Boating

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This year is the 25th Annual Youth Fishing Derby!

Fishing, prizes, entertainment, games, bounce houses, a free barbecue lunch and more! Join the City of Poway, February 1, for an exciting day of fun and prizes at the FREE 25th Annual Youth Fishing Derby! Freshly stocked with rainbow trout, the lake will be open only to youth ages 15 and younger from 6:00 AM-12:00 PM. Winners must be present to claim prizes at the awards ceremony, which is scheduled to begin at 1:00 PM. 

*Participants must check-in at the registration tables to receive their wristbands before fishing that morning.* 

Prize for biggest trout!

Sponsored by Friends of Rollo.

Information: (858) 668-4772.

Known as one of San Diego County's best lakes, Lake Poway offers several different options for boating. So what are you waiting for? Come on out and have an adventure exploring the numerous bays, or cruise the lake to find the prime fishing spot for reeling in The Big One!

Boats are rented at the Concession so please arrive before they close. Call for closing time: 858-668-4778.

Rules & Fees

Please read our Boating Safety Rules (PDF) before enjoying your day on the lake. All boats can be rented, on a first-come, first-served basis at the Lake Poway Concession.

Motor and Pedal boats carry a maximum of 4 people (including children of any age or weight).

Row boats carry a maximum of 4 people.

Motorboat Rentals

Rate Type
Fees
Full Day
(Fishing Boats Only)
$30
Half Day
(Half Day rates start at 12:00 PM and at 4:00 PM during Night Fishing)
$24
Per Hour
(Non-Fishing Boats
$15
Senior / Military Full Day (with ID)$22
Senior / Military Half Day (with ID) (Half Day rates start at 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM during Night Fishing
$16

Rowboat Rentals

Rate Type
Fees
Full Day
(Fishing Boats Only)
$20
Half Day
(Half Day rates start at 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM during Night Fishing)
$12
Per Hour
(Non-Fishing Boats)
$13
Senior/Military Full Day (with ID)$12
Senior/Military Half Day (with ID) (Half Day rates start at 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM during Night Fishing)$8

Pedal Boat Rentals

Rate Type
Fees
Per Hour
$15
Per Half Hour
$10