2021 Summer Schedule Announced


The public is invited (no reservation needed) to enjoy a relaxing and informative cruise on Conneaut Lake’s historic and iconic sternwheeler. The trip rounds Conneaut Lake over 1.5 hours with great views of the entire shoreline of the lake and a suburb narration by a famous sports icon.

Public cruises will run every Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 pm
May 29 through September 26

Fares are: $10 - adults, $5 - 5 to 16, and no charge - under 5.



Departures are from the 1st Street dock. Please be at the dock 15 minutes before departure.

Our fantastic Captain and 1st Mate....Clair and Chub are anxious to welcome you aboard and are there to make your cruise a special experience.
For additional information or to charter a private tour please call 814 382-RIDE.

The Barbara J Cruises LLC is a non-profit entity benefiting the revitalization of Conneaut Lake town and Fireman’s Beach in coordination with the Conneaut Lake Development Committee (CLCDC). Our goals remain (1) maintaining Barbara J cruises on Conneaut Lake for the pleasure of the public and (2) giving back to our community, by donating all profits to the improvement and maintenance of Conneaut Lake Borough and Fireman's Beach.
On behalf of our all-volunteer Barbara J Cruises organization, thank you for your patronage and support.


Re: Covid-19:

By boarding the Barbara J, each passenger acknowledges that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By taking a cruise on the Barbara J, each passenger voluntarily assumes all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agrees not to hold Barbara J Cruises or any of its employees, associates, sponsors, or volunteers liable for any illness or injury.

Guidelines per the Commonwealth of PA are to be adhered to by each passenger
- Masks recommended on the lower level of the boat
- Distancing per Commonwealth of PA

All summer cruises are subject to cancelation at Captain’s discretion based on weather/lake conditions