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for Your Group Outing

We're excited about hosting your group outing! Get a quote and/or request a reservation for a group outing with us by completing the form below.
Use this form for on-site rentals at any of our rental locations. If you simply want a private version of one of our tours, please use the Private Tour Request Form. For boat deliveries, shuttled trips from Nahanton Park, quotes for catering items not listed here, and outings that just don't fit into the form below, please use the Specialized Group Request Form.
Please answer all the questions. When asked to specify quantities, please enter an exact number (if you don't yet know exact numbers, use your best guess).
Unfortunately we can't be responsible for typographical errors on this page.
Where would you like to hold your event? (Boston, Kendall, and Nahanton Park refer to our rental locations.)
Boston (Allston/Brighton)
Cambridge (Kendall Square)
Nahanton Park (Newton)
Other
One-Way Trip from Boston (Allston/Brighton) to Cambridge (Kendall Square)
One-Way Trip from Cambridge (Kendall Square) to Boston (Allston/Brighton) [better for a post-paddle picnic]
If you plan to come to one of our rental locations but you're not sure which one, select your first choice and let us know in the "Et cetera" box when making your reservation request.
How long do you want to spend on the water?
1 Hour
1.5 Hours
2 Hours
2.5 Hours
3 Hours
3.5 Hours
4 Hours or More
Do you plan to hold your event during peak hours (Noon-5pm on weekends and holidays)?
Off-Peak Hours (group discount applies for 8 boats or more, when paying together)
Peak Hours (reservation fee applies)
You can avoid the reservation fee by scheduling your group to arrive 30 minutes before or after our Peak Hours, but you will not receive any discounts during our Peak Hours.
We provide a basic dry-land orientation at no charge. Would you like a guide/instructor to accompany you on the water? Guides/Instructors are optional, but if you choose to use them our maximum ratio of people and boats per guide does apply.
Yes — please specify number of guides desired:
No
Is your group a K-12 School or Camp? Note our maximum child-to-adult ratios.
Yes No
Is this outing a kid's birthday party? Note our maximum child-to-adult ratios.
Yes No
Is your organization tax-exempt (you'll need to provide a tax ID number upon payment)?
Yes No
BOAT TYPEMAXIMUM AVAILABLE
WITHOUT TRANSFERRING BOATS
BETWEEN LOCATIONS:
DESIRED QUANTITY
Standard Canoes Cambridge: 6; Boston: 20;
Nahanton Park: 12
5-Person Canoes Cambridge: 6; Boston: 10;
Nahanton Park: 2
Single Kayaks Cambridge: 35; Boston: 45;
Nahanton Park: 30
Single Kayaks
for Ages 6-12
Double Kayaks Cambridge: 37; Boston: 43;
Nahanton Park: 16
Stand-Up Paddleboards Cambridge: 7; Boston: 15;
Nahanton Park: 5
Rowboats Cambridge: 1; Boston: 2;
Nahanton Park: 1
Paddleboats for 2 Cambridge: 0; Boston: 0;
Nahanton Park: 0
Paddleboats for 4 Cambridge: 0; Boston: 0;
Nahanton Park: 0
Ten-Person Canoe
with Guide
Newton: 2; Cambridge: 0; Boston: 0;
Nahanton Park: 0
Price includes one guide per canoe.
Chair Massage $140/hour for each masseuse (2–10 people
per hour). Enter number of masseuses.
BBQ Dinner From Redbones or Blue Ribbon.
$34 per person.
Enter number of people (min. 10).
Gourmet Box Lunch From Baker's Best. $20 per person.
Enter number of people (min. 10).
Snacks & Dessert Baker's Best wraps, cheese, crackers,
brownies, cookies. $17 per person.
Enter number of people (min. 10).
Summer Shack
Lobster Roll Picnic
Summer Shack chowder, lobster roll,
corn cob, potato salad. $49 per person.
Enter number of people (min. 10).
Summer Shack Clambake Summer Shack chowder, steamers, lobster,
corn on cob, etc. $66 per person.
Enter number of people (min. 10).

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Your Event
When would you like to hold your event? Please include desired event start times.
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Et Cetera
Tell us anything else you'd like us to know about your perfect event.
Registration/Cancellation Policy for Paddling Group Outings
Pre-payment in full is required for all reservations (K-12 school groups and camps must pre-pay for guides, catering orders, and boat deliveries, but may pay for rented boats on the day of the event). View our Reservation & Discount Policy for details.
  • Reservations cancelled by the following deadlines receive either a refund of the pre-payment less a 10% registration fee, or a full credit to a store account. This credit is valid for 7 years and may be used for instruction, rentals, or purchases at Charles River Canoe & Kayak or Weston Ski Track.
  • Group Reservations at our locations must be cancelled by 5pm the night before the event (except deliveries, catering orders, massage services, and off-site guiding/instruction). Cancellations due to weather must be made at least 2 hours before the event. Small reductions in boat quantities for non-peak-hour reservations are accepted when you arrive for your event, but are subject to the 10% fee.
  • Boat Deliveries must be cancelled at least 24 hours prior to the event. Cancellations due to weather must be made by 5pm the night before the event.
  • Off-Site Guiding/Instruction must be cancelled at least 7 days before the event. Cancellations due to weather must be made by 5pm the night before the event.
  • Catering Orders must be cancelled at least 7 days before the event. The timeframe for cancellations due to weather varies by vendor -- call our group outings coordinator at (617) 965-5110 for details.
  • Massage Reservations must be cancelled at least 24 hours before the event.
  • For all cancellations made after the above deadlines, no refunds or credits will be issued.
  • Peak-Hour Reservations begin at the designated start time, and groups arriving late will not receive refunds or credits for missed time.
I have read, understand, and agree to the policies above.
Click below to submit your request. Remember that your reservation is not confirmed until our scheduler contacts you with a confirmation. We look forward to hosting your group!
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