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Paddleboats and Kayaking

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 Riverwalk Café, located near the Paddleboat Quarry. 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 Riverwalk Café. Kayaking is available on all non-school days, mid-May through October 25, 11:00 a.m. until one hour before dusk. In the event of inclement weather, poor conditions or low attendance, the manager may close kayaking. Beginning in mid-August, kayaks will close earlier due to earlier darkness.

Kayak Rentals
Available on all non-school days, mid-May through October 25, from 11:00 a.m. (10:00 a.m. May 23-Aug 16) until one hour before dusk, weather-permitting.
One-person kayak rental: $14 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 all non-school days, mid-May through October 25, from 11:00 a.m. (10:00 a.m. May 23-Aug 16) 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. and the Riverwalk Café is located at 441 Aurora Avenue.
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)
October:
3 & 4 - 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
10  11 -  12  10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
17 & 18 - 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
24 & 25  - 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.



Paddleboat Quarry Location

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