FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - Summer Sailing
1.) If a session is marked as full and I would like to be considered for that session, what can I do? Please register your child on the wait list. Wait list takes priority when additional spots open up based on instructor loads and guidelines suggested by US Sailing.
2.) If I'm a member can I register someone outside my immediate family as a member at member rates? No, Members are as outlined in the SCYC bylaws (available here: https://www.stcroixyc.com/By-Laws ). Grandchildren, cousins, friends can not be registered under your membership.
3.) Discounts? A Discount is offered (member rate ) to active Members who hold a current Family Membership. Please see our website: https://www.stcroixyc.com/join-SCYC and consider joining this exciting club to take advantage of member benefits.
4.) Are the Scholarships Available? Yes, there is an application process. Please contact Kelley.firstname.lastname@example.org (Summer Waterfront Manager) for more information.
5.) While my child is in sailing program am I able to remain at the SCYC, and enjoy the beach and restaurant? Only Members are permitted to enjoy SCYC assets. Parents of Sailing Program participants will be invited to the end of sailing session demonstration and awards afternoon.
6.) Are Private Lessons Available? Depending on instructor availability. Please coordinate with your session instructors or waterfront coordinator.
7.) Are adult lessons available? More adult programs are coming soon.
8.) Can I register in person? No - you must register through the online links. You may pay in person, but a spot is not held until payment is received.
9.) Can we register for just one week or one day of the session? No - you must register for the full two week session even if your student is only going to attend part of the session.
10.) What days and times are the sessions? Each session runs for two weeks, times are listed under the event registration
11.) Is there extended care? Yes - Aftercare if available for $25 per day, or $140 for the full session. An option to register for aftercare is part of the registration process. No early morning drop off is available.
12) My child has no sailing experience - can he/she still participate? yes - in the beginner or sea squirt courses. Other courses have prerequisites.
13) My child is an advanced sailor - can he/she have special instruction? Every session will most likely have some more advanced sailors. Skill level will be evaluated by the skill level coordinator instructors at the beginning of each session to determine how students should be grouped. If a student would like more advanced coaching, you may discuss options for private lessons with your individual instructor.
14.) How will it be determined what boats my child sails? Skill level will be evaluated by the skill level coordinator instructors at the beginning of each session to determine how students should be grouped.
15.) How can I ensure the my student will get to sail in the same group as his/her friend? If the friends are the same skill level they will most likely sail together, however, skill level coordinator instructors will evaluate each student and make assignments to groups according to those evaluations. Skill level coordinators have at least Level 1 US Sailing Instructor Certification and are highly qualified to determine the best group level for your sailor.