Oshkosh is a city on the water. Located on the west shore of Lake Winnebago and bisected by the Fox River, water is never far away from anywhere in Oshkosh. There are numerous ways and places to enjoy the water.
Several businesses in Oshkosh rent boats, ranging in size from small, single-person kayaks to large pontoon boats big enough for a party with friends.
Lakeside Marina– Pontoon Boat rentals avalailable.
Menominee Park (Children’s Amusement Area)– (rental available, cash only)
Rentals of aqua bikes, paddle boards, canoes, kayaks and paddleboats.
Midwest Rental Company
Rent Jet Skis, Kayaks, SUP Paddleboards and Pontoons!
Offers gas and pump out services from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Water, electricity and internet available at the the dock.
Seasonal slips & storage available. Click here to learn more.
Sweetwater Performance Center
Full services and fuel dock available.
Ship store, including tubes and inflatables.
New and used boat sales.
Pontoon boat rentals by the day (7 days a week.) Click here to learn more.
Be a Better Boater
Wear a lifejacket at all times when fishing from a boat, kayak, canoe, or paddleboard and use boat lights after sunset. If you need to register your boat, you can do so online or via mail: Register Your Boat.
You can also help minimize the spread of invasive species by removing plants and animals from your boat before and after launching, draining all water from compartments, and never move live fish from any waterbody. Learn more on the WI DNR aquatic invasives prevention web page.