The Chautauqua Sports Club offers a wide variety of recreational and leisure activities during the summer season. The Sports Club is pleased to offer rentals of two new Smith Boys 23' Berkshire Pontoon Boats docked at Chautauqua Main Dock on a weekly, daily, and half-day basis during the season. The Sports Club offers kayak, canoe and paddle boat rentals. In addition to renting the kayaks, we also offer guided kayak tours. Sports Club also offers fishing rod rentals and live bait, sports equipment, shuffleboard, lawn bowling, horseshoes, mah jongg, and bridge. Fees vary. Season and punch card passes are available for bridge and lawn bowling.

The Sports Club provides leagues for men's and women's softball. The Sports Club also hosts a Beach-to-Beach Color Sprint on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. and the popular annual Old First Night Run/Walk chip-timed fund-raising race on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 8 a.m.

Register for Old First Night Run/Walk here

Motor Boat Rentals (Weekly/Daily/Half Day)

  • Two New 23' Berkshire Pontoon Boats available 
  • Weekly reservations with 50% non-refundable deposit accepted pre-season
  • Reservation one day ahead with full non-refundable payment accepted for daily reservations
  • Walk-ins only for daily rentals during business hours 
  • Tubes, water skis, and boards available for rent
  • Pontoon Boats docked at Chautauqua Main Dock
  • All safety equipment included with rentals

Kayak/Canoe/Paddleboat Rentals

  • Single kayak (1 or 2 hour rentals)
  • Double kayak
  • Canoe
  • Paddle boat (half hour rentals) 
  • Life jackets provided with all boat rentals

Sailboat and stand-up paddle board rentals available at John R. Turney Sailing Center. 

Recreational Activities (Fees vary)

  • Shuffleboard (Must be 12 to play without adult supervision)
  • Lawn bowling (Age 14 and older)
  • Free 15 minute lawn bowling instruction at 1:15 p.m. prior to 1:30 p.m. session on MWTF — encouraged for beginners
  • Fishing (live bait for sale and fishing poles for rent)

Free Activities

  • Indoor and Outdoor Ping Pong
  • Corn Hole
  • Kan Jam
  • Small equipment loan (basketballs, volleyballs, chess, frisbee, checkers, board games)
  • Cable television access to all major sporting events 

2020 Events

Old First Night Run/Walk | Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 8 a.m. | Register now
Run or walk the 2.75 mile race around the perimeter of the grounds.
Proceeds benefit the Chautauqua Fund.

Beach-to-Beach Color Sprint | Thursday, August 6 at 4:30 p.m.

Weekly Guided Kayak Tours | Mondays & Wednesdays from 3–4 p.m. (fee included)

Weekly Duplicate Bridge Games | Sundays at 7 p.m. & Thursdays at 1 p.m. (fee included)

Weekly Mah Jongg Game | Tuesdays at 1 p.m. (fee)

Mah Jongg Tournament | TBD

Weekly Paddle and Popsicles | Tuesdays from 2–4 p.m.

Weekly Fishing Fun | Fridays from 3-5 p.m.