We never know whether to list kayaking in our "Work Out" section or "Go Play", so we end up placing it under both tabs. Kayaking can be either a grueling power session to build up those forearms and shoulders or a relaxing float beneath the city's skyline. Either way, Kayak Pittsburgh will provide you with all of the equipment you need.
They have three convenient locations: Downtown at North Shore (map to right), North Park and Aspinwall. The "season" typically begins Memorial Day weekend and runs until October.
Click to their website for current hourly rates and more details, as hours change with the seasons. The guided trips include beginner paddles and more. No experience is necessary.