Pool Sessions & indoor Kayak Polo

Pool Sessions - The only verified sessions as of October 2021 are at North Clackamas Aquatic Center on Thursday nights.

updated 10/13/2021 New info in red

See the Calendar here

North Clackamas Aquatic Center - OKCC Pool Sessions - starting October 2021

Check the Oregon Kayak and Canoe Club (OKCC) Facebook Page and/or the OKCC Calendar for dates and more information. Email us to sign up as a pool host or contact Emily Hooker, Pool Coordinator, thru the OKCC Facebook page or Messenger.

Cost: $10 Members; $20 non-members. Join OKCC or Renew your membership before heading to the pool and all pool sessions for you are $10. The same goes for your household members if you sign up for a Household Membership.

Pay before you go! We prefer online pre-payments, but you can pay at the pool (cash or PayPal). Click on the appropriate button. If you want to join the OKCC, please sign up on the Membership Page - and file a waiver if you haven't already - and come back and pay for your pool session as a member.

Pool for Members

Pool for Non-Members

Adult Waiver

Minor Waiver

North Clackamas Aquatic Center
7300 SE Harmony Road
Milwaukie, OR 97222
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503-557-7873

Winter Schedule (Thursday nights) 7:30 - 9 PM
Rinsing your boat and wearing helmets are required!


Kayak Polo in Portland - Indoors - Expected to resume October or November 2021 thru Spring 2022
Practice
is at Tualatin Aquatic Center, 22380 SW Boones Ferry Rd, Tualatin, OR 97062 - Saturdays 4:00-5:45 PM (To be confirmed)

Kayak Polo in Portland - Outdoors - finishing up for 2021 and will resume late Spring or early Fall 2022.
Weather permitting, VACCINATED participants may join outdoor practice on Friday evenings at 5:00 until dark at Tryon Cove Park, Lake Oswego. You can also park at Rivervilla Park in Oak Grove and paddle across the river. Please contact Amy Carlson with any questions and to get on the list to receive updates.



Due to Covid-19, there are currently no known 'Open Session' pools open.
Several swimming pools offered pool time when kayakers could bring their boat to the pool for practice. This is especially helpful for people working on their roll. Swimming pools, being much warmer than the rivers, offer the opportunity for repetition without getting a "brain freeze". Be sure to rinse your boat, inside and out, before putting it in the pool. Many pools require helmets for safety, not only for boaters, but for anyone in the water during kayak time, so be sure to bring yours.

Every winter, OKCC rents a local pool to provide pool sessions for kayakers. If you're working on your roll or other skills, you'll find friendly OKCC members who will help you. If you join or renew your OKCC membership at the pool, then that pool session is free. Check the OKCC users group - which is in the process of moving from Yahoo to Groups.io - or find us on Facebook for information about pool sessions. Alternatively, email us for more information.


Indoor Kayak Polo Sessions

Portland Kayak Polo and Hood River Indoor Polo are finalizing their indoor seasons starting Fall/early Winter 2021. Check back here, or the PDXKP Facebook Page.

Interested in learning how to play Kayak Polo? Regular indoor sessions run in the Winter/Spring and move to various outdoor locations in warmer weather (Portland)

** Not confirmed yet for 2021/2022 ** Portland-area polo: https://sites.google.com/site/portlandkayakpolo/home - Winter 2020 was on Saturday nights at Tualatin Aquatic Center, 22380 SW Boones Ferry Rd, Tualatin, OR 97062 - 4:00-5:45 PM. - $15 per session with season passes available.
Search for Portland Kayak Polo - PDXKP on Facebook.
Check the OKCC calendar for up-to-date information


** Not verified for 2021/2022 ** Hood River area polo: Search for Hood River Kayak Polo on Facebook - The most recent season was Wednesday nights at Hood River Aquatic Center
$8/night or $50/season (10 nights). Be there at 8 PM for setup; play is from 8:30 - 9:30.


We try to keep this list up to date but please check the schedule before you go! Pool schedules change and closures occur.

Portland/Vancouver area


** not verified for 2021/2022 **
Tualatin Hills Aquatic Center
15707 SW Walker Road
Beaverton, OR 97006
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503-629-6310
Open Kayak/Scuba/Stand Up Paddleboard.
$4.75/$4.25/$5.75 Adult/Under 18 or over 64/Out-of-District/
Sunday, 11:00 - 1:15 ** Check the schedule; it's not available every Sunday.

** not verified for 2021/2022 **
Marshall Pool
1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98663
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360-487-7070
Saturday, 1:300pm-3:00pm    $7/$5/$4 Adult/65+/under 19 ** new hours Jan 2019 **

** not verified for 2021/2022 **
YMCA of Southwest Washington - Longview
766 15th Ave.
Longview, WA 98632
360-423-4770
2nd & 4th Saturdays Feb thru May 4:45pm - 6:00 pm    $5/$10 - Instruction available

Also: Check out the YMCA website for Youth and Adults beginning instruction thru March

** not verified for 2021/2022 **
Matt Dishman Indoor Pool - Kayak Polo only - Fall/Winter
77 NE Knott
Portland, OR 97212
503-823-3673

Albany & Salem area

** not verified for 2021/2022 **
Kroc Center
1865 Bill Frey Drive NE
Salem, OR 97301
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503-566-5762
1st & 3rd Wednesday Aug 1-Mar 1,  9pm-10pm
1st & 3rd Wednesday Mar 1-Aug 1,  8:30pm-9:30pm
Every Friday Sept-May 11 am - 1 pm Free for members or day pass $8/$6 Adult/62+ or under 18

** not verified for 2021/2022 **
Albany Community Pool
2150 36th Ave SE, Albany, OR

Kayak Hours: every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 8:00-9:30 PM. $2.00 fee. NOT verified
Bring boat in through side entrance (on the west side of building ) there's a hose available to rinse off boats.
No PFDS or helmets are required, but there's no lifeguard on duty so a minimum of two boaters is required.
This opportunity runs year-round.

Hood River

** not verified for 2021/2022 **
Hood River Aquatic Center
Located on 17th Street and May Avenue
Hood River, OR 97031
Wednesdays 7-8pm, Saturday/Sunday 8am-noon    $3.50/$4.50 In District 18-59/under 18 or 60+    Out of District add $1. Punch cards available
541-386-1303