TRR Seattle

What kind of boating do you like to do? White water, sea kayaking, and surf kayaking are all available just a short jaunt from Seattle!

Maybe you don’t know what you might like but are curious about what this sport involves. The Seattle Chapter would love to introduce you to the sport in a fun and comfortable environment. Please consider joining us at one of our weekly pool sessions.

We are excited to announce the VA Pool is now available for pool sessions! Please contact Nicole to attend a pool session.

VA Puget Sound Health Care, Seattle Div
1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108

If you or you know of a veteran that might be interested in volunteering and/or participating with TRR Seattle, WA, please contact the chapter coordinator below and get involved! 

Chapter Coordinator:

Nicole LeBlanc

Vanessa Jones

Committe Co-Chair

Vanessa A. Jones is a dynamic force dedicated to fostering
inclusivity, encouraging discussion, and promoting a culture of
belonging in the outdoor sports community. Hailing from
Washington, DC, she brings a wealth of diverse experiences and
perspectives to her endeavors.
As a US Army veteran and ordained Chaplain with a focus on
seniors and caretakers, Vanessa is deeply committed to serving
others. Her work as a patient-caretaker advocate reflects her
passion for supporting vulnerable populations and ensuring their
voices are heard.
Currently, Vanessa is employed by a resettlement agency, where
she confronts challenges head-on with resilience and
compassion. As a single, Black woman veteran, she embraces
the unique hurdles she faces, viewing them as opportunities for
growth and empowerment.
In her downtime, she wears many hats, including that of a
missionary, spreading hope and positivity wherever she goes.
Weekends are spent paddling, immersing herself in West African
dance and finding solace and joy in nature’s embrace.
Vanessa is committed to equitable principles, ensuring that
everyone’s opinions are valued and heard. Through her
unwavering dedication and inclusive leadership, Vanessa is
paving the way for a more equitable and diverse outdoor sports