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Looking to go Sailing in Alberta?

Sailing is a unique and valuable skill for people of all ages. The Alberta Sailing Association supports a variety of sailing clubs, schools, and other organizations of sailors throughout Alberta, and our member groups run programs for a variety of ages and abilities. Click on the icons to find the right program for you!


Youth Programs

Adult Dinghy

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Location: Chestermere, Alberta
Calgary Yacht Club runs youth race teams for a variety of fleets including Optimist, Laser 4.7 and Radial, 420, and 29er. CYC also offers youth summer camps for children aged 5 to 17.
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Youth Summer Camps (ages 5-17) and a Youth Race Team provide youth opportunities to sail dinghies including the Optimist, Laser (4.7, Radial, Full), 420 and 29er. Youth keelboat courses give kids an opportunity to sail bigger boats as part of a team with other youth.
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Glenmore Sailing School provides sailing summer camps for children aged 7 to 17 through the City of Calgary's recreation department. GSS also offers youth evening and weekend Learn-to-Sail and Learn-to-Race classes.
Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territory
Great Slave Sailing Club offers sailing summer camps for children aged 5 to 17.
Location: Lake Newell Provincial Park, Alberta
Newell Sailing Club maintains active Byte, Laser Radial, and Laser Standard fleets for both children and adults.
Location: Wabamun, Alberta
In collaboration with Wabamun Sailing Club and Edmonton Yacht Club, Northern Alberta Sailing College offers Learn-to-Sail courses for children aged 8 to 17 in both Optimist and 420.
Location: Wabamun, Alberta
Wabamun Sailing Club offers weekend sailing courses for children aged 8 to 17.
Location: Chestermere, Alberta
Calgary Yacht Club maintains active racing fleets of Lightning dinghies and a competitive Master's fleet in Laser Radial and Standard. CYC additionally offers adult Learn-to-Sail classes for beginner and intermediate 420 sailors.
Location: Cooking Lake, Alberta
Cooking Lake Sail Club offers weekly dinghy club racing, as well as free Introduction to Sailing events throughout the summer for ages 16 and up.
Location: Calgary, Alberta
We are right beside the largest sailing school in Canada (Glenmore Sailing School). Enjoy an adult dinghy learn to sail course there then join the Club to continue sailing the Club's Lasers and 420s through our co-op boat program. All the fun without owning a boat. Recreational and racing sailing opportunities from May 1-Oct 31.
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Glenmore Sailing School offers adult evening and weekend Learn-to-Sail and Learn-to-Race classes through the City of Calgary's recreation department.
Location: Lake Newell Provincial Park, Alberta
Newell Sailing Club maintains active Laser Radial, Laser Standard, and Seaspray Catamaran fleets.
Location: Wabamun, Alberta
In collaboration with Wabamun Sailing Club and Edmonton Yacht Club, Northern Alberta Sailing College offers adult Learn-to-Sail courses in 420 dinghies.
Location: Raley, Alberta
St. Mary's Sailing Club maintains a number of dinghy fleets including Laser Standard, Seaspray Catamaran, and Fireball.
Location: Wabamun, Alberta
Wabamun Sailing Club runs Laser training camps as well as weekly club races and maintains active Laser Radial and Laser Standard fleets.
Location: Cooking Lake, Alberta
Cooking Lake Sail Club offers weekly club keelboat racing throughout the summer.
Location: Wabamun, Alberta
Edmonton Yacht Club, in conjunction with Sunshine Bay Yacht Club, offers weekly club keelboat racing and an active regatta schedule throughout the summer.
Location: Calgary, Alberta
The Foothills Association of Cruising Sailors is a community of cruising sailors based in Calgary Alberta. FACS offers monthly socials and organizes flotilla sailing cruises for members.
Location: Ghost Lake, Alberta
Ghost Lake Sailing Academy offers a variety of cruising courses including Sail Canada Basic Cruising courses, Operator Card, Marine Radio, and others.
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Start with a learn to sail course, continue with a Keelboat Skipper course. Then enjoy sailing the Club's co-op keelboats. Our weekly social sailing and racing runs May 1 - Oct 31. Youth Keelboat and Women's Only Start Keelboat Sailing courses available. Calgary has the largest fleet of SanJuan 21 keelboats in North America.
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Glenmore Sailing School offers adult evening and weekend Keelboat classes for beginner and intermediate sailors through the City of Calgary's recreation department.
Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territory
Great Slave Sailing Club offers weekly club racing and an active regatta schedule throughout the summer.
Location: Wabamun, Alberta
Sunshine Bay Yacht Club maintains a very active regatta schedule throughout the summer, in conjunction with Edmonton Yacht Club.
Location: Sylvan Lake, Alberta
Sylvan Lake Sailing Club offers weekly club racing as well as an active regatta circuit.
Location: Wabamun, Alberta
Wabamun Sailing Club runs weekly club races and an active regatta circuit throughout the summer.
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Wildrose Charters offers a variety of cruising courses including PCOC, Sail Canada Basic Cruising, and Coastal Navigation.