Louisville Community Boathouse

The Louisville Community Boathouse provides citizens with canoeing, kayaking and rowing opportunities and a site to launch and store boats. Instructional classes and other activities are also available. The facility is located in the eastern section of Waterfront Park near the University of Louisville Rowing Center along the Ohio River.

Boat Storage Now Available 
Canoe, Kayak & Standup Paddle Boards)

Funding support for the boathouse was provided by The Kidz Club, Waterfront Development Corporation and Metro Government.


  • Under 14 feet, $120 per year
  • Between 14 feet and 18 feet, $180 per year
  • Over 22 feet, $240 per year

*25% off for additional boats - Make Checks payable to Metro Parks

Contact Information
Phone: 502/574-3428


Louisville Community Boathouse
1325 River Road
Louisville, KY, 40206
(Waterfront Park -Yellow Parking Lot on River Road)

Mailing Address
Louisville Community Boathouse
c/o Metro Special Events
527 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Other organizations & businesses that have helped make the boathouse possible include:

· Adaptive Rowing LRC

· Metro Parks

· Quest Outdoors

· Skipping Fish Boat School