Open to the Public!

Welcome to the UMass Lowell Kayak Center!

Now open weekends 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. - September 1 - October 16, 2022*

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. Hand sanitizer and access to restrooms available.

Call us with any questions or to make reservations - 978-934-5690.

Please complete these forms online:

If you would like to receive Kayak Center updates, please register online for our general interest group.

2022 Fall Season Hours

September 1 - October 16, 2022*

  • Weekends only: Saturday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Closed Sunday, October 2 due to Regatta

Holiday and Special Hours

  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. *please note: closed Sunday May 29
  • 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

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