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Charles River Canoe & Kayak Weston Ski Track Community Ice Skating @Kendall
At Charles River Canoe & Kayak, we are dedicated to providing residents of the Boston, Massachusetts area with opportunities for outdoor paddlesports recreation.
We offer small-boat rentals and sales, instruction, guided tours and trips, kid's paddling camps, and a wealth of knowledge and experience.
We operate in cooperation with the Mass. Dept. of Conservation & Recreation, Newton Parks & Recreation, and Kendall Square Corp.

All our locations offer canoes and stable recreational kayaks, plus faster sea kayaks and a variety of other boat types!
  • Boston in Allston/Brighton.
  • Cambridge in Kendall Square.
  • Newton/Auburndale on Comm. Ave.
  • Newton/Nahanton Park near Needham.
  • Waltham at Moody Street Dam.
  • One-Way Trips between Kendall Square and Allston/Brighton.
  • One-Way Trips between Newton/Auburndale and Waltham.
  • Our Paddling Store in Newton is a full-service shop that carries new and used canoes, kayaks, and paddling gear.
  • Free Demos Every Day.
  • Price Matching.
  • Experienced Sales Staff.
  • Full Selection of Gear: Paddles, PFDs, Car Racks, Clothing, Trailers, Safety Gear, and more!
  • Located at our Newton Boathouse
  • Paddling is a wonderful group activity that anyone can enjoy! Our group outings are customized just for your group.
  • Group Discounts during off-peak hours.
  • Customized Guiding and Instruction.
  • Delivery to Anywhere
  • Ten-Person Canoes for fun or for team-building.
  • Catering and Picnicking available at all our locations.
  • Our guided tours are perfect for anyone who loves to paddle!
  • Skyline Tour from Kendall Square.
  • Barbeque Tour from Kendall Square or Allston/Brighton.
  • Boston Harbor Tour from Kendall Square.
  • Moonlight Tour from Newton: paddle a canoe by moonlight.
  • Whether you are a new paddler learning the basics or an experienced boater building your skills, our Paddling School can help!
    Our Paddling Store offers surf skis, ICF kayaks, fast sea kayaks, and wing paddles for racing and fitness paddling. Fitness paddlers will also love the Charles River Paddlers' weekly race series.
  • Great selection of racing kayaks and surf skis.
  • Weekly Race starting across from our Newton Boathouse.
  • On-Site and Off-Site Rentals of race boats.
  • Kids love being on the water, and they love paddling their own boat! We can introduce your child to a lifetime of joy on the water.
  • Summer Programs for kids ages 9–16.
  • Kids' Kayak Class.
  • Birthday Parties.
  • Paddling Gear for Kids: kayaks, gear, clothing, and more. Talk to us about what will work for your child!
  • Charles River Canoe & Kayak operates in cooperation with:

    Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
    Mass. Dept. of Conservation & Recreation
    Newton Parks and Recreation
    Kendall Square Cambridge
    Weston Ski Track is a cross-country ski and snowshoeing center located on the Leo J. Martin Golf Course and serving the Greater Boston area.
    Snowmaking on our 2.5-km lighted loop provides consistent snow conditions and reliable night skiing. When we do have natural snow, we groom 15km of trails. Drop in for a beginner lesson and then warm up in our snack bar.
    Weston Ski Track operates in cooperation with the Massachusetts Dept. of Conservation & Recreation.
    We make snow! Snowmaking on our 2.5-km lighted loop allows us to provide reliable skiing for much of the winter.
  • Exciting and fast 2.5-km manmade-snow loop that's lighted at night.
  • Five Areco snow guns.
  • In-season, we can almost always hold lessons.
  • Check our Ski Report for current conditions.
  • Night Skiing
    Our 2.5km snowmaking loop is lighted at night, so you can get your training and exercise in after work. Our recently upgraded lighting system offers improved visibility for a truly enjoyable experience.
  • Exciting and fast 2.5-km manmade-snow loop that's lighted at night.
  • Train and exercise after work.
  • Attend evening classes.
  • We offer cross-country ski and snowshoe rental packages for all ages and sizes.
  • Choose from touring/classic skis, skate skis, or snowshoes.
  • On-site and Off-Site Rentals available.
  • Our variety of lessons taught by expert instructors allows you to improve your skiing, whether you are a beginner wishing to learn classical skiing or an old hand thinking about trying skate skis.
    Weston Ski Track is home to a vibrant community of cross-country ski racers, including kids, high schoolers, and adults.
  • Weekly race series on Tuesday nights.
  • High school racing headquarters.
  • Many other races throughout the season, both skate and classic.
  • Bring your group to Weston Ski Track for a unique winter outing!
  • Group discounts during off-peak hours.
  • Customized instruction available.
  • Warm up in our Snack Bar during or after the event.
  • Snowshoeing is a wonderful, low-impact aerobic activity that requires no special skills and allows you to visit winter landscapes that were previously out of reach.
  • Snowshoe rentals and lessons.
  • Explore this exciting and fast-growing winter sport!
  • Weston Ski Track operates in cooperation with:
    Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
    Mass. Dept. of Conservation & Recreation
    Community Ice Skating @Kendall is a seasonal outdoor ice skating rink located in the heart of Cambridge, just minutes from downtown Boston. We're T-accessible via the Red Line (Kendall/MIT)!
    The rink offers skate rentals, lessons, private rink rentals, and a cafe serving hot drinks and snacks. Our rink is refrigerated, Zamboni-maintained and located in a landscaped courtyard.
    Our ice skating rink operates from mid-December until early March, and can accommodate 60-80 skaters.
  • Visit our Blog for an update on rink conditions and activities!
  • Enjoy an afternoon or evening gliding across the ice! Skating is a wonderful group activity, and our beautiful outdoor location makes it magical.
  • Outdoor rink in a beautiful courtyard.
  • Warm up in our Snack Bar during or after the event.
  • Customized instruction available.
  • Looking for the perfect venue for your corporate or group event this winter? Our rink is available for private functions every night of the week.
  • Outdoor rink in a beautiful courtyard.
  • Warm up in our Snack Bar during or after the event.
  • Our Skating School is perfect for those who want to learn or improve their skating while having fun.
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