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

March 14, 2023

 

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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. We will be joined by members of the community and windsports enthusiasts alike to kick off the start of another exciting season.

Following the opening ceremony, we will be holding a gear swap. This is the perfect opportunity to upgrade your equipment or pass on gear you no longer use to someone who will appreciate it. It will also be a great chance to meet other windsport enthusiasts and make some new friends before the season really kicks off.

The Squamish Windsports Society is committed to creating a safe and welcoming environment for all windsports enthusiasts. Whether you are an experienced rider or just starting out, there is something for everyone. We offer organized events, shuttle and rescue services throughout the season, as well as access to our incredible community of passionate windsport enthusiasts.

We can't wait to see everyone on May 13th for our opening ceremony and gear swap. Don't forget to bring your gear, as we'll be launching as soon as the wind kicks up! 

Let's get ready to ride the winds of Squamish together!


 

Get ready to grab your passes! Early bird tickets for the Squamish Windsports Society's upcoming season will go on sale tomorrow, March 15th.

This is your chance to get in on the action early and save some money at the same time. Early bird tickets are available for a limited time only, so don't wait too long to secure your spot.

It's the perfect way to start the season off right and ensure that you don't miss a moment of the action.

As an added bonus this year, the first 300 memberships sold will receive a one year subscription to Kitesurfing Magazine.

We look forward to seeing you out on the water soon!


 

As you may be aware, an additional section of the Spit road is being removed, which has caused some concern about access to our launch sites.

We want to reassure everyone that the Squamish Windsports Society is committed to operating throughout this period of change. We are working closely with our community partners and advocating for safe and accessible launch sites for our members.

We understand that windsports is an important part of many people's lives, and we are dedicated to maintaining our services and programs. Our volunteers and staff are committed to ensuring that riders have access to the water, and that safety is always our top priority.

We will continue to keep our members updated on any developments related to the Spit road removal. We thank you for your continued support and look forward to seeing everyone out on the water soon.


 

Attention all experienced kiters with a passion for windsports! The Squamish Windsports Society is currently hiring for one staff position at Spit Island.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about windsports and committed to creating a safe and welcoming environment for all riders. As a member of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a fun and supportive group of volunteers and staff, and to share your love of windsports with a wider audience.

As a staff member, you'll be responsible for operating a pleasure craft, and ensuring the safety of riders on the water. The ideal candidate will have kiting experience, as well as experience operating a pleasure craft. A Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) is required. A Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP) certificate and First Aid are considered an asset.

If you have the necessary experience and are interested in applying for this position or know someone who is, please submit your resume and cover letter or refer your friend to info@squamishwindsports.com. We can't wait to hear from you!



 

The Squamish Windsports Society is seeking content creator volunteers to help capture the excitement and beauty of our windsports community.

As a content creator volunteer, you will have the opportunity to share your passion for windsports with a wider audience by creating photos, videos, and written content for our website and social media channels. This is a great chance to build your portfolio and showcase your skills while giving back to the community.

We are looking for individuals with experience in photography, videography, writing, or social media management. If you have a creative eye, a passion for windsports, and a desire to share your love of the sport with others, we want to hear from you!

If you are interested in becoming a content creator volunteer, please submit your resume or examples of your work to info@squamishwindsports.com. We can't wait to hear from you!