Single kayak: $15/hour Minimum age: 7
Double kayak: $20/hour Minimum age: 7
Stand Up Paddle Board: $20/hour Minimum age: 14 (1 person per Board)
- All Kayaks & SUPs are first come first serve.
- There are NO Reservations or Group Rates.
- Each person must sign a Release of Liability waiver and leave a Current valid Driver’s License.
- Life Jackets required to be worn by everyone on kayaks and on SUP’s (14-17 yrs)
- Everyone must wear a leash paddling a Stand Up Paddle Board
- Anyone under 18 yrs must have someone 18 yrs or older on the water with them.
- Fishing is not allowed on any of our Kayaks or SUP’s
*The NAC is ADA compliant! Call to see if we are able to suit your needs*
NAC Rental Hours:
Weekends (Friday, Saturday & Sunday):
7am-3:45pm all equipment must be back off the water by 5pm
Weekdays ( Monday – Thursday):
7am – 4:45pm all equipment must be back off the water by 6pm
* The NAC’s rental hours are subject to change due to weather*
Please Sign the NAC Rental Waiver Ahead of Time.
(1) waiver per adult individual, (1) waiver for all minors in the same family.
This electronic waiver only needs to be signed once per individual and is valid for all future rentals until the waiver is revised or renewed by the NAC.
WE ARE KAYAK DOG FRIENDLY ~ Due to safety, dogs are NOT allowed on our SUP’s. All dogs must be on a leash. Thank you and Happy Paddling.
Frequently Asked Questions “FAQ’s”
Is the facility open during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Yes, we are open with restrictions. All visitors are required to continue physically distancing and wear their mask while on the premise. Visitors are not required to wear masks while out on the water in our equipment.
Are there gift certificates available?
Yes! We offer gift certificates, you can give for a certain value or for a certain item
What is the recommended attire to go out on the water?
We recommend either wearing athletic wear or your bathing suit, bring a hat or sunglasses, a towel, and water! Since it is a water sport, expect to get wet, so bring a change of clothes if you plan on going somewhere after.
The NAC provides all PFD’s and paddles.
I have never kayaked or Stand-up paddled before, is this still a good thing for me to try?
Yes! Paddling at our facility is perfect for guests of all experiences. The staff provides a tutorial with all of our equipment rentals which will go over 1) how to paddle 2) where to go and what to see 3) wind and tide 4) safety. Please ask the staff for any further questions you may have regarding your first visit. Retals are subject to weather, so please call ahead to ask if conditions are okay for a “first-timer”.
Do you accept credit cards as a form of payment?
Yes, we accept all major credit cards. We also accept cash and check.
What is the best time to come kayak/SUP?
The best time to come is when the wind and tide are most calm, which is typically in the morning.
Please always check the weather conditions prior to coming down, you may check with any online weather service or simply call us!
What are your hours of operation?
Membership Facility Hours:
Monday-Thursday 6am – 8pm
Friday 6am – 7pm
Saturday & Sunday 6am – 6pm
Monday – Thursday 7am – 4:30pm
Friday 7am – 3:45pm
Saturday & Sunday 7am – 3:45pm
Is there a swimming pool?
There is no swimming pool. We use the Upper Newport Back Bay as our water source.
Are there lockers and showers available to the public?
No. As a membership facility, our locker rooms are available to our members only. We have public restrooms available and a key rack for your car keys.
Can I reserve kayaks/SUP’s for an event?
No, we do not do any reservations for our kayaks and SUP’s. however, we do offer reservations for our outriggers. Please refer to the tab “things to do” on how to inquire reserving the outriggers for group events.
Do you allow dogs at your facility and on your equipment?
Yes, we are a dog friendly facility. Dogs are allowed on our kayaks only, not SUP’s.
Notice: All dogs must be on a leash and accompanied by the owner at all times. The beach in which we are located, follows normal public beach rules, which indicates no dogs between the hours of 9am-5pm. As long as you are using our facility, it is okay.
Is there an age limit to go on the kayaks and SUP’s?
Yes. To be on the kayak all participants must be at least 7 years old, even if going with a parent. To be on the SUP’s all participants must be at least 14 years old and only one person per board is allowed
Do you offer reservations for rentals?
No, all rentals are at a first-come-first-serve basis
How much are kayak and paddle board rentals?
Single kayaks $15/hr, double kayaks $20/hr, SUP’s $20/hr
Do I have to be a member in order to rent?
No. we are a membership facility, that offers rentals on the side.