Lakefront Paddle Boarding & Lakefront Kayak Rentals

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Lakefront Paddle Boarding & Lakefront Kayak Rentals

From

$30

Reservations recommended
Ages 18+ or accompanied by an adult
Closed for the 2023 season. Reopening May 2024

All kayak tours and rentals are subject to weather and the discretion of Urban Kayaks’ staff based on safety considerations.

Monroe Harbor Paddle Board and Kayak Rentals

Urban Kayaks’ Chicago Lakefront location at Monroe Harbor offers relatively calm conditions and is a great option for beginners. Get out on the water with one of our premium paddle boards or kayak rentals. Soak up some sun and build your paddling strength up while taking in the spectacular view of the Chicago skyline.

Advance reservations are highly recommended.

Rental Information

CHICAGO PADDLE BOARD & KAYAK RENTAL PRICING & HOURS

There is a 1 hour minimum rental for each kayak or paddle board. The price is prorated after the first hour ($7.50 per 15 minutes per person). 

We are closed for the 2023 season and will reopen May 2024.

Available Equipment for Renting

  • Single Kayaks: Sit-On-Top and Recreational Sit-In
  • Tandem Kayaks (2 Person): Sit-On-Top and Recreational Sit-In
  • Paddle boards

All renters must be 18 or older to rent a kayak or paddle board on their own. A valid driver’s license or alternative ID is required for kayak rentals.

Prior kayaking experience is recommended. Kayaking beginners are strongly encouraged to paddle a tandem kayak along with a more experienced partner.

Reservations and advance payments required.

Rental hours may be interrupted due to high traffic or inclement weather.

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Lakefront Paddle Boarding & Lakefront Kayak Rentals

From

$30

Reservations recommended
Ages 18+ or accompanied by an adult
Closed for the 2023 season. Reopening May 2024

All kayak tours and rentals are subject to weather and the discretion of Urban Kayaks’ staff based on safety considerations.