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IUP Sailing Base

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Approximately 12 miles from campus at Yellow Creek State Park, the IUP Sailing Base offers I-Card holders opportunities for sailing, windsurfing and canoeing and nautical crafts, during warmer weather. 

Campus Recreation Services also offers Picnic Pavilions, Sand Volleyball and Swimming at the Sailing Base.

Campus Recreation has made an agreement with Yellow Creek State Park officials
to enable IUP valid icard holders to receive a 5% discount on boat rentals at the beautiful 720 acre lake.

Click here for prices & seasonal hours of operation

Yellow Creek State Park, with over 3,140 acres,  is located in Indiana County along one of the first "highways" in the state, the Kittanning Path. This trail
was used by the Delaware and Shawnee nations and by early settlers. 

Directions:

From Indiana, PA take PA Route 422 and travel 12 miles east. From Ebensburg, PA travel 18 miles west on Route 422 to PA Route 259 South. Follow Route 259 to park entrance. From Johnstown take PA Route 56
West to Brush Valley then Route 259 North to the Park. From Pittsburgh, take PA Route 22 East to PA Route 119 North to PA Route 422 East. Travel on Route 422 12 miles to PA Route 259 South. Turn right to park entrance.
   

Yellow Creek State Park Boat Rental Rates

Boating season begins on Memorial Day and ends on Labor Day



MON-FRI: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
NO RENTALS AFTER 6:00 PM

ONE HOUR MINIMUM RENTAL
(Includes life jackets and 1 tank of gas)

RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED 2 WEEKS
IN ADVANCE WITH CREDIT CARD

No shows will be charged 1-hour rental
via credit card
For reservations or additional information,
call (724) 357-7913

 

 

TYPE

Hourly Rate
Day
(5-8 hours)

Overnight
Rate

(6)PONTOON (10 person)
Are all key-start. All pontoons have ladders and anchors.
$40.00
$200.00

$250.00

 
 
Hourly Rate
Day
(5-8 hours)
Weekly Rate
(5-7 days)
(2) MOTORBOAT (6 person) $30.00 $150.00 $375.00
(2) MOTORBOAT (4 person) $25.00 $125.00 $325.00
(2) Paddleboards $10.00 $50.00 $125.00
(10) CANOE (3 person) $10.00 $50.00 $125.00
(2) PEDALBOAT (4 person) $10.00 $50.00 $125.00
(2) MALIBU II KAYAK (2 person) $12.00 $60.00 $150.00
(2) YAK KAYAK (1 person) $10.00 $50.00 $125.00
(4) PELICAN KAYAK (1 person/sit in)
$10.00
$50.00
$125.00

EXTRAS
Six (6) Gallons of gas = $30.00 - Rental Boats only
PETS $5.00 flat fee per boat (fee for carpeted pontoon boats only -
all others no charge)
(plus PA sales tax)

YELLOW CREEK BOAT RENTAL RULES

  • NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PERMITTED. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO INSPECT ALL COOLERS.

  • PA STATE LAW REQUIRES THAT ALL CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 12 AND NON-SWIMMERS MUST WEAR A PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICE (LIFE JACKET) AT ALL TIMES. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT ALL OTHERS WEAR THEM AS WELL.

  • PERSONS OPERATING PADDLEBOATS, KAYAKS, WINDSURFERS, SAILBOATS, AND CANOES WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A PFD.

  • LIFEJACKETS (PFD’S) MUST BE READILY AVAILABLE TO ALL THOSE NOT WEARING ONE.

  • ALL PERSONS SHOULD BE SEATED AT ALL TIMES WHEN THE BOAT IS UNDERWAY.

  • NO HORSEPLAY OR RECKLESS BEHAVIOR WILL BE TOLERATED ON BOATS.

  • USE CAUTION WHILE OPERATING A BOAT. SAILBOATS AND NON-MOTORIZED BOATS GENERALLY HAVE THE RIGHT OF WAY. STEER
    CLEAR OF THEM WHENEVER POSSIBLE.

  • TO RENT A BOAT, ONE RESPONSIBLE PERSON MUST BE AT LEAST:
    10 YEARS OF AGE TO RENT A PADDLE BOAT
    10 YEARS OF AGE TO RENT A KAYAK
    12 YEARS OF AGE TO RENT A CANOE
    16 YEARS OF AGE TO RENT A MOTOR BOAT
    21 YEARS OF AGE TO RENT A PONTOON BOAT