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2017 Season

Kayak Pittsburgh 2017 Season

We are just a few days away from the start of our 2017 Kayak Pittsburgh season and we can’t wait to see you on the water! We pride ourselves in giving you the best customer service, instruction, and on-water experience in the ‘Burgh so over the last few months we’ve been doing a lot of behind-the-scenes work to prepare for our best summer yet! Remember to follow us on social media for all of the latest information on weather conditions, hours, and promotions.


Check out what’s new this year!

Last week, we received a delivery of new kayaks and canoes!
New Boat 1 New Boat 2
Open your contacts because we have new phone numbers for our Kayak Pittsburgh locations.
Kayak Pittsburgh North Shore: 412.337.1519
Kayak Pittsburgh North Park: 412.337.8347
Kayak Pittsburgh Aspinwall Riverfront Park: 412.389.2445

Last September our North Park location was only open on weekends; this year North Shore and North Park locations will both be open daily from June through September! 
North Shore and North Park
May: weekends only until Memorial Day
Memorial Day – September: daily
October: weekends only

Monday – Friday: 11 AM – 8 PM*
Saturday – Sunday: 10 AM – 8 PM*
*subject to daylight availability.

Aspinwall Riverfront Park
Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day weekend: Thursday – Sunday
Thursday – Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM*
Saturday – Sunday: 10 AM – 8 PM*
*subject to daylight availability.

Kayak Pittsburgh will move to weekday/weekend pricing. Kayak Pittsburgh is a social enterprise owned and operated by Venture Outdoors, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  The revenue generated from Kayak Pittsburgh – along with grants, memberships, and individual donations –  helps us maintain our facilities; fund our extensive on-water training; support Venture Outdoors’ youth, adaptive, and stewardship programs; and fulfill our mission of getting everyone outdoors. 
2017 rental rates can be found HERE.

Each summer we have some great promotions to help you save money on your rentals. This year we’ve added a few more to the list.

  • Venture Outdoors Members – $5 off first hour of kayaking
  • Birthday Paddle – first hour of paddling free. Half birthdays count too!
  • Military or Veterans ID – $5 off first hour of kayaking
  • Pirates – wear Pirates gear on HOME game day; get $5 off first hour of kayaking
  • 2 for Tuesdays – bring a friend and BUY 1-GET 1 FREE for first hour of kayaking
  • Senior Discount – $5 off first hour of kayaking with proof of age over 65
  • Access Card Discount – $5 off first hour of kayaking with card
  • College Student Discount – $5 off first hour of kayaking with a valid student I.D.

In addition to our ongoing promotions, we have a special promotion each month this summer.
June: Keep Pittsburgh Paddling
Post a photo to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram while you’re at Kayak Pittsburgh. Tag @kayakpittsburgh and use the hashtag #KeepPittsburghPaddling. Show us the post at checkout and receive $5 off your first hour of kayaking.
July: Dog Days of Summer
Bring your pup kayaking with you and receive $5 off your first hour of kayaking.
August: Public Service Paddlers
Work for a nonprofit organization? Show us your business card or staff webpage and receive half off your first hour of kayaking Monday – Thursday at any of our convenient locations.
September: Fall into Savings
Receive a discount on your 2018 season pass.
Meet your summer 2017 Kayak Pittsburgh Supervisors and Assistant Supervisors!Staff 4KP Staff 1
Staff 2

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