Due to Covid-19, OYS is presently only open to members, who may be accompanied by people in their immediate social circle. No other visitors are permitted at the club. But watch this space for developments – we miss our visitors and are looking forward to welcoming you back!

Benefits of Cruising at OYS


Reciprocal visitors can stay at OYS on a first-come first-served basis for two nights free of charge, and up to three additional nights at $40 per night (excluding pre-arranged club cruises). Please make sure to present your membership card as you arrive at OYS.

Docking & registration

Upon arrival visiting yacht owners are requested to contact the Officer of the Day and register your boat in the Visitor's Sign in book located in the brown shelf at the Patio Door. If no Officer is on duty, please identify yourself to any of our members, the club manager or the Sailing School. OYS monitors channel 68 on Fridays and Saturdays every weekend, and Sundays on long weekends.

club cruises

Our cruising program includes organized trips to various clubs around the lake all summer long, for a great party and dinner. As a member of OYS, you have exchange privileges to visit clubs participating in the reciprocal cruising program. Check out the club calendar for a list of upcoming cruises. Members, please don't forget to sign out!

Facilities & amenities

OYS has lots to offer it's guests, including onsite ice machine, private washrooms and showers, wifi, clubhouse and kitchen access. OYS is steps away from picturesque downtown Oakville, filled with boutiques and amazing restaurants. Extensive paths along the lake and 16 Mile Creek will keep you active. Bring your paddle accessories for perfect paddling conditions up the creek in this beautiful historic Ontario town. Click here for more of the amazing amenities OYS has to offer.

Cruising to and from OYS

Looking forward to seeing you dockside!  Our website is a great resource for information about getting to OYS, and what we have to offer.  Click below for more information.

Please email the Cruising Directors if you have any further questions