Put-In-Bay Water Sports will get you in our states most precious resource: Lake Erie.  Choose from a host of fun-filled activities.  On the island there are boat, jet ski and kayak rentals.  Also, two public beaches offer guests a chance to dip their toes in the water.

Bay Paddleboarding

Sometimes, you just want to do something a little different. To get away from all the shopping and dining and cool drinks that downtown Put-in-Bay has to offer. To enjoy the island and our beautiful Lake Erie up close. If you’re feeling the itch for exploration, Bay Paddleboarding has the answer! Bay Paddleboarding will do everything to ensure that your experience paddling out on Lake Erie is unforgettable. You don’t have to worry if you’ve never done it before, as Bay Paddleboarding offers lessons to beginners. What kind of trip... View More

Put-in-Bay Yacht Club

The Put-in-Bay Yacht Club is a private social organization located on Bayview Avenue close to the Miller Marina. They promote all type of boating on the island from sailing, power boating, and all other aquatic sports. They regularly host a series of events including picnics, parties, cruise outs, and numerous other social functions. The entire club has a lively, friendly vibe. Join the club for only $295/year. Use their docks, facilities, and be a part of an important Put-in-Bay institution. Put-in-Bay Yacht Club History The Put-in-Bay Yacht Club is one... View More

Put-in-Bay Parasail

Put-in-Bay Parasail brought this wildly fun activity to the island in the 80’s. Ever since, thousands of visitors have sailed over Lake Erie, almost like they’re flying. The stand is located right next to the Boardwalk Restaurant Complex on Bayview Avenue in downtown Put-in-Bay. Close to the Jet Express Terminal, it is hard to miss! The staff is extremely passionate about parasailing and are here to make you feel comfortable. Led by Captain Jason Hill, they put you at ease immediately. What Is Parasailing Exactly? Parasailing is extremely safe. You... View More

Put-in-Bay Jet Ski

There’s no feeling quite like skimming across the surface of the water on a Jet Ski. The mist is so refreshing as you whip along at what seems like lightspeed. Then you pull a hard right and fishtail, spraying water all over the place and having an absolute blast! Lake Erie is a perfect place to Jet Ski, and it’s a beloved island activity. You know that if you come up to Put-in-Bay and don’t spend any time out on the water you’ll regret it. So get your Jet Ski... View More

Dive in to the action with some of the great water activities on the island.  Nothing is more refreshing than a dip in Lake Erie on a hot day.  Choose from a great selection of things to do that will be both exhilarating and memorable.

Water Sports on Put-In-Bay

  • Watercraft Rental
    • Rent a Jet Ski or Boat for power boating on the lake.
    • Rent a Kayak for self-driven excitement.
  • Parasail Above the Bay
    • Reserve a spot to see the island from high in the sky.
  • Head to the Beach
    • South Bass Island State Park and at the end of Delaware Avenue near Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial
  • Hop in a Pool
    • Pools and Pool Bars are aplenty on the island.  Head over to Mist for the best of the bunch.