Have you ever wondered what St. Charles looks like from the middle of the Fox River? Here’s your chance! Get a whole new perspective on our historical town. Pedal boats may be used in the Fox River between the railroad trestle to the south and the No Wake Buoys to the north.
Pedal boats launch from the dock behind minigolf in Pottawatomie Park. Hourly pedal boat rentals are on a first come, first serve basis beginning May 19 through mid-August from 11am-6pm, weather permitting. Additional fees may apply for late rental equipment returns.
Get a completely different view of St. Charles on the Fox River! Rentals are subject to safe river conditions. Fee includes a USCG-approved lifejacket for each guest and paddle. A valid driver’s license or state ID for all boat rentals. Ages 15 & under must be accompanied by an adult, age 18+.
Rental requests must be made in person at the Miniature Golf Hut on the day of the requested rental. No boat rentals on June 9, 10, July 4 and Aug. 3.
Fee: $17 per hour/per boat
- Includes a USCG approved lifejacket for each guest and paddles
- Rentals are subject to safe river conditions
- A valid driver’s license or state ID for all boat rentals
- Ages 15 & under must be accompanied by a person, age 18+
The St. Charles Park District may revoke service without refund for unsafe behavior and/or equipment use.