Rentals

GET ON THE WATER FOR AN HOUR OR A DAY

When renting a boat from Boating in DC, you don’t just get the boat you’re comfortable with. You’ll get life jackets, paddles, cushions and some safety basics right along with it! So come on out to one of our locations and get out on the water for an hour or two, or for the entire day!

PEDAL BOAT

Pedal Boats are a fun way to take a relaxing, leisurely pedal on the water and see the sights. Great for ages 2 and up!

Available at: Tidal Basin, National Harbor

SINGLE KAYAKS

Kayaks are an excellent option for beginners and seasoned paddlers alike. Kayaks are appropriate for all ages, however, a person must be at least 8 years old to operate a single kayak.

Available at: Ballpark Boathouse, Fletcher’s Boathouse, Key Bridge Boathouse, National Harbor, Thompson’s Boat Center, Washington Sailing Marina, Wharf Boathouse

DOUBLE KAYAKS

Kayaks are a great option for beginners and seasoned paddlers alike. Kayaks are appropriate for all ages. Anyone aged 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the same boat.

Available at: Ballpark Boathouse, Fletcher’s Boathouse, Key Bridge Boathouse, National Harbor, Thompson’s Boat Center, Wharf Boathouse

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD (SUP)

Stand-up Paddleboarding is an incredible combination of canoeing, kayaking, and surfing all in one! People ages 8 on up can grab a SUP and go!

Available at: Fletcher’s Boathouse, Key Bridge Boathouse, National Harbor, Thompson’s Boat Center, Washington Sailing Marina, Wharf Boathouse

CANOES

Stable and easy to handle, canoes are perfect for your solo water adventure or with friends and family!

Available at: Ballpark Boathouse, Fletcher’s Boathouse, Key Bridge Boathouse, National Harbor, Thompson’s Boat Center, Wharf Boathouse

ROWBOATS

Grab your fishing poles, pack a picnic, and hit the water in search for the big one. Or go old school and grab your parasol for a romantic row around the sights.

Available at: Fletcher’s Boathouse

BIKING

If you’re more of the landlubber type, we have quality bike rentals to get you out on a two-wheeled exploration of the scenic DC sights!

Available at: Fletcher’s Boathouse

SCULLING

Comfortable, safe and stable, sculling provides the ultimate low-impact, full-body workout and burns about twice as many calories per hour than jogging!

Available at: Thompson’s Boat Center

SAILBOATS

Aqua Finn, Hobie Wave & Flying Scot Rentals
2-4 hours

Available at: Washington Sailing Marina