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Locations

Riverwalk

Our Riverwalk location is in the heart of the city along Chicago’s newly renovated Riverwalk. Unlike any other kayak launch site in the city you are instantly surrounded by world famous architecture and engineering marvels. Whether you take the tour or rent a kayak on your own this location offers the most convenient access to the best sights the river has to offer.

Address:

Chicago Riverwalk
435 E. Chicago Riverwalk
Chicago, IL 60601
*Do not use Google/ Apple Maps to find us. Please use directions below*

Contact Info

PH: (312)965-0035
EM: [email protected]

Hours of Operation

End of Season Hours

September Hours
Mon – Fri 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Sat – Sun 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

October Hours
Mon, Thurs, Fri 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. (Closed Tues, Weds)
Sat – Sun 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Last Day Oct 18th)

Parking

There are a lot of parking options in the neighborhood. Our favorite/ most convenient garage is 12hr/$14 Parking Available at Millenium Park Lakeside Garage located at 5 South Columbus Drive Chicago, IL 60603. Also Parkwhiz and Spothero are really good options.
Directions to Riverwalk location from Millenium Parking Garage Exit garage at upper Randolph. Walk North on Columbus to Wacker Dr. Stairs down to the Riverwalk located at Columbus and Wacker Dr. Please call us at 312.965.0035 for assistance. Thank you.

Lakefront

We are proud to announce our new Lakefront location at Monroe Harbor. Operating directly south of the Columbia Yacht Club, this location offers kayak and stand up paddle board rentals, tours, and lessons. We are located a 10 minute walk from the Riverwalk location and 2 blocks south of Navy Pier.

Address

Columbia Yacht Club
111 N. Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60601

Contact Info

PH: (312)965-0035
EM: [email protected]

Hours of Operation

End of Season Hours

Mon – Fri 2 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Sat – Sun 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Parking

There are a lot of parking options in the neighborhood. Our favorite/ most convenient garage is 12hr/$14 Parking Available at Millenium Park Lakeside Garage located at 5 South Columbus Drive Chicago, IL 60603. Also Parkwhiz and Spothero are really good options.
Directions to Lakefront location from Millenium Parking Garage Exit garage at upper Randolph. Walk East on Upper Randolph. Right Turn (South) at Cancer Memorial. Left turn at water fountain (you should see tennis courts at Maggie Daley Park in the distance). Continue walking East (crossing Lake Shore Drive) to the lake. Please call us at 312.965.0035 for assistance. Thank you.