SEE A NEW SIDE OF AUSTIN AT OUR UPCOMING EVENTS
From weekly deals for pet owners and students to local tours and sightseeing full of fun facts, there’s always something amazing happening at Rowing Dock!
WEEKEND OF 10/7-10/9 & 10/14-10/16
advanced reservations required for rentals during acl weekends
Interested in joining us during ACL weekend & listening to tunes from the water? Book 1 hour, 2 hour, or all-day rentals in advance online. You will be able to bypass the police barricade on Stratford Drive from Rollingwood Drive when you present your reservation confirmation. Access to Stratford Drive will not be available through Barton Springs Drive due to ACL.
Sunday, October 30th | 6:00-7:00pm
Halloween sunset yoga
Trick or Treat yo'self with Sunset Halloween Yoga at Rowing Dock. Join us for spooky yoga led by Collette OM, with Halloween tunes by DJ Cassandra. Raffle prize from Black Widow Yoga and Queen of Wicks candles will be awarded to one lucky attendee after class! Stay after for a giveaway from Nebula Snack and Sunday Riley.Purchase Tickets
THURSDAY, JUNE 16TH 6:30PM
FRIDAY, JUNE 17TH 10AM
ROLL COLORADO ROLL
Don't miss out on Roll Colorado Roll, a Black History Tour that takes a deep dive on the Colorado River's influence on African American History. This guided kayak tour centers on the significance of the Colorado River and the city of Austin to African Americans all throughout history, including slavery, nonviolent resistance, and #Juneteenth. Rowing Dock is proud to support Black Austin Tours and 100% of proceeds from this tour series will go back to Black Austin Tours.book now
MONDAY, JULY 4TH - 7:15PM
FOURTH OF JULY CONCERT & FIREWORKS SHOW
It's finally here! Join Rowing Dock for the much-anticipated July 4th Concert and Fireworks Show! The best part? You can experience all the magic from the comfort of a stand up paddle board, kayak, pedal kayak, or canoe.Learn More
THURSDAY, AUGUST 18TH | 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
ROWING DOCK X FP MOVEMENT SUP YOGA
Join FP Movement on the dock for our SUP Yoga class! In this class, you'll be led through 1 hour of flow stand-up paddleboard yoga. This class is for all experience levels, as the paddleboards will be anchored to assist your balance.Wear your favorite FP Movement apparel and join us for a perfect ATX morning!Purchase Tickets
Saturday, September 10th
full moon paddle
Come see Lady Bird Lake in a whole new light! Moon gaze under the stars as you head upstream towards Red Bud Isle or point your boat east towards downtown and see the Austin skyline all lit up. Please note that our Full Moon Paddles are ticketed, reservation-only events. Friday is the second day of the Full Moon phase- we expect greater visibility and luminosity of the moon.Learn More
Saturday, September 17th | 8:15-10:15 AM
TRUFUSION X ROWING DOCK SUMMER SWEAT SERIES FINALE
Join us for a morning of Pilates Fusion, followed by an hour long Stand Up Paddle on Lady Bird Lake to cool down.Stay after for treats provided by Zorro coffee, GoodGoodFood Collagen Protein Cookies, Mayawell prebiotic soda, and a refreshing Real Juice seltzer from Nutrl.Purchase Tickets
Sunday, september 25, 2022
ATX Paddle Dash
Calling outdoors enthusiasts and the outdoor-curious, alike! Join in on Austin's newest tradition – The ATX Paddle Dash, a first-of-its-kind kayak race on Lady Bird Lake, followed by a social hour, with food and drinks provided. All proceeds from this event will support Explore Austin and its mission of empowering youth through leadership, mentoring, and outdoor adventure.register
Monday, October 10 - All Day
mental health awareness day
Studies have shown that spending time outside, and incorporating nature into your daily life, can greatly benefit your mental and physical wellbeing. In support of “World Mental Health Day: make mental health and wellbeing for all a global priority,” on Monday, October 10, you’re invited to Rowing Dock for a day of FREE outdoor programming designed to give you the opportunity to connect, reflect, and reset.Learn More
Reservations Available Feb 11 - Feb 14
Valentine's Day on the Water
Love is in the water! Experience it for yourself, with your favorite girlfriends for Galentine's Day, or surprise your partner with a 2-hour cozy get-away on Lady Bird Lake with one of our exclusive Valentine’s Day Paddle Packages. We've got options for everyone - from those planning a date night to those planning a proposal!Learn More
Friday, November 11th | ALL DAY
ROWING DOCK'S VETERANS' DAY DEAL
Calling all vets! As a thank you for your service, Rowing Dock is offering FREE ALL-DAY rentals to active duty military personnel and veterans with proper identification on Veterans' Day, Friday, November 11th. This includes free all-day rentals to kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, canoes, and pedal kayaks.
Saturday, November 5th
It's My Park Day Volunteer Lake Clean Up
Join your fellow Austinites and park lovers and help us clean up our lake! Volunteers will have the opportunity to select from cleaning up the park space around Rowing Dock on-land or getting into a kayak and cleaning up trash along Lady Bird Lake. Each shift will last two hours, and volunteers will receive a complimentary trash bag, gloves, and grabbers. As a thank you for your contribution, we’ll give you an additional free one-hour rental pass for each full bag of trash you bring to use on any future occasion.Sign Up
Wednesday, November 9th | 6-7PM
Full Moon Soundbath
Join us for a Full Moon Soundbath & Meditation experience led by Cynthia Bernard of ATX Yoga Girl. This healing #COSMICNAP will be so dreamy featuring Quartz, Crystal Alchemy and Tibetan bowls + various instruments to help you connect during this grand lunar time. A portion of your ticket will be donated to Tank Proof, an nonprofit that provides swim lessons and food to underserved communities. Bring your mat, water, blanket and anything else you need to be cozy for your cosmic journey.Book Tickets
Check out our schedule via the link below
The Kayak Clean Up Crew
Help us clean up our lake! Volunteers will get a free two-hour boat rental, a trash bag, gloves, and grabbers (you must sign up via our meet-up group to attend as each meet up group does have limited capacity). Upon your return, a Rowing Dock team member will weigh your trash bag, snap a pic and add it to our roster. As a thank you for your contribution, we’ll give you an additional free one-hour rental pass for each full bag of trash you bring to use on any future occasion.Sign Up
seasonal only (june - september)
Sunset bat paddle
On this spectacular tour, you’ll take a 2-mile paddle to the famous Congress Avenue Bridge where you’ll watch and listen to over 1.5 million bats flying overhead en route to their nightly feeding. The 4-mile round-trip is accompanied by one of our excellent guides who will also teach you about prominent architecture across the skyline, the Austin power plant, Auditorium Shores, and much more. The tour is approximately two hours but please allow three hours, as the bats dictate our timing.Learn More
The eyes of Texas are upon college students on Wednesdays! Come on down to the Dock with a valid student ID and you’ll get 50% OFF any rental! This deal is good all day for regular rentals, but we do limit one vessel per college ID.Learn More
To celebrate our teachers who work tirelessly to support and educate their students, we are kicking off Teacher Tuesdays, beginning on Teacher Appreciation Day!! All teachers who bring their school identification will receive 50% off their rental every Tuesday!Learn More
We always welcome your fur babies! But Tuesday is truly a day for the dogs. We’ll give you a FREE hour rental after the purchase of one hour with a barker on board.Please note, given the history of poisonous toxins found in the blue-green algae in Lady Bird Lake, if you decide to bring your pet, you are doing so at your own risk.To learn more about the history of toxic algae in Lady Bird Lake, please visit: austintexas.gov/algaeLearn More
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