We’ve teamed up with Chicago kayak tour company Wateriders to provide guided programs and boat rentals from our dock. Enjoy incredible views of the city, a sunset paddle, or simply get an excellent workout. All members receive a 35% discount. It’s just one more way in which East Bank Club gives you the best of what Chicago has to offer.

Members and their guests receive the 35% discount on all Wateriders kayaking programs from the EBC dock. To register, click the link below, and the discount is automatically applied.

Registration for EBC members with discount

Kayak Rentals

Explore the river on your own with private kayak rentals from the Club’s dock.

History and Architecture Tour 

This tour covers architecture and history on the Chicago River, giving kayakers a kaleidoscopic view of some of the greatest American architecture of the 20th and 21st centuries. You’ll hit six stops along the tour and see Chicago in a way you never have before.

Ghosts and Gangsters Tour 

This tour covers the most infamous gangsters in Chicago history. Kayakers glide through the wonderfully illuminated urban river "canyon" while learning about the city's sordid past.

Chicago Cons, Characters and Confections Tour 

Before Madoff, in 1924 Chicago had Leo Koretz. Learn about this master long-con artist with a surprising and tasty link to Chicago's confectionary history.

Sunrise/Energize Morning Paddle

Start your day off right with a brisk morning workout.
This paddle is also available in 10 packs here!

Sunset Paddle

This sunset outing is a great way to learn to paddle, improve your skills and have fun. Participants will explore the south and main branches of the river while basking in the pink and orange reflections of a summer sunset.

Moonlight Paddle

Take in the glittering lights of the city as they illuminate the river and night sky. Launching after dark, when the river is at it’s calmest, this tour will cruise along the popular Riverwalk on the main branch.