Kayaking in Newton followed by lunch

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Charles River Canoe & Kayak

2401 Commonwealth Ave. · Newton, MA

How to find us

Meet at the Red Toyota Camry in the main parking lot across the river (see the note in the details section for directions). Anyone renting kayaks will walk to the boat house together.

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It is summer, and I want to be on the river! The plan is to paddle for a 1-2 hours (depending on how energetic the group feels) and then go to lunch.

We will meet in the main parking lot at 10AM when the boat rental opens. I have my own kayak, but if you need one they are easy to obtain at the boat house nearby. You can use your season pass if you have one or a rental is $16/hr for a single or $22/hr for a double kayak. You will need a photo id. Rental includes life jackets, paddles, cushions and some safety basics. Be sure to request a dry bag for items that you need to take with you (like keys), but don't want to get wet.

Anyone renting kayaks will launch from the boat house. The staff is great and will take care of getting you settled into the boats. Anyone with their own kayaks will get in the water from the parking lot with me. We will all meet on the water right in front of the boathouse and go together from there.

Once we are done we'll dry off (you may want a towel and a change of clothing) and grab lunch at The Local in Newton (1391 Washington St, West Newton, MA 02465). If you are unable to attend after you RSVP YES, please update your RSVP so that someone else can take your slot.

Note: The main parking lot is just across the river. You will see green signs that direct you there from the boat house. It will look like you are going on I95, but keep following the signs. You will turn off prior entering the highway.