Youth Sailing Lessons

Fun & Exciting Sailing Lessons For Kids 8 & Up

Youth Sailing Lessons

Learning to sail is fast, easy, and fun at Chicago Sailing. You will become an accomplished, confident skipper in just a few sessions of on-the-water training. Our classes are comprehensive and certified to the highest standard in the industry, those of US Sailing. We also have the largest fleet of training vessels in the greater Midwest, meaning that we offer the most opportunities for on-the-water training. Soon you will be joining the thousands of sailors who have launched their sailing adventure at Chicago Sailing.​

Youth Sailing 111

Chicago Sailing’s Basic Sailing 101 is the fun way for your child (10 – 16 YO) to learn all the skills necessary to skipper a modern sailboat safely and confidently. In just five 3-hour sessions, your child will launch into a lifetime of discovery and adventure.

133: Serves & Sails

Sails and Serves is the only camp in this country where 9-16 year-olds receive first class professional training in two life-long sports. Your camper will learn valuable new skills in ways that are challenging, rewarding and fun. Witness their successes with new levels of athleticism, sportsmanship, and confidence. And best of all, each camper spends the day participating in wholesome outdoor activities, enjoying nature’s wonders.

222: Youth Adventure Sailing

Chicago Sailing’s Adventure Sailing 222 is designed to launch your newly trained sailor on a lifetime voyage of discovery and adventure. Under the guidance of their professional instructor campers will sail to lakefront destinations by applying the fundamentals of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) to their sailing experience. In just five 3-hour sessions, your child will widen his/her develop a sense of adventure and accomplishment, making them eager to chase new horizons.