Canoe and Kayak

Whether you’re new to kayaking or you’re more experienced and looking for a group to train with, the Kenmore Canoe and Kayak Club (KCKC) has a program for you.  Ages 10 and above are welcome to join regular practices while learning technique, teamwork and camaraderie.  KCKC programs focus on fitness padding along with race training.

May, June 2018: Novice Student Class

Novice Student Paddling Class (ages 10-15)

Kids! Come and learn how to kayak on our beautiful river!  Learn water safety, proper paddling technique and introduction to racing.

Cost is $100 per month, scholarships are available.

Dates/Times
Monday: 4:30pm-5:30pm
Wednesday: 3:30pm-4:30pm

May, June 2018: Intermediate/Advanced Kayak Group

For paddlers who have mastered the basics of the kayak stroke and are ready for some serious training! We go out for 1-1.5 hours, 8-11 Km, three days a week. Workouts include short intense sprints, medium to long intervals, to the occasional recovery paddle. Focus is on training, less on stroke mechanics. If you are ready to work hard and improve your conditioning and boat speed, this is the place for you.

Cost is $30 a month using KCKC equipment ($360 a year) or $20 a month if you have your own equipment ($240 a year).

Dates/Times
Tuesday: 2:30pm-4:00pm
Thursday: 3:30pm-5:00pm
Friday: 2:30pm-4:00pm


For more information or to request a scholarship, please contact info@kenmorewac.org.

Fee Structure

There are four levels of membership within the Kenmore Canoe and Kayak Club (KCKC). All levels of membership will receive a welcome letter, a t-shirt, and invitation to all seminars as well as all social functions. Please note that all programs require an annual $20 KWAC facilities fee. We also have scholarships available for low income residents of Kenmore.

  • Introductory level $50 @ year

This membership is open to anyone, whether or not you own your own equipment.  A punch card will be issued entitling the member to try three dragon boat practices, and three canoe/kayak practices.

  • Tag-Along level $120 @ year

This membership targets those who have their own equipment and know how to paddle.  They will be able to “tag-along” with any one of the canoe/kayak classes as long as they don’t pose a hindrance to the class.

  • Recreational level
    • $75 @ month/$50 per family member w/o equipment.
    • $50 @ month/$25 per family member with equipment.

This membership includes learn to paddle instructions, training programs and seminars.  The emphasis is on technique and encourages those who wish to focus on the recreational and fitness side of the sport.  This level includes a membership to the SFDBC and a yet to be determined participation amount of time with WhatsSup.  The hope is to provide cross-training between any member who wishes that avenue.

  • Competitive level
    • $75 @ month Nov 15-Mar 1, $50 per family member w/o equipment.
    • $50 @ month Nov 15-Mar 1, $25 per family member with equipment.
    • $100 @ month Mar 2-Nov 14, $75 per family member w/o equipment.
    • $75 @ month Mar 2-Nov 14, $50 per family member with equipment.

This membership is available to those paddlers who have the basic skills of paddling and the desire to continue on a competitive level.  They will have a set training program which will incorporate on the water training as well as in a “classroom” type setting.  They must show a passion for participating on a team and be willing to be involved in growing the sport in the community.  They will be the ambassadors for KWAC and Kenmore Canoe and Kayak Club paddling out of Squires Landing Park in Kenmore, Washington.

Practice Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
TBD 7:30–9:00
Canoe/Kayak
TBD 7:30–9:00
Canoe/Kayak
TBD 7:30–9:00
Canoe/Kayak
9:00-11:00
Pool
10:00-11:30
Dragon Boat
3:00–4:30
Canoe/Kayak
3:00–4:30
Canoe/Kayak
3:00–4:30
Canoe/Kayak
3:00–4:30
Canoe/Kayak
3:00–4:30
Canoe/Kayak
4:00–5:30
Canoe/Kayak
4:00–5:30
Canoe/Kayak
4:30–6:00
Canoe/Kayak
4:30–6:00
Canoe/Kayak
4:30–6:00
Canoe/Kayak
4:30–6:00
Canoe/Kayak
4:30–6:00
Canoe/Kayak
6:00–7:30
Dragon Boat
8:45-10:45
Pool
6:00–7:30
Dragon Boat