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Outdoor Pursuits

Watersport Rentals such as: Kayak Rentals, Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals, Whitewater Raft Rentals...

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits is conveniently located on more than 1,000 feet of beachfront property and provides an excellent opportunity for watersport enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers alike. The convenience of on-site rentals means visitors can dive right in and return equipment with ease. Whether it's kayaking, paddleboarding, or organized sailing trips, Outdoor Pursuits is well-equipped to cater to the needs of both students and community members seeking adventure in the great outdoors.

Outdoor Pursuits exercises both body and mind through wilderness-based, environmentally sound outdoor adventures. Our activities foster educational growth through self-awareness, teamwork and risk-taking. We provide a non-profit outdoor service with trips and rentals available to everyone.

Two Locations for Rentals

Students Kayaking posing in a line for photo

Sunspot at Yap-Keehn-Um Beach

on Lake Coeur d’Alene

The place for summer rentals. Come spend the day on the water with friends and family by renting a kayak, paddleboard, canoe or sailboat. Surround yourself with nature and create unforgettable memories.

Outdoor Center in McLain Hall

Main location for Outdoor Pursuits

This is the hub of our operation during the school year. Open to all, this is your place to come in and rent gear, get advice for your adventures or work on your gear. We have ski and bike tuning facilities and can teach you how to use them.

NIC's Yap-Keehn-Um Beach