Windsure Adventure Watersports

"North America's Most Established Windsurfing School Specialized In A Range Of Levels For Adults And Youth"

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Water Sports in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Welcome To Windsure Adventure Watersports

Windsure Adventure Watersports in Vancouver, British Columbia offers a range of lessons at different levels available for youths and adults. The experienced outdoor adventure school offers stand up paddle, windsurfing, and skimboarding for both beginners and experienced guests looking to learn some new things or just enjoy themselves out on the water. the experienced and friendly staff will ensure your safety and enjoyment while on one of their adventures. Windsure Adventure Watersports is perfect and challenging enough for both youths and adults.

About Us

Windsure has been operating at the Jericho Sailing Center since 1977. For over 40 years we have been teaching windsurfing, stand up paddling and skimboarding to individuals and groups. With our specialized equipment, friendly, experienced and professional staff, we offer the safest and most enjoyable way to get on the water and learn new skills. We have programs for large and small groups, schools, community centers, businesses and individuals, designed to give you a taste, or become proficient.

Windsurfing

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or an expert, we have a wide selection of equipment to suit your needs for Windsurfing, Stand up Paddling and Skimboarding. Want to bring your dog for a ride? Life jacket rentals are also available for your four-legged friend. Wetsuits, life jackets, harnesses, and leashes are included with each rental at no extra cost. Life jacket must be warn at all time while on the water.

Prior experience necessary to rent a windsurfing board, however, no prior experience necessary for Stand up Paddling or skimboarding rentals.
Rentals are available from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m, daily.

Adult Windsurfing Lessons

Take a lesson with our specialized equipment, experienced and knowledgeable staff in a safe and friendly environment. Windsure offers a variety of lessons and equipment to suit your needs. An active on the water rescue team is available during all lessons. Safety is a main priority at Windsure. All lessons include; the use of a complete sailboard, wetsuit, and life jacket. Students are required to bring with them; a bathing suit, towel, appropriate water shoes, and an eye glass retainer if necessary.

Facilities include showers, change rooms, lockers, and a restaurant serving hot and cold meals.
Please register at least 48 hours in advance for all classes. Click here to see the Adult Windsurfing Lessons we offer!

Windsurfing Youth Camps

There are currently 2 levels of youth camps, 1 for beginners teaching the basics before they go out windsurfing and the other is to teach higher levels of windsurfing. These camps are recommended for all children 12 years and older, and/or weighing at least 80 lbs (36kg). Bring a bathing suit, towel and an old pair of sneakers, water shoes or surf booties. 

Windsure summer camps run Monday to Friday either in the morning (9:00am to noon) or afternoon (1:00pm to 4:00pm). Full day combo camps are also available from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Click here to see the Windsurfing Youth Camps we offer!

School/Group Program for Windsurfing

We would like to introduce you to Windsure Adventure Watersports exciting outdoor recreation and education program (high school PE). We offer these programs at low-cost student group rates and we strive to develop life-long recreational skills. Windsure has been providing fun and safe water programs to the public for over 40 years. Windsure is associated with the Jericho Sailing Centre, which provides large, modern changing facilities with hot showers in order to make your lesson here as comfortable as possible. Also for your convenience, there is a restaurant serving hot and cold meals, a lounge and an elevated sun terrace with a beautiful view of English Bay. Over 600 spots of pay parking available.

Students acquire an understanding of ocean sailing conditions and achieve good balance and coordination by learning these unique and fun sports. The program also provides a superb foundation for other sailing activities and basic water safety. We hope that you and your students will enjoy this opportunity to learn challenging new skills in a fun outdoor setting. We look forward to hosting you and your group this season.

Youth Camps

Not only do we offer youth camps for Windsurfing but we also offer youth camps for Skimboarding, Stand Up Paddle, and a Combo Camp.

Skimboarding

We offer 2 different skimboarding camps for youths one for beginners that is ages 7 and up and the other one that is advanced for 13 and up. Click here for more information on Skimboarding Youth Camps!

Windsure summer camps run Monday to Friday either in the morning (9:00am to noon) or afternoon (1:00pm to 4:00pm). Full day combo camps are also available from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Stand Up Paddle

Windsure Paddle Camps are designed to teach kids the proper paddle techniques in a fun and safe , non competitive environment. Our goal is to provide beginners with the skills, knowledge and equipment they need to become self-sufficient stand up paddlers. Click here for more information on the Stand Up Paddle Youth Camp.

Windsure summer camps run Monday to Friday either in the morning (9:00am to noon) or afternoon (1:00pm to 4:00pm). Full day combo camps are also available from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Combo Camp

These camps will provide kids with an introduction to various water activities in a full day program. The program encourage kids to collaborate with friends in a series of activities so that they become confident and comfortable participating in Skimboarding, Windsurfing, Stand Up Paddling, Sailing or Kayaking. Click here for more information and to see the different combos of Youth Combo Camps!

Windsure summer full day camps run Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.