CHQ OFN 2018 posterThe Chautauqua Sports Club offers a wide variety of recreational and leisure activities. NEW THIS SUMMER is weekly and daily motorboat rental service for two new Smith Boys 22' Berkshire Pontoon Boars docked at Chautauqua Main Dock. The Sports Club continues to offer kayak, canoe and paddle boat rentals, fishing rods and bait, sports equipment, shuffleboard, horseshoes, bridge and lawn bowling. Fees vary and season passes are available for bridge and lawn bowling.

The Sports Club also provides leagues for men's and women's softball, hosts a first-ever Jamestown Jammers vs Chautauqua All-Stars Exhibition Game on July 10, 2018, a Color Sprint on July 12, 2018 and sponsors the annual Old First Night Run/Walk on August 4, 2018. Free drop-in family kickball and volleyball games offered. A comfortable living room setting at the Sports Club provides cable television access to all major sporting events.

Summer Hours of Operation:

Monday–Saturday | 10 a.m.–6 p.m. 

Sunday | 1–5 p.m. (Boat rental checkouts/returns held during business hours.)

Motor Boat Rentals (Weekly/Daily)

  • Two New 22' Berkshire Pontoon Boats Available 
  • Weekly reservations with 50% non-refundable deposit accepted pre-season
  • Walk-ins only for daily rentals during business hours 
  • Tubes available for rent
  • Pontoon Boats docked at Chautauqua Main Dock
  • All safety equipment included with rentals

Kayak/Canoe/Paddleboat Rentals

Life jackets provided with all boat rentals.

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

Saliboat and paddle board rentals available at John R. Turney Sailing Center. 

Lawn Activities

Free Corn Hole

Shuffleboard (Must be 12 to play without adult supervision)


Lawn bowling:

  • Age 14 and older
  • Free 15 minute lawn bowling instruction available MWTF— encouraged for beginners

Other Activities

(Must be 12 to play without adult supervision)

Fishing Poles
(Live bait available. Adults – NYS Fishing License required)

Small equipment loan
(basketballs, volleyballs, chess sets, board
games, etc.)

Mah Jongg
(Tuesday: 1–3 p.m.)

(Thursday: 1:15 p.m. and Sunday: 7 p.m.)


Sports Club Information