Youth Lessons & Camps

YOUTH LESSONS & CAMPS

Kelowna Yacht Club has a vibrant youth sailing program. Sailing courses are taught by certified Sail Canada instructors and follow the CANSail standards. 

The Sailing & Watersports program creates an environment that allows for personal health and confidence building. It is a place to continue your education and develop specific skills in a one-on-one environment with lessons tailored to individual sailors.

Sailors as young as 4 years old can learn to sail! 

 

Pricing does not include GST, which will be applied to select offerings.
A 10% discount applies to Club Members charging to their Member Account.

 


Wet Feet  | Ages 4 to 6 register

Start them young! Begin learning to sail at 4 years old. Get comfortable on the water in a safe environment while you discover a sport that will become a lifelong passion! Explore the water as you learn how to sail and paddle with additional crafts, arts and games!

Dates: Weekly: Monday to Friday |  9am to 12pm | July 2 to August 30

Price:  $130 per week

 

 


Go! Day Camp

Want to try sailing, kayaking or paddle-boarding? How about all three! This camp runs in daily sessions for 8 weeks. Kids will be challanged to learn to sail, paddle board and kayak, while also having a chance to try tubing and wakeboarding. Choose to participate one day or everyday, it’s up to you!

Be sure to register, as this is not a drop-in camp.

Dates: Daily: Monday to Friday |  9am to 4pm | July 2 to August 30

Price:  $50 per day

Go! Day Camp | Ages 7 to 14  

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Go! Day Camp | Ages 15 to 18

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Youth Sailing Lessons

Want to try sailing, kayaking or paddle-boarding? This camp runs in weekly sessions. Participate for one week or 5, it’s up to you! (For children under age 7, please contact our Sailing & Watersports Team at 250-212-8768 to find out about private lessons).

CANSail Optimist  |  Ages 7 to 11

Whether you are an experienced sailor, or a complete beginner get comfortable on the water wit this full day program! Enjoy the fun of learning to sail in your own stable and adaptable 7ft Optimist sailboat, through games, and activities both on and off the water. The lessons are tailored to each child’s individual experience level and age to maximize both fun and technical learning. We mix in large sailboat sailing, kayaking, tubing and paddle boarding to keep everyone having a great time!

Dates: 1 Week Sessions |  9am to 4pm | July 2 to August 30

Price: $280 | Member Account $252

CANSail Optimist  | Ages  7 to 11 

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CANSail 1, 2, 3, 4  |  Ages 12 to 18 

You never sailed before or you’re already an avid sailor, this full day course is for you! You will learn or perfect your skills paired up in Flying Juniors, or your own laser. Sailors will learn everything from rigging, terminology, water safety, docking, and of course sailing! Lessons tailored to each child’s individual experience level and will help them work towards their CANSail 1-4 Sail Canada Certification. We mix in large sailboat sailing, kayaking, tubing and paddle boarding to keep everyone having a great time!

Dates: 1 Week Sessions |  9am to 4pm | July 2 to August 30

Price: $280 | Member Account $252

CANSail 1, 2, 3, 4  |  Ages 12 to 14 

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CANSail 1, 2, 3, 4  |  Ages 15 to 18 

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Private/Group Dinghy Lessons  | Ages 7+ 

All levels and ages! Learn or perfect your skills in a one-on-one environment with a qualified CANSail instructor over 3 hours private lesson in one of our dinghy sailboats which vary in size up to 17ft depending on your specific needs and wants. 

Dates: Any time! Contact our Sailing School at 250-212-8768 to verify availability.

Price: 1 student:   $130  |  2 students:  $75 each  |  Additional person: $60 each

Individual registration is required for each student.

Private/Group Dinghy Lessons  |  Ages 7 to 14

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Private/Group Dinghy Lessons  |  Ages 15+       

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