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Announcements

Closed for the Season
Our Blessing of the Bay Location Will Re-Open in 2019.
On Sunday May 26th, our Blessing Location is experiencing moderate winds, and we
may not be renting canoes, rowboats, and SUPs. We do not expect problems for kayaks.

Rates & Available Boat Types

On-Site Rental Rates in Somerville, Blessing of the Bay

Kayaks PER HOUR PER DAY
Single Kayak (1 adult) $16 $64
Single Sea Kayak (1 adult) $18 $72
Pedal-Drive Kayak (1 adult) $22 $88
Double Kayak (2 adults) $22 $88
Kid’s Kayak (age 6-12) $10 $40

 

Stand-Up Paddleboards PER HOUR PER DAY
Stand-Up Paddleboard (1 adult) $20 $80
Canoes PER HOUR PER DAY
Standard Canoe (2-3 adults, or 2 adults/2 kids) $22 $88
Tripper XL Canoe (4-5 adults) $30 $120
Rowing PER HOUR PER DAY
Rowboat $30 $100

Buy a Season Pass Save $ with Unlimited Paddling!

Important Info

  • Coolers and food may be taken on the boats but no alcohol is permitted.
  • Rentals are charged per boat pro-rated per 1/10 hour, with a minimum charge of one hour.
  • Rates include Paddles and Life Jackets (PFDs) for all ages.
  • Each participant age 16 or older must sign our Waiver of Liability before using our boats.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age to rent a boat (16 with parental signature on rental waiver); you are welcome to bring children of all ages. See our complete Age Policy.
  • Seniors age 62 and older, disabled paddlers, and active-duty military receive a 15% discount off the above rates for the boat they use. Cannot be combined with group discounts.
  • Reservations are accepted only for groups. Please see our Reservation Policy for details.
  • On-site rental boats cannot be removed from the Mystic River. Off-site rentals are not available from this location. If you are interested in off-site rentals, please see our Off-Site Rentals.
  • This is a comprehensive list of boats available for rent at this location. Subject to availability.
  • Season Passes valid for rentals at all locations are available!
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