Canoe, kayak and stand-up paddleboard storage rentals

During summer months residents can rent season-long canoe, kayak and stand-up paddleboard (SUP) storage rack space at a number of Whistler parks.

Due to high demand, the RMOW installed additional SUP rack spaces in 2021. Racks are available for the season at the following locations:

  •  Alpha Lake Park
  •  Alta Lake North House
  •  Alta Lake South House
  •  Blueberry Park
  • Green Lake Boat Launch
  • Green Lake Park
  • Green Lake Spit
  • Lakeside Park
  • Lost Lake Park
  • Pine Point Park
  • Rainbow Park (2023 access to a rack area will be available with limited water access and limited drop-off zone vehicle access. Please obey construction signage as access routes will vary.)
  • Wayside Park

Reserve storage rack space for summer – sold out for 2023

The Parks department has installed additional racks in more waterfront parks in recent years bringing the total number of canoe, kayak and SUP spaces in all locations to over 200. Residents can rent canoe, kayak and SUP storage rack space for the season by booking online. Spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis and storage spaces typically sell out quickly. View reservation tips via the link in Related Files below.

  • SUP storage: reservations available online from 12:30 p.m. on April 18, 2023. – Sold out for 2023.
  • Canoe/kayak storage: reservations available online from 12:30 p.m. on April 19, 2023. – Sold out for 2023.
  • Cost: $131.62 + GST for 2023 – Cost is for the season, with no refunds available except in extenuating circumstances. (Cost increases annually according to the Vancouver Consumer Price Index.)
  • Rental validity: Racks are available for renters to use from April 19 until October 15, 2023.
  • Locks are not provided and watercraft insurance is recommended.
  • Watercraft and locks cannot stay on racks after October 15 each season and rack users must have a valid rental. (A fee applies if any unauthorized watercraft needs to be retrieved from the RMOW. The RMOW takes no responsibility for any loss/damage to any watercraft.)
  • SUP rack spaces are only suitable for paddleboards and cannot hold canoes/kayaks. (Please note a canoe/kayak rack space is typically not suitable for a SUP as the SUP cannot be safely secured.) 

Rack dimensions (approximate)

SUP racks

  • Posts are 7 feet apart
  • Rack width maximum is 41 inches

Canoe/kayak racks

  • Posts are 7 feet apart
  • Arms for boats to rest on are 36 inches and the space between arms is 24 inches.
  • Top rental spot is at a height of 6 feet, followed by 4 feet, 2 feet, and just above ground level.

Rack locations (approximate)


Parks Operations (Preferred contact for assistance via email) 
604-935-8307 (Limited phone assistance on April 18-19, 2023)

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