Kayak Center

The Summer Kayak Center offers educational and recreational kayaking opportunities to the UMass community and greater public.

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We provide instructional courses for adults and children of all skill levels and offer kayak rentals daily on the Merrimack River. We would love to get you out on the water, feeling confident, and having fun.

Open Hours: May 30 - August 31

  • Monday - Friday 3 to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

We offer a variety of programs and services including:

New for Summer 2016

NEW! What's SUP? Wednesday - Rent a Stand Up Paddle Board for half price with a group of two or more people every day for the rest of July and every Wednesday for August!

We now rent Stand Up Paddle Boards for the same price as our single kayaks!

You can save time by completing our waiver online: Adults and Minors

Bring our boats anywhere! We now offer offsite rentals.

We've expanded our instructional and tour offerings.

Location and Contact Information

UMass Lowell Bellegarde Boathouse
500 Pawtucket Blvd.
Lowell, MA 01854
Boathouse Phone: 978-995-2362
Office Phone: 978-934-1932
Email: kayakcenter@uml.edu