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Welcome to Carefree Boat Club of Chicago! Thank you for choosing to visit our site and learn more about boating the carefree way. Boating in Chicago has never been easier with Carefree Boat Club, your alternative to buying or renting a boat in Chicago, IL.
Carefree Boat Club strives to provide our customers an affordable boating experience that is fun, easy, safe and hassle free through professional boat safety training, quality maintenance, excellent customer service, and unsurpassed industry knowledge.
Learn how to become a member:
Contact our membership director (using the form at right) to schedule a tour
About this club
The 31st Harbor is located just south of McCormick Place on the corner of South Lake Shore Dr and 31st St. It is minutes from downtown Chicago.
Location in reference to body of water
31st St Habor is located on Lake Michigan just south of the Chicago Loop.
Free indoor parking garage for members, grill and restaurant on the water, picnic area and playground for the kids, adjacent to the 31st St beach (seen in pictures), harbor store and offices, community room, public fishing dock, fuel dock, upgraded parking on Fort Dearborn, remote parking lot, huge rubble mound breakwater.
What is there to do from this marina
Just minutes from the South Loop and the Downtown Loop, there are endless possibilities of activities in the area. The Lakeshore trail runs directly through the harbor to enjoy biking, running, or walking along the lakefront. The 31st Beach offers a great place to lay out and enjoy the sunshine after or before a great day on the water. An in water dock pool and lounge area was added within steps of our club and the restaurant is to be open for the Spring of 2015.
What type of boats members have access to
Sea Ray 260 Sundancers, Sea Ray 240 Sundancers, Sea Ray 270 Amberjack, Rinker 280 Express, Crownline 240BR, Mariner 36′ Sailboat.