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    Memorial Day Weekend events for the family at the Ventura Sailing Center, May 24 & 26


    Meet our friendly staff and enjoy free kayak, price stand up paddleboard and sail boat rides, stuff plus life jacket and raffle giveaways as part of the annual, and free Open House and Safe Boating Event, Saturday, May 24, 12noon – 2pm. Then come back for a special two-for-one Open Paddle Day on Memorial Day Monday, May 26 (details below).

    The free Open House event for the public (no experience necessary) is held at the Leo Robbins Community Sailing Center in Marina Park, 2950 Pierpont Boulevard in Ventura, and is a great opportunity to get to know this award-winning facility and experienced and enthusiastic instructors. Find out about the center’s great summer offerings including a new Open Paddle Program (see below), Teen Sailing Club and nine weeks of all-day Sail & Kayak Camps for kids 9-13 years with above-the-water adventures plus ice cream and museum stops. Ages 12 to adult are invited to try Basic Sailing or Family Sailing this summer or group outings and a full sail, kayak and paddle schedule.

    Celebrate Memorial Day on Monday, May 26, with the Sailing Center’s TWO-FOR-ONE OPEN PADDLE DAY that inaugurates our summer Open Paddle Program! Bring a friend for a single Kayak or Stand Up Paddle session ($20) and receive the friend’s session for free! Or bring several friends for a double kayak ($30) and receive the second double or single session for free. The Summer Open Paddle Program sessions are one hour each and begin at 11am with the last session starting at 3:15 pm.

    For more information contact Recreation Coordinator Max Prophet at 805-658-4746 or [email protected].


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