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Lake Manawa Sailing Association

Membership, parking, and storage for the April 1, 2024 to March 31, 2025 membership season is now open for purchase. Take advantage of the early bird discount and purchase membership before April 1st.

PAY LMSA DUES HERERenew or Start your membership now!

Returning member? You know what to do! Click the “PAY LMSA DUES HERE” link above. Same application process whether you are paying with credit card or check. Membership dues must be paid before or when purchasing parking and storage. After purchasing your membership, click on Shop > All Products menu to shop for storage, parking and association memberships.

If you are new to LMSA, see the information below to find out more about becoming a member.

Membership for the Lake Manawa Sailing Association (LMSA) provides

  1. Use of the launching facilities including LMSA docks, electric hoist, launching ramp, tractor (after proper checkout), lakefront beach area, and RC boat (for races only).
  2. Use of the club boats after proper checkout (club boats include lasers, sunfish, butterfly, hobie waves, kayak and canoes).
  3. Use of members only facilities including library, shower, shop, gas grills and beach toys as well as the ability to reserve the pavilion for private events.
  4. Reserved boat parking stalls in a secure, well-lighted enclosure near to the launching area (additional fee for boat parking).
  5. A true family-oriented facility to include various social and sailing functions.
  6. Provides the opportunity to join and race in one of the many racing fleets including Snipes with the Iowa Nebraska Sailing Association (INSA), open class racing with the Eastern Nebraska Sailing Association (ENSA), match racing Santana 20’s with the Manawa Match Racing League (MMRL) and/or Cruiser Fleet Racing.
  7.  The Windward Women provides support and camaraderie for women interested in sailing.

To Join the Lake Manawa Sailing Association following these steps:

  1. Click on the “PAY LMSA DUES HERE” link below or above.
  2. Fill in the required information.
  3. Be sure to read the membership agreement and rules.  Agree to terms and press “Add to Cart“.
  4. Additional Purchases (can be made at a later date):
    • Fleet Memberships: To add fleet memberships, select the desired fleet(s) (INSA, ENSA, Cruiser Racing or MMRL) and add to cart.
    • Parking: If you have a boat and wish to secure parking, go to the Parking page under the “Shop” menu to see options.  
    • Storage: If you would like to purchase sail tube, motor or locker storage, go to the Storage page under the “Shop” menu to see options. 
  5. When you have made all of your selections, Go to Check Out.
  6. You may pay by Credit Card or Check (make checks out to LMSA and mail to Lake Manawa Sailing Association, 11305 Spaulding St, Omaha, NE 68164.
  7. Please create a password for your account if you are a new member which will give you access to the Members Only page your membership is processed (usually 1 day). Now checkout.  You will receive an email confirmation. Contact us if you have any questions (

A vehicle access permit is required at Lake Manawa for non-Iowa vehicles. Permits may only be purchased from the Iowa DNR. To find out more visit the non-resident vehicle page.


For boat parking, tube and locker storage go to the “Storage” page to add to your cart started above and use check out method to pay on-line.

 If you have any questions, please “Contact Us” at