Bayside Beach & Bayside Paddle Sports 


Open June 20 - August 14, 2022 (Monday-Friday) 
Admission: FREE 

Lifeguards on duty 10am - 5pm unless beach needs to be closed due to inclement weather. 

*For groups of 10 or more, please make sure to call 802-264-5640 to see if we can accommodate you. 

Link to Public Work's Water Quality Page


Do MORE at Bayside Beach this summer!  Visit Bayside Paddle Sports to rent a Stand Up Paddleboard or Kayak and explore Malletts Bay.

Rental Options

We offer stand up paddleboard and kayak rentals for up to six hours at a time.  

Hours of Operation

June 20 - August 14, 2022 (Monday-Friday)
10:30am - 5:30pm

Rental Rates

All rates are the same, regardless of boat type.  There is no admission fee to the beach, so you may swim or relax on the beach at your leisure.  Free parking available at Bayside Park across the street.

Personal flotation devices (PFD) are required to be worn by all users at all times while renting a board or boat from Bayside Paddle Sports.  PFDs are offered at no additional cost when renting a boat.

  • One Hour = $15.00
  • Two Hours = $20.00
  • Four Hours = $30.00
  • Six Hours = $40.00


We accept cash, check or credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express).


NO REFUNDS will be issued for any circumstance (including, but not limited to: weather, injury, or experience level, etc.) to users once payment is received and a receipt is provided.  

Location & Contact Info

Bayside Beach, Malletts Bay

1 West Lakeshore Drive, Colchester, VT 05446

[Free Parking available at Bayside Park]

Bayside Paddle Sports Phone: TBD

Questions or concerns can also be directed to Colchester Parks & Recreation.  Email the Rec Department or call them at (802) 264-5640