Are you eager to explore the great outdoors in St. Lawrence County but lack the equipment to do so? No problem! Review the list below of organizations and businesses that offer free or no cost equipment rentals. Do you know an organization offering free equipment rental that is not on the list below? Send a note to and we'll add them!

Once you have found your equipment, check out the Start Exploring section to find a trail near you! 



Business / Organization Equipment Available Location Website Contact Info:
Canton Recreation Department Ice Skates & Helmets Canton, NY (Directions) (315) 386-4561
Town of Colton Creation Department Ice Skates and Ice Mower 10 Sugarbush Ln, South Colton, NY 13687 (Directions) (315) 262-2810
Nicandri Nature Center (Freee) Cross-Country Skis & Snowshoes 19 Robinson Bay Rd, Massena, NY 13662 (Directions) (315) 705-5022
Gouverneur Recreation Department Snowshoes, Ice Skates, Helmets & Learn-to-Skate Walkers (for Mills Park) 3 Trinity Ave, Gouverneur, NY 13642 (Directions) (315) 287-0524
Indian Creek Nature Center Youth-sized Snowshoes for Family Winter Programming 1125 Co Rd 14, Rensselaer Falls, NY 13680 (Directions) (319) 362-0664
Town of Louisville - Louisville Arena Ice Skates & Helmets 44 Arena Dr, Chase Mills, NY 13621 (Directions) (315) 769-8206
Madrid Youth Commission - Madrid Ice Rink (Outside) Ice Skates & Helmets 34 North St, Madrid, NY 13660 (Directions) (315) 322-5760
Morristown Fire Department - Morristown Pavillion (Free) Ice Skates & Learn-to-Skate Walkers & Hockey Sticks 200 Morris Street, Morristown, NY 13664 (Directions) (315) 375-6703
Town of Norfolk - Dominic Zappia Arena Ice Skates & Helmets Clinton Street, Norfolk, NY 13667 (Directions) (315) 384-3200
Ogdensburg Recreation Department - Lockwood Arena Ice Skates

141 W River St, Ogdensburg, NY 13669 (Directions) (315) 393-1980
Parishville Recreation Department - Parishville Beach Snowshoes, Kayaks, Paddles & Personal Flotation Devices

Park Rd, Potsdam, NY 13676 (Directions) (315) 265-2131
Parishville Recreation Department - Parishville Ice Rink Rink Liner and Ice Skates  
Parishville Recreation Department - Parishville Town Park Snowshoes

Park Rd, Potsdam, NY 13676 (Directions) (315) 265-2131
Potsdam Recreation Department - Sandstoner & Postwood Parks Kayaks, Paddles & Personal Flotation Devices

43 Pine St, Potsdam, NY 13676 (Directions) (315) 265-4030
Potsdam Recreation Department - Pine Street Arena Ice Skates & Helmets

43 Pine St, Potsdam, NY 13676 (Directions) (315) 265-4030
Village of Waddington - Donald Martin Civic Center (Free) Ice Skates & Helmets

37 Pine Street, Waddington NY 13694 (Directions) (315) 388-4601


The free equipment rentals were made possible through the Health Initiative and the Community Projects Funded by Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work & Play in St. Lawrence County 

STLC Trails is administered by the St. Lawrence Chamber of Commerce in partnership with St. Lawrence County Trails and Nature Up North.