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

Youth Sailing Info

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.

For more information email info@darien-ymca.org