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With a spectacular waterfront setting on the shores of Lake Michigan, Wisconsin's Veterans Park truly represents the best place for recreation, education, and leisure in downtown Milwaukee! Get ready to explore wildlife on the lagoon, or take that special someone on a romantic swan boat ride under the shady bows of the willow trees.

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Illuminated Swan Boats Light Up the Lagoon at Milwaukee’s Veterans Park

For Immediate Release:
June 18, 2021

Milwaukee, WI – The fun doesn’t stop when the sun sets – it’s just beginning! Wheel Fun Rentals is excited to announce they are extending the hours at their Veterans Park Boat Rentals location in Milwaukee to offer night-time, LED-illuminated swan boat rentals on the lagoon!

Locals and visitors alike will be able to light up the lagoon 7 nights-a-week with Wheel Fun Rentals’ iconic swan pedal boats. LED lights are mounted onto the sides and neck of the swans, creating an electrifying twilight experience that pairs perfectly with the Milwaukee night sky.

Night-time rentals will be available at Wheel Fun Rentals on the lagoon in Veterans Park from Sunset until 10 p.m. daily starting Friday, June 18th. Pricing is $11 per hour for adults, (18yrs and older) and $6 per hour for children 17 years old and under and no reservations are required. Having operated in Milwaukee’s Veterans Park since 2016, Wheel Fun Rentals introduced Swan Boats in 2019. These iconic boats have become a staple activity in the area for families, date nights, parties and more.

“It’s hard to believe the swan boats could get even more exciting,” said Rodney Knight, owner and operator of Wheel Fun Rentals, on the decision to implement night-time boat rentals. “We’re always looking for fun new ways for guests to enjoy the park and our products; and, lighting up the boats really makes it an entirely new adventure.”

Wheel Fun Rentals has been in the recreation business for over 30 years, and customer safety and health are always a top priority. With pandemic restrictions beginning to lift, studies show people continue to prefer, and feel safer, participating in outdoor activities with family and friends. Wheel Fun Rentals continues to follow all local and CDC guidelines to promote a safe environment for everyone. For more information on the Wheel Fun Rentals enhanced safety measures visit

With locations across the country, Wheel Fun Rentals has operated and lead the recreation industry for over 20 years. For more information about Swan Boat Night Rides or Wheel Fun Rentals at Veterans Park in Milwaukee, visit


Media Contact:  Rodney Knight  •  (320) 266-1164  •


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 nearly 3 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 and @WheelFunBend on Facebook, @WheelFunRentalsOfficial on Instagram, and @WheelFunRentals on Twitter.