North Park

COVID-19 Hours

We are operating with reservations only.

North Park to Close September 27, 2020

Monday: 1pm-6pm

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 1pm-6pm

Friday: 1pm-6pm

Saturday-Sunday: 11am-7pm

 

Contact

kayakpittsburgh@ventureoutdoors.org
(412) 337-8347

Rates
Kayaks Solos Tandems
Hourly Weekday Rate $16 $23.50
Hourly Weekend and Holiday Rates $19 $26.50

Stand Up Paddleboard $25/hr

Address

10301 Pearce Mill Rd, Allison Park, PA 15101

Important Information

Typically, anyone ages 3+ can go kayaking.

However, some restrictions apply:

  • Age 3 (or 35 lbs) to 12 – Must be in a tandem kayak with a parent or guardian, and parent or guardian must sign an Acknowledgement & Assumption of Risk Form for each child.
  • Age 13-15 – May be in a solo kayak, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian on the water. Must also have parent or guardian sign an Acknowledgement & Assumption of Risk Form.
  • Age 16-17 – May be in a solo kayak on water alone, but parent or guardian must sign an Acknowledgement & Assumption of Risk Form.
  • Age 18+ – Must sign an Acknowledgement & Assumption of Risk Form.

Weight Requirements

  • Minimum weight requirement is 35 pounds.
  • Maximum weight limit is 325 pounds for solo kayaks and 575 pounds for tandem kayaks.

You must be 16 years or older to go stand up paddle boarding.

However, some restriction may apply:

  • Age 16-17 – May go out on a stand up paddle board on the water alone, but parent or guardian must sign an Acknowledgement & Assumption of Risk Form.
  • Age 18+ – Must sign an Acknowledgement & Assumption of Risk Form

We love our kayakers and your safety is our highest concern! We closely monitor thunder and wind conditions.

Inclement Weather Policy

The safety of our guests and employees is Kayak Pittsburgh’s utmost priority.

Thunder/Lightening:

  • For every clap of thunder and/or strike of lightening, Kayak Pittsburgh is required to close the rental location for at least 45 minutes. Depending on the longevity and intensity of the storm, the management team may decide to close the location for the remainder of the day.

Rain

  • The Kayak Pittsburgh rental location will continue operation if it’s raining unless there is a “Flash Flood Warning”.

Cancellations/ Refunds:

  • Refunds:
    • If the Kayak Pittsburgh rental location experiences a temporary closure due to inclement weather, you will receive a full refund.
    • If you are on the water while a storm approaches, we ask that you safely take shelter. If you are out on the water for less than 30 minutes, you will receive a full refund.
  • Cancellations
    • Kayak Pittsburgh will alert you via phone call, email and/or text message if the rental location decides to close due to inclement weather.
    • If you choose to cancel your reservation due to inclement weather, but it’s after the 24-hour cancellation policy: please contact us at kayakpittsburgh@ventureoutdoors.org.

For additional information, please view our FAQs.

Kayak Pittsburgh FAQs