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Guelph Lake Conservation Area

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7743 Conservation Rd
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J1 Canada
(519) 824-5061 https://www.grandriver.ca/en/outdoor-recreation/Guelph-Lake.aspx

This large park (1,600 hectares) surrounds a reservoir that was created with the construction of Guelph Dam in 1974. The park has two beaches, picnic areas, great fishing and plenty of space for sailing, canoeing and kayaking. The park is the home of the famous Hillside Festival in July which centres on the Island Stage, which is available for concerts, theatre performances, weddings and other events.

Many people enjoying the beach at Guelph Lake on a summer day

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June 2018

Subaru Guelph Lake One

June 16 - June 17
Guelph Lake Conservation Area, 7743 Conservation Rd
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J1 Canada
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Based out of Guelph Lake Conservation Area, the Subaru Guelph Lake One Triathlon weekend is one of Ontario's most popular and longest-running races. There are a wide variety of races and distances to choose from, including the very popular Try-a-Tri, as well as both sprint and standard distance triathlons and duathlons. This event offers races for beginners and first time triathletes, as well as a competitive field in the sprint and standard distances. The duathlons are reliably well-attended. Guelph Lake…

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Stroke & Stride Guelph Lake

June 20 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Guelph Lake Conservation Area, 7743 Conservation Rd
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J1 Canada
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With fun races for the entire family, Wednesday night Stroke & Stride is becoming a Guelph Lake tradition. Races are at Guelph Lake each 3rd Wednesday of the month. Our June race features a close-to-shore swim at the Pit Beach and a flat, fast run.

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July 2018

Big Beach Stroke & Stride

July 18 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Guelph Lake Conservation Area, 7743 Conservation Rd
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J1 Canada
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Same great race, different place! This month our Guelph Lake race is at Main Beach – so get ready for some hills! We have a slightly simpler run course this year, while keeping chip timing, kids races, and the same great grassroots vibe. Join us for a laid-back, fun race.

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August 2018

Summer Island Stroke & Stride

August 15 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Guelph Lake Conservation Area, 7743 Conservation Rd
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J1 Canada
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The August race moves back to Pit Beach and its flat, fast run. The swim is sheltered and the run is a tight multi-loop where you can high-five your friends. Kids are welcome as young as three, and race with other kids their age. And the elites have their own wave for great spectating!

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September 2018

Subaru Guelph Lake Two

September 1
Guelph Lake Conservation Area, 7743 Conservation Rd
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J1 Canada
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The second visit to Guelph Lake Conservation Area is the perfect way to cap off your season on the Labour Day long weekend! The sprint distance features a 750m Swim, 30km Bike, and a 7km Run that never leaves the park. The Try-A-Tri features a 375m Swim, 10km Bike, 2.5km Run and is one of the most popular of its kind. Duathlon, Relay and Swim/Bike options are available as well!

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