No Slowing Down for PPSC
Paddle Power in Southie
PPSC has gone from zero to 626 participants in free harbor kayaking thanks to the support of Save the Harbor / Save the Bay (STHSTB) and the Metropolitan Beaches Commission. STHSTB helped PPSC purchase four new ocean kayaks this spring and PPSC has hosted free kayaking at Piers Park and Carson Beach - getting 626 participants young and old out on the harbor. Last Friday, PPSC wrapped the season at Carson Beach by providing free kayaking at Discover Moakley - hosted by the City of Boston
Stop by PPSC on a Monday morning and you will find Igor, Sandy, and Dennis, pictured here, headed out for a sail. Dennis recently competed in the Clagett Match Race with PPSC Ops Director Dan Moreno. The Clagett is North America’s…
Standing By on 78! ⛵ 🌅
A midsummer update from your access point to Boston Harbor & its islands
Summer fun and learning at PPSC
We are half way through the summer season at Piers Park! Between Science of Sailing, Harbor Explorers, and our partnerships with the McKay and Otis Schools and Salesian Boys & Girls Club, we have more than 100 sailors here each and every day. Students are learning marlinspike seamanship, navigation rules, marine and climate science, and water safety. Each Friday students venture to one of the Harbor Islands - so far we've visited Lovell's Island, George's Island, Spectacle Island, Peddock's Island and this Friday we're headed to Rainsford Island.
Racing every Thursday
Click here to support PPSC Ocean Science After School organized by Alex DeFronzo
Help us buy an underwater submarine for our after school ocean science program! Piers Park Sailing Center (PPSC) is starting a new out-of-school time program at the Adams Elementary in East Boston, Massachusetts. As part of the program, fourth and fifth grade students will participate in floati...
The Health Benefits of Sailing
Sailing is not only a fun activity to do with your friends and family on holiday, but it is also a great way to get fit and toned up.
Twenty-five years since the Americans with Disabilities Act, focus must be on employment
We need to face the fact that much work remains to be done, particularly in providing jobs for and empowering people with disabilities in the workplace.