Located on the shores of Lake Michigan in Highland Park, IL since 1935, the NSYC is an affordable membership organization for Sailors, Kayakers, Power Boaters, Stand Up Paddlers and fun social events. As a volunteer organization, we are open to residents of all communities. See our lively boating community for yourself - NSYC Welcome Video
Due to the new COVID-19 GUIDELINES imposed by the CDC & The Governor’s Restore IL Plan, the NSYC is not currently offering Sailing, Kayaking, or SUP classes, or any Social Events.
New NSYC Memberships are being accepted under the following limited conditions:
1) You own your own Sailboat, Kayak, SUP or Powerboat, and you transport it to the NSYC each visit for your own use, OR
2) For experienced Sailors you must be able to demonstrate independent skills of Swimming, Rigging, Sailing and Derigging a Sailboat (Sunfish) without assistance, prior to using NSYC sailboats.
3) For experienced SUP paddlers you must pass a Swim and Skills competency assessment to qualify for NSYC SUP equipment use.
4) Kayak equipment use is restricted to renewing members who have previously passed the Swim and Skills assessment.
Please check back often as we are hopeful this restriction eases as the summer progresses. Parking access to the site is restricted to Park Ave. Boating Facility Parking Decal holders, issued by the Park District of Highland Park. Limited 2020 boat storage space may be available through the Park District.
Questions please contact Info@NorthShoreYachtClub.com