Train-the-Trainer Clinic - Lake Sammamish State Park


Train-the-Trainer Clinic - Lake Sammamish State Park

Clinic for all instructors, assistant instructors, and future instructors and assistants who are volunteering to help teach the 2024 Everett Mountaineers Basic Sea Kayak Course

  • Easy

Meet at 9:00AM at Tibbetts Beach, Lake Sammamish State Park.  Be ready to launch and begin clinic at 9:45 AM.   

We will have a working lunch and be finished by around 3:00 PM.

You will need a Discover Pass.  You can purchase an annual or day pass here: Where to Buy | Discover Pass, WA - Official Website. There are also automated paystations at the park; credit card only.

An optional/no-host post-clinic rehydration and energy replacement event will be scheduled for a local restaurant.  Details to follow.

This clinic is intended for all instructors, assistants, and future instructors and assistants to practice and learn how to teach the Basic Kayak Course students.  We demonstrate and practice the entire gamut of skills including:

  • Wet Exits and Self Rescues (both standard and heel hook)
  • Assisted Rescues
  • Paddle Strokes

 After completion of this clinic you will be expected to assist at our pool training on April 20, 2024  and/or Open Water on April 27, 2024. 

2023 and prior Basic class graduates are encouraged to join us and get a refresher on their skills as well as help this year's class!  




Lake Sammamish State Park

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

All equipment for a kayak day trip on open water.

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