The Calgary Yacht Club is the largest educational, training and competitive centre for youth sailing in Alberta. Committed to the development of young sailors, the Club runs a comprehensive Youth Race Team program led by Sail Canada accredited coaches.
The Youth Race Team programming focus is on participation and fun as much as it is on skill development and race training. The program aims to develop life-long sailors and a love of the sport. Operating on two evenings per week throughout the season, the program provides participants with equipment, coaching, and logistical support while introducing them to the competitive aspects of dinghy sailing.
The program fees cover coaching expenses for classroom and on-water time during spring training camps, week night training sessions and Thursday night racing. The costs associated with attendance at regattas, including boat transportation, registration fees are NOT included in the program fee.
Training as a group, our youth sailors can expect:
For detailed information, please review our parent package or contact our Club Manager.Parent Handbook
The Parks Foundation Calgary creates opportunities to improve the quality of life throughout the Calgary region. It exists so all can enjoy a healthy lifestyle by providing easily accessible unique, sport and green spaces.
Through their Project Gift Administration Program, you can now make a donation to directly to our youth program. Simply choose "Calgary Yacht Club" as your Fund selection. All online donations will receive a tax receipt and we will receive 100% of the funds.