HOURS

Labor Day - October 10th*
Monday - Friday: Noon - Sunset 
Sat., Sun. & Holidays: 10 am - Sunset  
 
October 11th - November 13th*
Sat., Sun. & Holidays: 10 am -Sunset 
 
November 14th - March 25th
Closed for the Season
 
March 26th - April 30th* (BIKES ONLY)
Monday - Friday: Noon - Sunset
Sat., Sun. & Holidays: 9 am - Sunset
 
May - June 25th*
Monday - Friday: Noon - Sunset
Sat., Sun. & Holidays: 9 am - Sunset
 
June 27th - Labor Day*
Open 7 days a week: 9 am - Sunset     
 
Open the following holidays
10 am - Sunset:
Rosh Hashanah (Oct. 3rd - Oct. 4th), Columbus Day (Oct. 10th), Yom Kippur (Oct. 12th), Sukkot (Oct. 19th - Oct. 23rd), Election Day (Nov. 8th) and Veterans Day (Nov. 11th).

(*Weather Permitting - 50 °F and Dry) 
Last bike rental goes out 1 hour before
sunset & last boat rental goes out 2
hours before sunset. 

Please note: to rent items you must have a valid government issued Photo ID. (i.e. Drivers License, State ID, Passport, Military ID.)

WHAT WE RENT

Surrey

Hourly: $25

Double Surrey

Hourly: $35

Deuce Coupe

Hourly: $25

Chopper

Hourly: $12

Quad Sport

Hourly: $12

Cruiser Bike

Hourly: $10
Half Day: $22
Full Day: $28

Tandem Bike

Hourly: $18
Half Day: $38
Full Day: $45

Kids Bike

Hourly: $8
Half Day: $18
Full Day: $25

Tag-a-long

Hourly: $8
Half Day: $18
Full Day: $25

Pedal Boat

Hourly: $20

Double Pedal Boat

Hourly: $30

Kayak

Hourly: $15
Half Day: $26
Full Day: $40

Double Kayak

Hourly: $22
Half Day: $36
Full Day: $45
    

Dry Bag

                  $2*

*With any Kayak or Pedal Boat rental 

* PRICES ABOVE DO NOT INCLUDE SALES TAX *  


Nearby Locations:

 

New York - Flushing Meadows Corona Park North Meadow Lake

Meadow Lake Rd. W
(at Ederle Terrace, on the North Side of Meadow Lake)
Queens, NY 11368
(917) 231-5519
(805) 650-7770

  


  

Welcome

Welcome to Wheel Fun Rentals at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, NY. We're located on the northern edge of Meadow Lake at Ederle Terrace. Float across the lake on one of our Pedal Boats or Kayaks, or explore Flushing Meadows on a four-wheel Surrey, three-wheel Deuce Coupe, or classic Cruiser Bike.

Bring the whole family to explore all that Flushing Meadows has to offer by land and water. There are activities and rental equipment for adventurers of all ages and skill levels. Lake junkies and landlubbers alike can enjoy Flushing Meadows together with our variety of watercraft and unique cycles. Take an hour to race around Flushing Meadows on a Deuce Coupe or Surrey, then cool off by hitting Meadow Lake on a Pedal Boat or Kayak. Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore Flushing Meadows Corona Park! 

 New York Flushing Meadow Corona Park Bike and Boat Rentals

About the Area

Flushing Meadows Corona Park is home to a couple staples of American sports. Bike over to two legendary arenas, including Citi Field, home of the New York Mets baseball team, and the USTA National Tennis Center, site of the U.S. Open. The National Tennis Center is open to the public throughout the year, offering three stadiums, plus dozens of indoor and outdoor courts.

Snap some pictures of Flushing Meadows Corona Park’s Unisphere, the iconic 12-story globe that towers over the park, then bike across the park to Queens Zoo. Queens Zoo features 11 acres of animals and exhibits, including the Children’s Farm, which offers up close and personal exhibitions of domestic animals.

Flushing Meadows has activities for the whole family, as it is also home to the Playground for All Children, New York Hall of Science, and the Queens Museum of Art, all within biking distance from our location on Meadow Lake at Ederle Terrace. Send the kids to let off some steam at The Playground for All Children, the first playground created for children with or without disabilities.

If you have some free time, come explore historic Flushing Meadows Corona Park on one of our iconic Surreys, or take on Meadow Lake in a pedal boat or kayak. There really is something for everyone at the home of the World’s Fair.

 


Directions

Driving Directions
Our Kiosk is located on Meadow Lake off of Van Wyck Expressway. We are located on the waterfront between Meadow Drive and Meadow Lake Promenade. Click here for driving directions from your current location.

Parking
There is parking off of Meadow Drive past the Amphitheatre Bridge. Additional parking can be found on the east shore of the lake off of Meadow Lake Road West. Parking is free of charge. See parking icons on the map to the right.

Public Transportation
Access Flushing Meadows Corona Park easily using public transit - exiting the Mets-Willets Point Station. For information on trains, subway, and buses use the MTA Trip Planner website.

To get to our Kiosk from Mets-Willets Point Station, cross Roosevelt Avenue along the path into the park. Follow Avenue of the Americas towards the Unisphere. Once you reach the Unisphere, continue straight towards Maloof Skate Park then cross Amphitheatre Bridge and continue to the Meadow Lake. Continue straight until you hit the Terrace. We are located on Ederle Terrace at Meadow Lake. [Walking time from the subway station is approx. 12min.] 

 

 

Transit Trip Planner Gadget
Use the Trip Planner Gadget on the right for the fastest, most convenient way to get public transit directions. Simply enter your starting point and enter "Flushing Meadows Park" as your destination and click "Submit."  See you soon!
 
 


What's the Difference Between Bike-Share and Bike Rentals?

Bike-share programs (those rental bike stations) are intended to reduce traffic and the carbon footprint of large cities by providing locals with one-way rides to a destination point, usually their job. Traditional bike rentals (like Wheel Fun Rentals) serve the leisure and recreational riders and families that want to explore the city and take in the local sights.  Recreation rentals are focused around fun, family, great customer service, and are a better buy, we'll tell you why . . .
 

 

- Less Expensive     - Accommodates Kids & Families    - Greater Safety    
- Size and Fit Options     - Easier to Pedal     - Maps, Locks, Helmets and More!

Cost
Wheel Fun Rentals' has straightforward low pricing with no hidden fees - standard bikes start at $12 an hour, $25 for a half day, and $32 for a full day. Read the fine print! Bike-Share pricing is typically low for the first hour or less, but then increase significantly after that. They are designed for short trips so they penalize you for taking the bike for longer periods of time. Take New York City's - Citi Bike Share for example, a day membership with a local Bike-Share is $9.95 and you get the first 30 minutes for free, but go over the time by one minute and they start charging you. A one hour rental is $14, a two hour rental jumps to $35, and they continue to charge you $12 for every 30 minutes thereafter. So a 3 hour rental is $59, and a six hour rental is $131! 

Families, Age Requirements, & Helmets
Bike-Share systems typically restrict use to those 16 or 18 years of age or older. Therefore families cannot ride together. And helmets are not available with a bike share system. Wheel Fun Rentals caters to children of all ages (with guardian supervision) and provides a variety of helmet sizes to keep kids and adults both legal and safe. 

Equipment and Variety
Bike-share systems only provide one size bike; they are twice as heavy as a typical bike, plus they only have one gear. Wheel Fun Rentals has a plethora of bikes that fit all different shapes, sizes, and age groups. Choose from cruiser bikes, mountain bikes, tandems, road bikes, and family bikes like our Surrey.  In addition to our bike variety we also have add on accessories like kids trailers and tag-a-longs. We have what you are looking for! And we’ll assure you get the right size; adjusted to you for greater comfort, optimal pedaling efficiency, and maximum safety.

Customer Service & Maintenance
Bike-Share docking stations, although open 24 hours, are all unmanned. Bikes in these systems do not get looked at between every customer and at times are not well maintained. Plus, docking stations have a tendency to fill up or be completely empty during peak commuter hours.  Wheel Fun Rentals' kiosks are always staffed and our friendly and knowledgeable employees can assist you in picking out the right bike and becoming familiar with it, adjusting items like seat height, check tire pressure, fit you for a helmet, give you verbal directions, and so much more. Our fleet is well maintained as it's looked over by a certified mechanic regularly, and inspected for safety before every customer goes out.  Wheel Fun Rentals has a large fleet size to avoid any equipment shortages - there is always something to pedal at our locations.  

Extras
Wheel Fun Rentals provides maps, bike locks, helmets, bike bags & baskets (a place for you to put your stuff), self guided tours, and other items to make your journey safe and enjoyable. Try exploring the city with a bike-share bike: you'll receive no helmet, no map to show you where to go, and no way to lock the bike up if you want to shop, walk around, or stop for lunch. 

Overview
All in all, riders looking for a quick trip over flat terrain might prefer to rent from a bike-share system. But riders looking for a more recreational experience to enjoy with their friends, family or loved one will be much more satisfied with bike rentals at Wheel Fun Rentals. With a variety of bikes to choose from, safety equipment, a well maintained fleet, bike tours, and excellent customer service, riders are free to explore and discover the city safely and enjoyably at an affordable price. 


 

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Bring Your Group!

Whether you're planning a structured team building exercise, looking for a class field-trip or kids camp activity, or a planning a family outing, Wheel Fun Rentals is the perfect place for your next group event! Gather your group and explore the area by bike or boat or try a scavenger hunt - teams can compete on a course, solving riddles and trying to be the first to coast across the finish line. Be sure to ask about our group rates. Call us today to help plan your upcoming event!


 

  
 

What are the most
popular group activities?

Our two most popular activities are  Free-For-Alls and Surrey Scavenger Hunts. Free-For-Alls are perfect for groups who want to try a little bit of everything - groups can ride any bike or boat in our fleet or try them all! And our Surrey Scavenger Hunts are perfect for groups looking for a challenge!  We set you up in teams and send you off in a Surrey with a list of riddles, clues, and questions to be solved. First group to complete the scavenger hunt WINS! 

 

I am interested,
what do I do next
?

We have a group event specialist ready and waiting for your call. Just call (805) 650-7770 and let us know how many people in your group, what date(s) you are thinking of, and we can help you create a custom event that everyone will love! Give us a call!

"Wheel Fun Rentals was a breeze to work with. It was a great price and we consistently get fantastic feedback on our team building event."
~ Event Coordinator, Microsoft 


  



○ Ederle Terrace Cafe

Whether you're in need of some tasty lunch, a refreshing drink, or snack to enjoy while riding through the park - Ederle Terrace Cafe is the place for you! This cafe and snack bar is located on the north shore of Meadow Lake at Ederle Terrace in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 

Ederle Terrace Cafe also features an outdoor seating area overlooking the water. The perfect spot to relax and enjoy your meal or snacks. 

 

 
 Hot Meals

Coming Soon!

 

 
 

 

 

Beverages

•  Soda 
•  Juice
•  Tea
•  Coffee
•  Water

 

•  Energy Drinks
•  Sports Drink
•  Beer 
•  Wine

 


 

 

Snacks

•  Chips 
•  Fruit Snacks
•  Fresh Popcorn
•  Gum
•  Candy

 

•  Cookies 
•  Crackers
•  Beef Jerky
•  Ice Cream
•  Chocolate

 


 

 

Lakeside Dining

Looking for a picturesque spot to stop and have a snack or meal? Look no further than the lakeside patio area at Ederle Terrace Cafe! With plenty of picnic tables, this is the perfect place to enjoy the view of the lake, people watch, and enjoy your meal!

 



  

 

     

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Bike Tour

Like the idea of taking a tour, but want to go at your own pace? Then a self-guided bike tour is just the ticket.  We supply you with detailed route maps to guide you every step of the way; so feel free to travel at your own pace and take in the local sights. From the moment you visit us, you can relax and look forward to an unforgettable cycling adventure. 

 
  
    
 

Learn About This Tour

Flushing Meadows Corona Park features a huge selection of must-see points of interest that we’ve included on our self-guided bike tour map. Ride past museums, lakes, gardens, sports arenas, and the iconic Unisphere on one of our comfortable cruisers while you explore this green oasis among New York’s concrete jungle.

After taking in some American sports history at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, and the USTA National Tennis Center, home of the U.S. Open, take advantage of some unique photo opportunities at the World’s Fair Marina, the Botanical Garden, and Meadow Lake, where you’ll see a wide variety of Queens’ native wildlife. Flushing Meadows Corona Park has activities for everyone to enjoy, and we’ve got your ride covered!


 
  
May We Suggest...
 
 
     
     
 

What's included on my tour?

Our self-guided tours include your choice of bicycle, a route map with all the great points of interest and historic facts about the area, a helmet, and a bike lock. Plus,our rental clerks are happy to help you select the perfect bike for your adventure. 

 

 What do I need to bring?

We have your ride and route covered - so all you need to bring is comfortable clothes and shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and your camera. Oh, and don't forget to bring some cash for lunch or a snack along the way! And we have bike bags to put your stuff in.

 
   
 

I want to take the tour...

You made a great choice! We have plenty of bikes available, visit this location and mention the bike tour. Our fantastic staff will ensure that you have everything you need. We don't take reservations, so no need to call, just come by. 

     

 

 

 

 



Boat Rental Guidelines*
*Please Note: Rules Differ for Large Group Reservations.

    • Last Rentals of the Day:
      • Last boat rental goes out 2 hours before sunset. 
    • You must know how to swim to rent water products. 
    • Boat Age Limits
      • Pedal Boats: All children under 15 years of age must be accompanied onboard by a parent/guardian.
      • Kayaks: All children under 15 years of age must be accompanied on the water by a parent/guardian. Additionally, riders must be 10 years of age or older to be on a Single Kayak and 5 years of age or older when accompanied by a parent or guardian on a double kayak.
    • Boat Capacities
      • Pedal Boat: Single Pedal Boat - 2 people & 1 small lap child. Double Pedal Boat - 4 people & 1 small lap child. 
      • Kayaks: Single Kayak -  Maximum1 person. Double Kayak - Maximum 2 people.
    • Everyone must wear a correctly fitted PFD/Lifejacket at all times, including when entering & leaving the Pedal Boat/Kayak.
    • Please be mindful of fishermen and their lines in the water.
    • Be alert to the conditions & your surroundings at all times. 
    • No swimming or jumping from any watercraft. Horseplay will not be tolerated.
    • ALCOHOLIC beverages are NOT permitted at any time before or during watercraft rentals.
    • Renters will be charged any/all costs for rescue.
    • Be certain you understand winds & currents before you leave. Plan to use the forces to your advantage on your return trip.
    • Navigating: 
      • Do not pull the boat on shore or enter/exit the waterway from anywhere except the dock (you may damage the shoreline or the boat wheel/rudder).
      • Passengers should only be dropped-off or picked-up at the dock.
    • Important: Returning on a Watercraft
      • The return ride on boats can be very challenging due to winds.
      • If you cannot bring the boat back on your own, you will be charged a towing fee of $50 (+ tax). 
      • Pedal boats must stay within the designated area at all times.
      • Do not cross the red buoys.

      
      
    Kayak Instructions

    For Kayaking, come prepared to get a little wet from the drip of your paddle and splash of the water. Dress for the weather; lightweight, synthetic clothing is best. Prepare to be out in the sun; sunglasses, sun block and a hat that won't blow off. A water bottle is also recommended for longer excursions. 
    Click Here for Full Riding Instructions > 

     

      
    *Please Note, Rules Differ for Group Reservations. For more information, please contact our Reservation Specialist at (805) 650-7770. 

    50% Off a Year of Fun!

    Can't get enough of us? Purchase an Annual Pass today - and save 50% for an entire year! The card pays for itself in one visit.  For just $12, plus your full priced rental fee, you become an Annual Pass member which gives you 50% off all future rentals for one year. Plus, we'll throw in an extra half an hour onto your rental the day you become a member. 


     

    How Do I Purchase 
    My Annual Pass?

    It's easy. When you get to the rental kiosk, ask a Wheel Fun Rentals employee for an Annual Pass. They can easily process your rental at the same time. When you become an Annual Pass holder, you'll get an extra half hour added to your rental the day you join, and 50% off all your rentals thereafter for a year.
      

     

    Where Can I Use 
    My Annual Pass?

    You can use your Annual Pass at more than 60 locations across the country! Just present your pass to any participating location for an automatic 50% off any one human powered vehicle. 

    These Locations Accept Annual Passes >


      

     Terms & Conditions 
    •  Get 50% off rentals for one (1) year from date of purchase*
    • *Valid for 50% off a one (1) hour rental on any one (1) product or 50% off one (1) Wheel Fun Bike Tour (at participating locations) 
    • 50% discount is not valid on pass purchase day.
    • Limit 1 card holder discount per day.
    • Cannot be used on Easter, Memorial, Labor Day, Passover, Sukkot, Rosh Hashanah or 4th of July weekends (Sat., Sun., Mon.)
    • No cash value. Not valid with any other offer.
    • Non-transferable - Party whose name is on the card must be present for the rental. (Photo ID required.)
    •  By using the Annual Pass card, the card holder agrees to  all terms under which it was issued.

     

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