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Sunspot at Ya-Keehn-Um Beach

Making your water adventures come true

Sunspot at Ya-Keehn-Um Beach

Join us for a fun filled day on the water using our rentals. Parking is free and easy on campus throughout the summer. Our boats are right on the water's edge ready for launch.

Located on beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene. 

  • Sailboats
  • Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP)
  • Kayaks
  • Canoes
  • Hourly or daily rentals are available with no reservation necessary
  • Instruction is available
  • As a bonus, your business with us helps support outdoor programming for NIC students, youth, and community members!

Beach Rental Rates

Includes 6% Idaho sales tax

Equipment Rental Hourly Rates Daily Rates
14’ Hobie Wave Sailboat $45 $120
Stand Up Paddleboard $25 $70
1-Person Kayak $30 $75
2- Person Kayak $35 $90
Canoe $15 $40

DEEP Discounts available for current NIC Students! Come on and see us.

Whitewater Rentals and Rates

We rent a full line of whitewater rafting and kayaking gear from brands like AIRE, NRS, Dagger, and Wave sport. Weather you are going on a day trip on a local river or a month long expedition, we have the gear you need.

   NIC Student  Public
Raft - 12' AIRE Puma  $60.00  $85.00
Raft - 13' AIRE Super Puma  $60.00  $85.00
Raft - 14' AIRE   $60.00  $85.00
Raft - 16' AIRE   $60.00  $85.00
Raft - 18' AIRE Catamaran  $85.00  $85.00
Kayak - 2 person inflatable  $30.00  $40.00
Pack Raft or Whitewater Kayak  $25.00  $35.00

Raft frames are $5 extra per day when included with a raft package. Raft packages include: boat, oars and frame or paddles, personal flotation devices to capacity, pump, repair kit and throw rope. 

   NIC Student  Public
Raft or canoe paddle  $2.00  $3.00
Frames   $15.00  $20.00
Throw rope  $3.00  $4.00
Raft cargo deck or net  $3.00  $4.00
Strap package (12 NRS cargo straps)  $3.00  $4.00
Raft pump   $2.00  $3.00
   NIC Student  Public
Whitewater kayak spray skirt - large cockpit  $3.00  $4.00
Kayak paddle  $3.00  $4.00
   NIC Student Public 
PFD (Type III or V)  $3.00  $4.00
Wetsuit (NRS farmer john)  $4.00  $5.00
Paddle jacket  $3.00  $4.00
Booties  $2.00  $3.00
Whitewater helmet  $2.00  $3.00
Dry top $5.00 $10.00
   NIC Student  Public
Cooler- Yeti or Rtic  $8.00  $12.00
Dry box   $5.00  $7.00
Water jug (5 gallon)  $2.00  $3.00
Roll-a-table  $3.00  $4.00
Dry bag (3.8 cubic ft.) $3.00  $4.00 
Sand stake $2.00  $2.00 

Non-Water Summer Rentals and Rates

   NIC Student  Public
Climbing shoes  $3.00 $4.00 
Climbing helmet $2.00  $4.00 
 

 NIC Student 

 Public
Backpack  $4.00  $ 8.00
2 or 3 Person tent        $5.00  $10.00
Sleeping bag  $4.00  $8.00
Sleeping pad  $2.00  $4.00
Backpacking stove  $4.00  $8.00
Gaiters  $2.00  $4.00
Water filter  $4.00  $8.00
Bivy sack  $5.00  $10.00
Dutch oven (10" and 12")  $4.00  $8.00
Coleman 2 burner stove  $5.00  $10.00

Hours

Memorial Day through Labor Day
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
(208) 769-3290 

Open Memorial Day through Labor Day
Everyday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Please Call 208-769-3290 (Beach Facility) or 208-769-7809 (Main OP Office) 

Reservations accepted anytime with full payment

  • Equipment must be returned during business hours
  • No charge for pick up and drop off days (except on one day rentals)
  • Two day minimum rental on weekends 

The Renter is responsible for:

  • The replacement cost of damaged or lost gear
  • Cleaning and/ or repair costs incurred for mistreated gear

Contact Terry Brinton at terry.brinton@nic.edu or (208) 769-5941 for more information or reservations.