Pottstown Rental Station

Operating Hours: Saturdays & Sundays - 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

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Come out and enjoy the Schuylkill River Trail with our rental service at Riverfront Park in Pottstown.

These services are available for walkers, cyclists and paddlers.  To ensure we have the space, please call us to make a reservation via phone at (610) 656-3969.

All experience levels can participate! Beginners are encouraged and given the best start with services that are affordable and an excellent value! We have certified staff with many years of experience who are ready to help you start your own adventure.

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Kayak Rentals & Shuttle »

Pedal & Paddle »

Kayak Lessons »

Group Discounts »

Custom Trips »

Reservations »

Shuttle Departure Times »

What are people saying?

Met Take It Outdoors today at Riverfront Park in Pottstown. Sounds like a great service for kayakers and cyclists, as they provide shuttle services, kayak rentals, and best yet, they are a local business to support!”
Danielle D’Aries

Really great people.

Ernie

This is a great outfitter to work with, and I highly recommend him and his team! 

Suzanne Muench

Kayak Rentals & Shuttle

Includes kayak, personal flotation device (pfd), paddle, and shuttle!

Option 1 ($40)

Ganshahawny Park to Riverfront Park (about 4.5 miles)


Option 2 ($50)

Union Township Park to Riverfront Park (about 8 Miles)


Option 3 ($55)

Riverfront Park to Trinley Park (about 9 1/2 miles)

Pedal & Paddle

Includes kayak, personal flotation device (pfd), paddle, and bike transportation!

For those who want more exercise, we have services that fully support you riding the Schuylkill River Trail to the "put in" location. While you're paddling down the Schuylkill River in one of our kayaks, we'll transport your bike to meet you so it will be waiting for you when you are done your paddle!

Shuttle ONLY -- $20 / $25: If you have your own equipment, but don't want to waste time driving two vehicles and shuttling them back and forth; we are more than happy to shuttle you and your gear.

Don't have a bike? We have FOUR bikes available through the Bike Pottstown Initiative. Reservations are REQUIRED.

Option 1 ($50)

Ganshahawny Park to Riverfront Park (about 4.5 miles)


Option 2 ($60)

Union Township Park to Riverfront Park (about 8 Miles)

Kayak Lessons

Learn life-saving lessons from a professional

If you are a beginner, we're proud to be able to offer and strongly encourage you to take our 20 minute intro lesson for only $15.

Not a beginner or want to learn MORE invaluable, potentially life-saving lessons, skills, and knowledge? We also offer full lessons upon request.

You can Contact Us or call us at (610) 656-3969.

Group Discounts

Contact us for more information

We do our best to make group trips and adventures as affordable as possible! Please Contact Us or call us at (610) 656-3969 to learn more about group discounts with us.

Custom Trips

Contact us for more information

We do our best to make custom trips and adventures as customizable as possible while staying affordable! Please Contact Us or call us at (610) 656-3969 to learn more about a custom trip with us.

Reservations

Want to join us out on the water?

To make a reservation:

Please Contact Us or call us at (610) 656-3969 to set-up your Schuylkill Shuttle.

SHUTTLE Departure Times

**NOTE – TIMES LISTED ARE DEPARTURE TIMES. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLIER TO ALLOW FOR TIME TO UNLOAD AND LOAD GEAR**

9:00 - Pick Up at Linfield Park

10:00 - Depart Pottstown to Ganshahawny

10:40 – Depart Ganshahawny to Union

11:30 - Depart Union to Linfield

12:15 - Depart Linfield to River Front Park

1:00 – Depart RFP to Ganshahawny

1:40 – Depart Ganshahawny to Union

2:30 – Depart Union to Linfield

3:30 – Depart Linfield Park

4:00 – Arrive at Linfield (12 miles)

**NOTE – TIMES LISTED ARE DEPARTURE TIMES. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLIER TO ALLOW FOR TIME TO UNLOAD AND LOAD GEAR**