen

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New Kayak Polo Demonstration Games

One day only, Sunday, January 21

Don’t miss out on this new sport as 2 teams of 5 players in kayaks battle on The Lake, promoting ball handling and kayak skills.

For more information on this great sport stop at The Lake to talk to the athletes and organizers on Sunday.

  • Kayak Polo demo #1: 10:30 am
  • Kayak Polo demo #2: 1:00 pm
  • Kayak Polo demo #3: 3:15 pm

For more kayak polo, mark your calendar for the Kayak Polo World Championships held in Welland, Ontario August 1 – 5, 2018. The Championships are expected to attract over 30 countries from around the world, with approximately 60 teams competing!

For More information please check out the links below:


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Remote Control Boat Races

Head to the Lake and sign up for daily remote control boat races provide by the staff at Big Boys with Cool Toys.

These electric powered boats are guaranteed to put a smile on anybody’s face!! Check out the video to see what type of boats you can race!

After a turn on The Lake head to booth G239 to check out the rest of their products.

See the 2018 Lake Schedule for Remote Control Boat Times.


Toronto Boat Show