|•||Notice of 9 October 2020
Additional Assessment for Sailing Advanced Skills Training Course (Level 4)
Additional Assessment for Sailing Advanced Skills Training Course (Level 4) will be held by the Water Sports Centres of the LCSD from December 2020 onwards on the basis of two days per session. Qualified participants must have completed the LCSD Sailing Advanced Skills Training Course (Level 4) within six months prior to the day of Additional Assessment (e.g. a participant can only take the assessment on 28 December 2020 if he/she has completed the training course on or after 28 June 2020) with proof of an attendance of 90% or above (i.e. at least 4.5 days), and must not be a holder of the Level 4 Certificate.For enquiries, please contact staff of the respective Water Sports Centre.
|•||Notice of 22 June 2020
“On-the-spot Enrolment” Arrangement for Water Sports Activities
Enhanced arrangements for “On-the-spot Enrolment” will be implemented with effect from 1 August 2020. Details are as follows –
|•||Notice of 10 December 2019
Intermediate Windsurfing Award Assessment Course
The Intermediate Windsurfing Award Assessment (IWAC) will be held by the Water Sports Centres of the LCSD from April 2020 onwards on the basis of one day per session. Qualified participants must have completed the Intermediate Windsurfing Training Course within one year prior to the month of the IWAC (e.g. a participant can only take the IWAC on 30 April 2020 if he/she has completed the Intermediate Windsurfing Training Course on or after 1 April 2019) with proof of 100% attendance, and must not be a holder of the Intermediate Windsurfing Award.
For enquiries, please contact staff of the respective Water Sports Centres.
|•||Notice of 23 May 2019
No Hiring of Crafts at Tai Mei Tuk Water Sports Centre
Hiring of Sailing, Windsurfing equipment will be suspended on 20.6.2019(Thu) and 21.6.2019(Fri) and hiring of all water sports equipment will be suspended from 22.6.2019(Sat) to 23.6.2019(Sun) at Tai Mei Tuk Water Sports Centre for preparation and staging of Tai Mei Tuk Regatta 2019 respectively. Leisure Link Booking and counter services remain as usual.
|•||Notice of 1 April 2019
Hiring and Training Course for Hartley 12.2 in Tai Mei Tuk Water Sports Centre
With effect from 1 April 2019, Hartley 12.2 will be used in “Sailing Basic Skills Training Course (Level 2), and Sailing Helmsman Clinic (Pico /Wanderer) will be amended to (Pico/Wanderer/Hartley 12.2).
With effect from 2 May 2019, Hartley 12.2 dinghy will be available to hire in Tai Mei Tuk Water Sports Centre with one of the below requirements:
(1) Holder of Sailing Improving Techniques Certificate or；
(2) Holder of Sailing Helmsman Clinic (Hartley 12.2/Wanderer) or；
(3) With record been used Hartley 12.2/Wanderer in Sailing Basic Skills Certificate。
2 persons on board are allowed in Hartley 12.2 dinghy. Both must contain the relevant qualifications.
Please contact Tai Mei Tuk Water Sports Centre for enquiries.
|•||Notice of 5 July 2017
New Requirements for Kayak Training Courses
The Hong Kong Canoe Union has relaxed the age limits for its courses, with the age requirement for junior kayak training courses adjusted from between 8 and 13 to between 8 and 11, and the minimum age requirement for one-star to three-star courses and other certificate courses of higher levels lowered from 14 to 12.
In view of the above new requirements, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) has adjusted the age requirements for its kayak training courses accordingly. The new requirements apply to courses with the first session falling on or after 1 September 2017. Details are accessible at the LCSD’s website and set out in the “Monthly Water Sports Centres Recreation and Sports Programme Sheet” distributed at the water sports centres. For enquiries, please contact the water sports centres.
|•||Notice of 29 February 2016
New Arrangements for Junior Kayak Training Courses
With effect from 1 April 2016, training courses will be organised separately for each of the awards in junior kayaking (namely, the Starfish, Sea Horse, Seal, Sea Lion and Walrus Awards) at the water sports centres. Courses for combined awards will no longer be offered.
The courses for different awards are all one-day programmes designed according to the course outline laid down by the Hong Kong Canoe Union (“the Union”). Participants who pass the assessment may move on to a course at the next level of award. The courses are available for open enrolment by applicants who meet the qualification requirements specified by the Union for each award. Details are set out in the “Monthly Water Sports Centres Recreation and Sports Programme Sheet” distributed at the water sports centres and accessible at the website of the water sports centres.
For enquiries, please contact the staff of water sports centres.