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 $39 $58 $85 $99 $139
Double Kayak $59 $85 $115 $135 $189
Surfski $39 $58 $85 $99 $139
Stand Up Paddleboard $39 $58 $85 $99 $139


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 (aged 5-15), there must be a 1:1 adult to child ratio.

-When paddling with infants (aged 1-4), there must be a 2:1 adult to infant ratio.
-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.

Renting SUP: You must be aged 12-15 to go on your own paddle board. An adult must still be present on the water. Guests aged 16 and up can take out their own board with no adult supervision.  A waiver must still be signed by a parent/guardian.

We do not allow dogs in single or double kayaks. Please give us a call if you would like more information. 

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 May to September for rentals of single kayaks, double kayaks, surfskis 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.