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Thursday Rent, Race & Rally Nights

Come join us for weekly Thursday night racing and competitive camaraderie at the Cherry Creek Reservoir. Rent a boat on your own or with a crew of friends and test your speed and sailing skills on the racecourse. Rent, Race & Rally rentals are $25 per person (single and double handed boats available). New to […]

Free Sail Nights

The mission of Community Sailing of Colorado is to “Make sailing in Colorado accessible to all. Teach sailing, build confidence, and 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

NOTE: OUR 2017 RENTAL SEASON IS SLOWING DOWN SO AVAILABILITY MAY BE LIMITED. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RENTAL REQUEST AND THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND FLEXIBILITY. 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 […]

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

New campers become sailors by learning technical and practical skills through experience, complimented by STEM oriented lessons and adventure. 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. NEW in 2017: We will be offering Before and After Care […]

Intermediate Sailing Camps | Ages 8-17

Experienced sailors take the next step gaining more independence and opportunities in more challenging boats. Grouped by age, sailors learn in peer groups to enrich their skills and confidence. Intermediate sailors take the next step in expanding and sharpening their sailing knowledge, as they continue to develop skills founded in our Learn to Sail camp. […]

Introduction to Advanced Sailing Camps | Ages 8-12

Sign up for advanced-weeklong Optimist/Tera camps. This camp is for sailors who want to become skilled sailors while learning cutting-edge skills with peers. These camps are created for age appropriate groups so sailors can learn with peers of similar experience level. Sailors focus on boat specific skills and new techniques to find new confidence in […]

Advanced Sailing Camps | Ages 13-18

For those who have mastered the basics of sailing, in this class sailors will strengthen sailing skills and focus on boat handling, right of way, sailing in all conditions under control and skipper responsibilities. Lasers, c420’s and FJ’s are the boat of choice for this camp. A great camp for sailors interested in sailing year […]

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

Learn to harness the power of the wind while windsurfing! This is a great camp for those looking to experience the thrill of sailing hands-on. Find your balance on the water Stand Up Paddle Boarding, master board-handling and basic windsurfing techniques through adventure games and challenges. Experience the water with a paddle and sail. Currently […]

Stand Up Paddleboard + Sailing Camp | Ages 8-17

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 Paddleboarding, experience sailing on multiple types of boats through adventure, games and challenges. Experience the water with a paddle and sail! […]

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 Junior Instructors. This camp sharpens sailing skills on multiple types of boats and offers a Sailing Counselor training from US Sailing. Prerequisites Intermediate Sailing Camp or […]

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 and 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

Focused on fun, the After School Adventure class allows young sailors to gain confidence and knowledge through exploration and activity. Students try a variety of different sailboats (keel boats, dinghies, and catamarans) to enrich their experience and love of sailing. A perfect class for the novice or spirited summer sailor. Ages 6-13. Register Now by […]

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 […]

Adult Learn to Race Clinics

Interested in learning to race but not sure where to start? How about here! In a 1 day clinic we will teach you the basics about sailboat racing. Get to know the rules, become familiar with the race course, learn strategy and even get some inside tips! This is a great clinic for anyone ready […]

WoW: Women of the Water

Working with confident female instructors; girls and women are challenged and supported in a fun atmosphere, to experience the thrill and joy of sailing. In each session, participants embark on a voyage with adventures and discoveries along the way. Ages 16+. Register Now by ACTIVE Network Cherry Creek Reservoir Schedule: Spring Class Wednesday, May 3rd from […]

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 2, 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 $65 per hour. Semi-private lessons (2 people) are available and cost $75 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. In 2015, he hosted over 30 days of sailing to 300+ 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 […]