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We welcome you and your family to the Jackson Park Yacht Club. Founded in 1896, shortly after the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, the Jackson Park Yacht Club is one of the oldest yacht clubs in Chicago. The club is located in the Jackson Park outer harbor, across from the old U.S. Coast Guard Station, along the southern shores of Lake Michigan in the South Shore neighborhood of Chicago.

Our members are sailors, racers, power boaters, cruisers, stewards of the sea and people who enjoy fun on the water, at the dock, or in our Clubhouse.
We make fun happen.


    Are you interested in becoming a member of the Jackson Park Yacht Club? Are you a member who knows someone who is interested in becoming a member? Maybe, you’re a member who is interested in learning more about upcoming events, joining a committee or just networking with fellow members. If any of these apply to…

  • Junior Sailing Registration

    Hard to believe sailing season is right around the corner!!! The complete junior sailing course offerings and session dates for the 2023 season are listed here. Please review the dates carefully as some of the dates have changed since originally posted. Registration for Spring/Summer/Fall sailing will open as follows: • JPYC Member Registration Opens on…

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