Club Benefits

The Seattle Canoe and Kayak Club offers both competitive and recreational activites for flatwater canoeists and kayakers. Membership gives paddlers access to club equipment for use on Green Lake, and through a check-out process, for use on local lakes and rivers. The club has over 80 boats, including sea kayaks, Olympic style racing canoes and kayaks, recreational canoes, marathon canoes and surf skis.

How to Join or Renew

In order to become a member of the Seattle Canoe and Kayak Club the following steps must be completed.

  1. Download current class info and refer to page 2.  Complete registration form on the last page, including the signed Risk and Release statement.
  2. Submit payment.
  3. Attend annual safety orientation session. The sessions are held at 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month, except August, November and December.
  4. Complete a Float Test.  Your float test is good for three years.  Please submit the original, but make a copy for your own records.  Red Cross-certified life guards may submit a copy of their certificate instead.

Membership is annual and expires on December 31st.   Items 1-3 must be completed each year.

Mail or drop off all forms and payments in ONE envelope to the following address:

Seattle Canoe and Kayak Club
Green Lake Small Craft Center
Attn: Membership
5900 West Green Lake Way North
Seattle, WA 98103

Membership Types and Fees

Adult Membership: $395 per year.  For all persons 18 years of age and older. It entitles the individual all privileges of membership including a key to the boat house.  SCKC also offers a pro-rated fee from September through December of $195 for a regular adult member.  The second adult and child fees are not pro-rated.
$90 per year for additional adult family members living in the same household, excluding institutional living situations (eg, fraternities, sororities).
Child Membership: $50 per year.  For all persons under the age of 18.  Children may not possess a key to the boathouse.
Associate Membership: For persons who support the mission of the Seattle Canoe and Kayak Club.
Membership is annual and expires on December 31st.

For additional information contact Liz Graf-Brennen, 2019 Membership Chairperson, or call the boathouse at 206-684-4074.

Orientation Materials

The following sheets are presented at your orientation for your review and signature. In case you have any questions or wish to refer to them, we have provided them for you here online.

Basic Operating Rules
SCKC Orientation Rules

Board Meetings

We urge you to become involved! Come to our monthly board meetings and voice your interest. Meet the President, members of the board, and other paddlers. We are working to create a network that supports the paddle sport activities of the club. Board meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month (except August and December), 7:00pm, at the Green Lake Small Craft Center.

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