Frequently asked questions

When are you open?


Summer Rentals open May 25th (delayed in 2020 due to COVID-19) and close September 7. Monday-Friday: 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM Saturday - Sunday: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM *All rentals must be returned promptly by 8:00 PM. 1 hour rental minimum. Last rentals are sent out at 7:00 PM. *Rentals may close early due to weather or lack of business/reservations please check our updates here for the most current information.




What should I bring?


Valid Photo ID (each individual guest 18+ needs their own ID) Sunscreen Water Comfortable & weather appropriate clothing (NO JEANS, stay away from cotton clothing, Dry-Fit material is the best for all seasons, a light jacket is always suggested).




Do we need to bring a life vest?


No, Renton Rowing Center has lifevests for our customers, however you are more than welcome to bring your own. Dog lifevests and infant lifevests are NOT provided.




What do I do with my personal belongings?


We recommend leaving valuables at home. Keys may be left with the rental attendant.




Do you have to be a certain age to rent?


Adults ages 18+ can rent and those under 18 are allowed to use rental equipment under the supervision of a parent/guardian.




Do you allow pets?


We allow dogs on our Stand-Up Paddle Boards and Canoes only. Please read our Dog Policy and be aware that we will charge a $5 Dog Fee and a $20 Cleaning Fee if the equipment is spoiled. Showing up with your dog will be understood as an agreement to the policy set forth by RRC.




What payment do you accept?


We accept most Credit Cards. Payment must be completed online.




Are there any fees I should be aware of?


Yes. Equipment Damage: Depends on extent. Cleaning Fee: $20 Late Fee Past Closing: Calculated using Rental Staff wage.




Do I have to make a reservation?


Yes! During this COVID-19 time we are requiring reservations to ensure we can maintain social distancing and necessary cleaning procedures.





Renton Rowing Center

1060 Nishiwaki Lane, Renton, WA 98058

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