Fitness Paddling

Charles River Canoe & Kayak is pleased to be part of a vibrant community of racers and fitness paddlers. We stock a wide variety of canoes, kayaks, surfskis paddleboards, and have years of paddling experience to help you select the right gear.

Our paddling shop at 160 Riverview Ave in Waltham offers the opportunity to demo any boat or paddle we have in stock. We stock the Escape tandem canoe from Wenonah and usually have a Kevlar Escape available for rent.

We have a wide range or racing and performance kayaks including the 18X, 18X Sport, 18x Double and 16X sea kayaks; or the V10, V10L, V10 Sport, V8 Pro, V8, V6, V5 and V7 surf skis from Epic Kayaks. In the Stellar line we stock the S14s S16s, S18s, and SR surfskis.

For paddleboards we stock the Bic Wing series, the Red Paddle 12’6 Sport, the Glide Quest and Seeker along with the Riviera Voyager.

Call Mark at 617-965-5110 or send am email to race@paddleboston.com for details on boat demos.

Need a fast boat for that big race or for training? All our demo racing canoes and kayaks can be rented for on-site or off-site use. We also have Epic Wing paddles available for rental.

To maximize your training, we offer season passes that include unlimited use of kayaks at our three rental locations. You can even opt to include 15 days of off-site rental and race anywhere in your favorite boat.

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