Lake Kohlmier Beach

2023 Rental/Concession Hours 

May 27 - August 20:                   

  • Thursday-Friday 1:00pm-7:00pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 12:00pm-7:00pm
  • **Open Memorial Day 1:00pm-7:00pm

Phone: 507-774-7372

Address: 1550 Mosher Drive, Owatonna, MN 55060

Lake Kohlmier beach will be open Thursday through Sunday for aquatic and trail equipment rentals as well as concessions. Lake Kohlmier will be stocked with Adult, Child and Infant sized lifejackets which are included and required with each aquatic rental. The beach is open daily and ropes are placed to indicate swim areas. There are no lifeguards on duty - individuals will swim according to beach rules and at their own risk.

All rentals are first come first serve, we will not be accepting reservations over the phone or online during the 2023 season. 

Aquatic Equipment Rental Rate Rental Duration
Single Kayak $6.00 1 - Hour
Double Kayak $6.00 1 - Hour
Canoe $6.00 1 - Hour
Paddle Board $6.00 1 - Hour
Paddle Boat $6.00 1 - Hour
Hydro Bike $6.00 1 - Hour
Trail Equipment    Rental Rate Rental Duration
Tandem Bike $6.00 1 - Hour
Electric Assist Trike $6.00 1 - Hour
Trail-A-Bike $6.00 1 - Hour

Rules and Regulations


A waiver is required to be signed prior to using the equipment. If a waiver is not signed the equipment will not be rented out. No additional riders are allowed to use the rental equipment without having a signed waiver.

Age Requirements

Riders must be at least 18 years of age to use the rental equipment. Any rider under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian (must be signed on site).  Riders ages 13 & 14 may use rental equipment without an adult with them; however, an adult must be on a separate rental item within 30 feet of riders. Riders under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult using the same equipment.

Safety Equipment

Riders must wear all safety equipment associated with the rental equipment at all times and have the safety equipment fastened appropriately. Safety equipment includes life jacket, helmet and safety vest.

Rental Equipment Rules


Wind Speeds

Lake Kohlmier Equipment rentals will not be open if there are sustained winds of 20mph or higher or when there are wind gusts of 35mph or higher.

Feels Like Temp

Lake Kohlmier Equipment rentals will not be open if the “feels like” temperature is below 60 degrees.


No rentals will be permitted until there is 30 minutes of no lightning spotted.