Are you boat-less this summer and longing to spend time on the water? Every summer should be filled with some memories swimming or fishing off the boat. Whether you are going on a camping trip, want to be outside or want to test a boat before making a big purchase, listed below are some good companies with some great boats that are available to rent before the end of summer. Choose your boat: paddle board, kayak, canoe, jet ski, fly boat or speed boat and let the adventures begin.
Detroit River Sports
Algonquin Park Drive
Detroit, MI 48215
(313) 908-0484
www.detroitriversports.com

On the weekends there is availability to rent a kayak or paddle board. Detroit River Sports is located near the Detroit River. They have good rates for hourly or daily rentals. Call ahead to reserve your boat, and have fun when taking them on the water. Detroit River Sports also has all the accessories for your safety and boating adventures.

Turbo Water Sports LLC
24026 Jefferson Ave.
St. Clair Shores, MI 48080
(313) 437-1367
www.turbowatersports.com

If you are looking for some adventurous water sports action, this is the place to come. Rent a Seedoo for thirty minutes or three days. If you are looking for a challenge, rent the Flyboard or Hoverboard. Have you never ridden a flyboard? Don’t worry. These employees will show you how to ride and then let you enjoy the experience. Make sure to have a camera to capture the moments while on St. Clair Shores lake.

Mr. Muskie Charters
24400 Jefferson Court
St. Clair Shores, MI 48080
(586) 771-8817
www.mrmuskiecharters.com

After fishing for all these years you’re ready for the next adventure, right? Muskies are a difficult catch. It also helps to have all the proper fishing gear. When going to Mr. Muskie Charters, you can rent a boat and go out with an expert for several hours. You name the day and time and they will reserve the boat. They will make sure the boat is in top notch shape for your boating experience. Fish on St. Clair Shores lakes and make the catch of a lifetime on a Mr. Muskies Charters boat.

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Riverside Kayak Connection
4016 Biddle Ave.
Wyandotte, MI 48192
(734) 285-2925
www.riversidekayak.com

Riverside Kayak Connection offers lessons for those who need a few tips on boating rules. Sign up for a class today, and then rent a kayak or canoe. They also provide all the necessary boating gear. Located near Belle Isle, they have special events always going on during the weekends. Rent a boat and get some good practice on the Detroit River and then sign up for an event and show everyone how amazing you are at a boating event.

Kensington Metropark
2240 W. Bruno Road
Milford, MI 48380
(810) 227-8910
www.metroparks.com/Boating

Kensington Metropark is accessible to many people in the Detroit area. If you are looking to spend a day outside, this is a great place to come. Have a picnic. Play a few sports. Rent a kayak, canoe, rowboat, or paddleboat for a couple hours. No matter what age, there is a boat for you. Kensington Metropark is located near the beautiful Kent Lake. Enjoy a day, and if you are brave rent the ducky paddle boat.

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