Join our program for youths between the ages of 4 and 17 with an interest in developing sailing skills and having an awesome experience, with access to opportunities for personal growth in an environment that fosters confidence, independence, teamwork, problem solving, sportsmanship and life-long friendships.
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Youth Sailing at RCYC is:
Beginner sailors will start in the Optimist dinghy and then move into Lasers for single-handed racing or the Club 420 for double-handed racing as they get older and develop skills. RCYC offers a US Sailing Certified coach on staff, Paul Barnes has a passion for teaching and inspiring sailing abilities as well as empowering our young sailors.
Click here to view pictures of the RCYC Chocopalooza Regatta.
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Private Classes: We can offer private classes, please contact our program coordinators to find the best program for your children.
Contacts: Paul Barnes (Junior Head Coach) and Alex Porter (VC of Education) Contact Form
Adult Education: If you are interested in adult sailing education you can contact the North Texas Sailing School (NTSS) they are an American Sailing Association Certified School (ASA), they offer Beginner and Advanced Lessons, Cruising and Navigation courses.
RCYC Family Testimonials….
“The RCYC Youth Sailing Program is the only program my kids refuse to miss each year! Every time I pick up our son, he says ‘my day was AMAZING! It was SO awesome!’. As a parent, we see it building self-awareness, strength, control and plenty of self-confidence. It’s a win-win for everyone!“
“The Rush Creek Race Team creates an amazing opportunity for my kids to grow, learn to be independent and most importantly have fun!”
“The Rush Creek Youth Sailing program provides a safe community in which my child has learned independence, responsibility, and problem solving skills that he can apply to all aspects of life. He gets to learn all these things while enjoying the calm and peace the water brings with the wind in his hair and sun on his skin……“
“The Rush Creek Youth sailing program has built character in our two sons since they were very little and continue to develop it in their teenage years. Learning to sail with the support of a great coach while surrounded by friends their age has fostered independence, courage, confidence and a love of the outdoors that is rare in today’s culture. We are so glad we chose to introduce the boys to sailing through Rush Creek at a young age! Having other kids their age involved in the sport is key……“
“Rush Creek has given us the perfect sailing home for our daughter to enhance her skills, create friendships on the water, and pursue her passion for sailing – we are so thankful to have found Rush Creek……“
“Youth sailing at Rush Creek has given our family the opportunity to live experiences shared by generations of sailors, same stories, same adventures that today are so hard to offer to our children. The competitive side of sailing encourages leadership across all ages in a fun and safe environment……“
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