Sailing Programs

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Open Sail BBQs

NEW PROGRAM in 2018! Our program graduates and volunteers along with their friends and family are invited to our series of fun, family sailing outings & BBQ. These outings will be held on Fridays evenings at both the Boulder and Cherry Creek Reservoirs during June, July and August (dates below). Open Sail BBQs are designed […]

Corporate Team Building

Are you looking for a unique way to engage your corporate team that will help solidify them as a cohesive group? You’ve come to the right place. CSC offers corporate team building that’s unlike anything else offered in Colorado. Here’s what makes us stand apart from the rest: On-water training – we’re not just outside, […]

Free Sail Nights

The mission of Community Sailing of Colorado is to “Make sailing in Colorado accessible to all. Teach skills, build confidence, & have fun.” The first step to reaching this objective is to create new sailors in our community and share our knowledge of the sport. During the summer months, we cast out our net and […]

Sailboat Rentals

Rental reservations are only confirmed after payment has been received and full refunds are only given when the weather becomes a SAFETY CONCERN. Last minute cancellations of any kind will result in a $25 cancellation fee and only a refund of any remaining balance thereafter.  Our goal is to keep sharing the sport of sailing beyond […]

Little Puffs Camps | Ages 5-7

Little Puffs Sailing Camps are designed for our youngest participants, ages 5-7 years old. These camps introduce students to water safety, sailing and boating while instilling new levels of confidence in a boat and on the water. The lake will become your child’s favorite new playground, as Little Puffs learn through games and activities led […]

Learn To Sail Camps | Ages 8-17

Great for first-time sailors! New skills teach independence, confidence, and safety on the water. STEM-based lessons enhance this well-rounded beginner experience. Enthusiastic instructors guide sailors through hands-on lessons, games, and adventures where students learn in a safe, friendly environment; making their on-water experience positive and fun. Participants should bring a lunch, bathing suit, towel, change of clothes, […]

Intermediate Sailing Camps | Ages 8-17

The Intermediate Camp is the next step in a sailor’s progression, for those who graduated from our Learn To Sail Camp or for juniors that have previous sailing experience elsewhere. Sailors will strengthen basic skills and become proficient while sailing all points of sail. Practicing tacking, jibing, sail trim, boat handling, technical skills, advanced rigging […]

Introduction to Advanced Sailing Camps | Ages 9-12

This camp is perfect for those who have mastered the basics of sailing. Sailors will strengthen sailing skills and focus on boat handling, right of way, sailing in all conditions under control and skipper responsibilities. Utilizing age-appropriate racing boats, campers are able to hone skills needed in a more challenging and responsive boat while increasing […]

Advanced Sailing Camps | Ages 13-18

This camp is perfect for those who have mastered the basics of sailing. Sailors will strengthen sailing skills and focus on boat handling, right of way, sailing in all conditions under control and skipper responsibilities. Utilizing age-appropriate racing boats, campers are able to hone skills needed in a more challenging and responsive boat while increasing […]

Stand Up Paddleboard + Windsurfing + Sailing Camp | Ages 8-17

Only available at Boulder Reservoir. Learn to harness the power of the wind in more ways than one. This combo camp is great for an intro to multiple water sports. Campers test their balance on a board with a paddled and under sail. Perfect for a young adventurer looking to expand their water skills through […]

Stand Up Paddleboard + Sailing Camp | Ages 8-17

Available only at Cherry Creek Reservoir. Learn to harness the power of the wind and board! This is a great camp for those looking to experience the thrill of sailing hands-on. Find your balance on the water through Stand Up Paddle Boarding, experience sailing on multiple types of boats through adventure games and challenges. Experience […]

Junior Instructor in Training Camp (JSIT) | Ages 11-17

Is your child looking to volunteer with CSC this summer? Our Junior Instructor in Training Camp provides the necessary skills and training for Junior Sailors (ages 11-17) to become confident and qualified Junior Instructors. Participants are taught what is needed to assist instructors with a wide variety of boats, and age groups. Leadership development and […]

Adaptive Sailing

CSC paves new pathways for individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities who desire the thrill of sailing in a safe and fun way. Sailors new and old can take on the challenge of a speedy keelboat or enjoy the relaxed cruise of an access dinghy. Our program takes therapeutic recreation to the water and uses […]

Junior & High School Race Team

Don’t be intimidated, the junior racing team is a great way for any of our Advanced or Intro to Advanced campers to quickly surpass the hurdles while learning to sail with peers. Sailors are encouraged to participate in competitive regattas (sailing races) both in and out of state. Competitive sailing here in Colorado is a […]

After School Adventure

The After School Adventure Class is designed for children 7-12 years old who are interested in refining their sailing skills and becoming more comfortable in and around the water. Try out many different types of boats and learn advanced sailing skills. Perfect for those who are interested in becoming more proficient on the water.  Register […]

Adult Beginning Sailing Class

Adult Beginning Sailing Class | Ages 18+ This class is for adults who have no previous sailing experience or those who need a refresher to get back on the water. The class covers all the fundamentals of sailing through a hands-on approach. Students learn basic boat handling, rigging, terminology and introduction to sail theory. Each […]

Adult Intermediate Sailing Class

The Adult Intermediate Sailing Class is the next step for those who are ready to continue refining their sailing skill acquired in the Adult Beginning Class. Log more hours on the water and work towards proficiency. The class will review the fundamentals and develop boat handling skills, docking and sail theory concepts. Classes are taught […]

Group Sailing Lessons

Group Lessons can be scheduled for families, friends, co-workers, and groups to experience a single sailing session with a CSC instructor. The most successful group lessons focus on refining or developing a set of skills, for example “Boy Scout Merit Badge” or “Business Professional Team Building Workshop.” These outings are scheduled in 4, or 6 […]

Private Sailing Lessons

Available for sailors interested in one-on-one time with a CSC Instructor. Private lessons are scheduled at the Boulder and Cherry Creek Reservoirs for a minimum of 2 hours to maximize your time on the water and path for development. The cost is $75 per hour. Semi-private lessons (2 people) are available and cost $90 per […]

Summer Camps

CSC hosts Weeklong Summer Sailing Camps for Children 5-17 years old through the months of June, July & August at the Boulder and Cherry Creek Reservoirs. Our camps  teach self-sufficiency, independence and critical thinking through sailing. Located to serve both the Boulder and Denver communities, we staff our programs with experienced and professionally trained instructors, classes […]

Free Adaptive Sailing Clinics

Looking to test the waters and see if sailing is for you. Join us for a Free Adaptive Sailing Clinics on the 2nd & 4th Mondays in June, July & August at the Cherry Creek and the 1st & 3rd Mondays in June, July & August at the Boulder Reservoir. We focus on teaching new […]

Schedule Group Adaptive Clinic

We are always looking for new groups to host a clinic for. We can host groups with over 50+ people and work with your schedule. Outings last typically last 3-6 hours depending on the availability. Our goal is not give sailboats rides but rather teach new skills with our easy to use adaptive equipment. Clinics […]

Partner/Group Adaptive Functions

Partnerships are very important for our programs success. Our first partner was Craig Rehabilitation Hospital back in 2010. They helped us pave the way of Adaptive Sailing in Colorado. We now have almost 20 partner organizations including the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD), Adaptive Adventures, Boulder EXPAND and many local therapeutic recreation departments. […]

Adaptive Sponsorship

Sponsoring of our Adaptive Sailing Program can make big waves. Each year, we host over 30 days of sailing to 400+ people throughout Colorado. This was in large part due to our awesome sponsors and donors. Sponsorship allows our programs to offer a beginning rate of just $10 per sailor. This makes our sport truly […]


We are always looking for volunteers to assist us with our Adaptive Sailing Clinics and Classes. Volunteer responsibilities vary from assisting with on-shore activities such as greeting groups and processing participants to working with our fleet. We also are always in need of extra hands to help us with transfers and lifting boats. You don’t […]