Schulman Paddleworks

Schulman Paddleworks was founded in 2011 by the Schulman brothers after many decades directing a summer camp in Northern Michigan. Their skills were honed on the remote rivers and lakes of upper Michigan and Canada.

Bill and Jack began their paddling careers on a variety of rivers throughout the state-AuSable, Boardman, Sturgeon, Jordan, Manistee, Pigeon, and Two Hearted in the upper peninsula. In Canada the brothers paddled Mij Lake, Ranger Lake, and the Agawa River. Their extensive knowledge of river-lake tripping is second to none. Their other specialty is weather, a crucial component of almost all water based activities.


Located 200 yards from the bridge, on the harbor



204 Bridge St.
Charlevoix, MI 49720


We rent at Depot Beach
  • Paddle the beautiful waters of Lake Charlevoix and Round Lake.

  • You can call ahead to reserve, and if you want to explore your own area, we can deliver upon request (extra charge). All rentals come with paddle and PFD. We rent kayaks (both sit on top, and sit in style) for adults and children, and stand-up boards.

Rental Rates for Single Kayaks and Sups:

  • 1 hour........$25.00
  • 2 hours.......$45.00
  • All Day......$80.00
  • Week..........$320.00

Rental Rates for Double Kayaks:

  • 1 hour........$50.00
  • 2 hours.......$80.00
  • All Day......$110.00
  • Week..........$400.00

    Clothing and Accessories:

  • Full line of clothing and accessories related to water activities!