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2020 Season Update

Thank you for your patience as we’ve navigated what is permissible for our classes the past several weeks. At this time, our plan going forward for the remainder of the summer is as follows below. Should this status change in the future, we will announce plans two weeks prior to the start of a new session. Remainder of […]

Sign Up for LMSS Text Alerts

Once again this summer, LMSS will offer text alerts should we need to contact you in a timely manner (e.g. time-sensitive info, weather updates or cancellations). To subscribe, text 22999 with the following keyword as the message:  Keyword: LMSSCAMP for all daytime Recreational Camps: ages 7-9, 10-12 Keyword: LMSSRACE for Opti, Laser and X-Boat Learn to Race & Race Teams Keyword: LMSS for […]

LMSS Summer 2020: Current Update

As announced last week, Lake Minnetonka Sailing School will open June 15 for the summer season, though some offerings will be affected by current state guidelines. Following is our plan for classes taking place June 15 – June 26. Class offerings beginning after June 26 will be announced two weeks prior to start date. To recap, LMSS will operate […]

LMSS May Update

Last week we received what we find to be promising news from Governor Tim Walz regarding the upcoming sailing season. There’s no doubt this summer will look and feel different from usual. As we digest how the most recent order impacts the sailing community, we want to keep you informed regarding our programs and how […]

LMSS Safety Policy Update

As we await governance on the upcoming summer sailing season, we want to keep you informed of any updates regarding our programs and how we plan to adapt operations at LMSS this summer. LMSS has redesigned all of our activities with a focus on structured social distancing, hygiene and sanitization, and personal protection. As always, […]

New! Between Two Buoys LIVE Event Series

Announcing! “Between Two Buoys” is a new interview series featuring elite sailors from around the world, hosted by LMSS partners and supporters. Tune in this week on Thursday, May 7 at 6:30CST for an interview with Taylor Canfield, World Match Race Tour champion, hosted by Sam Rogers. Simply join with this link to attend, to […]

LMSS Late April Update

Last week, Governor Tim Walz announced Minnesota schools would not return to in-person learning for the remainder of the school year. Despite this news, we continue to be hopeful as we await governance on the upcoming summer sailing season. There is no doubt all camps will be affected by the Coronavirus in some form — rest assured […]

Limited Edition LMSS Watercolor Print

Want to support your favorite local sailing school in uncertain financial times? Your donation will be rewarded with a limited edition 5×7″ Opti watercolor print by local artist Chrissy Johnson of 213 Water, based on an aerial photograph by Steve Bernstein. With only 20 prints made, they are sure to go fast! Additional styles may […]

LMSS Zoom Backgrounds

We’ve made LMSS-themed Zoom backgrounds to use on your next video conference call, remote learning or video chat! Thanks to our talented photographers Alec McKee and Steve Bernstein. While you’re at it, check out more pics in the newly published book “Above Lake Minnetonka” featuring drone photos of our lake.

LMSS Summer 2020 and COVID-19 Update

Planning is well underway for Summer 2020 at Lake Minnetonka Sailing School. We anticipate – and remain hopeful – for another fantastic season.  As you know, COVID-19 is impacting youth programming around the country, and the world. LMSS is committed to our current schedule of sessions and camps, and looks forward to welcoming new and returning students to Lighthouse […]