The Playpen

Nestled between Oak Street Beach and Navy Pier, The Playpen stands as an iconic summertime sanctuary in the heart of Chicago. This lakeside gem, cherished by the city's passionate boaters and party enthusiasts, epitomizes the essence of summer fun and camaraderie.

Protected by its breakwall, The Playpen offers tranquil waters and a breathtaking backdrop of Chicago's iconic skyline, setting the stage for unforgettable experiences on the water. Beyond being a mere destination, it's a vibrant community where strangers become friends and every moment feels like home.

Here, amidst the laughter and shared adventures, you'll find a sense of belonging that keeps you anchored in the present moment. As a beloved muse for capturing cherished memories, The Playpen is not just a spot on the map – it's a cherished chapter in the stories of those who revel in its magic.

Our Mission

We are dedicated to infusing the vibrant spirit of The Playpen into every Chicago boating adventure. Our passionate team is committed to empowering our customers with the essential tools to craft unforgettable experiences on the water.

With our innovative booking platform, discovering and securing the perfect boating excursion tailored to your preferences has never been easier. And it doesn't end there – we're proud to offer a carefully curated selection of Playpen-branded merchandise, from chic apparel to must-have accessories, designed to elevate your boating experience and help you conquer Chicago's ever-changing weather.

Join us as we redefine the Chicago boating experience, one adventure at a time. Don't forget to tag and follow us on social media for a chance to be featured on our pages. Happy boating!

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