More About Water Sports in Northwest Indiana - Sail, Paddle, Float & Ride

Northwest Indiana has summer water activities and excursions that include everything from sailing, jet skiing, and canoeing to public beaches and waterparks!

🟒 LAKE COUNTY

β˜€οΈ CEDAR LAKE

NORTH POINT BOAT RENTALS
13245 Grimm St, Cedar Lake IN / (219) 374-7216
- Boat Rentals
- Wave Runner Rentals
- Inflatables/Pull Behind Rentals

North Point offers many different services and excursions ranging from Boat rentals, Wave runners, Inflatables/pull behind rentals & boat slip rentals. They also offer boat repair, service and maintenance. Inquire about storage options, dock purchase and boat lifts. The boat launch is available if you’re looking for a place to launch a watercraft. For more information on the above items, please visit the website via the link below.
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β˜€οΈ EAST CHICAGO

H2 OH Water Sports Rentals and Jetpack Adventures
3301 Aldis Avene, East Chicago IN / (708) 288-3022
- Jetski Rentals
- Kayak Rentals
- Paddle Boat Rentals
- Paddleboard Rentals
- Fly Board Rentals
- Jet Pack Rentals
- Hobie Eclipse / Water Elliptical

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β˜€οΈ HAMMOND

THE HAMMOND PORT AUTHORITY -
701 Casino Center Drive, Hammond IN / (219) 659-7678
- Kayaks & canoes: available at Wolf Lake Memorial Park
- Sailboats, with proper certification, available at The Hammond Marina

The Hammond Port Authority provides maximum public recreational access to Lake Michigan waters, Wolf Lake waters, George Lake waters, Lost Marsh Golf Course, Forsythe Park, Wolf Lake Memorial Park, for all who come by land or by sea, striving towards the highest quality of professional Port Authority management for customers and citizens while promoting economic development for the city of Hammond. Visit the link below for further details and contact information.
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HAMMOND MARINA
701 Casino Center Drive., Hammond IN / (219) 659-7678
- Kayaks & canoes, available at Wolf Lake Memorial Park
- Sailboats, with proper certification, available at The Hammond Marina

Designated the first Clean Marina in the State of Indiana, the Hammond Marina is just 12 nautical miles from Downtown Chicago, with a boating season that extends from May 1st until October 15th.
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WOLF LAKE
701 Casino Center Drive, Hammond IN / (219) 655-5212
- Kayaks & canoes, available at Wolf Lake Memorial Park
- Sailboats, with proper certification, available at The Hammond Marina

Tour the wonders of Wolf Lake by kayak, canoe, paddle boat or stand-up paddle board. Enjoy paddling the open waters and exploring hidden trail systems. Scenic shores and island habitats attract an astonishing array of wildlife. Visit link below for more details and contact information.
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🟠 PORTER COUNTY

β˜€οΈ VALPARAISO

THE NWI PADDLING ASSOCIATION
109 West 700 North, Valparaiso IN
- Kayaking Classes
- Canoeing Classes

The Northwest Indiana Paddling Association (NWIPA) was formally founded on January 18, 2009 as a non-profit organization dedicated to developing the region's paddling resources and opportunities, providing environmental stewardship of the region's waterways, education, and to be a link between the region's paddlers. Visit the link below for more detail or contact details.
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🟣 LAPORTE COUNTY

β˜€οΈ MICHIGAN CITY

MICHIGAN CITY YACHT CLUB
WASHINGTON PARK AT THE LAKEFRONT
12 Β½ On The Lake, Michigan City IN / (219) 879-3363
- Sailing School
- Slip Rentals

Michigan City Yacht Club, on Lake Michigan along the beautiful South Shore, is the ideal place for sailing and racing. With a highly active junior program and an impressive PHRF fleet, there is a type of racing, or cruising for every boating style. Racing typically takes place on weekends, with newcomers always welcome. Visit the link below for further details on all Michigan City Yacht Club has to offer.
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β˜€οΈ OTHER WATER EXCURSIONS CLOSE BY
REED'S CANOE TRIPS
907 N. Indiana Ave. Rt. 50, Kankakee IL / (815) WE CANOE (932-2663)

Reed's Canoe Trips provide people of all ages (minimum age 3 and minimum weight 35 pounds) with a unique canoe adventure close to home. Three different trips are offered ranging in length from approximately 2 hours to a full 6 hours on the water. All are suitable for either new or experienced canoeists. Since the Kankakee River is located only an hour south of Chicagoland, even our longest trip will fit into a one-day outing!
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Date & Time

August 18, 2022

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08/25/2022, 09/01/2022, 09/08/2022, 09/15/2022 and 1 other dates

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