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kayak chicagoWe have brand new  high quality sit in recreational touring kayaks with bow/stern hatches for storage that are 11-15ft long. Our Tandem Kayaks can hold a 3rd person(50lbs or less)

Contrary to popular belief KAYAKS are much MORE STABLE than Canoes.

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Please Note***2 hour Rental option is only available for same day rental)
For same day availability Text 630-567-4653
(name, #boats, kind of boats, arrival time)
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(Please note that when you prebook a 4hour rental, you are booking a specific block of time to use the kayak / canoe.  There is a 20$late fee per boat for returning your boat after your time block has expired.  If you would like a more flexible option, please choose a Daily rental.  A daily rental allows you to arrive whenever you choose and utilize the Kayak or Canoe for any time period within the day reserved.)
 

Kayaks / Canoes Regulations

 

  • Life Jackets are required to be worn at all times
  • Alcohol is not allowed in any rented boat
  • we have life jackets for 30 pounds and up
  • Dogs are not allowed in any rented boat
  • FOOTWEAR MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES!  no flip flops
  • Must be 13 years of age or older to operate a 1 person kayak and have previously taken kayak lessons
  • Participants 13 – 17 using a 1 person kayak must have had previous kayaking experience in order to paddle a single kayak and must be accompanied by a person 21 years of age or older in another kayak.
  • Participants under the age of 18, must have a parent/guardian 18+ sign the liability waiver.
  • Any person under the age of 12, must be accompanied by an individual 21 or older in a 2 person kayak.
  • There is a 275 lb. maximum weight limit for single kayaks, 500lb limit for double kayaks, 600-700lb for canoes.
  • YES we do have extra long tandem kayaks that will seat 2 ppl plus a person 50 pounds or less.  please specify 3extra long tandem in the customer comments
Hybrid/mountain Bike Rental

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$10 per hour Rental

$25 daily Rental

or just $10 when added on
to any same day kayak rental

 

 

Bicycle Safety

Always ride trails and/or equipment within your ability
Ride single file and allow adequate spacing
Stay on I&M canal towpath
Ride defensively
Understand and test mechanical systems before departing area
brakes/ Shifting patterns
Rental Rules
Ride only on roads and designated trails
off-trail riding is specifically prohibited
Jumping a bike or skidding of tires is specifically prohibited
Renters should understand that they ride at their own risk > Helmets are provided and REQUIRED TO BE WORN!
Protective clothing and safety gear is recommended:
Gloves
Eye Wear
Footwear
Payment for damages due to abuse or failure to obey the rules may include,
in addition to repair costs, compensation for lost rental income and staff time expenses.

 

 

BOATING SAFETY AND RENTAL RULES

KAYAK/CANOE BASIC INSTRUCTION

CLOTHING CHECKLIST

 

( Please note that when you book a 4hour kayak / canoe rental, you are booking a specific block of time to use the boat.  There is a 20$late fee per kayak / canoe for returning your kayak / canoe after your time block has expired.  If you would like a more flexible option, please choose a Daily kayak / canoe rental.  A daily kayak / canoe rental allows you to arrive whenever you choose and utilize the boat for any time period within the day reserved.) 

No risk Online Prebooking!  If you can’t make it contact us 24 hours prior to event and we will keep a credit on file for you good thru Oct 15, 2015*