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

Aloha SUP

Standup Paddle Board Lessons, Sunset Tours, SUP Yoga, and Rentals at Hoover Reservoir. Special Events and Group Sessions can be scheduled on demand.

Phone: 614-655-3504


City of Gahanna Recreation and Parks

Kayak floats are scheduled based on lunar events (Super full moons, lunar eclipses, etc.).

Phone: 614-342-4250


Columbus Outdoor Pursuits

Kayak rentals and tours along the Scioto River into the downtown Columbus area.

Phone: 614-442-7901



Canoe, kayak, and standup paddleboard rentals for corporate team building and general public outings.

Phone: 614-595-1777


Hoover Adventures

Kayak and canoe rentals on the Hoover Reservoir. Weekend kayak trips on the Scioto River through Dublin and Downtown Columbus.

Phone: 614-423-9234


Paddle & Roll

Single kayak, double kayak & stand-up paddleboard (SUP) rentals on Hoover Reservoir.

Phone: 614-581-9777


Sacred Wave SUP Yoga

Standup Paddle Board Yoga on the Hoover Reservoir.


Sunrise Kayaking

Kayak rides in scenic locations along the Scioto River and Griggs Reservoir.

Phone: 614-943-3411


Windrose Outdoor

Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) rentals in Downtown Columbus

Phone: 614-563-7905


Approved Vendors

Powercraft Concession

Cap City River Time

Leisure boat rides, wildlife sight seeing, onboard dining, fishing, wake boarding/water skiing on the Griggs Reservoir

Phone: 614-721-5768