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Wheel Fun Rentals Opens Swan Boat Rentals in Echo Park & Lake Balboa

For Immediate Release:

March 2nd, 2018
Los Angeles – Wheel Fun Rentals is pleased to announce the opening of swan boat rentals at Echo Park and Lake Balboa, also known as Anthony C. Beilenson Park. Doors officially open Saturday, March 3rd, weather permitting, at these two new locations.

These new swan boat concessions are the result of a Request for Proposals (RFP) that was put out by the city. Of the four companies to respond, The Department of Recreation and Parks awarded Wheel Fun Rentals the 5-year contract, with a 5-year renewal option.

Wheel Fun Rentals is proud to bring the city of Los Angeles our award-winning service and unique swan pedal boats to Echo Park and Lake Balboa.
The Lake Balboa boat rental concession will be Wheel Fun Rentals’ second location within Anthony C. Beilenson Park. The company first opened its doors in the park in 2009, renting a large variety of bikes and specialty cycles on the north-eastern side of the lake.

Wheel Fun Rentals fills a unique outdoor leisure niche by providing the perfect opportunity to have some quality time unplugged from the stresses of this fast-paced city. The boat rental fleet consists of two sizes of swan boats, large and small, as well as an ADA hand-crank boat at each location.
Wheel Fun Rentals will provide year-round use of pedal boats from 9AM-Sunset 365 days a year, including holidays, weather permitting. One-hour rentals are $11 for adults and $6 for kids aged 2-17 years (infants are free). Regular visitors can save 50% off rentals for a year by becoming an Annual Pass Member!

“We’re thrilled to bring our fun swan boats to Echo Park and Lake Balboa,” said Sheena Walenta, Marketing Director at Wheel Fun Rentals. “We’re looking forward to providing an enjoyable adventure for residents and visitors alike who want to get outside and have fun! No matter your age or fitness level, our swan boats are easy to ride and are sure to create lasting memories.”
Priding itself in going above the norm, Wheel Fun Rentals wipes down the boats between each passenger, has a mechanic inspect all boats daily, and offers life jackets free with every rental.

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Additional Wheel Fun Rentals concessions in the Greater-Los Angeles area include Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale, Whittier Narrows Recreational Area in South El Monte, Miles Square Park in Fountain Valley, Frank G. Bonelli Park in San Dimas, and Yorba Regional Park in Anaheim.



About Wheel Fun Rentals
Founded in 1987, Wheel Fun Rentals started with four-wheel Surrey cycles, evolved into specialty bike rentals and bike tours, and now offers recreational rentals of all kinds from more than 100 outlets in 16 states.  Specializing in unique bikes and tours, Wheel Fun Rentals has been offering clean, healthy family fun and affordable outdoor entertainment to more than 2.5 million customers annually from city and state parks, resorts, and retail outlets through corporate locations and franchised territories. For more information about Wheel Fun Rentals please visit or call 805-650-7770. Follow Wheel Fun Rentals: @WheelFunRentalsOfficial on Facebook, @WheelFunRentalsOfficial on Instagram, and @WheelFunRentals on Twitter.

Wheel Fun Rentals Media Contact: Sheena Walenta, 805-650-7770,