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Kenosha Community Sailing Center at the Kenosha Yacht Club

lessons with the Kenosha Community Sailing Center at the Kenosha Yacht Club, Southport Lighthouse

The Kenosha Community Sailing Center is a non-profit collaborative effort with the Kenosha Yacht Club designed to promote education and access to the sport of sailing and the beautiful Lake Michigan shore, as well as the Kenosha Harbor. Adult and youth classes are offered throughout the summer.

Reasons to Take Lessons at the Kenosha Community Sailing Center:

  • You won’t find a more affordable way to learn to sail anywhere else between Milwaukee and Chicago.
  • Adult small boat and keel boat classes are available.
  • Youth classes (ages 8 – 18) are offered throughout the summer.
  • Opportunity to become involved in competitive youth sailing.
  • If a Kenosha Yacht Club member, there is an opportunity to check out boats from our existing fleet so you don’t have to own a boat to enjoy the water.
  • Great opportunity to become involved with an organization that serves the community.

Reasons to Join the Kenosha Yacht Club:

  • A quick way to make new friends.
  • Social events year-round with good people.
  • No need to own a boat… social members welcome.
  • 10% off sailing classes at the Kenosha Community Sailing Center.
  • Winter and summer boat storage available.
  • Reciprocity with other yacht clubs.
  • Membership rates are very affordable and less expensive than you would think!

Summer Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am - 9pm
Call for hours and availability

 

Summer 2018 Classes Include:

Sailing + the Wind: 6/18 to 6/22

9:30 to 3:30, M-F

One week sailing lesson for youth 8-15 who have some sailing experience or who have never been on a boat before. Youth will need to be able to swim 50 yards in a life jacket. Our youth sailing lessons include STEM activities, environmental education, an introduction to sailboat racing, and summer fun. This week, young sailors will have a great time learning how to sail and exploring the science of wind.

Cost $249.00. Twenty percent discount (cost $200.00) if they mention they received information regarding the event through VisitKenosha.com. Register at the listed website. Registrations due one week prior to class start. Youth are encouraged to sign up for multi weeks.

Sailing + Fishing: 7/23 to 7/27

9:30 to 3:30, M-F

One week sailing lesson for youth 8-15 who have some sailing experience or who have never been on a boat before. Youth will need to be able to swim 50 yards in a life jacket. Our youth sailing lessons include STEM activities, environmental education, an introduction to sailboat racing, and summer fun. Fun is what young sailors will catch this week as they learn how to sail and fish Lake Michigan.

Cost $249.00. Twenty percent discount (cost $200.00) if they mention they received information regarding the event through VisitKenosha.com. Register at the listed website. Registrations due one week prior to class start. Youth are encouraged to sign up for multi weeks.

Sailing + Small Boats: 7/30 to 8/3

9:30 to 3:30, M-F

One week sailing lesson for youth 8-15 who have some sailing experience or who have never been on a boat before. Youth will need to be able to swim 50 yards in a life jacket. Our youth sailing lessons include STEM activities, environmental education, an introduction to sailboat racing, and summer fun. Kids will have a blast experiencing all sorts of watercraft this week...canoes, kayaks, and all things that float.

Cost $249.00. Twenty percent discount (cost $200.00) if they mention they received information regarding the event through VisitKenosha.com. Register at the listed website. Registrations due one week prior to class start. Youth are encouraged to sign up for multi weeks.

Sailing + Big Boats: 6/18 to 6/22

9:30 to 3:30, M-F

One week sailing lesson for youth 8-15 who have some sailing experience or who have never been on a boat before. Youth will need to be able to swim 50 yards in a life jacket. Our youth sailing lessons include STEM activities, environmental education, an introduction to sailboat racing, and summer fun. Sailors will experience the thrill of a keel boat ride on big Lake Michigan waters.

Cost $249.00. Twenty percent discount (cost $200.00) if they mention they received information regarding the event through VisitKenosha.com. Register at the listed website. Registrations due one week prior to class start. Youth are encouraged to sign up for multi weeks.

Sailing + the Waves: 6/18 to 6/22

9:30 to 3:30, M-F

One week sailing lesson for youth 8-15 who have some sailing experience or who have never been on a boat before. Youth will need to be able to swim 50 yards in a life jacket. Our youth sailing lessons include STEM activities, environmental education, an introduction to sailboat racing, and summer fun. Kids will learn about Lake Michigan's sunken boats, hidden treasures, and how to artfully tell their own tales in this action packed week of sailing and beach fun.

Cost $249.00. Twenty percent discount (cost $200.00) if they mention they received information regarding the event through VisitKenosha.com. Register at the listed website. Registrations due one week prior to class start. Youth are encouraged to sign up for multi weeks.

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