Watercraft Vendors

Wanting to have fun on the water, but don’t have access to watercraft of your own?  Columbus Recreation and Parks is happy to work with a variety of authorized vendors to offer instruction or rental of non-motorized watercraft, including canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and other similar and approved vessels, as well as, powercraft concession services including fishing charters, skiing lessons, site seeing tours, dinner cruises, and more within City of Columbus waterways.

Become A Vendor

If you are interested in obtaining authorization to conduct instruction, rental operations or powercraft concessions, please review the applications below:

Non-Motorized Watercraft Vendor Application

Powercraft Vendor Application

All providers who obtain authorization will have their information posted below.

Approved Vendors

Non-Motorized Watercraft

City of Gahanna Recreation and Parks

Join us for an evening paddle during some of the most unique celestial events of 2024!

Phone: 614-342-4250


Olentangy Paddle

We provide guided and non-guided kayak tours of downtown Columbus.


Paddle & Roll

We offer single and double kayak and standup paddleboard rentals on Hoover Reservoir.

Phone: 614-581-9777


Sacred Wave Yoga

We offer SUP Yoga, SUP events and adventures to heal the mind, body and soul.

Phone: 614-371-3676


Sunrise Kayaking

We provide kayak rides on scenic sections of the Scioto River in the Dublin area.

Phone: 614-943-3411


Windrose Outdoor

Kayak and standup paddleboard rentals on the Scioto Mile in downtown Columbus. Book online, and meet us at Bicentennial Park.

Phone: 614-563-7905


Approved Vendors

Powercraft Concession

Cap City River Time

Daily leisure boat cruises on the Scioto River, wildlife sight-seeing, fishing, wake boarding/water skiing, knee boarding.

Phone: 614-886-5354