Please Call (615) 504-5352 for Same Day Reservations

Please Note Our 12 Hour Cutoff Time for Online Reservations. Call (615) 504-5352 to Schedule Same Day Reservations, or Feel Free to Stop by!

Walk Ups Are Always Accepted If We Have Availability!

Nashville's Water Sports


Jet Ski Rentals • Paddle Boarding • Kayaks • Canoes at Percy Priest Lake

Percy priest Lake Kayak Rentals. Canoe Rentals. Nashville, TN at Cap'n Dave's Water Sports

Jet Skis

Experience the thrill of the ride on our Yamaha VX high output Waverunners! Our jet skis are perfect for those who crave speed and seek adventure while exploring Percy Priest Lake and taking in the breathtaking scenery. Rent for 1-2 hour blocks. See our rates

Paddle Boarding at Percy Priest Lake CDWS Nashville

Paddle Craft

Immerse yourself in the peace and tranquility of Percy Priest Lake on our SUP's. You'll be amazed at the beauty and serenity so close to downtown Nashville. Single & Double Kayaks, Canoes & Pedal Boats also available! Ask about Island Camping on our Canoes!


Experience the Ultimate Adventure in water sports at Nashville Flyboard! Find out why people are calling it the top outdoor activity in Nashville, TN! This summer flyboarding will be more accessible for everyone to try. Visit for more details.

Please Review Our Rental Policy

**By Using Our Online Reservation System at Cap'n Dave's Water Sports, You Have Read & Accept our Terms & Conditions. Click Here to Review Our Policy and Rental Requirements.**

Hours & Location

Last Jet Skis Leave the Dock at 5pm

Monday               10am – 5pm

Tuesday              10am – 5pm

Wednesday        10am – 5pm

Thursday            10am – 5pm

Friday                 10am – 5pm

Saturday            10am – 5pm

Sunday              12pm – 5pm 

Cap'n Dave's Water Sports

Experience the Most Exciting Water Sports Adventure Cove on Percy Priest Lake!

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Cap'n Dave's Water Sports Rental Policy
Welcome to Cap’n Dave’s Water Sports!


Online Reservations Available Up to 12 Hours In Advance.

Please Call (615) 504-5352 To Schedule or Inquire About Same Day Availability.

Please Read and Acknowledge Rental Terms Before Continuing to Reservations.    

Jet Ski Rental Requirements


  • You Must be 21 Years Old To Rent, and 18 to Operate Jet Skis 
  • A Valid Driver’s License is Required and Must be Presented to Rent and Operate Jet Skis. No alternate forms of Identification will be accepted.
  • A Damage Deposit Of $500 Is Required To Be Paid By Debit Or Credit Card, Which Must Be Presented for Hold at Check-In. You Will Receive Your Card & Deposit Back When The Jet Ski Is Returned and Has Been Assessed for Damage. Most Deposits Are Back in Your Account Same Day,  Processing Times May Vary By Financial Institutions.

Please Arrive 30 Minutes Prior To Your Reservation Time To Fill Out Paperwork and Watch a Training Video. If you are late, you risk losing your reservation. 

  • Riders Combined Weight Must not Exceed 500 lbs. (2 Riders Max)
  • Cap’n Dave’s Staff Reserves the Right to Refuse Service to Anyone Suspected of Intoxication or Being Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol
  • Anyone Who Appears Unfit to Operate or Intoxicated Will be Turned Away and Will NOT Be Issued a Refund.

Minors Must Be Accompanied By Legal Guardian, Tall Enough To Sit On The Back Seat While Placing Feet On The Floor Boards and Securely Holding Onto The Driver.

Paddle Craft Requirements

Weight Limit:
  • Paddle Boards: Weight Limit 230 lbs.
  • Sit Inside Kayaks: Weight Limit 300 lbs.
  • Sit On Top Kayak: Weight Limit 250 lbs.
  • Tandem Kayaks: Combined Weight Limit 500 lbs.
  • Canoes: Combined Weight Limit 500 lbs.
  • Pedal boat: Combined Weight Limit 425 lbs.

24 Hour Cancellation Policy

No Refunds Will Be Issued Within 24 hours Prior To Your Reservation Unless Due to Severe Weather

Cancellations Must Be Verbally Confirmed by CDWS Staff . Call 615-504-5352 to Cancel or Reschedule.

Late Arrivals and No Shows will Not be Refunded.

Inclement Weather

If CDWS is unable to operate due to inclement weather, you will be given the choice to reschedule or receive a refund. You Must Verbally Confirm Weather Cancellations With CDWS Staff.

If you have any further questions before making your Reservation, please call (615) 504-5352 or see our FAQ’s

By Clicking Below You Agree That You Have Read and Understand Our Rental Requirements, Terms of Service, and Cancellation Policy.

**By Scheduling Through our Online Reservation System, You Agree That You Have Read and Understand Our Policy and Meet All Rental Requirements.**