Minneapolis Sailing Center

A nonprofit organization

$19,695 raised

98% complete

$20,000 Goal

MSC provides safe and inviting experiences for first-time sailors.

 Teaching Sailing to All

Joyful, immersive, and rejuvenating, sailing is an experience like no other. At Minneapolis Sailing Center, we greet new sailors with open arms, introducing the basics through fun and engaging instruction. Our programs teach the craft and science of sailing in an approachable setting for groups, families, and individuals at varying levels of commitment. 

MSC's mission is to foster an inclusive, sustainable community and to teach sailing to all. 

This year, we expanded the scale of our Equity and Inclusion programming, introducing sailing to over 1,200 youth and adults from diverse backgrounds through outreach events and community partnership activities.

Your generosity helps us to deliver high-quality programming in a safe, inclusive environment:

  • Community Outreach Events partner with organizations serving BIPOC youth and adults.
  • Free Sailing Sundays provide no-cost sailing experiences to the public recreating on Bde Maka Ska.
  • Scholarships that are based on need help to remove financial barriers to sailing lessons.
  • Youth and Adult Classes including our new Women's Keelboat Class, first offered in 2021. 

This year we are pursuing an ambitious $20,000 Give to the Max Day goal.  

Every dollar helps us to fulfill our mission. Support Minneapolis Sailing Center with a donation as we expand community partnerships and introduce diverse communities across the Twin Cities to the joy of sailing.

Thank you for your help delivering accessible, community-focused programming at Minneapolis Sailing Center!

Girls Taking Action partnered with Minneapolis Sailing Center to provide sailing lessons as a component of their summer youth mentorship program.


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Minneapolis Sailing Center

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Education Children & Family Community


4420 Colfax Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55419



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