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 & Trails Youth summer camp, and Adult Sailing Lessons.
Sailing, Paddling, Hiking and Nature Exploration Summer Camp
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 Festival & Training
Training on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays starting June 1st.
17th Annual Open Water Swimming Festival on September 2nd.
Lake Quassapaug is a beautiful place for open water swimming. The lake is spring-fed, rated as one of the cleanest lakes in Connecticut, and has a 5 mph speed limit on motor boats.
Prepare for our highly anticipated Open Water Swimming Festival in September by attending our Open Water Swim Training Clinics. Training sessions are held three times a week throughout the summer. Join our passionate community of swimmers and experience the thrill of open water swimming together!Swim With Us
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.
Adult Sailing Lessons
Come learn to sail at QSC!
Our US Sailing certified instructors will teach you how to rig the boats, the basics of sailing and boat handling. Lessons are taught on our club 420s and sessions run in June and July.Learn More
Join Us! Members have exclusive access to our stunning lakeside property 24/7, where you can indulge in outdoor adventures, kayak and sail on pristine waters, swim in the refreshing lake, and savor delightful picnics by the shore.
QSC is hiring instructors for our Sails & Trails Summer Camp and Adult Sailing Lessons. We are looking for individuals experienced in sailing, paddling, and nature exploration. If you have the skills to lead and inspire others in outdoor exploration and water sports, we invite you to join our team at Lake Quassapaug.
Come visit the Quassapaug Sailing Center at our Open House event! Take a guided tour of our lakeside location and facilities and have all your questions answered about membership, Sails & Trails Summer Camp, and more. We would love to have you join us!