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