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Russell Landing Marina closed for the season Sept. 30, see you all next year!

Russell Landing Marina

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Rent a boat to enjoy a day on American Lake or rent a pavilion for a unit or family picnic. Moorage and dry storage slips are available if you own a boat, and we have a great selection of bait and tackle. We're also able to host a number of special events - ask us about what's coming soon! Now available to rent at Russell Landing, jet skis!

Everything you need for a day out on the water. Fishing poles, bait & tackle, refreshments, snacks. Have your own boat? The boat launch fee is $5.

For information on moorage payments please call us.

Shoreline Park and Russell Landing Pavillion rental information can be found below.

Boat, Kayak, Jet Ski & Pavilion Rentals

Boat/Kayak/Jet Ski/SUP Rentals

Russell Landing Rentals
Equipment 2hrs 4hrs 8hrs
16-ft Motorboat (6 adults max) $35 $65 $90
Pontoon (black) 8 adults max $100 $190 $325
Pontoon (blue) 10 adults max $125 $235 $375
Pontoon (red) 10 adults max $125 $235 $375
2017 Jet Ski (2 adults max) 452lb $90 $140 $210
2018 Jet Ski (3 adults max) 600lb $110 $160 $230
Single Kayak $20 $35 $50
Double Kayak/Fishing Kayak $25 $40 $60
SUP $25 $40 $60
Tube $10 $20 $30
Sailboat (4 adults max) $35 $45 $60
Lowe/tube (blue) $110 $215 $375


Prices do not include gas ($5/gal at Russell Landing). Rentals are due back by 5 p.m. Motorboats, pontoons and jet skis may be reserved in advance.

Boating Requirements
You must have a Washington State Boater Education ID card or equivalent in order to rent a pontoon, jet ski or motorboat. All boats come with appropriate safety equipment — life jackets, flotation cushion, oars or paddles, anchor, motor shut-off key and instructions on boating operations. You must return all equipment at the completion of your rental. To obtain a Washington State Boater Education ID card, visit, register and complete the exam. Upon completion, print out the certificate and bring it or your permanent boater card to the office when you rent a watercraft. All patrons renting a motorized boat or jet ski are required to purchase fuel consumed upon the return of the boat/jet ski.

For paddling (canoe, kayak and SUPS), please take the required free paddle sports safety course at

Reservation cancellations
Reservation cancellations or alterations, outside of 72 hours prior to rental, will be charged $10 cancellation change fee for each reservation. Inside 72 hours, patron will forfeit the deposit that was taken to hold the item.

Pavilion Rentals

Reservations are required for all covered pavilions; a 72-hour cancellation or reschedule notice is required for a full refund less the $10 administrative fee. A $25 refundable deposit will be returned if the facility is clean, trash is removed and tables are in their original positions

Russell Landing Pavilions
Tall Firs Small $85 Approximately 75 people. Facility sits directly behind Marina and Tall Firs Large. Tall Firs Large $105 Approximately 150 people. Facility sits directly behind Marina. Summer Cove $65 Approximately 20 people. Facility sits next to a playground and beach.
Shoreline Park Pavilions

Lakeview - Bldg 8271 $105 Approximately 150 people. Facility left of entrance.
North Shore $65 Approximately 40 people. Facility sits above the water on stilts.
Sunrise – Bldg. 8273 $105 Approximately 150 people. Facility at the far-end of park on bluff.


Fly Fishing Classes

Dec 2 6 pm - 8 pm

Trees for Troops

Ranks E-5 and below can get a real Christmas tree for free! Reservations required.

Dec 5 9 am - 5 pm

FOCUS magazine

JBLM MWR's official guide to fun, food, travel and well-being!


FOCUS magazine

JBLM MWR's official guide to fun, food, travel and well-being!

Open Water Scuba

Get Open Water certified to dive up to 60 ft, for life!

Dec 7

Shotgun Shooting Complex silent time

Dec 16 11:30 am - 2 pm

Ugly Sweater Contest

Dec 18

Sporting Clays

Enter the sporting clays competition at the Shotgun Shooting Complex!

Dec 19 10 am - 12:30 pm