Open to the Public!

Welcome to the UMass Lowell Kayak Center!

The UMass Lowell (UML) Kayak Center is open to the public as well as the UML university community. We offer rentals, instruction, tours and fun with kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards! At the UMass Lowell Kayak Center, we offer:

  1. Kayak, Canoe, or SUP rentals - available by walk-up or reservation! Most weekends you can register for a shuttle service, as well.
  2. Group tours with a guide, like a sunset or moonlight paddle tour, plus instructional tours and custom group tours! Available with a reservation.
  3. Season & monthly passes

All rentals and tours come with gear and instruction!

2022 Summer & Fall Season Hours

May 27 - August 31, 2022

  • Monday - Friday: 3 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

September 1 - October 16, 2022

  • Weekends only*: Saturday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • *Closed one weekend, likely October 8-9

Holiday and Special Hours

  • Juneteenth, Monday, June 20: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Independence Day, Monday, July 4: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Labor Day, Monday, September 5: Closed
  • Indigenous Peoples Day, Monday, October 10: Closed

Location and Contact

Upcoming Programs