Youth Sailing Program

2021 Sailing Program Information

Beginner sailing lessons will be offered to children 7 - 12 years of age on Holly Pond.
The YMCA's experienced staff will provide instruction using the YMCA's sunfish sailboats and catamarans.

Available in two sessions:
May 5 - May 21
June 2nd - June 14th

Day: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:15 PM
Fees: Member $204, Non-Member $258 per session


Instruction will include the following:

    • Basic boating safety
    • The parts of a sailboat
    • How to "rig" and "de-rig" a sailboat
    • How to safely capsize a sailboat and "right" a sailboat
    • Basic sailing "Rules of the Road

*On water activities will be canceled during periods of heavy rain and thunderstorms. Children will participate in classroom activities during inclement weather.

Check our Current Brochure for more information.

For more information email info@darien-ymca.org