Wanting to have fun on the water, but don’t have access to a water craft of your own? Columbus Recreation and Parks is happy to work with a variety of authorized vendors to offer instruction or rental of non-motorized watercraft, including canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and other similar and approved vessels, as well as, powercraft concession services including fishing charters, skiing lessons, site seeing tours, dinner cruises, and more within City of Columbus waterways.
If you are interested in obtaining authorization to conduct instruction, rental operations, or powercraft concessions, please review the applications below.
All providers who obtain authorization will have their information posted below.
Kayak and canoe rentals and classes on all bodies of water
Fitness, fishing & Fun. Kayak and SUP rentals on the Hoover Reservoir
Kayak and SUP rentals on the Downtown Pool
Kayak classes/rental on the Downtown Pool
Single & tandem kayak rentals & guided paddles on the Downtown Pool
SUP lessons, yoga, rentals and sunset tours on the Hoover Reservoir and Downtown Pool