COVID-19 Update

Spring has sprung and we are looking forward to warm days on Reed Lake! We are pleased to announce that club activities will resume on time this year with the Spring Shakedown and Memorial Day Regattas being held the last two weekends of May, respectively. With coronavirus still widely circulating, we will be modifying activities and operating under restrictions similar to those last season. Additional information for the season start is listed below. Please stay safe and we look forward to seeing you soon!

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2021 Season Start Information

  1. The clubhouse will be opened on Memorial Day weekend, subject to restrictions due to coronavirus; however, it currently remains CLOSED except to exclusive rentals. We are evaluating procedures that will be used when the clubhouse is opened on Memorial Day weekend.
  2. Spring Work Party days (April 17th and 24th) will be done through a Signup which was sent to all members.
  3. The Season Sailing Schedule is modified as it was last year and is posted on the website (
  4. Bathrooms are open through the door to the club nearest the parking lot. Masking is required when using the bathrooms.
  5. Please social distance when at the club. That means a 6’ distance from everyone except those in your own group. Masks must be worn when unable to consistently keep six feet away from people outside of your group.
  6. We are cleaning but not consistently throughout the day. Please clean surfaces before use if you have concerns. USE OF THE YACHT CLUB IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
  7. Additional COVID guidance can be found on the website.

We are home to six classes of sailing fleets for competitive racing of all ages. Throughout the summer, we offer members and their guests racing for all fleets on Saturday and Sunday afternoons (and some weekday evenings) and encourage you to join in the racing or watch from our clubhouse.


Grand Rapids Yacht Club encourages camaraderie through sailing and social events. We are multi-generational family-friendly club with a relaxed atmosphere.


The GRYC clubhouse and grounds are available to the public and members for event rentals after Labor Day until the Thursday prior to Memorial Day. Find out more about holding your event at our club. 


Check out our apparel and gear store for custom GRYC merchandise. All proceeds go towards our Grand Rapids Yacht Club Junior Sailing Association.

Sailing Fleets at Grand Rapids Yacht Club

Click the fleet logo for more information.