The Park and Boathouse will be closed February 28th through March 8th. The Park will reopen March 9th at 10 AM and the boathouse will reopen March 12th at noon.
Canoeing and kayaking passes are now sold online at our Outdoor Recreation Online Store! Purchase your boat pass in advance on the internet, or on our computer at the boathouse. The web store accepts Visa or Mastercard. When you arrive at the boathouse, a staff member will fulfill your purchase online. Please bring your USF ID. Below is information about the rental options.
Boat Rental Options
Two & Three Person Canoes * Single Person Kayaks * Two Person Kayaks
Single Boat Rental
These passes will allow the renter to take out boats for up to two hours. Each pass is valid for one canoe or kayak (single or double). One person with a valid USF ID will be able to present up to two single daily boat passes for a total of two boats for the rental period. No refunds are issued for unused hours on the pass. Single Daily Boat Passes are valid for 30 days from the purchase date. Single daily boat passes cost $5.00 per pass.
These allow users to rent boats on Saturdays and Sundays all semester long. Each weekend pass holder is allowed to rent one boat with the pass, and may rent on a consecutive Saturday and Sunday. Passes will not be pro-rated. Cost of the weekend pass is $25.00.
Full Usage Pass
Sold for all the boating services at the park for an entire semester except Moonlight Canoeing. A full usage pass entitles the holder to take a canoe for up to two hours during the week or the weekend. Cost of the semester full usage pass is $35.00. Full usage holders may receive special coupons and discounts on Outdoor Rec Items.
See our Moonlight Canoeing page for complete information. Students will be allowed to purchase up to 4 tickets (or receipts) with their USF ID. The cost will remain $5.00 per person.
Current USF ID required for ALL rentals and entrance into Riverfront Park. No Exceptions!