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Schedule Group Boating Activities
Please allow 2-3 weeks for scheduling.
Call the Lake Merritt Boating Center(510) 238-2196
OPRYD Recreation Centers Only: Download the Oakland Recreation Center Boating Request FormDownload
We offer group boating activities and tours.
Private Group Boating Activities and Tours
You can schedule a group boating trip for an introduction to pedalboating, canoeing, kayaking, dragonboating, or whaleboat rowing on Lake Merritt. We also offer tours on our 26 foot pontoon boats. Our instructors will teach your group about water safety, lifejacket fittings, and basic techniques! Boat rental and instructor fees vary depending on group type. Call to schedule. Allow 2-3 weeks to schedule your preferred date.
|Group Boating Session|
(pedal boat, canoe, kayak)
|$60-$90/90 minute session plus boat rentals||$72-$108/90 minute session plus boat rentals||up to 30 per instructor|
$30 + $40-$90/90 minute session for the instructor
$36 + $72-$108/90 minute session for the instructor
|Whaleboat||$30 + $40-$90/90 minute session for the instructor||$36 + $72-$108/90 minute session for the instructor||10-11|
OPRYD and the Lake Merritt Boating Center are fully committed to compliance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Direct inquiries concerning accommodations at least 10 days prior to the OPRYD Inclusive Recreation Coordinator, Erin Burton, at 510-597-5064 or email@example.com