Bicycle rental services will be available from the concession stand at Gray’s Lake Park, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. daily, beginning in mid-April (weather permitting). The bicycles are available in young-adult and adult sizes; rates are as follows:
Hybrid or Mountain Bike Road Bike
$10.00 / hourly $ 10.00 / hourly
$20.00 / half-day (5 hours) $ 20.00 / half-day (5 hours)
$30.00 / full-day (24 hours) $ 40.00 / full-day (24 hours)
$80.00 for a week (7 days) $110.00 for a week (7 days)
The following also applies to the program:
o Bike rentals include a helmet which renters must wear while riding.
o A credit card and photo ID are required for use of the equipment.
o All bikes must remain on hard surfaces unless renting a mountain bike.
This program encourages renters to enjoy the expansive Greater Des Moines Trail System; a Central Iowa Trails Map is provided at the concession stand free of charge with or without a rental.
Bikes are rented on a first-come, first-served basis and equipment of various sizes and styles are subject to availability. Advance reservations for specialty bicycles (i.e. tandem, recumbent, trail bike or bicycle child trailer) or equipment of a specific size can be made with the use of a credit card by calling the concession stand at least 48 hours in advance at 242-2855.
Des Moines Parks and Recreation has entered into an agreement with Bike World to provide and repair bicycles and equipment for this new program.