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Rentals 

Boat rentals are available at all three of the City Lakes. A variety of kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddle boards can be rented. Check below for availability at each lake. 

 Boat Rental  Daily Fee    Boat Capacity   Lake Available
  Solo Kayak   $12   1 person   Brandt, Higgins, Townsend
  Tandem Kayak   $20   2 person   Brandt, Higgins, Townsend
  Stand-up Paddle Board (SUP)   $12   1 person   Brandt
  Canoe   $20   2 person   Brandt, Higgins

Rentals are first-come, first-serve. Reservations are not accepted.

Renters must be age 16 or older. Youth ages 13-15 may rent a solo kayak or paddleboard with a signed waiver and must be accompanied on the water by a parent in an adjacent boat. Ages 12 and under must be in a tandem kayak or canoe with an adult. Ages 9-12 may operate a solo kayak or paddleboard if they have completed the Youth Kayak Skills Verification. For more information on youth verification, please contact Lake Brandt at 336-373-3741.

Private Boat Launch 

Visitors to the lakes can launch private kayaks, SUPs, and canoes for $6 per boat. An annual launch permit is available for purchase. Age restrictions above extend to private canoes and kayaks. All boaters are required to register and pay at the marina office.

Paddle Programs

Night Paddles at Lake Higgins
Come out and experience being on the lake after dark. This unique opportunity is offered from 8-10 pm every second and fourth Wednesday night in May through August. Bring your own boat or rent one of ours. Costs: private boat - $8, solo rental - $15, tandem rental - $22, canoe rental - $22. Call the lake to reserve your spot.  
             May 10 & 24     June 14 & 28      July 12 & 26     August 9 & 23

Intro to Kayaking at Lake Brandt
Enjoy a small class setting as you learn the basics of kayaking including equipment, parts of the boat, getting in and out, paddle strokes and basic safety. Contact Lake Brandt for dates and price. 336-373-3741. 

Night Paddles at Lake Brandt
Come out and experience being on the lake after dark. Offered every first and third Wednesday night May through August from 8-10 pm. Bring your own boat or rent one of ours. Costs: private boat - $8, solo rental - $15, tandem rental - $22. Call the lake to reserve your spot. 
             May 3 & 17      June 7 & 21      July 5 & 19      August 2 & 16

Last updated: 6/29/2017 11:48:10 AM