Basic Sea Kayaking Open Water Practice

Field trip: Basic Sea Kayaking Course

Basic Sea Kayaking Open Water Practice - Lake Sammamish State Park

Basic Sea Kayaking Open Water Practice for current students of 2024 Everett Sea Kayak Basic Course

  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.0 nm

Tibbetts Beach at Lake Sammamish State Park, 2010 NW Sammamish Rd, Issaquah, WA, 8AM - 5PM

  • If you will be renting a boat and drysuit you may need to arrive a little earlier, final timing will be communicated at our first lecture session.

Practice paddling and rescue techniques in open water. 

More detail will be supplied in early April.

Students will need to supply their own equipment for this event.  This includes boat, paddle, PFD, Drysuit, etc.  You will be able to rent this equipment on site from Kayak Academy if you don't have your own.  Rental info will be communicated prior to first session, 2023 price for renting both kayak and drysuit was $165/day.


Lake Sammamish State Park

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Boat, paddle, drysuit, pfd, paddle float, and bilge pump.

If you are renting a drysuit booties and a hood will be provided. If you have your own drysuit but don't have neoprene booties and scull cap/balaclava you may want to purchase those prior to open water. A nose plug may also be helpful. More info will be supplied in April.

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