Seattle Lake Instruction Session

Field trip: Basic Sea Kayaking Course

Seattle Lake Instruction Session - Lake Washington: Concrete Beach

Water Instruction Day 2 for students of 2021 Sea Kayak Basic course

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Plan to meet at Concrete Beach at  8:00 am.  There will be volunteers on site to assist with registration and preparation for the open water session.  We should be finished at 4.30pm.

Leader Notes: This activity is only open to individuals who register for the Seattle Sea Kayaking Basics course. If you are enrolled in this course, you must also register for Water Day Instruction. The session runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Be prepared to get wet and have fun!

Kayak and/or dry suit can be rented from Kayak Academy Rentals


Lake Washington

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Kayak with perimeter lines
  • Flotation in both ends of the kayak
  • PFD (USCG approved)
  • Paddle
  • Spray skirt
  • Bilge pump with flotation
  • Self-rescue paddle float
  • Waterproof whistle or air
  • Dry suit

Nice to have:

  • Neoprene booties
  • Neoprene hat
  • Neoprene gloves
  • Goggles
  • Nose clip

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