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Future Events

June, 2018

Saturday
23
Gig Harbor
Boat Launch
9:00 AM
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From Gig Harbor we will go to Sunrise Beach and maybe over to Vashon Island for lunch and back to Gig Harbor SKI/II
Saturday
23
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Possibilities include Wenatchee, Middle Middle, Skykomish, Sauk, and Green. Water and participant skill level dependent. Recommend having a decent river roll. Float bags are a requirement. Please email if you have any questions.
Saturday
23
10th St. boat launch
11:30 AM
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We‘ll have lunch on Jetty Island, then go north across the bay, poke around quilceda creek on our way to Marysville, returning when the tide changes. SK II-III, wet or dry suit required.
Sunday
24
10:00 AM
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A trip suitable for Basic Class grads, rentals available
Sunday
24
Wednesday
27
Tibbetts Beach, Kayak Academy Site on Lake Sammamish
6:15 PM
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Play Polo with Kayak Academy‘s skills night. All boats and boaters welcome. Potluck afterwards - bring something to share
Saturday
30
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This is a two day trip, beginning Saturday morning and ending Sunday afternoon.
I‘m still figuring out the specifics so this will be updated.
No previous kayak camping experience required.
Saturday
30
Big Eddy Stretch of Skykomish River, Class II+
12:00 PM
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This clinic is perfect for anyone who has a good pool roll and wants to step up their skills. We will be working on drills to improve kayaking skills like ferrying, eddy-hopping, reading water and basic surfing.

July, 2018

Sunday
1
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This is a two day trip, beginning Saturday morning and ending Sunday afternoon.
I‘m still figuring out the specifics so this will be updated.
No previous kayak camping experience required.
Wednesday
4
Independence Day
Wed, Jul 4, 2018
Saturday
7
Lake Kapowsin, Graham Wa
8:00 AM
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Lake Kapowsin Appreciation day Julia Otani and I will be setting up a booth with information regarding kayak clubs. We are looking for WKC/BEWET paddlers to help with answering questions, leading/participating in kayak lake tours,
kayak fishing
Saturday
7
Owen Beach in Point Defiance Park
9:30 AM
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Meet at Owen Beach in Point Defiance Park
Ride the current through The Narrows and lunch at café.
Sunday
8
10:00 AM
Wednesday
11
Tibbetts Beach, Kayak Academy Site on Lake Sammamish
6:15 PM
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Play Polo with Kayak Academy‘s skills night. All boats and boaters welcome. Potluck afterwards - bring something to share
Friday
13
TBD pending temperature and levels
5:00 PM
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Let‘s enjoy the warm summer day on the river. Floaties, rolls, and goggles encouraged
Saturday
14
Hobuck Beach Campground, Neah Bay, WA
9:00 AM
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This clinic is for surf specific/WW kayaks/waveskis and is designed to improve confidence, skills and safety as well as work on surf kayak maneuvers for all levels. Near one-on-one instruction by national level ACA instructors. Cost $170 for members
Saturday
14
Tracyton Boat Ramp
10:00 AM
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Paddle from Tracyton to Bremerton and Port Orchard with 4.0 knots ebb current, viewing an amazing marine menagerie in Bremerton at -3.5 feet low tide, party-down in Port Orchard, then paddle back to Tracyton with 5.7 knots flood current.
Sunday
15
Hobuck Beach Campground, Neah Bay, WA
9:00 AM
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This clinic is for surf specific/WW kayaks/waveskis and is designed to improve confidence, skills and safety as well as work on surf kayak maneuvers for all levels. Near one-on-one instruction by national level ACA instructors. Cost $170 for members
Wednesday
18
Tibbetts Beach, Kayak Academy Site on Lake Sammamish
6:15 PM
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Play Polo with Kayak Academy‘s skills night. All boats and boaters welcome. Potluck afterwards - bring something to share
Saturday
21
10:00 AM
Saturday
21
Port Gamble Kayak Launch
11:00 AM
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Sat., we‘ll paddle from Port Gamble to the Hood Head CMT site, set up camp, paddle out to happy hour/dinner in Port Ludlow, then paddle back to camp with the glorious sunset. Sun. morning, we will break camp and paddle out to brunch in Port Gamble.
Sunday
22
10:00 AM
Sunday
22
Port Gamble Kayak Launch
11:00 AM
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Sat., we‘ll paddle from Port Gamble to the Hood Head CMT site, set up camp, paddle out to happy hour/dinner in Port Ludlow, then paddle back to camp with the glorious sunset. Sun. morning, we will break camp and paddle out to brunch in Port Gamble.
Wednesday
25
Tibbetts Beach, Kayak Academy Site on Lake Sammamish
6:15 PM
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Play Polo with Kayak Academy‘s skills night. All boats and boaters welcome. Potluck afterwards - bring something to share
Friday
27
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3 day, self-support whitewater kayaking self-support trip. Lower Deschutes in Oregon
Saturday
28
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3 day, self-support whitewater kayaking self-support trip. Lower Deschutes in Oregon
Sunday
29
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3 day, self-support whitewater kayaking self-support trip. Lower Deschutes in Oregon

August, 2018

Wednesday
1
Tibbetts Beach, Kayak Academy Site on Lake Sammamish
6:15 PM
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Play Polo with Kayak Academy‘s skills night. All boats and boaters welcome. Potluck afterwards - bring something to share
Sunday
5
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Come learn practice skills and start to get your surf on! Need a pretty good roll. will shoot for the Powerhouse run early to miss the crowds.
Wednesday
8
Powerhouse stretch of Snoqualmie River (Snoqualmie below the falls)
5:00 PM
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Evening Class II whitewater run
Wednesday
8
Tibbetts Beach, Kayak Academy Site on Lake Sammamish
6:15 PM
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Play Polo with Kayak Academy‘s skills night. All boats and boaters welcome. Potluck afterwards - bring something to share
Wednesday
15
Tibbetts Beach, Kayak Academy Site on Lake Sammamish
6:15 PM
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Play Polo with Kayak Academy‘s skills night. All boats and boaters welcome. Potluck afterwards - bring something to share
Friday
17
Saturday
18
Hobuck Beach Campground
 
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These Surf Zone Mini-Clinics are 4 hour skills development sessions designed to introduce kayakers in any kayak to the fun, skills and safety considerations encountered in the surf zone. Cost is $90 per paddler.
Saturday
18
North Fork Nooksack River, from Douglas Fir CG to Hwy 542 Bridge
10:00 AM
Saturday
18
Saturday
18
Hobuck Beach Resort
5:00 PM
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Luau at the Hobuck Beach Resort! Come enjoy a pig roast with a Caribbean flair. A tender slow cooked brisket is also on the menu. Pot luck, BYOB, and children welcomed. Please register so we can get an idea how many will be attending. Dress Hawaiian!
Sunday
19
Hobuck Beach Campground
 
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These Surf Zone Mini-Clinics are 4 hour skills development sessions designed to introduce kayakers in any kayak to the fun, skills and safety considerations encountered in the surf zone. Cost is $90 per paddler.
Sunday
19
Wednesday
22
Tibbetts Beach, Kayak Academy Site on Lake Sammamish
6:15 PM
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Play Polo with Kayak Academy‘s skills night. All boats and boaters welcome. Potluck afterwards - bring something to share
Thursday
23
Friday
24
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Westbound Ferry Reservations reqd Anacortes to Lopez.
Launch from Lopez, crossing San Juan Channel camping on Turn Island and Shaw Islands. Drysuits required.
Comfortable paddling in wind and current at 3NM speed.
Self/Assisted rescue skills reqd
Friday
24
Saturday
25
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Westbound Ferry Reservations reqd Anacortes to Lopez.
Launch from Lopez, crossing San Juan Channel camping on Turn Island and Shaw Islands. Drysuits required.
Comfortable paddling in wind and current at 3NM speed.
Self/Assisted rescue skills reqd
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
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Westbound Ferry Reservations reqd Anacortes to Lopez.
Launch from Lopez, crossing San Juan Channel camping on Turn Island and Shaw Islands. Drysuits required.
Comfortable paddling in wind and current at 3NM speed.
Self/Assisted rescue skills reqd
Sunday
26
Wednesday
29
Tibbetts Beach, Kayak Academy Site on Lake Sammamish
6:15 PM
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Play Polo with Kayak Academy‘s skills night. All boats and boaters welcome. Potluck afterwards - bring something to share

September, 2018

Saturday
1
Sunday
2
Monday
3
Labor Day
Mon, Sep 3, 2018
Monday
3
Thursday
6
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Launching from Orcas, camping on Sucia with daytrips to Patos and Matia Islands
Ferry Resv required-both East/West direction
Friday
7
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Launching from Orcas, camping on Sucia with daytrips to Patos and Matia Islands
Ferry Resv required-both East/West direction
Saturday
8
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Launching from Orcas, camping on Sucia with daytrips to Patos and Matia Islands
Ferry Resv required-both East/West direction
Sunday
9
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Launching from Orcas, camping on Sucia with daytrips to Patos and Matia Islands
Ferry Resv required-both East/West direction
Monday
10
Rosh Hashanah (1st Day)
Mon, Sep 10, 2018
Saturday
15
10:00 AM
Sunday
16
10:00 AM
Wednesday
19
Yom Kippur
Wed, Sep 19, 2018
Saturday
22
Autumnal Equinox
Sat, Sep 22, 2018
Friday
28
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Depending on weather-launching at either Don Armni Boat launch or from Southworth

October, 2018

Sunday
7
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
7
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Monday
8
Columbus Day
Mon, Oct 8, 2018
Wednesday
10
Shoreline Pool
8:45 PM
Saturday
13
Humptulips / Wynoochee area of the Olympic Peninsula
8:00 AM
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Humptulips / Wynoochee Weekend of paddling & camping
Sunday
14
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am
Sunday
14
Humptulips / Wynoochee area of the Olympic Peninsula
8:00 AM
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Humptulips / Wynoochee Weekend of paddling & camping
Monday
15
Most likely the Middle Middle, Snoqualmie
12:00 PM
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The rain is back so let‘s get out and celebrate on the river.
Sunday
21
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
21
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Sunday
21
Shoreline Pool
9:00 AM
Wednesday
24
Shoreline Pool
8:45 PM
Saturday
27
Hobuck Beach, WA
10:00 AM
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The plan is to go out to Hobuck Beach and surf some waves in the boats! Hobuck is typically a good place to try surfing kayaks in the ocean if it‘s your first time. There is camping as well as cabins available for renting.
Sunday
28
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am
Sunday
28
Hobuck Beach, WA
10:00 AM
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The plan is to go out to Hobuck Beach and surf some waves in the boats! Hobuck is typically a good place to try surfing kayaks in the ocean if it‘s your first time. There is camping as well as cabins available for renting.
Wednesday
31
Halloween
Wed, Oct 31, 2018

November, 2018

Saturday
3
NW side of the Olympic Peninsula
8:00 AM
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Let‘s spend the weekend boating and camping on the NW side of the Olympic Peninsula.
Sunday
4
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Sun, Nov 4, 2018
Sunday
4
NW side of the Olympic Peninsula
8:00 AM
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Let‘s spend the weekend boating and camping on the NW side of the Olympic Peninsula.
Sunday
4
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
4
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Sunday
4
10:00 AM
Tuesday
6
Election Day
Tue, Nov 6, 2018
Wednesday
7
Shoreline Pool
8:45 PM
Saturday
10
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Come join us for our Winter Lake Kapowsin water clean up paddle with around a beautiful scenic lake tucked away near Graham, Washington.
Sunday
11
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am
Sunday
11
Veterans Day / Remembrance Day
Sun, Nov 11, 2018
Saturday
17
Deepest, darkest far side of the OP
8:00 AM
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A Matheny Creek weekend of paddling and camping on the "far side of the Peninsula"!
Sunday
18
Deepest, darkest far side of the OP
8:00 AM
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A Matheny Creek weekend of paddling and camping on the "far side of the Peninsula"!
Sunday
18
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
18
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Sunday
18
Shoreline Pool
9:00 AM
Thursday
22
Thanksgiving
Thu, Nov 22, 2018
Thursday
22
Sunday
25
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am

December, 2018

Sunday
2
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
2
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Sunday
2
Shoreline Pool
9:00 AM
Sunday
2
10:00 AM
Monday
3
Hanukkah (1st Day)
Mon, Dec 3, 2018
Wednesday
5
Shoreline Pool
8:45 PM
Sunday
9
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am
Sunday
16
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
16
Shoreline Pool
9:00 AM
Wednesday
19
Shoreline Pool
8:45 PM
Friday
21
Winter Solstice
Fri, Dec 21, 2018
Sunday
23
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am
Tuesday
25
Christmas
Tue, Dec 25, 2018
Wednesday
26
Kwanzaa (1st Day)
Wed, Dec 26, 2018
Sunday
30
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel

January, 2019

Tuesday
1
New Years Day
Tue, Jan 1, 2019
Sunday
6
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am
Sunday
13
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
13
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Sunday
20
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am
Monday
21
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday
Mon, Jan 21, 2019
Sunday
27
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
27
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool

February, 2019

Sunday
3
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am
Sunday
10
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
10
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Thursday
14
Valentine's Day
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Sunday
17
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am
Monday
18
Presidents' Day
Mon, Feb 18, 2019
Sunday
24
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
24
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool

March, 2019

Sunday
3
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am
Sunday
10
Daylight Savings Time Starts
Sun, Mar 10, 2019
Sunday
10
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
10
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Sunday
17
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am
Sunday
17
St Patrick's Day
Sun, Mar 17, 2019
Wednesday
20
Vernal Equinox
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Sunday
24
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
24
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Sunday
31
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am

April, 2019

Sunday
7
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
7
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Sunday
14
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am
Friday
19
Good Friday
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Saturday
20
Passover (1st Day)
Sat, Apr 20, 2019
Sunday
21
Easter Sunday
Sun, Apr 21, 2019
Sunday
21
Tukwila Pool
8:45 AM
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Play kayak polo in the Tukwila Pool. All boaters welcome; you‘ll need your own boat, PFD, skirt, swimsuit, towel
Sunday
21
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Sunday
28
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am

May, 2019

Sunday
5
Cinco de Mayo
Sun, May 5, 2019
Sunday
12
Mother's Day
Sun, May 12, 2019
Monday
27
Memorial Day
Mon, May 27, 2019

June, 2019

Sunday
16
Father's Day
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
Friday
21
Summer Solstice
Fri, Jun 21, 2019

July, 2019

Thursday
4
Independence Day
Thu, Jul 4, 2019

September, 2019

Monday
2
Labor Day
Mon, Sep 2, 2019
Monday
23
Autumnal Equinox
Mon, Sep 23, 2019
Monday
30
Rosh Hashanah (1st Day)
Mon, Sep 30, 2019

October, 2019

Wednesday
9
Yom Kippur
Wed, Oct 9, 2019
Monday
14
Columbus Day
Mon, Oct 14, 2019
Thursday
31
Halloween
Thu, Oct 31, 2019

November, 2019

Sunday
3
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Sun, Nov 3, 2019
Monday
11
Veterans Day / Remembrance Day
Mon, Nov 11, 2019
Thursday
28
Thanksgiving
Thu, Nov 28, 2019

December, 2019

Saturday
21
Winter Solstice
Sat, Dec 21, 2019
Monday
23
Hanukkah (1st Day)
Mon, Dec 23, 2019
Wednesday
25
Christmas
Wed, Dec 25, 2019
Thursday
26
Kwanzaa (1st Day)
Thu, Dec 26, 2019

January, 2020

Wednesday
1
New Years Day
Wed, Jan 1, 2020
Monday
20
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday
Mon, Jan 20, 2020

February, 2020

Friday
14
Valentine's Day
Fri, Feb 14, 2020
Monday
17
Presidents' Day
Mon, Feb 17, 2020

March, 2020

Sunday
8
Daylight Savings Time Begins
Sun, Mar 8, 2020
Tuesday
17
St Patrick's Day
Tue, Mar 17, 2020
Thursday
19
Vernal Equinox
Thu, Mar 19, 2020

April, 2020

Thursday
9
Passover (1st Day)
Thu, Apr 9, 2020
Friday
10
Good Friday
Fri, Apr 10, 2020
Sunday
12
Easter Sunday
Sun, Apr 12, 2020

May, 2020

Tuesday
5
Cinco de Mayo
Tue, May 5, 2020
Sunday
10
Mother's Day
Sun, May 10, 2020
Monday
25
Memorial Day
Mon, May 25, 2020

June, 2020

Saturday
20
Summer Solstice
Sat, Jun 20, 2020
Sunday
21
Father's Day
Sun, Jun 21, 2020

July, 2020

Saturday
4
Independence Day
Sat, Jul 4, 2020

September, 2020

Monday
7
Labor Day
Mon, Sep 7, 2020
Saturday
19
Rosh Hashanah (1st Day)
Sat, Sep 19, 2020
Tuesday
22
Autumnal Equinox
Tue, Sep 22, 2020
Monday
28
Yom Kippur
Mon, Sep 28, 2020

October, 2020

Monday
12
Columbus Day
Mon, Oct 12, 2020
Saturday
31
Halloween
Sat, Oct 31, 2020

November, 2020

Sunday
1
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Sun, Nov 1, 2020
Tuesday
3
Election Day
Tue, Nov 3, 2020
Wednesday
11
Veterans Day / Remembrance Day
Wed, Nov 11, 2020
Thursday
26
Thanksgiving
Thu, Nov 26, 2020

December, 2020

Friday
11
Hanukkah (1st Day)
Fri, Dec 11, 2020
Monday
21
Winter Solstice
Mon, Dec 21, 2020
Friday
25
Christmas
Fri, Dec 25, 2020
Saturday
26
Kwanzaa (1st Day)
Sat, Dec 26, 2020

January, 2021

Friday
1
New Years Day
Fri, Jan 1, 2021

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