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Thank you Melrose!



Wakefield Community Boating at Lake Quannapowitt


Last Day: October 1st

First Reservations: 10am Last Reservations: 5pm

Melrose Community Boating at Ell Pond

Closed for the season

Hourly Boat Rentals 

Reserve Online or In-Person

*Boats for walk-up participants on a first come first serve basis.


$12/hour Single Kayak Rental
$16/hour Tandem (Double) Kayak Rent

$16/hour Pedal Boat Rental (Wakefield location only)

*Cost of rentals, service fees apply

Residents receive a 25% discount.
Financial Assistance for Families: Contact

Want to give the give the gift of boating?  


Wakefield Community Boating is ready to paddle into our 3rd year on Lake Quannapowitt and is excited to join the Melrose Community for boating on Ell Pond!  Managed by The Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield, visitors to the lake and pond can rent kayaks by reserving online or in-person (first come first serve basis) and enjoy local  businesses in the area.
Learn more on our FAQ Page


Wakefield Community Boating: Set on the shores of beautiful Lake Quannapowitt, Wakefield Community Boating is next to the public playground and nearby the iconic bandstand on the town common. Lake Quannapowitt is one of two main lakes in WakefieldMassachusetts and a popular setting for kayaking, walking, jogging and biking off Route 128 in Middlesex County. 

GPS Address: 1 Spaulding Street Wakefield, MA 01880

Melrose Community Boating: Located at Ell Pond next to the Vietnam War Memorial on Lynn Fells Parkway. in Melrose, Melrose Community Boating is ready to bring a great boating experience to the Community.  You can get about 3,000 steps walking around the pond and enjoy local businesses and amenities.

GPS Address: 
Memorial Knoll, Melrose, MA 02176

Contact Info:
Contact us by Email: 
Contact us by Phone: Wakefield Boating - 781.258.3536

Visit us on the Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield Facebook page! 


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