Bayside Paddle Sports

Parks & Recreation is proud to offer boat rentals at Bayside Beach this summer!  Stop in and discover a new way to explore Malletts Bay!

Rental Options

We offer stand up paddleboards, kayaks, and pedal boat rentals for up to six hours at a time.

Use of the new inflatable water park requires a life-vest be rented from Bayside Paddle Sports.  Groups visit the water park in 30 min. increments with a lifeguard.  Please click here for details.

Hours of Operation

June 19 - August 27, 2017 [Open 7 days/week]
10:00am - 8:00pm

September 2, 3,& 4, 2017 [Labor Day Weekend]
10:00am - 8:00pm

Rental Rates

All rates are the same, regardless of boat type.  There is no admission fee to the beach, so you may swim or relax on the beach at your leisure.  Free parking available at Bayside Park across the street.
Personal flotation devices (PFD) are required - Bayside Paddle Sports offers PFDs at no additional cost when renting a boat.

  • One Hour = $15.00
  • Two Hours = $20.00
  • Four Hours = $30.00
  • Six Hours = $40.00
Use of the inflatable water park requires a PFD be rented from Colchester Parks & Recreation/Bayside Paddle Sports trailer.
  • 30 min = $5.00


We accept cash, check or credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express).

Inflatable Water Park

Colchester Parks & Recreation is excited to introduce our newest addition to the Bayside waterfront: a giant inflatable slide and climbing structure!  Visit us at Bayside Beach to rent a life-vest and play on the inflatables! Click here for details.

Location & Contact Info

Bayside Beach, Malletts Bay
1 West Lakeshore Drive
Colchester, VT 05446
[Free Parking available at Bayside Park]

Bayside Paddle Sports Phone: (802) 316-2929 [June 19 through Labor Day]

Questions or concerns can also be directed to Colchester Parks & Recreation.  Email the Rec Department or call them at (802) 264-5640.