Special Olympics

Provided by Special Olympics Pinellas County, Certified Sailors and Special Olympics Athletes team up to train and race. Our sailors are involve in local, state, and regional events. Sailors from Special Olympics programs throughout the state come to participate with us here at the Clearwater Community Sailing Center.


With our program, you will learn to race and compete in regattas with a certified sailor and one of our accessible dinghies. Our Clinic prepares our sailors to be able to race in both local and national events.

Team Building & Seminars

With our team building sails and seminars, corporations and organizations can spend a day on the water learning as a team to race and to sail.

Our seminars for those in the medical professions can provide continuing education credits.

See our Programs in Action

Take a look at our Photo Gallery to see our programs in action!


You can contact us via our website, or simply call us at 727.489.9468

No, our program is fully inclusive. Our mission is to provide affordable, accessible sailing activities and education to children and adults of all ages and abilities.

No, our mission is to be there for anyone that might have an interest to experience what we do. If there is an interest that is not listed on our site, simply contact us to see how we can meet your needs.

Simply contact us for scholarship or funding availability.

Our funds come from private donations, fundraisers, grants, equipment and boat donation, sensitivity awareness programs, team building, and outside programming funds, just to name a few.

You can contact us via our website, or e-mail us, or simply click on the icon to donate to our cause.

Yes. We are a 501 (c) 3. If you would like to donate funds, you will receive proof of same to file with your tax returns. If you would like to donate equipment, assets, or tangible items, you will receive verification of this for your tax returns based on our needs for this.

Simply contact us via our website or call us at 727.489.9468. We look forward to hearing from you.

Clearwater Community Sailing Center is fully wheelchair accessible with lift equipment available on the dock and in the restrooms.