Lake Ice Measurements

Winter Lake SafetyNO ICE IS SAFE ICE

Chestermere Fire Services would like to remind the community that with the warmer weather, ice quality is rapidly declining, especially at the shoreline of Chestermere Lake. Please be extremely cautious around bodies of water as no ice is safe ice. Also remember that automobiles are not permitted on the lake.  

Ice Depths

The City takes ice depth readings every 7 days at the locations stated below. Please note that while no ice is considered safe, the Parks Team takes measurements at several locations.

While ice rescue services are available from Protective Services, you use the Lake and any ice surface at your own risk.

Chestermere Lake Ice Depths:

LocationDateTemperatureDistance from Shore (metres)Ice Depth (centimeters)
South end of Chestermere Lake


February 22, 2021


5 C
100 m
68 cm
Sunset Park150 m
64 cm
Cove Beach100 m
60 cm
The Landing
100 m
60 cm
Anniversary Park100 m
60 cm

Ice Depth (thickness) Standards:
Ice Depth Standards

Note: The City does not give permits for any recreational activities on storm ponds. The water levels and ice thickness changes throughout the winter due to the freeze-thaw cycle and it is unsafe to be on these ponds. Learn more at