Cates Park Paddling Centre is an excellent location to start your paddle during the summer. It is just a 5 minute drive from Deep Cove and is a popular place to get out on the water. To make a reservation, click below or call 604-985-2925 for more information.

If you need information on what to bring and what to wear, check out our advice by clicking here.

If you want to save time on check in, our regular waiver forms can be found by clicking here, and our parental consent forms here.


2 Hours 3 Hours 4+ Hours 24 Hours 48 Hours
Single Kayak $38 $55 $75 $89 $129
Double Kayak $55 $75 $99 $119 $159
Stand Up Paddleboard $35 $49 $69 $85 $125


Important Rental Information

-Those under 19 years old must have a parent or legal guardian complete the above parental consent form.
-When paddling with children (under 16), there must be at least 2 adults, and at least one adult per child.
-Kayakers under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult (19+) in a double.

Please note that solo paddling (kayaking alone) is strictly prohibited without solo capsize & recovery experience and proof of competence. Click here for more information on a certification course.

Just a 5 minute drive from Deep Cove, Cates Park Paddling Centre offers an excellent location to both kayak and paddleboard in North Vancouver. Getting a kayak in North Van has never been easier. Call 604-985-2925 for more info or Book Now on our Rentals page.

We are open Friday to Monday, May 17 to September 2nd for rentals of single kayaks, double kayaks and stand up paddleboards. Please note that our hours are weather dependent and that we operate on a by-reservation basis mid-week. It is always best to book online or call ahead of time.


Friday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm (8pm in June, July and August)

Saturday: 10:00am-6:00pm (8pm in June, July and August)

Sunday: 10:00am – 6:00pm (8pm in June, July and August)

Monday 10:00am – 6:00pm (8pm in June, July and August)

Tuesday-Thursday: Weather permitting – please call in advance