Outdoor Adventures Lagoon Hourly Boat Rentals

*6/17/21 update,  the previously scheduled 6/26 date has been canceled due to staff availability*

Get out and paddle with Outdoor Adventures with our on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon on Saturday afternoons in June. It's an easy process — just sign up for a rental time starting on the hour and select a canoe, kayak or stand-up paddleboard.  

Arrive at the East Lagoon during your selected time slot and enjoy your paddle. We have all the boats, paddles and PFDs at the lagoon waiting for you, including child-size PFDs and paddles. All ages welcome with parental supervison on shore or accompanying on the water.

Be sure to arrive 10 minutes before your reservation. If you arrive more than five minutes after the hour, your spot may be given to a walk-up.

Date and time(s): Saturdays, June 5, 12 and 19,  1 to 4 p.m.

Boat Rentals: NIU students: $5; non-students: $10. 

Online advance registration is open for boat rentals. 

Walk-up sign-ups are welcome as long as equipment is available.

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Saturday, June 19 at 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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