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Canoe & Kayak Storage Enjoy the convenience of storing your canoe or kayak in one of Madison's waterfront parks.

Storage costs:
Madison Residents, $93 (+ tax)
Non-Residents, $165 (+ tax)

All storage racks are outdoors and uncovered. The annual storage period begins on April 15th and ends on April 14th of the following year.
How to obtain a storage rack spot for your canoe or kayak:
  1. Choose the park where you are interested in storing your watercraft(s).
  2. If space(s) is available, you can purchase a storage spot, or be put on a waiting list for that particular park. To purchase the permit storage sticker, you must bring proof of residency to the Madison Parks Administration office, 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Suite 104; office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
  3. Place the permit sticker on your watercraft on the port side where is will be visible for inspection.
  4. Place your watercraft in your assigned space on the boat storage rack.

Watercraft storage rack rules:
  1. Watercraft must not exceed 80 pounds, 18 feet in length, 42 inches in width or 24 inches in height.
  2. Items stored in the storage area are limited to watercraft only. No unauthorized personal property is to be stored on the premises.
  3. Only one watercraft is allowed in each space.
  4. Premises are to be left in original condition upon termination of permit period.
  5. Permit must be visible at all times.
  6. Watercraft must be fully contained within the designated space.
  7. Parks Staff reserves the right to cut any lock and remove any watercraft, under any condition it deems necessary for the function of the boat storage program.
  8. Watercraft must be secured to the boat storage rack. Owner accepts all liability for theft or damage to their property.

If you believe your watercraft has been stolen or removed by Parks staff:
Call the Parks Weekend Supervisor to report at 261-9295.

Additional storage is available at Brittingham Park and Wingra Park. 
Please contact Brittingham Boats at 250-2555 or Wingra Boats at 233-5332 for current availability.


B.B. Clarke Beach Park - Canoe & Kayak Storage

Brittingham Park - Canoe & Kayak Storage

Cherokee Park - Canoe & Kayak Storage

Esther Beach Park - Canoe & Kayak Storage

James Madison Park - Canoe & Kayak Storage

Marshall Park - Canoe & Kayak Storage

Merrill Springs Park - Canoe & Kayak Storage

Olbrich Park - Canoe & Kayak Storage

Park: Olbrich Park

Paunack (A.O.) Park - Canoe & Kayak Storage

Spring Harbor Park - Canoe & Kayak Storage

Tenney Park - Canoe & Kayak Storage

Park: Tenney Park

Wingra Park and Boat Livery - Canoe & Kayak Storage