Renton Sailing Center

US Sailing affiliate

Renton Sailing Center is a US Sailing affiliated organization.

A warm welcome!

Founded in 1965, Renton Sailing Center, a non-profit organization, promotes the sport of sailing through classes, races, and recreational sailing at Gene Coulon Park at the south end of Lake Washington. Sailing classes begin in May and continue through the end of September. Recreational sailing, repairs, and maintenance clinics are conducted year round.


Promote the sport of sailing in the community through classes, races, clinics and recreational sailing.


Provide safe, accessible sailing for everyone in our community.

The Renton Sailing Center membership year starts in April, and lessons start in May. We feature a small boat sailing class, a keel boat class and an “Experience Sailing” day for those who have never sailed. Check this site in the spring.


Upcoming Events

Renton Sailing Center News

  • Scholarships Available for Members

    The Renton Sailing Center recognizes that everyone needs a helping hand at times.  If you are a member and having trouble paying for sailing lessons or membership please fill out and submit this application.  Scholarships are granted based on demonstrated need, and are reviewed within 2 weeks of receipt. Open only to current members of Renton Sailing Center. Scholarships are not transferable. All information submitted will be kept confidential.

    Member Scholarship Application

  • Club Scholarships Available for Non-Members

    A generous Grow Boating Grant from the Northwest Marine Trade Association has enabled Renton Sailing Center to offer subsidized sailing lessons and/or sailing center memberships to those in need. Up to 100% of the cost for membership or sailing lessons is available. Scholarships are granted based on demonstrated need, and the scholarship deadline is June 30th 2024.  Current members of Renton Sailing Center are not eligible. Scholarships are not transferable. All information submitted will be kept confidential.

    Non-Member Scholarship Application

  • Boater Education Card

    Boater Education Card is offered free online at and is required for all Renton Sailing Keelboat Skippers and anyone operating a 15 hp or greater vessel.

Membership Meetings

Our meetings are on the 4th Wednesday of the month, and they start at 7:00 p.m. All members are invited.  From time to time, we have interesting speakers, and the public is invited. In summer, our meetings are at the dock and start earlier. The rest of the year, meetings are held at the  Kennydale Memorial Hall at 2424 NE 27th Street in Renton.

View our upcoming Membership Meeting schedule for more information.

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