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Paddleboats and Kayaking

The Naperville Park District now offers kayak rentals at the Paddleboat Quarry, thanks to a partnership with Naperville Kayak. One-person or two-person kayaks may be rented at the Paddleboat Quarry Hut. The Paddleboat Quarry is located along the Riverwalk, southwest of the corner of Jackson Avenue and Eagle Street. Also, our ever-popular paddleboats also are back for lots of summer fun! Purchase admission at the Paddleboat Hut. Kayaking is available on weekends through October 2, from 10:00 a.m. until one hour before dusk. In the event of inclement weather, poor conditions or low attendance, the manager may close kayaking.

Kayak Rentals
Available on all non-school days, mid-May through October  from 10:00 a.m.until one hour before dusk, weather-permitting.
One-person kayak rental: $10 for 30 minutes
Two-person kayak rental: $20 for 30 minutes

Fee includes brief instruction, kayak, paddle, personal floatation device and American Canoe Association (ACA)-trained staff to answer questions and offer guidance on techniques.

Those under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who can sign a waiver on their behalf.

Paddleboat Rentals
Available on weekends through October 2, from 10:00 a.m. until one hour before dusk, weather-permitting.
$10 for 20-minute ride for up to four people
$12 for a 40-minute ride for up to four people

Children under 13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

The Paddleboat Quarry is located at 435 Aurora Ave.
Due to the changing sunset times please note that the last kayaks and paddleboats will launch 30 minutes before sunset.

Schedule and Hours: (weather permitting)

Late Summer/Fall:
Weekends through Oct. 2 - 10:00 a.m. - one hour after sunset, weather permitting

Paddleboat Quarry Location

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