Welcome to the Sylvan Lake Sailing Club

Canada Day 2018 Charity RaceThe Sylvan Lake Sailing Club (SLSC) is a volunteer organization for sailors in and around Central Alberta. We sail on Sylvan Lake and operate out of our home base of Marina Bay; where the club has access to 30 slips for members on an annual basis. We gather for races, sailing instruction and to socialize - all while enjoying the comradery of racing and the wonderful sport of sailing. 

 

This website is designed as a resource for anyone interested in what our club has to offer. It is filled with applications, instructions, race results and general information.

 

 

Ahoy Sailors! 

At long last we can initiate the 2018 season!

Racing will begin on Wednesday June 13th and carry on as originally scheduled from that date. If there is a determination that we should add any dates a revision will be issued.

Details of the schedule can be found on the 'Race Shedule' or contact

inormation can be found on the 'Contact Us' page of this site.

 

 

Please Note: 

Information regarding the 2018 Canada Day Charity Race and Wine Tasting / Silent Auction Night... 

can now be found on the 'Canada Day Charity Race' page of this site.

 

 

* * Annual Membership Fees can now be paid online * *

Application information and links

can be found on the 'Memberships' page of this site.

 

 

Current Club Members: Please take a few minutes to peruse the website to see recent updates and all that it has to offer.

 

For sailors new to the club: Be sure to visit the Club Fundamentals and the Memberships pages for details on the application process.

 

 

Commodore's Comments - 2018

 

The past year was exciting and full of fun. We had a great Canada Day celebration and we were lucky to have some great prizes donated, which helped raise much needed funds for the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation.

 

We are trying to increase membership and get more people interested in this fun environmentally friendly sport that allowed the people of the past to travel around the world before gasoline and engines. What else can you do that moves you at 8 knots but feels like 90 and with very little noise except from the flapping sails and the helms man.

 

The club is alive and filled with experienced women and men who are more than willing to help teach this sport to anyone that is willing to learn. As a nonprofit organization I feel it is our duty to help everyone we can and share the joy that we've been lucky enough to have been shown. 

 

The earth is 71% covered by water so there is room for several more to join us. 

I am looking forward to a great season and to seeing your smiling faces on the dock and the water. 

Robert

 

 

Check local conditions

Visit Windfinder to get wind conditions for Sylvan Lake, Alberta. 

 

 

What's happening at SLSC?

Check out our Calendar for details. 

 

 

SLSC in pictures

Visit the Photo Gallery to see our best side.

 

 

Club Fundamentals

The SLSC has been operating in Sylvan Lake since 1984, and it's current focus is to help members enjoy the sport of sailing through racing.

Memberships

Returning members and new members can complete their Membership Applications and Slip/Racing Applications online.

 

Racing

The SLSC offers a variety of racing opportunities for its members each season. From weekly races to special regattas, there are many opportunities for good sport and fun.

 

LOCATION & CONTACTS

To see a map of where we sail from and to find helpful club contacts go to the 

Contact Us page on this site.

 

 

New in 2018! 

The COMMUNITY SAILING EXPERIENCE 

on Monday evenings.

 

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