Base Beach & Marina


@Misawa Outdoor Recreation Center


Phone number & hours

Open for the season

Gate is open from May–September
Everyday / 5 a.m.–8 p.m.

Marina Rental Office Hours
Saturday–Sunday / 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Powerboat and tube

Jet Ski Courses

No more classes this season

Powerboat Courses

No more classes this season


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.


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, one full bed, a porch swing and 100% solar power. There are no outlets. Reservations must be made in advance at ODR.

$30 per day
Noon–11 a.m. (next day)

Large Pavilion

The large pavilion offers covered seating and a large covered charcoal grill area. Located at the center of the beach grounds, it offers easy access to the Marina Rental Office, basketball court, volleyball net and restrooms.

$50 per day
10 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Occupancy up to 50 people

Small Pavilion

The small pavilion offers a large covered grill close to the swimming area, volleyball net and playground. Located at the far left of the beach grounds, it offers privacy and beautiful views of Lake Ogawara.

$30 per day
10 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Occupancy up to 30 people

Yuko Cabin

The Yuko Cabin offers an indoor prep and bar area with a microwave, sink and mini fridge as well as a private patio area with a charcoal grill overlooking the beach and Lake Ogawara.

$30 per day
10 a.m.–6:30 p.m.


Camp out in one of our campsites under the stars right next to beautiful Lake Ogawara. Tents are not included.

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

Beach Rentals

Large Powerboat

$55 per hour


$45 per hour

Pontoon Boat

$45 per hour

Qualified Driver


by reservation only

PFD (life vest)


Canoe/sit on top kayak




Ski, Kneeboard, Wakeboard or Tube

$5 per boat rental


$3 per boat rental

Stand-Up Paddleboard


Jet Ski Slow Key

$20 for 30 minutes
$40 for 1 hour

Jet Ski Fast Key*

$30 for 30 minutes
$50 for 1 hour

*Restrictions apply, please ask ODR staff for details.

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