Equipment Rental Specials
Early Morning Specials: All watercraft rentals starting before 12:00PM are half-off (Weekdays & Weekends, depending on seasonal Outdoor Center operating hours).
Off-Season Specials: From November 1st through February 28th, all weekday watercraft rentals (excluding tubes) are half-off.
Late Night Glow Paddles
Experience the San Marcos River in a whole new light (or lack of)! Standup Paddleboards outfitted with multi-color LED lights will be available after the sun goes down, every Friday evening post-Spring Break thru September. Quantities are limited, so be sure to call ahead and reserve your spot!
Rental Includes: LED outfitted standup paddleboard, headlamp, glow stick necklace.
Dates: Every Friday from 3/26/21 - 8/13/21
Time: 8:00PM - 10:00PM*
Cost: $15 per person**
Capacity: Limited to 12 rentals per night. If a reservation no-shows, their rental will be made available. Reservations are limited to two SUPs per TXST ID.
*Rentals can begin up to 20 minutes early. Reservations are considered no-show if they have not departed by 8:30PM.
**Late or damaged/missing equipment may result in a fine.
All Student, Faculty/Staff rentals require a Texas State ID card
Alumni without a state-issued ID physically present will not be allowed to rent
Alumni must surrender a photo-ID and payment card for the duration of rental
Alumni rentals must be returned by end-of-day. Alumni overnight rentals are not permitted.
Students must be currently enrolled in classes to receive student rate (including summer sessions)
Equipment that is returned damaged, missing parts, excessively dirty, or late will result in additional charges
Pets and alcohol are prohibited on all rental equipment. Violation of this policy will result in additional charges
No more than 2 boats may be rented under a single ID
All equipment is available to be reserved up to 7 days in advance.
By making a reservation in advance, your equipment will be ready for use upon your arrival to the Outdoor Center.
To make a reservation:
Call or visit the Outdoor Center during open hours.
Let staff know what time and equipment you would like to reserve.