What's Happening

Summer 2018

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

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OUTDOOR RECREATION 22 | For more information call 425-430-6700 or visit Rentonwa.gov 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 Jackets available for checkout at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park and Kennydale Beach Park, from on- duty lifeguards. 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 please planning on visiting Coulon Beach please contact Bburke@rentonwa.gov Experience Renton Sailing Saturday, June 2 NEW! If you have ever wanted to try sail- ing, here's your chance! After 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 partici- pate 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 10:00am–3:00pm. Call 425-430-6700 to reserve your spot! Basic Keelboat Sailing Classes Ages 16 to Adult. Held by US Sailing-certified instructors at the Gene Coulon Memorial Bach Park Canoe Launch. Learn to sail a 24-foot keelboat on Lake Washington. No experience required. A float test is required prior to the class, which can be taken at any local pool. The float test form can be picked up at the Renton Community Center or at Rentonwa.gov. Schol- arships are available. US Sailing membership and textbook are included. Written and prac- tical tests are required for certification. 61520 Sat / Sun July 7–15 61522 Sat / Sun Aug 18–26 8:00am–12:00pm $335R / $370NR 61521 Thur / Fri Aug 9–17 4:00–8:00pm $335R / $370NR R E N TO N SAI LI N G C E N T E R The center 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 27'. The center 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. Visit rentonsailingcenter.org for more information. R E N TO N R OW I N G C E N T E R The Renton Rowing Center, a community boathouse of the George Pocock Rowing Foundation, is committed to developing rowing and paddling oppor tunities for youth and adults on South Lake Wash- ington. The facility is located at the north end of the Cedar River Trail Park at 1060 Nishiwaki Lane. Go online for more info: RENTONROWINGCENTER.ORG Summer Rowing Camps Learn To Row Youth Activities Women's 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 experience required, beginners are encouraged to attend. U.S. Sailing Certificate available. 61527 Sat/Sun July 21, 22, 28 & 29 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. 61523 Fri–Mon May 25, 26, 27 & 28 4:00–8:00pm $195R / $230NR 61524 Sat/Sun June 9, 10, 16 & 17 4:00–8:00pm $195R / $230NR 61525 Sat/Sun Sept 1, 2, 8 & 9 8:00am–12:00pm $195R / $230NR

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