Paddle Boston temporarily shutters Allston location after worker tests positive for coronavirus

Officials said all staff members will be tested during the closure.

A kayaker and her pup paddled along the Charles River on July 26, 2020.
A kayaker and her pup paddled along the Charles River on July 26, 2020. –Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Paddle Boston, a canoe and kayak rental company, announced Sunday afternoon that it will be closing its Allston/Brighton location along the Charles River through at least Wednesday after a staff member tested positive with the coronavirus.

During the closure, officials said all staff members will be tested.

According to the company’s website, anyone who had reservations for Sunday will be given full refunds or credits to paddle another time.


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