Cultus Lake Sailing Club offers both youth and adult lessons. The youth fee includes membership in the Cultus Lake Sailing Club. This membership gives access to additional sailing opportunities and programs.

Club membership is not required to participate in the adult sail training courses, but we hope you will consider joining the Sailing Club after completion. When you join within one month of completing a course there is a 50% discount for an Individual Membership fee for that year.

For more information contact Christine at phone: 604-858-8678 or Email: info@cultuslakesailing.com

Online registration is now available for all LTS programs. Please follow the link below:


Youth Learn to Sail:

Opti Intro (Ages: 8 – 15 years)                        

OI - 1              July 18 - 22

OI - 2              Aug 8 - 12

Who should take this course:

Children who are new to sailing or who would like more practice to feel comfortable. Children are introduced to sailing in an environment that focuses on fun and safety. Small, stable Optimist dinghies are used for this course with 2 students per boat. Topics include boating safety, steering, pulling in the sail and how to balance, sit and move in an Optimist dinghy. Additional activities may include arts and crafts, games and beach play.


Opti Basic (Ages:  9 – 15 years)

OB – 1          July 25 – 29       

OB- 2            Aug 15 – 19      

Who should take this course:

Children who have taken a previous learn to sail program and who are comfortable sailing an Optimist dinghy.  Optimist dinghies are used for this course with 1 or 2 students per boat.  Sailing concepts such as sailing to a point, boat handling and extending the student’s wind range are expanded and developed. Opportunities to sail other boats may also be provided.


Course Fees


1 week course:    $370.00 (includes Junior membership)


Youth and Adult Training

The Learn to Sail course is a combination of dry land instruction and water-based training. The course includes principles of sailing but also includes basic water safety. Everything from proper flotation devices to righting of capsized vessels is included. Club membership is not required.


Adult Programs:
A similar course (Cansail 1) is available for adults who wish to learn how to sail. It covers Water Safety, terminology, knots and sailing skills. Basic courses cover the basics of sailing and the intermediate course is designed for adults who have some previous experence and wish to refresh their skills.
Dates are not yet set for the Adult Classes. Watch this space for the information!
A Members discount is available, please contact Christine for the code.
Register Online

More Youth and Adult classes may be scheduled,
Contact Christine for more information.

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