Third Party Watercraft Vendors

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.

Non-Motorized Watercraft Vendor Application     |     Powercraft Vendor Application

All providers who obtain authorization will have their information posted below.

Approved Non-Motorized Watercraft Providers

Hoover Adventures

Kayak and canoe rentals and classes on all bodies of water


Paddle & Roll

Fitness, fishing & Fun. Kayak and SUP rentals on the Hoover Reservoir


Windrose Outdoor LLC

Kayak and SUP rentals on the Downtown Pool



Outdoor Pursuits

Kayak classes/rental on the Downtown Pool




Hero USA Inc

Single & tandem kayak rentals & guided paddles on the Downtown Pool


Aloha SUP

SUP lessons, yoga, rentals and sunset tours on the Hoover Reservoir and Downtown Pool


Approved Powercraft Concession Providers

Cap City River Time

Leisurely boat rides, wildlife sight seeing tours, dining on the river, fishing trips, wakeboarding, water skiing and more on the Griggs Reservoir