Make your own trip for a quick hour's getaway or an afternoon. We'll provide everything you need, including enough paddling instruction to get you going if you're a beginner.
Come out and explore a natural stretch of the Chicago River, a winding stream where herons stalk the shallows for fish and turtles bask on logs, right on the city's north side.
We offer guided trips for all interests and abilities, including
To get a workout while making some paddling friends, join our Cardio Kayak groups on weekday evenings in Chicago.
Some Important Guidelines:
We do not allow alcohol in our boats.
Children must be at least 3 years old to go in a canoe or kayak. All children under 17 must be accompanied by an adult. 17 and 18 year olds can paddle unaccompanied if a parent signs a parental waiver.