Base Beach & Marina


@Misawa Outdoor Recreation Center


Phone number & hours

Base Beach

Everyday | 5 a.m.–8 p.m.
Marina Rental | Saturday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Jet Ski

Jet Ski & Powerboat Courses

Powerboat Courses
Saturday, July 20
8–10 a.m.

Jet Ski Courses
Saturday, July 20
Noon–2 p.m.

$50 per person
$20 R4R price
Ages 18+
Sign up at the Outdoor Recreation Center.


The minimum age to participate is 18 and you must have a USFJ POV driver’s license or U.S. state license and deployment orders for TDY/TAD personnel. Private license course appointments are available and are based on examiner availability. Discounts do not apply to private courses. You must enroll in each course separately.

Misawa powerboat and jet ski license programs require successful completion of a written examination before enrolling in the license courses. Download the study guide here and come to the Outdoor Recreation Center during normal hours of operation (no later than 30 minutes before closing) to take the test.

Step 1 Download the study guide for FREE at

Step 2 Visit ODR with your USFJ POV driver’s license during normal hours of operation to take a written test. No appointment needed.

Step 3 Sign up for a jet ski or powerboat course. You will receive your certification card after completing the hands-on course.


Rent the Base Beach facilities for your next event or get-together. We offer beach cabins to spend the night in, campsites and large and small pavilions perfect for barbecues.

Beach Cabins

Our beach cabins can comfortably sleep up to six people and feature one bunk bed, one futon and one full bed. Reservations must be made in advance at ODR.

$30 per day
Noon–11 a.m. (next day)

Large Pavilion

The large pavilion offers two covered seating areas and multiple grills for barbecuing. Located at the center of the beach grounds, it offers easy access to the Rental Office, volleyball court and restrooms. 

$50 per day
10 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

Small Pavilion

The small pavilion offers covered seating and grills to barbecue on. Located at the far left of the beach grounds, this is the most private area, with beautiful views of Lake Ogawara. 

$30 per day
10 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

Yuko Cabin

Open your door to a porch overlooking beautiful Lake Ogawara. The Yuko Cabin offers an indoor prep and bar area with a microwave and mini fridge as well as a private patio area. 

$30 per day
10 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
*max occupancy 30


Camp out in one of our campsites under the stars. Tents are not included.

$15 per day
Noon–11 a.m. (next day)
Up to six people per campsite.

Marina Rentals

Midweek price special does not apply, beach rentals are only available when the Base Beach is open.

Yamaha® Ski Boat

$55 per hour

Fish/Ski Combo

$45 per hour

Pontoon Boat

$45 per hour

Jet Ski Slow Key

$25 per half hour
$40 for 1 hour

Jet Ski Fast Key

$30 per half hour
$50 per hour

*restrictions may apply, please see ODR staff for details

Qualified Driver


*per availability, ask ODR staff for reservations


$5 per hour
$20 per day


$5 per hour
$20 per day

*fits one or two people

Stand-Up Paddleboard

$15 per day
$5 per hour

Ski, Kneeboard, Wakeboard or Tube

$5 per boat rental


$3 per boat rental

PDF (Life Vest)

*with the purchase of rental boat

Base Beach & Marina

Open from May–September

BLDG. 1451
Gate Hours

Everyday  |  5 a.m.–8 p.m.

Marina Rental Hours
Saturday–Sunday  |  10 a.m.–5 p.m.
CLOSED if inclement weather is forecast