CLCSF offers Beginner and Intermediate Adult Sailing courses throughout the sailing season. Anyone 18 and older, regardless of experience, can sign up to learn the basics and/or brush up on their skills in our Z420s and Precision 18s. Start off in one of our 2-3 person boats and learn rigging & derigging, terminology of the boat, basics of sailing and maneuvering, right of way and reading direction on the water, and much more.

For information on our adult sailing courses and times available in the spring and fall, check out our JCC Course page detailing our non-credit sailing course for adults through Jamestown Community College.


* * JUNE – AUGUST * *

Adult Learn to Sail



Beginning June 11th through July 30th

18 sessions (classroom & on water)

Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30pm – 8:30pm


Our 8-week course combines hours of on-the-water learning mixed with dockside instruction, all within the framework of a FUN social setting. Our curriculum focuses on the theory of sailing, terminology, rigging and de-rigging, personal safety, knots, safety on the dock and on the water, points of sail, small boat handling, right-of-way rules, capsize and man overboard procedures, and teamwork.

Classes are taught aboard our fixed keel Precision 18’s and our monohull dinghy Club 420s. Tuition fees include US Sailing textbook. Class size limited to 30 Adults.

$375 per person, $50 off with pre-registration discount



Adult Intermediate  Sailing



Starts week of June 12th, ending week of August 28th

Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Great program for couples, parents, or siblings wishing to sail together.  This program is for those who have basic sailing abilities.  Instruction and guidance will be given, with a focus on enjoying time on the water and to improve as much or as little as you want.

Individual Night – $45

10 Pack – $234 or $180 with pre-registration discount

12 Pack – $260 or $200 with pre-registration discount

18 Pack – $377 or $290 with pre-registration discount

24 Pack – $486 or $360 with pre-registration discount


NFL Sunday Races*

September 11th – October 30th
11:30am – 2:30pm, Sundays
8 weeks – $160 per boat, $80 per person
Join in the weekly regattas at Lakewood Beach! Designed for competent sailors of any age, kids to adults, to enjoy and experience the sport of racing. Must be able to right boat in the event of a tip-over. No racing experience necessary. Wearing your favorite sports team jersey, hat, etc. is encouraged. Come out and have some fun with us!

  • Requires pre-registration and fee, which includes use of boat and other costs associated with running the series.


Private Lessons & Boat Charter

Z420 – $25/hr (includes 2 people)

Precision 18 – $35/hr, $15 per additional person

For those looking for a one-on-one experience, we also offer Private Lessons on either our Z420 or Precision 18s for all ages.  Private lessons need to be scheduled in advance with at least 24 hours notice.  Please call or email to check for available date/times and availability if you would like to schedule a private lesson.

2 West Lake Street, Lakewood NY 14750 |  P.O. BOX 291 Lakewood NY, 14750  |  (716) 720-1550  |