Families are invited to participate in a free family sail night from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Racine Yacht Club, south end of North Beach, 1 Barker Street.

Here’s the city’s Parks and Recreation Department’s full announcement:

PRCS and the Racine Yacht Club have teamed up to offer a FREE Family Sail Night for ages 10 and older on Friday, August 1, from 5-8 p.m. at the south end of North Beach, 1 Barker St.

Family members will receive a safety orientation, basic sailing information and an opportunity to sail on Lake Michigan with experienced sailing crews. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis at the event or at the PRCS office, 800 Center St, room 127.

Participants are asked to dress appropriately for lake weather and wear soft shoes with non-black soles. Cell phones and valuables may not be brought aboard sailing vessels. Life vests will be provided.

Questions may be directed to Duncan Cortez at 262.636.9568.

Love what we do?

In addition to our education features, we’ll be kicking off a series of stories highlighting how parents, students, and educators are adapting to the impact of COVID-19 on education. If this is important to you, please consider donating to our education reporting fund. https://business.facebook.com/donate/1846323118855149/3262802717172659/