Boathouse at Allen Pond Park

  1. Allen Pond Boat House Closed for the Season

    In order to prevent damage to the boats and dock ahead of Hurricane Florence, Park Operations has decided to pull the boats out of the pond. The boathouse will remain closed for the remainder of the season. Thank you for your understanding.
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The boathouse at Allen Pond Park offers paddle boat rentals on weekends and some holidays. A paddleboat rental is a great way to introduce a youngster to boating in a safe and enjoyable way. If you are into cardio-fitness, try renting a paddle boat for 30 minutes and paddling around Allen Pond to get a good workout.

Hours of Operation

Month Days Open Hours Open
May Saturdays and Sundays 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
June - August Saturdays and Sundays 1 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
September (closed for season)

The Boathouse is also open Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day. 
Paddle boats

Allen Pond Park Paddle Boat Rental Rate: $10 for regular boats;
$15 for character boats (30-Minute Rental) 



Cash and credit cards are accepted for boat rental payments.

The boathouse may close due to inclement weather. If there is a question about the weather, please call 240-544-5671 to confirm if the boathouse is open.Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Additional rules apply and may be obtained at the boathouse.

First Aid supplies are available at the boathouse.


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