CLICK HERE for info on the virtual BRCU’21.

2021 Kayak Rentals will open

Memorial Day Weekend


(or maybe a few days before depending on the WATER temperature)


Please visit us & our new launch at

138 Alabama Ave. (AKA Riverside Park)



Due to Social Distancing & Disinfecting Guidelines from the Ohio Department of Health, we will only be offering rentals in 2+hr time slots, launching  8-10 kayaks every 30 minutes.





Age Restrictions:

  • 0-9yo: non-paddling passenger with one adult in single or two adults in tandem
  • 10-15yo: in tandem with adult
  • 16-17yo: may paddle solo*                                                                                      *If adult is not present: 1) Guardian contact information is required; 2) Text authorization may be requested; 3) Maximum 3 per group



Single Kayaks = $30 per 2 hours

Tandem Kayaks = $50 per 2 hours

SUPs (StandUp Paddleboards) = $40 per 2 hours

LoCo ‘Yaks is a 501(c)3 Corporation for Nonprofit focusing on Lake Erie and the Black River watershed in Lorain County, Ohio.

We offer Kayak Rentals, Adaptive Paddling Opportunities, Paddling Education, and Stewardship Events,

in addition to providing Community Outreach & AOC Education as Facilitators for the Black River Advisory Committee.