Press Releases & Announcements


Employee Spotlight Mike Wang

Oakland Store Accessory Buyer & PaddleFit SUP Instructor

Featured in Oakland North Spotlight By James Pace-Cornsilk, Alicia Vargas, Joshua Escobar and Jacqui Ipp

If you have been to our Oakland store in Jack London Square, then chances are good that you have crossed paths with Mike! Mike is passionate about watersports and being outdoors. He is a fearless white water kayak paddler and will give you a PaddleFit training session you won't forget on a standup paddle board. We are thrilled and proud to see Mike featured in Oakland North's sportlight, and is an excellent example of why we love doing what we do here at CCK!

New CCK San Carlos Location        

California Canoe & Kayak announces new retail and rental location in the South Bay.

840 Brittan Ave, San Carlos, CA –California Canoe & Kayak.

California Canoe & Kayak (CCK), founded by paddlers in 1972, with locations in Oakland, Rancho Cordova, Lotus and Half Moon Bay, has expanded to San Carlos in San Mateo County. CCK provides retails sales as well as rentals, instruction and tours. Besides being the largest paddlesports retailer in Northern California, CCK is highly regarded by the local paddling community for its excellent service and unparalleled knowledge of ocean, bay, lakes and river paddling.

California Canoe & Kayak occupies the former retail location of Aquan Sports at 840 Brittan Avenue, San Carlos, CA 94070, and will continue the excellent service, instruction and product selection that was provided to their customers over the last 10 years. CCK will continue and expand the rental and instructional programs at the boathouse at Parkside Aquatic Park, 1097 Seal Court, San Mateo, CA 94403.

Over the next month you will see lots of changes while we get the store stocked up for the 2015 paddle season. We are now open for business Monday through Saturday, 10:30 am to 6 pm and Sunday 11 am to 5 pm. 

CCK will continue to sell and rent dive equipment and provide PADI Dive instruction. Customers will still find a good selection of swimming, snorkeling and triathlon gear at the shop. They will also see some new brands including Hobie Kayaks, Wenonah Canoes, Current Designs Kayaks, Hurricane Kayaks, Jackson Kayaks, Oru Kayak, Epic Surfskis, Valley Kayaks, Feel Free, P&H Kayaks; stand-up paddleboards by Hobie, Starboard, Amundson, SIC Maui, Pau Hana, Bic, Red Paddle Co and Bounce; Werner Paddles, Epic Paddles, Bending Branches, Aqua Bound, Kokatat Waterwear, GoPro, Stohlquist, NRS, Thule Racks and Rhino Racks.

California Canoe & Kayak is your one source for fun in and on the water. Whether paddling on a lake in a canoe, down a rapid in a whitewater kayak, sea kayaking under the Golden Gate, swimming to Alcatraz, exploring Monterey Bay under the water, paddling a stand-up board, swimming at the local pool, or pedaling a Hobie Mirage kayak to catch the big one, California Canoe & Kayak is your local shop where you can find it all. Let us know how we can help you become the paddler and adventure seeker you want to be!