Sailing & Kayaking Courses

The Leo Robbins Community Sailing Center offers numerous courses for beginning to advanced sailing, kayaking, and paddleboarding students. Check our sailing and kayaking Getting Started guides to see the recommended progression through our courses.  Then view our course catalog for dates, prices, and specifics.


View Spring 2017 Course Catalog (January 2017 – May 2017)


Course Registration

Unless otherwise indicated in the course description, registration and payment for our courses are managed by the city of Ventura’s recreation department.

Online Registration

  1. Visit the city of Ventura’s recreation online services website.
  2. Browse to the Sailing, Kayak, and Paddleboard activity category. Or, use this direct link:
  3. Choose the desired course from the list, and click the “Add to Cart” button to add to your basket.
  4. Follow the provided instructions and prompts to complete your checkout.

If you encounter any problems, use one of the other methods below, or feel free to contact us with questions or for help.

Phone Registration

Phone registration is available on most weekdays between 8AM and 5PM.  Call (805) 658-4726.

Walk-in / In Person Registration

Visit the Parks, Recreation, & Community Partnerships office,
Ventura City Hall, Room 226
501 Poli Street
Ventura, CA, 93001
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City Hall Hours:
7:30AM – 5:30PM Weekdays (closed alternate Fridays)


Mail Registration

Mail a filled out copy of the Activity Registration Form, along with a check or credit card info, to the following address:
P.O. Box 99, Room 226
Ventura, CA 93002

Two methods of payment are acceptable by mail.  Check, or credit card.  Checks are payable to “City of Ventura”.  If paying by credit card, fill out the credit card section of the form with your card information.  Samples forms are below.

Make sure to read and sign the waiver, and to figure in applicable fees (such as the non-resident fee) to the price before mailing.

Registration Form Samples

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Sample activity registration form using a check.

Sample activity registration form using a check.

Sample activity registration form using a credit card.

Sample activity registration form using a credit card.