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Head offshore and explore Stone Valley from a different perspective. Discover beautiful views and enjoy calmness unique to being on the waters of Lake Perez. Stone Valley offers paddle boats, canoes, kayaks, and rowboats for rental. Consider spending a portion or all of your day on the lake.

New for 2019

Stand-Up Paddleboards (SUP) are coming to Stone Valley beginning in the 2019 season. SUP rentals will be offered once the water temperature is above 70° F. More information to come.

Boat Rentals

Rental Rules

General

  • A valid ID must be presented (PSU ID+, Government-issued ID card)
  • Responsibility of equipment is with the individual checking-out under his/her name, from the time of pick-up to the time it is accepted/secured by the Stone Valley boating staff
  • Rentals are first-come, first-served
  • Pets are not allowed in or on equipment
  • Rentals are available depending on the weather. If the weather is questionable please call us prior to coming to Stone Valley

Damage Fees

  • Equipment should be returned in reasonable condition, not outside of normal wear and tear
  • All damage fees are assessed by the Stone Valley Boating Staff and due at the time of return or shortly after and will account for repair cost and time
  • Any unpaid charges will prevent future rentals
  • If equipment is returned in unusable condition or if it is lost or stolen, the full replacement value of the equipment will be charged

Late Fees

  • 10 minutes or more for paddleboats, additional half-hour charge; 15 minutes for all others, additional hour charge.

Age

  • 18+: Eligible to rent any piece of equipment
  • 16-17: Legal guardian must sign liability waiver; actual renter must be 18+; eligible to take out any paddle craft; exception for Penn State students with a valid ID.
  • 10-15: Legal guardian must sign liability waiver; adult 18+ must rent and go out on the water but does not need to be in the same boat
  • Under 10: Legal guardian must sign liability waiver; adult 18+ must be present in tandem kayak or canoe. No solo lake rentals unless part of an organized group rental.
Rental Rates

Canoe

Hourly Rate

Student

$10.00

Campus Rec Member

$13.50

Campus Rec Non-Member

$15.00

10% discount for rentals lasting more than 4 hours

 

Kayak

Hourly Rate

Student

$10.00

Campus Rec Member

$13.50

Campus Rec Non-Member

$15.00

10% discount for rentals lasting more than 4 hours

 

Tandem Kayak

Hourly Rate

Student

$12.00

Campus Rec Member

$16.20

Campus Rec Non-Member

$18.00

10% discount for rentals lasting more than 4 hours

 

SUP

Hourly Rate

Student

$12.00

Campus Rec Member

$16.20

Campus Rec Non-Member

$18.00

10% discount for rentals lasting more than 4 hours

 

Paddleboat (2-person)

Half Hour Rate

Student

$7.00

Campus Rec Member

$9.45

Campus Rec Non-Member

$10.50

10% discount for rentals lasting more than 4 hours

 

Paddleboat (4-person)

Half Hour Rate

Student

$10.00

Campus Rec Member

$13.50

Campus Rec Non-Member

$15.00

10% discount for rentals lasting more than 4 hours

 

 

Rowboat

Hourly Rate

Student

$10.00

Campus Rec Member

$13.50

Campus Rec Non-Member

$15.00

10% discount for rentals lasting more than 4 hours

Group Canoe Rentals

Information to come.

Hours

2019 Hours:

Monday-Thursday

Friday

Saturday and Sunday

May 24 – August 18

Noon – 8 p.m.

10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

August 19 – August 22

Limited Boating Hours; Please Call Stone Valley

 

August 23 – September 1

Closed

Closed

9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

September 3 – October 20

Closed

Closed

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

No new rentals will be allowed on the water beginning one hour before closing time.

2019 Special Hours:

4th of July: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Labor Day: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

June 17, July 16, August 15: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Private Boaters

Private Boating Rules

Information to come.

Launch Permits

All private boats must have a Stone Valley Launch Permit or a Stone Valley Mooring Permit in order to use the lake. Purchase yours at the office.

Daily

Valid beginning on the day purchased.

Cost: $8.75 per day

Annual

Valid for one year from date of purchase

Cost:

University Park Students:            $5.00

Campus Rec Member:                   $18.50

Campus Rec Non-Member:         $26.50

 

Boat Storage

Shore-line mooring and boat storage racks are available for Stone Valley patrons. Only patrons with a valid mooring permit may store their boats overnight at the Stone Valley storage area. All other boats must be removed each night. Overnight renters may keep their private boat by their cabin or in the main parking lot. A valid mooring permit grants launching privileges for the full launch year (April 1 – March 31)

Seasonal Storage

Valid from April 1 through October 31.

Annual Storage

Valid from April 1 of the current year through March 31 of the following year.

Spaces Available

3-foot space: suitable for Canoes, Kayaks and other boats no wider than three feet.

6-foot space: suitable for Rowboats, Sailboats and other boats no wider than six feet.

Trailer/Dolly space: suitable for a small boat on a trailer or dolly. Very limited availability.

Costs:

Boat Storage

3-foot Seasonal

3-foot Annual

6-foot Seasonal

6-foot Annual

Trailer/Dolly Seasonal

Trailer/Dolly Annual

Student

$25

$42

$37

$62

$51

$85

Campus Rec Member

$51

$85

$74

$124

$102

$170

Campus Rec Non-Member

$60

$100

$88

$146

$120

$200