Sailing Programs

The Alameda Community Sailing Center (ACSC) is proud to offer a variety of sailing classes for youth, adults and families. Please see the following descriptions of the classes!

Classes Available

Scholarships Available

We are committed to providing sailing to everyone, regardless of background. If your family is need of a scholarship, please see the scholarship requirements and apply.

Youth Group Partnerships

We proudly partner with local youth organizations to provide group sailing experiences. Weeklong and two week long programs for up to 12 students currently available. Scholarships available for groups that qualify!

Youth Sailing Program

ACSC is proud to offer a youth sailing program for students ages 7 to 18 and of all skill levels. Since its inception, we have taught over 120 different youth the fundamental sailing skills. Join us for a class and let the adventure begin!

Summer Sailing Camp

ACSC’s Youth Summer Camp is entering its 3rd year! Each summer, we serve 60+ students for 2 week sailing sessions. Students learn fundamental sailing skills, enjoy the outdoors and the San Francisco Bay all while making new friends and having fun!

Camp Length: 2 Week Sessions, Monday – Friday
Camp Hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (extended care 8:30am – 5pm)
Camp Price:  $600 per session ($100 for extended care)

Camp Dates
  • Session 1: June 15 – 26*
  • Session 2: June 29 – July 10**
  • Session 3: July 13 – 24
  • Session 4: July 27 – August 7
  • Session 5: August 10 – 21

* No TEEN SAILING CAMP during Session 1
** No DISCOVER SAILING CAMP during Session 2

Discover Sailing Camp (Ages 7 – 13)
Students learn the basics of sailing, including steering, sail trim and knot tying in this fun, educational and interactive camp! This camp is perfect for youth with little to no experience!

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Adventure Sailing Camp (Ages 8 – 13)
Returning students need to continue to practice to develop their sailing skills! Students build on previously learned knowledge, improving their steering, sail trim and knot tying. These skills are taught through fun adventures on the bay!

Teen Sailors in and FJ Sailboat
Teen Sailing Camp (Ages 13 – 18)
Sailors pair with another student while sailing, promoting teamwork and communication. Sailors learn the fundamentals of sailing, including steering, sail trim and knot tying. This is open to all skill levels!

Adult Sailing Program

ACSC’s Adult Program is open to sailors of all skill levels!

Scholarship Program:  ACSC offers scholarships for those that qualify through our income requirements. To apply, please contact:

Adult Laser Sailing
Adult Learn to Sail
ACSC’s Adult Learn to Sail Class will teach you how to sail a small sailing dinghy in protected water and build you skill for bigger sailing adventures. Two weeks; 24 hours of training, certified instructors, personal floatation devices and dinghy boats provided! Come join us!

Class Length: 2 Weekends, 24 hours total
Days: Saturday & Sunday
Session 1: September 19,20 & October 3, 4
Session 2: October 17,18 & October 31, November 1
Hours: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Price:  $403 per session