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LoCations & Hours
Madison Boats offers full service rentals at three locations on three different lakes in Madison, WI.
Starting May 14th
Weekends 10 am - 5 pm
Weekdays 2 pm - 8 pm
Starting May 28th
Every Day 8:30 am to 8 pm
Every Day 8:30 am to 8 pm
+open 6 am on Tuesday
Mon. - Thurs. 8:30 am to 8 pm
Fri. 6 am to 9 pm
Sat. - Sun. 6 am to 8 pm
Policies developed with guidance from UnityPoint Meriter Infection Specialist Team, CDC, and Public Health.
To help keep you safe we are:
Offering high risk rentals extra support including extra sanitizing and touchless check out and in procedures. Call us upon arrival.
DEEP SANITIZING equipment to provide a barrier for up to 90 days.
Sanitizing paddles after every use.
Having staff check their temperature at the start of their shift
Having unvaccinated staff wear face masks at all times.
Offering online bookings to reduce in-person interactions.
Utilizing extra hand sanitizer stations for staff and customers.
To help keep us and others safe
DO NOT rent if you are experiencing, or have been in contact with someone who is experiencing, COVID-19 symptoms.
We ask unvaccinated customers to wear a mask onshore.
Use the sanitizer or wash your hands before getting your paddles and PFDs.
Try to maintain 6'+ from other customers and staff whenever possible.
Before you go, please be aware that Madison Boats staff are not first responders, lifeguards, or certified in rescue support.
If there is an emergency please call 911.
You should know that there is inherent risk in all watersports and related activities.
Madison Boats retains the right to deny access or use of our equipment or facilities to reduce risk.
By agreeing to rent a boat with Madison Boats you agree to Madison Boats Rules designed to reduce risk.
You will also be required to sign a waiver of liability before participating in the activity.
A couple highlights of the Rules include:
- No Alcohol and or Drugs: No participant may bring or be under the influence of drugs or alcohol while on our boats.
- PFDs: All persons must have a PFD and Madison Boats strongly encourages wearing the PFD. Minors must wear their PFD at all times when not in a boat with their parent or guardian. Minors under 13 MUST wear their PFD at all times.
- You will comply with all Federal, State and local laws. If you are unclear on laws please visit www.boat-ed.com.
- Boating is weather dependent. All renters and guests, will heed all warnings and will return to the boathouse at the first sign of storms, high winds, lightning, thunder or severe weather.
- You are responsible for any damage or loss to the boats.
- Parent or Guardian must be onsite to send your child out on our boats. You do not have to go out on the water; however we suggest you stay on site as you are responsible for the minors water safety and social distancing.
- Minors not in the same boat as their parent/guardian must wear their PFD at all times.
Madison Boats allows minors that have completed our Unsupervised Minor Program the ability to rent without parents/guardians present. This program requires completing a paddle sports safety course, watching a Madison Boats Risk Video, and signing our rules and waiver.