WSC Sailing School

WSC Sailing School

The WSC Sailing School proudly presents safe and fun-filled sailing lessons, for a wide range of ages, that encourages a lifelong enjoyment of sailing.

Participants learn:
-the basics of balance, direction, propulsion
-rigging and launching
-safety and seamanship

All Instructors are Sail Canada nationally certified and insured.

Wet Feet Ages 7 – 11

This program is designed to introduce and familiarize young children with the water environment. The course is taught using our sturdy and stable fleet of Optimist Prams. This program is a 1/2 day and is one week in duration.

Junior/Adult Sailing – Double Handed – Beginner- Ages 12-17/18+

This program is designed for youth and adults with little or no previous sailing experience. The CanSail 1 and/or CanSail 2 curriculum will be taught aboard the 4.3 m long Club 420 dinghies. Course runs Monday to Friday, morning or afternoon sessions, for one week.

Introduction to Sailing

On Saturday/Sunday there are 1/2 day sessions focused on an introduction to sailing for ages 10+. These sessions are limited to a max of 6 participants.

Adult Private Lessons

Adult private lessons are also offered with limited  availability on the weekend.  Running from 9 am – 4pm, lessons are on the 4.3 m long Club 420 with a focus on the basics of sailing.

Note: August 3-6 is a shortened week due to the Provincial holiday.

Lesson Dates

To check date availability, please proceed to the applicable registration form (below) and click on the “Lesson Dates” dropdown arrow. 


To register, please complete the applicable online form. Thanks for your time and interest, we look forward to sharing the sport of sailing with you.
Wet Feet registration
Junior registration
Adult registration
Weekend 1/2 days
Adult Private Instruction

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Participants are required to always wear Personal Flotation Devices (PFD’s or life jackets) on the water. Please bring your own. Rubber-soled or running shoes are good footwear to protect your feet. Remember, it may be cooler on the water. A wet suit, if you own one, will ensure your warmth on the water. Also bring extra clothing and shoes to get dry after sailing. A nylon shell jacket is a good idea. Some participated prefer to wear a hockey or paddling helmet while Sailing. A water bottle, snack and bagged lunch are also a good idea, especially if you are participating in our full day programing.

Contact Coach Halie for more information.

Sail Canada CanSail Dinghy Program