Waneka Lake Boathouse

The Boathouse at Waneka Lake Park offers various watercraft rentals, including paddleboats, kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards.

Only watercraft rented at the boathouse are allowed on the lake. No personal vessels at any time.

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2021 BOATHOUSE HOURS

  1. SUMMER HOURS

    May 29-Aug. 15

    WED/FRI 1-7pm
    SAT/SUN 10am-4pm


    FALL HOURS

    Aug. 16-Sep. 26

    SAT/SUN 10am-4pm
    SAT/SUN Aug. 28-29CLOSED
    WEEKDAYS CLOSED


    SPECIAL HOLIDAY HOURS

    Open Memorial Day, & July 4

    Mon, May 311-7pm
    Sun, July 41-7pm


    *Hours may be adjusted due to weather and daylight.

    **LAST RENTALS are made 30 minutes prior to closing.


RENTAL FEES

  1. Boat Description Rate Rental Time
    Paddleboat, 2 person $8 30 min.
    Paddleboat, 4 person $10 30 min.
    Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) $10 30 min.
    Kayak, 1 or 2 person $8 30 min.
    Canoe $5 30 min.
    • A wheelchair accessible paddleboat is available upon request.
    • Refunds will only be issued if the boathouse is closed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.
    • Please bring your own Coast Guard-approved life jacket if you have one.

SUP YOGA AT WANEKA LAKE (ages 15+)

SUP Yoga is traditional yoga taught on a stand-up paddleboard on the water at Waneka Lake. This class is taught by a fully-qualified instructor and covers the basics of maneuvering on a board, and the keys to accessing yoga postures on the water. These classes are appropriate for all levels of participants from the beginner (both yoga and paddleboard use) and the full range in between. The minimum participant age is 15. 

Come try this fun, challenging, calming, and empowering yoga experience!

  • Saturdays, June 5-Aug. 14
  • Time: 9:30-11am
  • Fee: $20 R / $25 NR
  • Only 10 spots available (SUP boards)

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WANEKA LAKE RULES

  • You must be 12 years or older to rent a boat.
  • A photo ID is required.
  • No pets allowed on watercraft.
  • Passengers are required to wear life-jackets at all times. 
  • No swimming or wading due to safety and liability concerns.
  • Canoes and paddle-boats rented at the boathouse are the only vessels permitted on the lake.
  • A fishing license is mandatory for those 16 years of age and older.
  • State fishing regulations apply. Purchase a fishing license
  • The lake is stocked with rainbow trout.
  • All bass less than 15 inches must be returned to the water.

We invite you to take advantage of the many amenities at Waneka Lake Park such as the walking/fitness trail, Greenlee Wildlife Viewing Platform, playground, and picnic areas.