Upcoming events

    • 08/07/2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
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    Join us for a BIAC Open Water summer scrimmage!

    Friday, August 7, 5:30-7:00pm

    Meet at 5:30pm in the BIAC boatyard to discuss the race course and sort out boats then a friendly race around buoys.

    Open to all members in solo crafts designed for open water adventures.

    Free and Open to All - Participants must be 1x certified.


    • 08/08/2020
    • 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 2
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    This BIAC Learn to SUP is one 2.5 hour class on Saturday, August 8.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Most appropriate shoes are tennis shoes. NO FLIP FLOPS!
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.
    BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class. Your Learn to SUP registration fee includes one-month of BIAC membership and the opportunity to take other BIAC classes.
    • 08/08/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 5
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    Session 4 of Learn to Kayak is on Saturday August 8, 10:00am - 12:30pm

    This BIAC Learn to Kayak class is one 2.5 hour session.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.

    Who can take the class

    Everyone can participate. BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class.

    What's included

    Your Learn to Kayak registration fee includes one-month of BIAC membership and the opportunity to take other BIAC classes. After this introduction to the sport, we hope you’ll decide to continue paddling and join BIAC.

    Participants 10–17 years old are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult.

    What's covered

    Kayak orientation covers: storage, how to use the equipment, launching and docking, safety, traffic pattern, and use priority. 

    What to bring

    BIAC will provide paddles and craft.

    Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.

    We will be going on the water so come dressed for paddling, bring a towel, and PFD.

    Where and when to meet

    We will meet on the deck in the main yard.

    Do I have to register?

    Yes. Registration is required.

    Please register for one session only!

    • 08/13/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 0
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    This BIAC Sunset SUP is one 2 hour paddle on Thursday evening, August 13.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Most appropriate shoes are tennis shoes. NO FLIP FLOPS!
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.
    • Ideal for novice and experienced paddlers alike.
    • Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.
    BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class.
    • 08/14/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 08/16/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 3
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    Weekender Intensive Sculling Camp | Fri 8/14, Sat 8/15, Sun 8/16

    Join expert sculling coach Sara Nevin for an intensive sculling camp with lots of personal attention that will fine-tune your skills. Learn how to move a 1x, 2x and a 4x more effectively! Whether you are relatively new or very experienced, everyone will improve in three rowing sessions per day. A rough schedule is shown below, which we may modify to fit the group and the day.

    Consider inviting a friend from another club to join you.

    Friday 8/14:

    • Meet for orientation a row and dinner (included in cost)

    Saturday 8/15:

    • 7-9am – Row 1xs then return to the shade to eat snacks and watch video
    • 10:30am - 12:30pm – Row
    • Lunch/rest
    • 4-6pm – Row

    Sunday 8/16:

    • 7-9am – Row 1xs then return to the shade to eat snacks and watch video
    • 10:30am - 12:30pm – Row then return to the shade to eat snacks and watch video

    You can bring your own boat (we will provide free storage) OR use one of ours.

    Prerequisites: This class is for people who know how to scull and have at least one year of rowing experience. 

    • 08/15/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 08/16/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City
    • 0
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    Surfskis are a great way to paddle which is why their popularity is surging.  These boats let you enjoy our waters, from flat water to white caps. This class will teach you the basic stroke;  training will start on calm water. You will practice how to safely remount your surfski. On Sunday we will look for more challenging water. 

    Once you successfully complete the class you will have a free one-month membership to practice, after which you can join the club. We have just updated our fleet and have all new Epic V8 surfskis. 

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.

    Who can take the class

    Everyone can participate. BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class. However, this class is for adults only - participants must be 18 years or older.

    What's included

    Your Learn to Surfski registration fee includes one-month of BIAC membership and the opportunity to take other BIAC classes. After this introduction to the sport, we hope you’ll decide to continue paddling and join BIAC.

    What's covered

    Surfski orientation covers: storage, how to use the equipment, launching and docking, safety, traffic pattern, and use priority. 

    What to bring

    BIAC will provide paddles and craft.

    Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.

    We will be going on the water so come dressed for paddling, bring a towel, and PFD.

    Where and when to meet

    We will meet on the deck in the main yard.

    Do I have to register?

    Yes. Registration is required.

    Please register for one session only!



    • 08/16/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 8
    Registration is closed

    Family Kayaking on Sunday August 16, 10:00am - 12:30pm

    This Family Kayak class is one 2.5 hour session.

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.

    Who can take the class

    Everyone can participate. This is an orientation to kayaking on our waters for the whole family.

    Adults must be accompanied by at least one child aged 10 to 17.

    What's covered

    Kayak orientation covers: storage, how to use the equipment, launching and docking, safety, traffic pattern, and use priority. 

    What to bring

    BIAC will provide paddles and craft.

    Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.

    We will be going on the water so come dressed for paddling, bring a towel, and PFD.

    Where and when to meet

    We will meet on the deck in the main yard.

    Do I have to register?

    Yes. Registration is required.

    Please register for one session only!

    • 08/16/2020
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
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    Join your fellow open water rowers for our first

    Coastal Rowing Expedition!

    Sunday, August 16th @11am

    We will launch from BIAC at 11am and row to Belmont Beach in Foster City. All participants should plan to be in open water or coastal shells.

    The row is approximately 12km each direction (24k round trip). We will land on the beach and take a bathroom and beverage break. Coaches will accompany rowers in a safety launch.

    This is a free event for some rowing, some socializing and plenty of fun in the water beyond the wires. Register now so coaches know how many participants to expect!

    NOTE: Participants must have a minimum of 1-year sculling experience, be comfortable in a wherry (open water shell) and capable of rowing 24k. Speed is not a requirement for participation but any rowers significantly behind or struggling before we reach the wires outbound will be asked to turn back.

    • 08/23/2020
    • 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM (PDT)
    • Bair Island Aquatic Center, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
    • 5
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    Session 3 of Performance Sculling Clinic is a single 2.5 hour session taught by Coach J:

    Sunday August 23, 7:00-9:30am

    Designed for good scullers who are looking to be great.

    The fee for the clinic is $60.  

    • For experienced scullers who want to improve their technique.
    • Focus is on technique, drills, and breaking down parts of the stroke.
    • This is a level-3 class and not for rookies. At least intermediate competency in a 1x is required.

    Note: This clinic has a minimum enrollment of two and a maximum of six participants.

    • 09/12/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 09/13/2020
    • (PDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City
    • 0
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    Surfskis are a great way to paddle which is why their popularity is surging.  These boats let you enjoy our waters, from flat water to white caps. This class will teach you the basic stroke;  training will start on calm water. You will practice how to safely remount your surfski. On Sunday we will look for more challenging water. 

    Once you successfully complete the class you will have a free one-month membership to practice, after which you can join the club. We have just updated our fleet and have all new Epic V8 surfskis. 

    What to expect?

    • You will get wet! Bring a towel.
    • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet.
    • Please leave expensive belongings at home. There is a place to store keys.

    Who can take the class

    Everyone can participate. BIAC membership is not required to sign up for this class. However, this class is for adults only - participants must be 18 years or older.

    What's included

    Your Learn to Surfski registration fee includes one-month of BIAC membership and the opportunity to take other BIAC classes. After this introduction to the sport, we hope you’ll decide to continue paddling and join BIAC.

    What's covered

    Surfski orientation covers: storage, how to use the equipment, launching and docking, safety, traffic pattern, and use priority. 

    What to bring

    BIAC will provide paddles and craft.

    Due to Covid-19, we ask that you bring your own personal flotation device (PFD) if you have one. We have some available, if needed.

    We will be going on the water so come dressed for paddling, bring a towel, and PFD.

    Where and when to meet

    We will meet on the deck in the main yard.

    Do I have to register?

    Yes. Registration is required.

    Please register for one session only!



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