Paddleboard Kayak Paddleboat

Paddleboards, Kayaks & Paddleboats Here is where you will find many paddleboards, kayaks, hydrobikes and paddleboats running about.  Kids and adults who are not into windsurfing love these less active sports. They can all be rented from CaliforniaWindsurfing concession or bring your own and launch them at the adjacent boat ramp.  Electric boats can also be […]


This is the area where you will see a lot of windsurfing.  They take off from California Windsurfing on the northwest shore.    Also see lagoon map and lagoon showing more things to do. Related Pages: Lagoon things to do and lagoon map


There’s a nice little bandshell where various events like the summer music-in-the-park concerts are played.  It’s also another place to picnic or just sit and enjoy the view. Related Pages: Lagoon things to do and lagoon map

Central Lake Swim Beach

There is a very small but nice sandy beach here.  Not many swim in the lagoon but the city has made sure the water is safe.  Personally I have swum across Central Lake from this beach many times.  It’s a refreshing longer swim and the water averages about 5-6 feet deep.  Also see lagoon map showing more […]

Central Lake Picnic Spot

Here is one of the many picnic spots around the lagoon.  This particular one is on some small grassy hills.  Very nice! Related Pages: Lagoon things to do and lagoon map

Metro Center Safeway

This Safeway is a good place to get picnic supplies when you are at the lagoon.  It is part of Metro Center which also has a drug store, an ice cream store,  restaurants and other facilities. See more Metro Center details. Metro Center Safeway Related Pages: Lagoon things to do and lagoon map Best Foster City Shopping […]

Lagoon walk

There are many places to walk along the lagoon.  We often take the walk shown here along the northwest side of Central Lake, between California Windsurfing and the dog park.   Expect pleasant weather, nice views, and water fowl. The northeast side of Central Lake has a nice boardwalk as well.  We sometimes Related Pages: […]

Foster City Dog Park

This is a 20,000 sf dog park with two separate fenced-in sections, one for big dogs and one for little ones.  It has synthetic turf and water stations and is definitely kept cleaner than most.  Good parking too. It’s also a nice walk with your dog along the shoreline westward from here up to the […]

Waterfront Restaurants – Edgewater Place Shopping Center

Waterfront Restaurantsat Edgewater Place Shopping Center You can park your boat on the wharf in front of several restaurants and enjoy the water views while dining. See more about Edgewater Place Shopping Center. Chevy’s Mexican Restaurant:  Enjoy the water view from inside or on their patio.  The restaurant is not exciting but the water view […]

California Windsurfing

California Windsurfing is a great place to learn how to windsurf.  They also have many other water toys to rent including paddle boards, kayaks, pedal boats, water bikes, wind surfing boards and more. California Windsurfing, The Lagoon at Leo Ryan Park, 650 Shell Blvd, Foster City Phone: (650) 594-0335 Links: website, yelp Related Pages: Lagoon Things […]