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Becker pavilion and canoeing on campus lake
Campus Boat Rentals is closed for the season. Thanks for a great one!

Boating on Campus Lake Rental season is now closed.

Come out to campus lake and rent a peddle boat, canoe, or kayak!

Only University owned watercrafts are permitted on the lake. View all boat dock policies here.

SIU Students/RSS Members: FREE!
Community: $5/boat/45 minutes (must pay with credit card)

Saturdays/Sundays: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Last call for rentals at 6:15 p.m.

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Outdoor Pursuits Equipment Rental - by appointment

We are taking rental equipment by appointment only. Please call: 618-453-1376

Come see us at Outdoor Pursuits for all your outdoor equipment rental needs. Are you just getting a feel for the hiking, fishing, and other outdoor activities that are available? Need some equipment or advice on the local outdoor scene? Stop by the Outdoor Pursuits Office, just across the hall from the West Weight Room, and we can help with information about hiking trails, camping, rock climbing, boulders, fishing, and much more!