The Brandermill Boating Center
Want to get out on the water but don’t have your own vessel? Well, our Boating Center is fully equipped with paddleboards, kayaks, canoes, Sun Fish, and Aqua Fin sailboats for rent! All rental boats come with approved personal flotation devices, paddles, and necessary equipment. A rental agreement must be filled out and provided to the BCA office before using any boats. (See boat rental fees below.)
For assistance in renting boats, please call the Boating Center at 804-425-9801, the BCA office at 804-744-1035 extension 1007, or email our Parks & Recreation Manager for more information or assistance in renting boats.
Located at the dock in Sunday Park, the Brandermill Boating Center is open:
May 27th – September 4th, 2023:
The Boating Center will not be staffed on Monday through Wednesday. Rentals may still be reserved on these days; a staff member will meet you at the Boating Center to set up your rental.
How to rent a boat on limited reservation days:
Utilize the online link to purchase a rental, or call the office.
Vessels can be rented out from 9 am – 4 pm and must be returned by 6 pm. You are able to select the time and date you wish to rent through the online link. This lets us know when to meet you at the Boating Center.
Residents must fill out a liability form when they arrive to pick up their rental.
Once the rented time slot is up, a staff member will be waiting to assist the resident with locking up the vessel and storing life vests.
Thursday – Sunday, the Boating Center will be fully staffed, and concessions will be open from 9 am – 6 pm.
Cash and cards will be accepted for concessions.
Holidays: Although Memorial Day, July 4, and Labor Day fall on Mondays, the Boating Center will be fully staffed on these holidays.
September 5th – October 30th, 2023:
- WEEKENDS ONLY from 9 am to 6 pm. Reservations can still be made any day of the week.
Boating Center Boat Rental Fees:
- Sunfish (Personal Sailboat), Canoe, Kayak, Jon Boat — $30/ 2 hours or $50/ all-day
- Paddle Board & Paddle — $30/ 2 hours or $50/ all-day
- American (large sailboat) – $50/ 2 hours or $75/ all-day
Rent & Pay Online
Please bring payment confirmation with you to the Boating Center.
The number of passengers for each boat is determined by weight, generally limited to 450 pounds.
*All BCA Boat Rentals must be returned 30 minutes before closing time.
***Payments for boat rentals can be purchased by credit/debit card at the Boating Center or online. ***