Update It’s that time of year to start signing up for the UYC Jr. Sailing Weeks.  If you are 6 to 16 years old and would like to learn how to sail from US Sailing certified sailing instructors, this is your opportunity! Two sessions will be offered.  

The UYC Junior Sailing Program is sponsored by the UYC Maritime Foundation and hosted by University Yacht Club. The program is designed for sailors aged 6 to 16, from first time beginners to experienced sailors. The program is open to UYC Members, their Families, and their Guests (must be or sponsored by a UYC Member).

Our two Junior Sailing Weeks for 2021 are June 6-11 and June 13-18. We can accommodate up to 20 sailors per week. Hours will be 9:00am – 4:00pm Monday through Thursday. Sunday’s hours are 3:00 – 5:00pm (Orientation and Swim Test) with a family cookout to follow. Friday will be from 9:00am – 1:00 with Awards Presentation and Lunch. Cost is $450/child per week, you can sign up for either or both weeks.

We have over 30 boats in our fleet, including Optimist Prams, Lasers, Holders, Sunfish, O’Pen Bics and 420’s. Our Junior Program is coached by US Sailing Certified Sailing Instructors who are also CPR and First Aid certified. They attend an extensive training to become certified and keep their credentials current every 3 years through US Sailing. By maintaining their certification, they are covered by US Sailing’s insurance program.

This is our 11th year of hosting a Jr. Sailing Weeks and we are looking forward to a successful and fun weeks of teaching our younger protégés the lifelong skill of sailing and love for the lake. A large collection of photos from prior years is available by clicking “Junior Sailing Pics” at the upper right corner of this page.

Please email Susan Reddaway at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. your child’s name(s) and which week(s) you have an interest in participating. Please put your name and/or the UYC contact name in the email.

You can download the registration packet in Adobe PDF format by clicking the icons below.

Junior Sailing Packet

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