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Free Lake Merritt Boat Rental Day

It’s “Splash Into Summer” Day in Oakland on Saturday, July 21st.
By - posted 7/20/2018 No Comment

The Lake Merritt Boating Center invites you to Splash Into Summer with free boat rentals and an open house from 1-3 pm on Saturday, July 21, 2018.

If past years are any indication, you can get ½ hour of free time floating around picturesque Lake Merritt. You can find free parking on Grand Ave., otherwise there is a $5 Lakeside Park parking charge.

“Splash into Summer” Free Boat Rental Day
Saturday, July 21, 2018 | 1-3pm
Lake Merritt Boating Center, 568 Bellevue Ave., Oakland
FREE 1/2 hour rentals

What can you rent?

  • Paddle Boats
  • Canoes
  • Single & Double Kayaks
  • Row Boats
  • Sail Boats (some sailing experience required – bring certification or pass a short test)

For lovers of free things, boats, and geese, this is a dream come true. For more information, call (510) 238-2196.