Paddle Sports Store & Rentals

2828 NYS Route 28, Portlandville NY

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Canoe & Kayak Headquarters since 2009.

Portlandville is located on the historic Susquehanna River, leading into Goodyear Lake. The hydroelectric dam on Goodyear Lake slows the current down, which makes for easy calm water paddling. The lack of current also allows you to paddle in both directions, a very unique paddling experience. Paddle upstream to escape it all or paddle to the Lake, either way you return to our dock, no shuttle needed. #KickBackandKayak

June, July, August: 9 am - 6 pm
May & September: 10 am - 6 pm

  • Goodyear Lake & Susquehanna River

  • Calm flat water paddling

  • Free Instruction provided

  • All skill levels welcome

  • Waterfront location

  • Groups Welcome

  • Bait & Tackle

  • Fishing pole rentals

  • Free Demos Every Day

Portlandville Rentals Rates

      Open Daily

 June, July, August: 9 am - 6 pm   
May & September: 10 am - 6 pm     

Off season: Contact Us

A happy customer's catch.

A group having a blast on the river. Smiles for miles!

  • Rates include Paddles and Life Jackets (PFDs)for all ages.

  • Coolers and food may be taken on the boats but no alcohol is permitted.

  • Each participant age 16 or older must sign our wavier of liability before using our boats.

  • You must be 18 years of age to rent a boat , you are welcome to bring childeren of all ages.

  • Reservations are accpected only for groups.

  • Basic instruction available - FREE!

  • Launch from & return to our dock

  • Calm water paddling

  • See Rental FAQs for more information

Rental Equipment  Various Sizes Available

Paddle board/SUP

Premium SUP *on site rentals only

XL SUP - (4-6 people)

Single Kayak

Single Sit-on-Top Kayak

Touring Kayak

Solo Fishing Kayak

Tandem Kayak

Solo Canoe



Directions to Portlandville, NY

  • 10 minutes south of Cooperstown Dreams Park, on the same road (route 28). Take a left turn out of the park, continue straight for 10 minutes until you see all the bright colored boats and our shop on the left hand side!

  • 15 minutes north of Cooperstown All-Star Village. Take route I-88, exit 17 towards Cooperstown. Four minutes off exit 17, we are on the right hand side.

  • 15 Minutes south of The village of Cooperstown

  • 1 hour from Albany & Binghamton

  • 3.5 hours from NYC

  • Launch from our waterfront location

  • Parking available at our shop


Other Rental Items

Free Instruction available!

Item                                              Half day             Day                  Week
Fishing Pole                                       -                  $10.00                  -
Dry Bag                                          $2.00              $5.00                $20.00       
Life jacket                                      $4.00              $8.00               $25.00
Kayak Paddle                                 $4.00              $8.00               $25.00 
Canoe Paddle                                $3.00              $6.00               $20.00
Foam block kit (car top carrier)   $5.00              $8.00               $15.00
J-Hooks                                          $5.00              $10.00             $20.00
Canoe/Kayak Cart                         $5.00              $10.00             $18.00

These are additional items for rent.
Paddles and Life jackets are included in the cost of a Canoe/Kayak/SUP rental. 

Rental Information & Policies

Happy customer with his first walleye.


Customer Service is our #1 Priority!

  • All Skill Levels Welcome!

  • Basic instruction FREE!

  • Full Service Rentals! We carry your boat to the water and help you get into and out of your boat.

  • All rentals include life jacket and paddle. Extra life jackets & paddles available for rent.

  • Groups welcome; group rates offered.

  • NO rentals after 4:30 pm.

  • Late renters (past 6:00 pm) who return to our dock, will be charged the full daily rate for rentals.

  • Water Classification - slow moving flat water, perfect for first timers!

  • All renters must fill out a liability wavier.

  • Children (under 18) are welcome to paddle their own boat - we ask that they are accompanied on the water by an adult.

  • Portlandville Rental Location: We are located on the Susquehanna River, just north of Goodyear Lake.

  • Goodyear Lake: 2.5 miles long • average depth of 14 feet • max depth 30 feet • 366 acres • 9.2 miles of shoreline.

  • Susequehanna River: 444 miles long in total, from our shop you can access up to 15 miles of the river. Due to the dam on Goodyear lake there is almost no current. Providing a unique paddling opportunity, you can paddle in either direction and return to our dock with ease.

Rules of the River:

- Always wear your life jacket.
- Respect private property.
- Please don't litter! Help keep our beautiful countryside clean.

What to Bring: Dress for the weather!
                         Water shoes are recommended.
Helpful to have: sun screen, bug spray, towels snacks and drinks.
If you forget anything, you can grab it at our shop.

Wildlife: Watch for bald eagles, blue herons, ducks, egrets, song birds, beavers, fish and much more!

Fishing: is great here! We have fishing poles for rent or sale.

More questions? Click here or contact us.