Lake Norman can be enjoyed in so many different ways. Whether you wish to sun bath along it’s shores, at a park or on a boat or if you are up for some water sports on Lake Norman, there is something for everyone. Boating, paddleboarding, kayaking, conoeing, jet skiing, and wake boarding are just a few of the water sports on Lake Norman that are enjoyed by residents and visitors. Please see below for information on each sport.
Water Sports on Lake Norman -Boating
Looking for a sailing regatta to take part in or would you like to zip across the 34 miles of Lake Norman? Many waterfront homes come with their own pier. Boatslips are available in many communities. Please give me a call at 704.380.0838 to discuss the right home for you to best enjoy all Lake Norman has to offer on your budget. If waterfront living or living in a community with lake front access isn’t in you budget but, you want to enjoy water sports on Lake Norman, there are many marinas to choose from as well as public boat launches and even boat rentals.
Perhaps, you would like to see life on the lake but don’t want to drive your own boat. There are dinner cruises available for touring the lake as well.
Map of some of the public Lake Norman Marinas
Water Sports on Lake Norman- Paddle Boarding
One of the least expensive ( and healthiest) ways to enjoy water sports on Lake Norman on the water is paddle boarding. One of the nice features of paddleboarding is there are many access points to put your paddleboard in the water and go have some fun while getting a great workout. If you are not a veteran of the sport and want to check out paddleboarding prior to investing in a paddleboard, there are various places to rent paddleboards.
Water Sports on Lake Norman- Kayaking and Canoeing
Kayaking and canoeing are great ways to explore the shores and coves, get exercise, relax or even fish on Lake Norman. You can use the State Parks for launch sites as long as you have the proper safety equipment. If you don’t have your own kayak or canoe, or are just visiting there are several rental shops available.
584 Brawley School Rd
18919 West Catawba Avenue
Water Sports – Lake Norman- Jet Skiing
Feel that need for speed that this racing town is known for but want to play on the water? Why not rent a jet ski for the day?
Lake Norman Jet Ski Rentals
Queens Landing (1459 River Hwy)
Mooresville, NC 28117
7515 Stonewall St
Sherrills Ford, NC 28673
Carolina Boat Rentals
19357 H.M. Junker Dr.
Cornelius, NC 28031
Water Sports – Lake Norman-Wake Boarding and Water Skiing
When you are talking water sports on Lake Norman, Wake the Lake (an annual wake boardingevent) comes to mind as one of the most exciting competetions held in Mooresville, NC.
There is a non-profit club for water skiiers, Lake Norman Ski Club
As well as professional wake boarding schools