Open House Saturday, April 14th

Meet the team and try out the sport!

Sat., April 14th, 12 – 1 PM
Youth ages 8-13
look for us at Lake Padden, just south of the Swim Beach (West Entrance)

Be prepared with a towel and dry clothing, just in case. Bring a life jacket if you have one. Email with questions.

See you then!



B’ham Regatta – June 17, 2017

Youth and adults from Seattle to Vancouver BC will join local Bellinghamsters to prove their paddles during a series of sprint races from 200 – 2000m. Races begin at 10am with awards at 4:30pm. Hosted by Bellingham Youth Paddlesports / BCKST  


Our mission is to provide youth with a positive experience, strength and fitness, confidence, mental fortitude, and to have a good time racing boats in a team setting.


Interested in joining our team, participating in or sponsoring an event? Contact us!


Bellingham Youth Paddlesports governs Bellingham Canoe Kayak Sprint Team (BCKST). The team currently consists of 20+ paddlers ranging in age from 8-17 years old.

BCKST trains three days a week at Lake Padden in Olympic-style racing boats that require excellent balance and technical skills.

Interested? Contact us!

View our Team Handbook