On behalf of everyone here at Chicago Sailing, Welcome! We pride ourselves on being Chicago’s premier sailing school and charter facility, with our wide array of offerings we are a complete one stop shop for all of your sailing needs. We are a team of people who love to share our passion for sailing and the water with others, we aim to make everyone’s experience on the water the best it can be. Let us share our passion with you.
Who We Are
Days On The Water - 2017
How to Get Here!
Driving to Belmont Harbor:
from the South:
Entry to Waveland Park/North Belmont harbor is at RECREATION DRIVE (Next Exit North Of Belmont Ave. On LSD). Proceed left for 200 yards to the tennis courts or proceed right 200 yards to Chicago Sailing (B-dock).
from the North/West:
Entry to the park is at the IRVING PARK RD entrance. From the turn continue 1/2 mile to reach the tennis courts. Chicago Sailing is located about ¼ mile further south, just before the parking gates. You will pass a tan brick building on your right. Park anywhere near there or enter the paid parking area.
Take the CTA to Belmont Harbor:
There is a pedestrian underpass just north of Addison and Lake Shore Drive for access to Lincoln Park. From there, walk south (totem pole on your left) along the east side of the harbor until you reach the first dock south of the park district building.
The Addison (152), Sheridan (151), Express (135, 145 and 146) buses all stop at Addison and Lake Shore Drive. The Broadway (36) bus is a short walk away.
Chicago Sailing is an approximate 1 mile walk from the Addison Red Line stop.
Chicago also has rideshare services like Uber & Lyft, these are also a great way to get to and from the harbor
GPS Address: 2 W Belmont Harbor Dr
Parking Belmont Harbor:
Parking is available in multiple locations around the harbor. The public parking lot accessed through the parking gate at the harbor is $13/day, 7-days a week. Parking fee can be paid by cash or credit card.
Along Recreation Drive between Irving Park Rd and the Recreation Dr exit, parking is free Monday – Friday until 6 pm. From 6 pm on Friday – Sunday, parking is $0.50/hour payable in quarters or credit card.