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Boating Open House Events

FREE 1/2 Hour Boat Rentals

National Recreation & Parks Month FREE Boating Open House

Saturday July 20th, 2019, 1pm-3pm (regular boat rentals closed 12pm-4:30pm).

At the City of Oakland’s Lake Merritt Boating Center- the Blue Boating Center in Lakeside Park, 568 Bellevue Ave, Oakland 94610.

Free 1/2 hour boat rentals & boating safety information.

All Ages. First come, first served. Everyone must be on the water by 3pm to participate.

Boats include pedal boats, canoes, kayaks, rowboats, sailboats for experienced sailors, and rides on dragonboats, whaleboats, pontoon boats, and sailboats. Life jackets required to be worn and provided.

Parking inside the park is $5 on the weekends.

Sponsored by the California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways.