Junior Program

Meet New Friends, Learn to Sail, Have Fun!

Lake of Bays Sailing Club lessons

Sailing programs – July & August

  • Programs run Monday through Friday; mornings (9 a.m. to 12 noon), afternoons (1 to 4 p.m.) or all day (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Supervised Lunch Program available for our younger sailors. If sailors are registered in the afternoon tennis program at the Tennis Club, this includes a “walk up” to the tennis club!
  • C.Y.A. Certified Instructors
  • C.Y.A. CANSail Programs including
    • Young Salts (for age 7)
    • CANSail 1 (age 8+)
    • CANSail 2
    • CANSail 3
    • CANSail 4
    • CANSail 5
    • CANSail 6
    • Teen Sailing

See a full description and explanation of the CANSail program.

Fleet of sailboats include:

  1. 420s
  2. Optimists
  3. Escapes
  4. Mangos
  5. Laser IIs
  6. 29ers


  • Activity Nights, most Thursdays at the Clubhouse
  • Weekend Races
  • Exchange Regattas with other clubs
  • Awards Nights at end of July and August

Program participant requirements

  • Minimum age of 8 as of December 31st for CANSail Programs (Age 7 for Young Salts)
  • We welcome members and non-members to register for our Junior Sailing programs.
  • Programs are offered on a weekly basis for 8 weeks
  • Classes fill quickly and requests are prioritized based on the date the completed application, a signed release and payment are received.
  • Please bring your own Government approved life jacket, towel and change of clothes. Footwear must be worn at all times.
  • Swimming tests will be given on the first day of lessons – sailors must be able to swim 50 yards and tread water or float for five minutes
  • If space is available, house guests of sailing membership families are welcome to participate