The Boathouse


Peak Paddlesports @ The Boathouse!

The most dynamic and affordable canoe, kayak, rowing shell and stand-up paddleboard rentals in the Pioneer Valley and Central Massachusetts. Supervised by highly-certified wilderness guides and seasoned racing professionals we cater to the novice, non-swimmer, and expert alike.

Peak Paddlesports has soul. Take a moonlight tour. Bring your family, or a date, and enjoy yoga in the morning or a crushing group workout in the evening. Enjoy foods from local farms and restaurants. Explore the fascinating natural and cultural history of the river.

Do come along if you wish, to the wild places. Sea kayaking and whitewater bookings available, as well as weekly Extreme Nature Tours in North Quabbin and beyond. Interested in Bikes? Join us at the Boathouse for some of the best mountain and road biking in the State. Expert offsite repairs for your bike are available.

Walk-in Rental Hours

M, W, Th, F: 11am-7pm
Sat-Sun: 9am-7pm or by Appt

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Weekly Event Schedule


Monday  “Performance Boat Play” 5-7pm
Wednesday  “Night @ The Races!” 5-7pm
Thursday  “Triathlon Training”  430-7pm
Friday “Paddle & Provisions” 4-7pm 
Saturday 3-6:30pm Bike Tour of Historic North Quabbin Sites 
Sunday Paddleboard (SUP) Instruction at Tully Lake Campground

Boating Questions Call 413-648-7673


Unsurpassed Rental Selection

At Peak Paddlesports, we pride ourselves on our unmatched selection of unique rental equipment and options, from easy-to-use equipment for casual paddlers to top-shelf boats and gear for the most discerning expert.
Kayaks, Paddleboards, Rowing Shells and Canoes: from stable recreational boats to composite racers.


Group & Corporate Outings

Paddling is a wonderful group activity that anyone can enjoy! Our outings are customized just for your group: the location, boat types you choose, guiding and catering are up to you. Group Discounts during off-peak hours. Birthday Parties for “kids” of all ages.

Customized Guiding & Instruction

Delivery to Anywhere for any size group.

Catering and Picnicking available.


Birthday Parties

Let us create a customized birthday party for your child and friends!
Our location is great for birthdays with more than one picnic area choice.

Our kids’ kayaks and kids’ SUPs allow children to paddle their own craft, or you can take double kayaks or canoes.

Bring along a guide/instructor to help out and create an interpretive experience.

Complete the party with cake and/or catering!