What's Happening

Summer 2017

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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OUTDOOR RECREATION 20 | For information, or to register for any Outdoor Recreation program, call 425-430-6700 or visit Rentonwa.gov/cybersignup r G E N E CO U LO N M E M O R IAL B E AC H PAR K Park Hours January 1–April 30 8am–8pm May 1–31 8am–9pm June 1–September 5 8am–10pm September 6–December 31 8am–8pm Boat Launch Info & Fees Open 24 hours a day. Day use expires at mid- night on the day of purchase. 24-hour use expires midnight the following day. Overnight boat moorage is not permitted. Debit or credit cards only. Maximum 30 foot length boat. Day Use: $10 Resident / $20 Non-Resident 24-Hour Use: $20 Resident / $40 Non-Resident Passes: Residents must obtain and display a Renton Resident Pass when paying resi- dent day use rates. Annual permits are also available. Fees are $60 for City of Renton res- idents and $120 for non-residents. Proof of Renton residency, and tow vehicle registration required. Passes and permits are available at the Renton Community Center. Life Jacket Loaner Program The City of Renton provides life jacket "loaners" at the following locations: Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park–boat launch area, Kennydale Beach and the Henry Moses Aquatic Center. Kennydale & Coulon Swim Beaches The Cit y of Renton Communit y Ser vices Department offers guarded swim beaches at both Kennydale Beach Park and Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park 12:00pm–8:00pm daily, June 24 to Labor Day. Day camps, daycares and large groups should contact Brandi Burke at bburke@rentonwa.gov or call 425-430-6712 prior to their arrival. Womens Class– Small Boat Sailing Lessons Held by US Sailing certified instructors at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park Canoe Launch. Learn to rig and sail a 14 foot sailboat. No expe- rience required, beginners are encouraged to attend. 59665 Sat/Sun June 10, 11 & June 17, 18 8:00am–12:00pm $195R/$230NR Small Boat Sailing Lessons Ages 12 to Adult. Held by US Sailing certified instructors at the Gene Coulon Memorial Bach Park Canoe Launch. These are fun camps where you will learn to sail a 14-foot sailboat on Lake Washington. No experience required, begin- ners are encouraged to attend. 59664 Fri–Mon May 26–29 4:00–8:00pm $195R / $230NR 59666 Sat/Sun July 8, 9 & July 15, 16 8:00am–12:00pm $195R / $230NR 59667 Sat/Sun July 23, 23 & July 29, 30 8:00am–12:00pm $195R / $230NR Experience Renton Sailing Saturday, June 3 FREE! If you have ever wanted to try sail- ing, here's your chance! Af ter a brief safety orientation, an experienced sailor will take you for an introductory sail on a 14-foot boat. You will have the opportunity to participate as crew and get a taste of sailing. No experience is necessary. Event will be held at Gene Coulon Memorial Park next to the canoe launch. Children are welcome however parents are required to stay with children at all times. 40-minute Sail Experience, with times available between 10:00am and 3:00pm. Call 425-430-6700 to reserve your spot! Basic Keelboat Sailing Class Held by US Sailing certified instructors at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park Canoe Launch. Learn to sail a 24-foot keelboat on Lake Wash- ington. No experience required, beginners are encouraged to attend. 59673 Sat Aug 5–26 59674 Sat Sept 9–30 8:00am–12:00pm $235R / $265NR r R E N TO N SAI LI N G C LU B The club is located at the north end of Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park. They offer racing, clinics, cruising and recreational sailing on boats ranging from 14' to 25'. The club also hosts social events in addition to on the water activities. No experience is necessary and beginners are welcome. Pre-registration required and float test required for all sailing classes.

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