How lucky are we to have Long Island Sound right in our backyard? It’s a gorgeous million acre playground. So, let’s play!
Explore the coastline by kayak or paddle board.
In times of COVID-19, the safety of our guests and staff remains our top priority.
In an effort to keep everyone as safe as possible and in accordance with CDC and State of CT guidelines, we have adjusted our operations to establish a contact free rental process, social distancing protocols, personal protection and a rigorous cleaning routine.
Social Distancing and Contactless Rental
•To promote social distancing, we are limiting the amount of equipment we rent.
•Online reservations and full payment are required in advance at SoundWaters.org/rentals
•Online waivers must be completed before arrival for rental. Please note, children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Children 13-17 must have an adult sign the online waiver.
•While waiting for your equipment, please stay 6-feet apart from any other guests.
•We provide contactless launch of the equipment, renters are responsible for getting in and out of the equipment by themselves.
•There will be not more than 5 renters on the dock at any time.
•According to government guidelines, all guests are required to wear face masks while on shore
•All guests are required to use hand sanitizer before using the rental equipment.
•Our staff will be wearing face masks at all times.
•Staff is monitored prior to beginning of each shift for any COVID-19 symptoms.
.•All guests in double kayaks should reside together per state guidelines.
Cleaning and Disinfection
We are following CDC and State of CT guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting procedures.
•Life jackets (PFDs) will be cleaned after each use with soap and water and allowed to dry for 72 hours per recommendation of the Safe Boating Association. If you have your own PFD, we encourage you to bring it.
•Kayaks, paddle boards, paddles and ankle straps will be cleaned after each use with EPA-approved disinfectant.
•Kayak seats will be covered with a single use plastic sheet and sprayed with EPA-approved disinfectant after each use.
•All common areas like hand rails will be sanitized frequently throughout the day.
We are constantly monitoring CDC, State of CT, United States Coast Guard and National Safety Council updates and will update our procedure accordingly.