Vancouver Lake Sailing Club
promoting sailing and racing of one-design centerboard boats since 1967

Join the fun and learn to sail!
Vancouver Lake is a great place to learn to sail!
  • No commercial boat traffic or river current
  • Only motorcraft on the lake are our safety boats
  • Clubhouse with kitchen, restrooms and showers
  • Gated property, private waterfront and park-like setting with a great family atmosphere
About our "Learn to Sail" Summer Classes...
  • Two age categories:
        Junior (8 to 12 years)
        Youth (13 to 18+ years)
    (We have adult classes, too!)
  • Students must be competent swimmers
  • US Sailing certified instructors & small class size
  • US Coast Guard approved life jackets are supplied
  • Each class is 15 hours
  • Cost is $220 per class
     
  • Private lessons are available - contact us at school-director@vlsc.org for more info.
     
Beginners of all ages learn to...
  • Rig and launch a boat
  • Sail boat upwind, downwind, and perform basic maneuvers
  • Dock and retrieve a boat
  • Understand the points of sail and beginning sailing theory
All subsequent classes build on this foundation.

2018 VLSC Sailing School Program

It's going to be an exciting year with classes, social events, and racing opportunities
for people and children that are new or returning to sailing. Our sailing school class
schedule is shown below - to sign up for classes, use our online registration form.

Private lessons are available - contact us at school-director@vlsc.org for more information.
 

Junior Classes
Each class includes 15 hours of instruction for kids 8-12 years old. Classes sailed in Open Bics..
The cost is $220.00 per student, per class.
($180.00 for RCYC members, $180.00 for VLSC members).
Class #Junior Class Description
J11A18 Junior Level 1 - Session #1 (Jun 18-Jun 22 9am-noon)
J12P18 Junior Level 1 - Session #2 (Jun 18-Jun 22 1:00pm-4:00pm)
J13A18 Junior Level 1 - Session #3 (Jun 25-Jun 29 9am-noon)
J14P18 Junior Level 1 - Session #4 (Jun 25-Jun 29 1:00pm-4:00pm)
J15A18 Junior Level 1 - Session #5 (Jul 02-Jul 06: 9am-noon)
J21P18 Junior Level 2 - Session #1 (Jul 02-Jul 06: 1:00pm-4:00pm)
J16A18 Junior Level 1 - Session #6 (Jul 9-Jul 13 9am-noon)
J22P18 Junior Level 2 - Session #2 (Jul 9-Jul 13 1:00pm-4:00pm)
J17A18 Junior Level 1 - Session #7 (Jul 16-Jul 20: 9am-noon)
J23P18 Junior Level 2 - Session #3 (Jul 16-Jul 20 1:00pm-4:00pm)
J24P18 Junior Level 2 - Session #4 (Jul 23-Jul 27 1:00pm-4:00pm)
Youth/Adult Classes
Each class includes 15 hours of instruction for students 13 years and older. Classes Sailed in FJ's.
The cost is $220.00 per student, per class.
($180.00 for RCYC members, $180.00 for VLSC members).
Class #Youth/Adult Class Description
Y11E18 Youth/Adult Level 1 - Session #2 (Jun 18-Jun 22 5:30pm-8:30pm)
Y18P18 Youth/Adult Level 1 - Session #8 (Jun 25-Jun 29 1:00pm-4:00pm)
Y13E18 Youth/Adult Level 1 - Session #3 (Jul 9-Jul 13 5:30pm-8:30pm)
Y14E18 Youth/Adult Level 1 - Session #4 (Jul 16-Jul 20 5:30pm-8:30pm)
Y15E18 Youth/Adult Level 1 - Session #5 (Jul 23-Jul 27 5:30pm-8:30pm)
Y16P18 Youth/Adult Level 1 - Session #6 (Jul 30-Aug 03 1:00pm-4:00pm)
Y21E18 Youth/Adult Level 2 - Session #1 (Jul 30-Aug 03 5:30pm-8:30pm)

[Class # in RED = class unavailable ]

Online Registration Form...

All classes taught by US Sailing Certified instructors.

A signed Waiver Form must be provided to VLSC before a student will be allowed to participate in class.

NOTE: Classes with enrollment of 3 or fewer, are subject to cancellation
up to 7 days in advance of the first class date.

View and print the Student/Parent Check List for information about how to dress for classes, what to bring to class each day, and information for parents about dropping off and picking up students.

For More Information
Contact the Sailing School Director
sailing-school@vlsc.org

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