Now Offering Kayak Rentals at

1355 Black River Parkway

(formerly Grumpy’s)



Wed: 1st launch Noon – last launch 5:00pm – RESERVATIONS ONLY MUST BE MADE BY TUESDAY

Thu: 1st launch Noon – last launch 5:00pm

Fri: 1st launch Noon – last launch 6:00pm

Sat: 1st launch 10:00am – last launch 6:00pm

Sun: 1st launch 10:00am – last launch 4:00pm


Due to Social Distancing & Disinfecting Guidelines from the Ohio Department of Health, we are only offering rentals in 2+hr time slots, launching 4-6 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.