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Announcements

Closed for the Season
Our Waltham Location Will Re-Open in 2018.
On Sunday Oct. 29, our Waltham Location is closed for the season. We plan on opening on May 5th, weather depending. Looking forward to seeing you out on the water soon!
Read our complete Cold-Water Policy.

On-Site Rental Rates & Available Boat Types at our Waltham Location

Kayaks PER HOUR PER DAY
Single Kayak (1 adult) $16 $64
Double Kayak (2 adults) $21 $84
Kid’s Kayak (age 6-12) $9 $36
Stand-Up Paddleboards PER HOUR PER DAY
Stand-Up Paddleboard (1 adult) $19 $76
Canoes PER HOUR PER DAY
Standard Canoe (2-3 adults, or 2 adults/2 kids) $21* $84
Tripper XL Canoe (4-5 adults) $30 $120
*Two or more people: $20/hr; Solo use: $15/hr
Paddleboats PER HOUR PER DAY
Paddleboat for Two (1-2 adults) $25 $100
Paddleboat for Four (3-4 adults) $30 $120
Rowing PER HOUR PER DAY
Rowboat $25* $100
*Two or more people: $25/hr; Solo use: $18/hr
Outdoor Storage of Private Canoes & Kayaks
Per Year (365 days from start date) $500
Per Summer (April 1 – Columbus Day) $400
Per Month (30 days from start date) $100
*Learn more about Outdoor Storage here.
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.
  • This is a comprehensive list of boats available for rent at our Waltham location. Subject to availability.
  • Season Passes valid for rentals at all locations are available!
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