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For pedalboat, canoe, rowboat, and kayak rentals, no certification is required. To sail on Lake Merritt, you will need to provide sailing certifications, pass a sailing test, or take a class with us.
Boat Rentals require a CASH ONLY deposit of $20-$30 plus the first hour's cash rental fee.
|Boat||Resident Rate||Non-Resident Rate||Cash Deposit||Total People|
(single or double)
|$15/hour (single) |
|$18/hour (single) |
|$20||1 or 2|
You can rent boats daily March-October and on weekends only November-February.
|Boat Rental Hours||Monday - Friday||Saturday - Sunday|
|Summer (July-August)||11 am-6 pm*||10:30 am-6 pm*|
|Winter (November-February)||11 am-4 pm*||10:30 am-4 pm*|
|Spring & Fall (March-June|
|11 am-5 pm*||10:30 am-4 pm*|
* Time indicates when the last rental leaves the dock. Sailboats rented to experienced sailors only & must be rented 1/2 hour before the last rental time and returned to the dock 1/2 hour before closing. Customers are expected to rig, de-rig, and fold sails.
Management reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. Rain or winds over 10 mph result in closures and/or additional deposits.
Parking inside Lakeside Park on Bellevue Avenue is $2.00 for two hours (or $10 for all day parking) during weekdays and $5 all day parking on the weekend and holidays. Buses are $15 per vehicle daily parking. Special Event parking after 5pm is $10 per vehicle. The parking operating hours are from 7:30am until dusk.