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Welcome to Inland Sea Kayakers!

Based in the Twin Cities, MN, 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.


Upcoming Events

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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.

Board Meeting - 4/02/2019 Shakopee Library

Ice Out Contest - 3/12/2019 Guess when the ice will go out on Lake Bde Maka Ska

Wilderness First Aid April 6 & 7 taught for ISK by club member Tom O'Neal.  Prevention, assessment and care in the back country. 

***NEW Inland Waters Navigation - 4/14/2019 and Coastal Waters Navigation - 4/28/2019 are now open for registration.

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

Pool sessions are underway most Sundays from 10:30 - 12:30. Check the calendar for dates and to sign up. Registration opens Monday morning two weeks before the session. Members who got into the prior session are asked to wait 3 days (until Thursday) to sign up to give everyone a chance to get in.

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.

2018 Ocean Skills Development Event Report from Tybee in February - .pdf or link plus photos by Jeff F.

Voyageurs National Park June 2018 trip report by Sue L and photos by all.

Spring Rendezvous 2018 trip report and photos by Bernie

St. Croix photos April 22, 2018

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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