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April, 2018

Sunday
1
Tukwila Pool
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8:45-10:45am
Sunday
1
Easter Sunday
Sunday
1
Tuesday
3
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This trip is flow-dependent and we will make the call the night before. There is no alternate run. We meet at the Twin Falls put-in (Discover Pass required) at 5:30PM and shuttle down to 436th Ave SE.
Friday
6
Puget Sound - Locations will vary by day
 
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Instructor Development Workshop for Level 2 & Level 3 Coastal Kayaking
Saturday
7
Puget Sound - Locations will vary by day
 
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Instructor Development Workshop for Level 2 & Level 3 Coastal Kayaking
Saturday
7
Classroom near Tukwila Pool / Tukwila Pool
11:00 AM
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Classroom and Pool 1
Sunday
8
Tukwila Pool
 
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8:45-10:45am
Sunday
8
Puget Sound - Locations will vary by day
 
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Instructor Development Workshop for Level 2 & Level 3 Coastal Kayaking
Sunday
8
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Learn to be a good trip leader! Including vetting, trip leader skills, using the WKC website, on-water skills
Sunday
8
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Sunday
8
Shoreline Pool
9:00 AM
Sunday
8
Sammamish River; Kenmore Boat Launch
10:00 AM
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River Day 1
Tuesday
10
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words that are convincing
eddy hopping
attainment
skills
Wednesday
11
Shoreline Pool
8:45 PM
Thursday
12
ODIN Brewing Company
6:00 PM
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Calvin will share stories, pictures of his recent winter paddle around Vancouver Island.
Friday
13
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By Performance Video/ Kent Ford
Saturday
14
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By Performance Video/ Kent Ford
Saturday
14
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Come enjoy another sunny day on the Cispus river. Crystal clear waters, great surfing, and great learning river.
Saturday
14
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2nd Pool - Roll night
Sunday
15
Tukwila Pool
 
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8:45-10:45am
Sunday
15
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By Performance Video/ Kent Ford
Sunday
15
Edgewater Beach
10:00 AM
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Launch at 10am from Edgewater Beach and paddle over to Whidbey Island for snacks and or lunch and some good conversation. And back......
Sunday
15
Local River TBD
10:00 AM
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River Day 2
Sunday
15
Seacrest Boathouse
10:30 AM
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We are going to do an Elliot Bay loop paddle from Seacrest Boathouse in West Seattle, with a lunch stop along the way at Bell Harbor Marina and Pike Place Market.
Tuesday
17
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This trip is flow-dependent and we will make the call the night before. There is no alternate run. We meet at the Twin Falls put-in (Discover Pass required) at 5:30PM and shuttle down to 436th Ave SE.
Tuesday
17
The Pit Stop
7:00 PM
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Come discuss business and help determine the direction of the club! In-person attendance is strongly encouraged but phone/call-in is provided below.
Local US Dial-in: 1-310-372-7549
Conference Code: 234736
Saturday
21
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This page is for the Paddle Trails members to sign the waiver for the class. If you have not registered with Paddle Trails and made a payment, do not register here.
Saturday
21
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Paddle and clean up from McKenna Park to the Yelm Hydro Plant. 7 River Challenge eligible - member registered online will receive a 7RC sticker!
Saturday
21
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Paddle and clean up from Yelm Hydro Plant to the WDFW water access site off 6th avenue. 7 Rivers Challenge eligible - member registered online will receive a 7RC sticker!
Saturday
21
Mike's House
9:00 AM
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2-day class (Sat/Sun); Safety and Rescue Class by Casey Garland
Saturday
21
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Come play in the best sea kayak playground Washington has to offer! Open to paddlers with strong rescue skills but maybe not a roll. Let‘s talk about getting you in there and having fun!
Also, if you are interested in need a co-leader for this trip.
Saturday
21
Lake Kapowsin Boat Launch

WDFW public access-Discover Pass required
11:00 AM
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Trip Rating: SKI
Launch: WDFW public access-Discover Pass required
http://www.mapquest.com
Come join us for Earthday water clean up on Lake Kapowsin while we paddle around a beautiful scenic lake tucked away near Graham. Bring a garbage grabber
Saturday
21
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3rd Pool Day - Optional
Sunday
22
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You spent 4/21 paddling and cleaning the Nisqually. Sweet! Let‘s spend 4/22 enjoying it.

AKA -- sign up for Dales class 2/3 clean up run 4/21, or Jenefer‘s class 1 clean up (flat water practice is awesome!) , then camp fun, then paddle fun.
Sunday
22
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Sunday
22
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
22
Shoreline Pool
9:00 AM
Sunday
22
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Sunday
22
Mike's House
9:00 AM
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2-day class (Sat/Sun); Safety and Rescue Class by Casey Garland
Sunday
22
Tulalip Bay Beach Access
9:30 AM
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[Paddle plan revised 4/19/18] We are going to paddle an 11 nautical-mile loop around Hat Island from Tulalip Bay. If we see whales, the route may vary some to say hi to Patch and his buds, and visa versa.
Sunday
22
Local River TBD
10:00 AM
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River Day 3
Tuesday
24
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Sorry, but I have to cancel this week because of a work obligation.
Wednesday
25
Shoreline Pool
8:45 PM
Saturday
28
Puget Sound - Locations will vary by day
 
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Instructor Certification Exam for Level 2 & Level 3 Coastal Kayaking
Saturday
28
Walker park launch Shelton (Mason County Park)
10:00 AM
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Hammersley Inlet to Hope Island. Ride the 3+ knot Ebb out, Have a relaxing lunch and explore Hope Island St. Park, then Ride the Flood back to Launch. 14 miles
Saturday
28
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"Graduation Paddle for Students Only"
Saturday
28
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from Boardman Creek to Verlot Campground. Eligible for 7 River Challenge - WKC members registered online and paddle the river will get a Stillaguamish sticker!
Saturday
28
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Sunny surfing on the lower Cispus River
Sunday
29
Tukwila Pool
 
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8:45-10:45am
Sunday
29
Puget Sound - Locations will vary by day
 
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Instructor Certification Exam for Level 2 & Level 3 Coastal Kayaking
Sunday
29
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from Douglas Fir Campground to Mt. Baker Highway MP27. 7RC eligible - WKC member register online, paddle the river and receive a Nooksack sticker!
Sunday
29
Tacoma Eastside Pool
9:00 AM
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Tacoma Eastside Pool
Sunday
29
TBD - potential runs include SF Snoqulamie, Club Stretch...
10:00 AM
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The plan for this outing is to practice rolling in the river. We‘ll start off by practicing rolls in an eddy and then progress to rolling in a small drop. This session can be used by newer boaters to practice river rolling with T-rescues nearby.

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