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Welcome to Inland Sea Kayakers!

Based in the Twin Cities, MN, the 250+ members spanning the upper Midwest region share an enjoyment of paddling sea kayaks and using them to explore local and far flung waters.  The Inland Sea Kayakers (ISK) is an active club with members of all ages and skill levels that participate in skill development, paddling trips, educational activities, and social events throughout the year.  

ISK fosters a fun and friendly environment that stresses safety and skill building.  If you are passionate about using a sea kayak as a tool for exploration, exercise, or would like to learn more about sea kayaks join ISK today.

Upcoming Events and Trips Wednesday Night Rendezvous @ 6:30 pm at Lake Calhoun's Thomas Beach. Look out for hosts for the evening.  hosts are there to welcome all and help guests, visitors, and old ISK members. Worried about not keeping up or knowing what to do?  No worries - the host is there to assist. So come join us for a fun night on the water!  

Full Moon Paddle - Strawberry Moon - 6/2/2015 Join Fran for a lovely late night paddle on Cedar Lake and Lake Calhoun.

***NEWKayak Garage Sale - 6/6/2015 Got kayak and camping gear you want to sell? Got a list of kayak and camping gear you "need"? Come to the not-exactly-annual Kayak Garage Sale.

Oak Island Trip - 6/18/2015   ~ Join Dan Morrison and Tim Manning on a four day adventure to the Apostle Islands, with Oak Island as a base camp.

Apostle Islands Trip - 8/20/2015 ~ Join Peter and Pure Water Paddlers out of Wisconsin on this fun and exciting level 2.5 Apostle Islands Trip! See website for more details. 

***NEW Join Dana Dickson on a 10 day adventure filled trip to Shoshone Lake Yellowstone National Park - 9/16/2015 and view an undeveloped geyser field.

Upcoming Education***NEW Strokes and Maneuvers Refinement - 6/27/2015 and/or Strokes and Maneuvers Refinement - 7/11/2015 Want to build on your stroke and maneuver?  Join us for day on the water.  This is a great class to take more then once.  

BCU 3 Star and 3 Star+ skills development - 9/5/2015  For those who have or are seeking a BCU 3 Star award.  Three day class in the Apostle Islands.

Keep an eye out for club emails announcing new classes.  They fill fast!  The first classes for Where Water Meets Land 1 and 2 are now full.  
May Newswave

***NEW Keeping Trash Out of Our Water.  Add your photos to this album.  How much trash can we collect this year?  Bag count:  1.

***NEW  Photos from As If Spring 2015 and Cold Water Immersion 2015.

2014 Bayfield Day Trips: photos here and here.
2014 ISK Classes with Ben Lawry here.
Where Water Meets Land report here and here. Photos here and here.
2014 Event Highlights 
2012 Event Highlights

2011 Event Highlights 

2010 Event Highlights 
2009 Event Highlights

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Annual Membership
$15 Individual
$20 Family

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