Albert Sailing Club has a range of activities on Albert Park Lake for juniors aged 8 to 15 years, with all levels of experience catered for.
For juniors looking to learn to sail the club conducts a junior program as part of our 8 week Learn to Sail Discover Sailing training programs. The club provides boats, equipment and Instructors. Dates and details are under our Learn to Sail program section.
School holiday Junior programs are held most school holiday periods.
The April 2017 school holiday program is on Monday 3 to Wednesday 5 April 2017. This is a program for juniors who have completed at least one sail training course. Information and Registration for this program is under Upcoming Events section of https://albertsailingclub.wildapricot.org/
"Green Fleet" sailing for juniors is programmed for 1 - 4pm on Saturdays. The Term 1 program concludes on 18 March. A term 2 program is being developed for 1 - 4pm commencing 6 May for 5 weeks with details to be released by end March. The green fleet program is for juniors developing skills beyond Learn to Sail. Participants have their own junior class boat or use a club training boat, subject to availability.
Optimist Class Association training at ASC late Autumn/ Winter months with details to be confirmed in April.
Saturday afternoon club racing takes place from 2pm or 2.30pm most Saturdays of the year with separate division starts for junior classes. Entrants in club races generally have their own boat. There may be an opportunity to sail a club training boat in a 'try out' phase of club racing.
Monthly Club social sailing day with Discover Sailing option. are held on last sunday of month in the Spring/Summer/Autumn months. There is usuaally an opportunity for juniors and adults to try sailing in a club boat under supervision of an Instructor or experienced club member.
Other options and opportunities arise. As an example in the late Autumn and Winter months junior classes, in particular the Optimist class, have training programs organised by the Victorian Class association for Intermediate an Open level Optimist sailors in their own boats.
Enquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. or speak to an experienced club member at the club on a Saturday morning from 7 January.
* ASC has annual Junior membership and Winter junior Associate membership options for those wantin to participate in ASC training programs.