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CANSail 1 Kids - Youth Summer Sailing Camp (Ages 8+ in Optimist Sailboats)

  • July 31, 2023
  • August 04, 2023
  • 5 sessions
  • July 31, 2023, 09:00 16:00 (MDT)
  • August 01, 2023, 09:00 16:00 (MDT)
  • August 02, 2023, 09:00 16:00 (MDT)
  • August 03, 2023, 09:00 16:00 (MDT)
  • August 04, 2023, 09:00 16:00 (MDT)
  • 0


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Sail Canada’s official introduction to the fundamental basics of sailing – perfect for new sailors or those with limited sailing experience. Skills including safety, steering, crewing, and seamanship are introduced, as well as physical literacy in the form of games and activities. This course focuses on introducing sailors to the practical aspects of sailing in a fun environment.
This is a full day program with a duration of one week.

There is no prerequisite for this course.

This youth camps runs Monday through Friday from 9 am until 4 pm. Please drop off and pick up kids within 10 minutes of the start and end times each day. If you need it before and after camp care is available.

If you have questions about our youth sailing camps, please call (403-238-2044) or email us.

Club location

Youth Camp Sailing Area

Please read the Waiver, Release and Cancellation Policy prior to registering.

Club Location:
8601 24 St SW, Calgary, AB T2V 5H9
(South Glenmore Park) - view map

The Club is fully wheelchair accessible.

Mailing Address:
Box 72107, Glenmore Landing PO
Calgary, Alberta T2V 5H9

Phone: (403) 238-2044

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Donate to Youth Sailing

Our youth sailing program  charitable donations are generously managed by
Parks Foundation Calgary.

Learn more and donate online

Our thanks for their support!

Thank you for your support

McKenzie Towne

Thank you for the grant to purchase boats and equipment for our youth sailing programs.

Thank you for the Amateur Sport Grant to purchase boats and equipment for our youth sailing programs. 

Thank you to the Community Initiatives Program for funding to purchase boats and equipment for our youth sailing programs.

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Alberta Sailing Association