Opening Day Ceremony May 13, 2023 and Early Bird Passes Launch Tomorrow!

March 14, 2023

Attention all windsports enthusiasts! The Squamish Windsports Society is thrilled to announce that our season will be opening two days early this year on May 13th, 2023! To celebrate the opening of the season, we will be hosting an opening ceremony on Spit Island.

Letter from our SWS 2023 President

November 16, 2022

Dear Members, I hope you were all able to take advantage of great late season conditions this year, and perhaps have plans to chase the wind off sunnier shores over the winter months.

Member Access Update

March 13, 2022

Just over 2 months until opening day! The wind season is right around the corner and we know a few people have already gotten a couple of days in at the new island!

Spit Update

March 8, 2022

A message from incoming SWS (Squamish Windsports Society) president Sean Millington. Hello everyone, I wanted to take this opportunity to reach out to our membership and provide some insight as to what the SWS has been working on lately on your behalf.

Meet the 2022 Board Members

January 22, 2022

NEW - Sean Millington President … I started kiting in 2017 and although it took me longer than most to get up and riding, once I did I was hooked. The feeling of being pulled along the water is exhilarating and that pales in comparison to launching myself high in the air and floating above it all.

We're Hiring

December 6, 2021

To apply send your CV and cover letter to …   … The Squamish Windsport Society (SWS) is looking for an Operations Manager. The Operations Manager (“OM”) is responsible for the management and operation of the wind sports facility at the Squamish Spit…

Spit Closed September 15 2021

September 16, 2021

The Spit is now closed for the 2021 season. SWS staff and board members would like to thank all members for a great season. The SWS will keep you informed of updated information about future operations at the spit. Stay strong, the spit will live on !! SWS

DATE CHANGE - Spit Appreciation Day

August 7, 2021

With the much needed rain here we have moved the Spit Appreciation day to Saturday, August 21. We know how important the Spit is to the Windsport community but it is an important part of the entire Squamish community.

What’s up with the Wind meter this year?

July 19, 2021

Quite a few of the members have noticed that the data on the website now is significantly different than in previous years, and some people have expressed a lack of trust or confusion with the presented wind speed (Gust, Average, and Lull) on the SWS website.  What is going on?

Spit Appreciation Day

July 13, 2021

We know how important the Spit is to the Windsport community but it is an important part of the entire Squamish community.