2018 Event Schedule

Here is a downloadable copy of the BLSC EVENTS SCHEDULE. Print and put up on your fridge!!

April

  • Sunday 22nd Spring General Meeting 2pm

    We look forward to seeing you to discuss the planned upcoming season's events and any other club business.
    To be held at the West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Road South, Guelph, N1K 1X3 at 2pm.

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  •  Club Opening Saturday 28th 9 am followed by first aid and new defibrillator session 1-3pm

    Come suitably attired to put the docks in, spread the picnic tables round, clean up the clubhouse, rake, rake, rake, help serve and clean up lunch. Chili will be provided, but please come with either a salad or a dessert for sharing. Coffee and tea will be available. Following lunch, there will be a session on the new defibrillator.

All Season

  • SUNDAY RACES, 2pm, STARTING DATE 6th MAY

    We will race every Sunday evening (except 24th June) starting in May and ending in September. Remember, the water is cold in the early months of the year - wearing a wetsuit is a good idea.

      • WEDNESDAY RACES, 6:30PM, STARTING DATE 9th MAY

        We will race every Wednesday afternoon starting in May and ending in September. Remember, the water is cold in the early months of the year - wearing a wetsuit is a good idea.

      • May

        • Saturday 5th, 1-3pm, OPEN HOUSE AND BOAT SALE

          A wide variety of boats are to be for sale including a small rowboat, Hobie 16, Siren, Laser, two Bombardiers, Skeen Albacore, two CL16, and a Flipper Scow. All to be sold with their accompanying trailer or dolly. Come visit a family friendly sailing club located on beautiful Belwood Lake.
          Also May 5 is the last day for early bird renewal rates so members are invited to come to the club and pay their membership and place their 2018 membership sticker on their boat(s).
          In the morning there will be a chipping party to reduce the piles of wood. Alec, Facilities VC, needs 3-5 people to volunteer. Please email him at [email protected]

        • SUNDAY 13th, Mothers Day JAZZ MUSIC after racing

          Bring your mother, use the BBQ and comfy chairs and enjoy some jazz music.

        • Friday 18th to Monday 21st May OMDA Weekend

          The Mirrors are here again, camping and racing, and of course our Sunday races will be run as normal.

        • Thursday 31st Membership Renewal Deadline

          Member ID number and BLSC orange 2018 sticker must be on all boats.

        • June

          • SUNDAY 3rd - PRO Training before racing 1:30pm

            All racers should attend.

          • Saturday 16th COMMODORE'S WELCOMING WINE AND CHEESE 7-9PM

            EVERYONE is invited to this fun social event, especially new members. Come and meet your fellow sailors and if you would like, get paired up with a mentor who you can ask about the club, sailing, etc. Enjoy Caribbean music.

        • SUNDAY 17th FATHERS DAY

          Bring Dad to the club, watch the races, use the BBQ, enjoy the new chairs and listen to country music.

        • Wednesday 20th Longest Day BBQ after evening racing

          It is a tradition for the racers to stay after the racing on a Wednesday closest to the longest day to enjoy an informal BBQ. Details to come later.

        • SUNDAY 24TH The Wellington Cup

          To be held at Guelph Community Boating Club this year on Sunday June 24th. Skippers Meeting 1pm, first gun 1:30pm. BBQ and Cake afterwards. ALL welcome to attend. More details to come.

        • July

          • SUNDAY 1st - Canada Day - Family Day

            All members invited to sail, join in or watch the races, followed by music, a BBQ, and ice cream! View Fireworks from the dock at sunset.

          • Sunday 29th BBQ after racing.

            Corn on the cob BBQ and Pizza Oven after racing. All welcome.

          • August

            • Sunday 12th TARTAN DAY.

              BBQ and Celtic Music.

            • Sunday 26th COMMODORE'S CUP and DINNER.

              Our usual Sunday races still count towards the Sunday Series, but in addition the winning boat this day is awarded the Commodore's Cup. Afterwards at approximately 5pm there will be a dinner catered by Fergiesat which ALL CLUB MEMBERS are invited.

            • September

              • Friday August 31st to Monday September 3rd OMDA Weekend

                The Mirrors will be here again, camping and racing, and of course our Sunday races will be run as normal.

              • Saturday and Sunday 8-9th. University Sailing Clubs Regatta

                The UofG team are hosting other teams from across Ontario.

              • Wednesday  12th. Last Wednesday racing. BBQ afterwards. 6:30pm

                We will be running out of both ramp and daylight and this final Wednesday racing is often cancelled, watch our Twitter feed and/or our FaceBook page to see if it's a go or not.

              • Sunday 16th Last Sunday racing. 2pm BBQ afterwards.

                If there's wind and we can still launch the boats (sometimes at this time of year the water has dropped too far) the racing will be on. Watch our Twitter feed and/or our FaceBook page to find out.

              • Saturday 29th Club Closing Work Party. 9am - 1pm

                All members are asked to come and pack the club up for the winter - docks in, tables stacked, garbage collected, the clubhouse tidied away, etc. There will be the usual refreshments and lunch - please bring a salad or a dessert.

              October

              • Sunday 21st Fall General Meeting 2pm

                We look forward to seeing you to celebrate the season's events and discuss club business, oh and finally hand out some well deserved racing trophies.
                To be held at 21 Imperial Road South Guelph, the West End Community Centre Room 2 at 2pm.

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              Special Note

              Events marked *** have not been finalised and/or confirmed.

              Contact the relevant member of the executive for more information.