Youth classes are held in two-week sessions during June, July and August. The various levels are geared to the different sailing abilities and interests of the students. The boats used are Bugs and 420s. JPYC reserves the right to select the appropriate class level in order to ensure that children are in the best level for their age, size and experience.
2019 Session Dates
Session 1: June 17th - June 28th
Session 2: July 1st - July 12th
Session 3: July 15th - July 26th
Session 4: July 29th - Aug 9th
Session 5: Aug 12th - Aug 23rd
JUNIOR SAILING PROGRAM
Taught in Jackson Park Outer Harbor, classes are taught in two week sessions and are held Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. No classes on July 4th. If inclement weather, classes are held indoors. Students must pass a basic swim check.
Student receive both classroom and on-the-water instruction. Classes are taught by US Sailing certified instructors on 420s and Bugs sailboats.
JOINT GOLFING AND SAILING PROGRAM
Youth interested in learning both golf and sailing can participate in our joint Golfing and Sailing Program.
Offered in partnership with The First Tee of Greater Chicago, students enrolled in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th Sessions of JPYC’s Junior Sailing Program will have the opportunity, as part of their sailing program and at no additional cost, to learn golf from The First Tee program’s instructors for approximately 3 hours totaling the 2 week session. Students will be transported from JPYC to Jackson Park Driving Range for these lessons.
Similarly, students participating in The First Tee’s programs will have the opportunity, as part of their golfing program with the First Tee Program, to attend special Saturday sailing lessons taught by the JPYC Foundation’s Junior Sailing Program instructors.
Students enrolled in The First Tee of Greater Chicago’s Golfing Programs will have the opportunity to learn to sail as part of their golfing lessons at no additional cost. Students will be transported from the Jackson Park Driving Range to JPYC for these lessons.
First Tee Kids Sailing Dates
Session 1 12-3:00 Saturday 6/22 and 6/29
Session 2 12-3:00 Saturday 7/6 and 7/13
Session 3 12-3:00 Saturday· 7/20 and 7/27
Session 5 12-3:00 Saturday 8/10
Space in both programs is limited so be sure to register now!!
To register for JPYC Foundation’s Junior Sailing Program CLICK HERE
JPYC Member registration opens - Febtruary 1st, 2019
General Public/Non-JPYC Member registration opens - March 1st, 2019
To become a JPYC Member, CLICK HERE
To register for The First Tee of Greater Chicago’s programs please CLICK HERE