Youth Sailing Program

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.

2019 Program Info Coming Soon

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”
  • See flyer for additional information

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

For more information, contact Jim Matthews at (203) 655-8228 ext. 1332 or email yaquatics@darien-ymca.org.