Phalen Park Beach

Phalen Beach 2Phalen Beach is CLOSED for the season. Thanks for another great summer, see you next year!


NEW: Swimming Lessons

Register Online

Watercraft Rentals

Watercraft rentals at Phalen Beach. 

  • Paddle boats        $15/hr.
  • Canoe                   $10/hr.
  • Kayak                    $8/hr.

NEW: Drop-in Canoe Clinics

When: June 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Ages: 10+
Cost: $10. No preregistration required, simply show up.

Participants will:

  • Learn about boat safety
  • Learn the 5 different paddle strokes
  • Learn how to properly maneuver a canoe
  • Learn how to tip a canoe back over
  • Go on an excursion around the famous Phalen Lake to test their new skills

Lake Phalen Boat Storage

Do you have a sailboat? How about a canoe or kayak? Why not store it on Lake Phalen this summer and enjoy this pristine lake in the heart of Saint Paul whenever you like?

Lake Phalen is one of the largest lakes in Saint Paul and no gasoline outboard motors are allowed on the lake, so it is a perfect place for peaceful boating on a sunny summer day. Seasonal sailboat buoy rentals are $300 for Saint Paul residents and $400 for non-residents. Canoe and Kayak storage is just $100 for Saint Paul residents and $130 for non-residents. Call 651-266-6396 for more information.  

Lifeguarding Jobs

Interested in becoming a lifeguard at Lake Phalen Beach? Positions are posted on the City of Saint Paul jobs webpage. Lifeguarding certification can be obtained though our training programs.

Back to Phalen Regional Park website