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Welcome to Inland Sea Kayakers!

Based in the Twin Cities, Minn., the 200+ 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.

Wednesday Evening Paddles(non-members welcome!)

Dates: May–September
Time: 6:30 pm until dusk
Location: Bde Maka Ska/Lake Calhoun (Minneapolis)

Meet at Thomas Beach (on the south end) to paddle, play, work on new skills, polish existing skills and get to know other club members. Visit the Event Calendar for more information and details.

Sunday Morning Paddles(non-members welcome!)

: June–August
Time: 9:00–11:30 am
Location: Cedar Lake (Minneapolis)

Meet at Cedar Lake Point Beach for some instruction to begin the day, followed by a paddle around the Chain-of-Lakes and get to know other club members. Visit the Event Calendar for more information and details.


Upcoming Events

***NEW Where Water Meets Land Level 1 - 7/19/2019 A fun introduction to rock gardening.

***NEW Ben Lawry classes are on the calendar.  They'll be July 25 - 28.  Registration is open on the Event Calendar.

Board Meeting - 8/6/2019 Join us. Details on event calendar.

***NEW Winona Day Trips, October 5-6 in Winona, MN.  Registration is open.

***NEW Duluth Harbor Day Trips, October 19 - 20 in Duluth, MN.  Registration is open.

Thank you, thank you for your feedback!
Almost 50% of all members completed the survey which is extraordinary. A lot of your suggestions are already in the works and we look forward to incorporating more as provided in the survey. Please continue to reach out to board members with more suggestions, comments and any concerns. View full results here.


Spring Rendezvous 2019 photos by Peggy.

ISK Goes to Baja Trip report 

2019-03 ISK in Baja California, Mexico Photos from Baja

2019-02 Ocean Skills Development Photos from Tybee

2019 Ocean Skills Development Trip report

Pool Session photos Jan. 13, 2019.

Winona 2018 trip report and photos by Peggy.

2018 Apostle Island Trip photos, Aug. 23–27, by Jeff F.

Annual Picnic photos by Peggy

Photos from Ben Lawry Classes:  Day 2: Core 3, Day 3: FW 1 & Core 1, Day 4:  Rescues & Incident Management, Day 5: Core 2, Day 6:  Moving Water.

2015 Event Highlights
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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