UCI Campus Recreation - Kayaking Picture

Kayaking classes now take place at two locations:
UCI Crew Base at Shellmake Island
Marina Park (city of Newport Beach)

For any questions and more information, contact Campus Recreation Services (949)824-3738

Please review the Campus Recreation Refund Policy (pdf).



KAYAKING - UCI Crew Base
Full Moon Paddle Fee: $25/$35 UCI Crew Base
  Wednesday Date: 9/6  Times: 7:00pm - 9:30pm REGISTER NOW
  Thursday Date: 10/5  Times: 7:00pm - 9:30pm REGISTER NOW
  Saturday Date: 11/4  Times: 6:00pm - 8:30pm REGISTER NOW
  Sunday Date: 12/3  Times: 6:00pm - 8:30pm REGISTER NOW
Description: Come and experience the back bay of Newport Harbor in a kayak by the light of the full moon. No previous kayaking experience is necessary. Directions provided with registration. Pre-registration required.
Meets at the UCI Crew Base. Directions and parking information are provided at registration or can be found at the Campus Recreation website. All kayak students must wear closed-toed shoes and SIGN A WAIVER/SWIM PROFICIENCY STATEMENT. Lifejackets are provided for all participants.
Sunset Paddle Fee: $25/$35 UCI Crew Base
  Saturday Dates: 10/28    Times: 4:00pm - 6:30pm REGISTER NOW
Description: Come and enjoy a relaxed sunset and evening over Newport Harbor's backbay. No previous kayaking expereince needed. Direction provided with registration. Pre Registration required.
Meets at the UCI Crew Base. Directions and parking information are provided at registration or can be found at the Campus Recreation website. All kayak students must wear close-toed shoes and SIGN A WAIVER/SWIM PROFICIENCY STATEMENT. Lifejackets are provided for all participants.
All fees are listed for UCI Student/ARC Members and all others for Kayak classes taking place at the UCI Crew Base.
Kayak Day Paddle Fee: $25/$35 UCI Crew Base
  Sunday (Graduate Students) Dates: 9/24    Times: 1:00pm - 3:30pm REGISTER NOW
  Sunday Dates: 10/15    Times: 1:00pm - 3:30pm REGISTER NOW
Description: Spend the afternoon paddling in Newport Harbor's backbay. No previous kayaking expereince needed. The Newport Back Bay offers calm waters, quiet conditions and lots of wildlife. Take advantage of living near the water in our super simple sit on top kayaks. Directions provided with registration. Pre Registration required.
Meets at the UCI Crew Base. Directions and parking information are provided at registration or can be found at the Campus Recreation website. All kayak students must wear close-toed shoes and SIGN A WAIVER/SWIM PROFICIENCY STATEMENT. Lifejackets are provided for all participants.
UCI Crew Base at Shellmaker Island - (view directions & additional class info)

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KAYAKING - Marina Park  

Marina Park (city of Newport Beach - view directions & info)
Kayaking Fee: $30/$35 Marina Park    
  Sunday Date: 9/24 Times: 3:00pm - 5:00pm CANCELLED  
  Saturday Date: 10/14 Times: 3:00pm - 5:00pm REGISTER NOW  
Description: Learn the basic kayak paddle form and technique, while cruising picturesque Newport Harbor, guided by an instructor. Full-time student $30-Use SAILFALL as Activation Code.  
Kayak Rentals Fee: $20/hour (per kayak) Marina Park Ages 16+ (6-16 with adult)
Description: Paddle a SUP or kayak from beautiful Marina Park with the comfort and knowledge that you’ll be provided with safety tips and supervision, as needed. This is your chance to paddle on your own time. Go solo or bring a group!
Ages 16+ or 6-16 if accompanied by adult. No extra charge for minor SUP ride-along or tandem kayak.
Drop-in Kayak Fee: Punch Card Pass (5 for $75 or 10 for $100) Marina Park  

Description: Love paddling but don’t want the commitment or hassle of owning and lugging around your own equipment? Come do all of your SUP or kayak paddling from the beautiful beach at Marina Park! Purchase a “punch pass” and paddle during our open paddle session hours. We’ll set you up with our new, state-of-the-art equipment, offer helpful tips and put away your gear when you’re done.
Registration: must be done in person at Marina Park through the city of Newport Beach's registration office. Registration info is available at the UCI Boating office at Marina Park.