The LoCo Yak Shak will be stopping by the beaches of Veterans' Memorial Park to offer you weekly summer rentals and monthly trips. Together, our goal is to get more folks out and enjoying Lake Erie safely and responsibly! For a small fee, they will provide kayaks, life jackets and paddles. We are able to accommodate disabled paddlers so ask the LoCo Yaks about their bench and chariot. Appropriate attire required -- No cotton, no flip flops.
All ages welcome!
-Children 10 and under are considered non-paddling passengers. We have 2 kayaks that have an extra seat to accommodate for this age range (One single kayak and the tandem).
-Ages 11 to 15 can paddle in the tandem kayak with an adult.
-Ages 16 and up can paddle on their own but must have a responsible adult on-site.
-Every Thursday AND the 2nd & last Saturdays* of each month, starting June 6th, 2019!
-10:00AM - 4:00PM
-Kayak Saturdays are as follows: June 8 & 29, July 13 & 27, and Aug. 10 & 31
-Thursday rentals end 8/15/19. Last Saturday rental is 8/31/19. No rental on July 4th.
-Single Kayak: $15 per hour
-Tandem Kayak: (cost covers 2 paddlers) $20 per hour
-Child Under 10 Years Old: (must be in kayak with adult) +$5 per hour
Buy your paddling passes directly at Veterans' Memorial Park.
Join us as we take a guided tour off the coast of Avon Lake. We will meet 1 hour before sunset, on the Veterans' Memorial Park west beach. Once on the lake, the LoCo Yaks will lead us as we paddle off into the sunset. We will have 3 trips this summer so sign up soon before our kayaks are full!
-Thursday, June 20 from 7:00-9:00 p.m.
-Thursday, July 18 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
-Thursday, August 15 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
*Weather: In the event of uncooperative seas we will relocate to Hot Waters in Lorain (1104 W. 1st St., Lorain), a more protected area. In the event we must reschedule due to weather, the trip will take place the following Thursday.
-$40/$60 single/tandem* (includes the cost of rental equipment)
*tandem includes cost for 2 people
-Child Under 10: +$5 limited availability
-Tour without Rental: $20/30 single/tandem*
(using your own equipment). Tour without rental can only be booked beginning the Monday prior to each trip if space is available.
Pre-registration is highly encouraged due to limited availability. Trips will be sold the day of departure ONLY if there is space available.