Quassapaug Sailing Center

Our Waterfront

Quassapaug Sailing Center

Sailing, Swimming, Paddling and Nature on Lake Quassapaug

From our rustic location, members have full access to beautiful, spring fed, Lake Quassapaug. QSC hosts Snipe racing events, Open Water Swim training and races, our Sails and Trails Youth summer camp, and Adult Sailing Lessons.

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Sails and Trails Camp

Sailing, Paddling, Hiking and Nature Exploration Summer Camp.

Ages 9-17

June 27 - August 19

Sails & Trails Camp emphasizes hands-on discovery, adventure, skill building, self directed learning and working as a team to create the ultimate summer experience for your child.

The Sails & Trails Camp staff are certified sailing instructors, lifeguards, and counselors. All are American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certified. Our counselors are experienced sailors, paddlers, hikers and naturalists, eager to share their knowledge through a curriculum designed for experiential education.

Open Water Swimming

* Open Water Swim Training
* Open Water Swimming Festival

Lake Quassapaug is a beautiful place for open water swimming. The lake is spring feed, rated as one of the cleanest lakes in Connecticut, and has a 5 mph speed limit on motor boats.

Snipe Racing Fleet

Snipe Racing Fleet

Snipe class sailboats have been raced at QSC since 1945. We focus on fun and host two regional regattas and weekly local racing.

Some of our members regularly compete at the National, North American and World Master Championships.

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Adult Sailing Lessons

Learn to sail at QSC.

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Nature Guide

Lake Quassapaug is one of the cleanest lakes in the state. We are bordered by Flander's Whittemore Preserve, 868 acres of beautiful rugged land with wonderful hiking trails. Learn more about wildlife in and around the lake with our Nature Guide


Join Us! Members have access to the property 24/7. Come enjoy the outdoors, sail, swim, picnic...

Employment at QSC


QSC is looking for Instructors. Sailing, Paddling, Nature... for our Sails and Trails Summer Camp and Adult Sailing Lessons.

Open House

Open House

Come visit QSC at our Open House in June.