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Canoe & Kayak Storage

Canoe & Kayak Lakeside Storage

The Memorial Union Services two locations where current Union members can store personal paddle craft within stones throw of lake Mendota. One of our rental locations is at Willows Beach to the west of Phillips Residence Hall. The other can be found right at the Willows creek boat launch across from lot 60. If you are interested in storing a boat with us please email

Annual Rack Rental: $250.00
Summer Rack Rental: $140.00


Willows Beach Location IMG 5449

Willows Beach Location on Google Maps

Willows Park Launch

IMG 5452Willows Park Location on Google Maps

Rental Expectations

  • Paddle craft must be small enough to fit on rack and be secured when not in use
  • Renters must provide their own lock
  • Renters must display annual rental sticker (provided)
  • Proof of insurance will be required at registration
  • Renter must be a current Union member



Lot 60 is the best location for parking but is controlled Monday through Friday. Weekends are free. To find parking in the area please visit UW Transportation Services. 

*Location preference will be determined based on eligibility and the order in which requests were received.*




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