Parks & Recreation Rentals
Kayak & Paddle Board Rental Information
We have nine single kayaks with paddles and life jackets. The kayaks are 10.5 feet long and weigh about 42 pounds each. The paddle boards are 10.6 feet long and weigh about 26 pounds.
Reservations are on a first come first serve basis. As the kayaks do go out regularly, it is important to call ahead to make sure they are available.
A $50 deposit check and copy of driver’s license is required at the time of the rental. Everyone aged 18 or older must sign the kayak/paddle board registration form. Signatures of Parent/Guardians are required for minors.
Fee $10 per kayak per day (paddles and life jackets included). Overnight rentals are available for $30.
Paddle boards are $25 per day. Overnight rentals are available for $60. Check out our instructional video on paddleboards here.
Pick up (seasonally) at the Community Center after making reservation.
Monday-Friday pick-up and drop off between 7:30 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday pick-up and drop off between 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Participants are responsible for the loading, securing, unloading, and transporting the kayaks and paddleboards to and from destination.
Special PFD Requirements: Connecticut
During the period from October 1st through May 31st, all persons on board a manually propelled vessel must wear a Type I, II, III or V, U.S. Coast Guard approved personal flotation device and no operator, or owner or user of a manually propelled vessel shall allow any person to be aboard who is not wearing such a device.
The Mansfield Parks and Recreation Department has obtained badminton and volleyball sets through a grant from Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) through Eastern Highlands Health District. These games are available to rent at a cost of $10 each for up to 3 days rental. Only one open reservation will be allowed per household. After the completion of one reservation, another will be allowed. In addition we have Bocce, Cornhole, Ladder Golf and Croquet available to rent.
Snowshoe Rental Information
We have 4 pairs of adult snowshoes and 4 pairs of children snowshoes with poles. Snowshoe rentals are available to rent at a cost of $10 each/day or partial day of a rental. Snowshoes can be kept overnight for an additional $10. Total fee for renting snowshoes overnight is $30, 2 day rental plus overnight rental. Hiking boots are recommended.