Bayfront Maritime Center
Bayfront Maritime Center - EASE (Erie Adaptive Sailing Experience)
EASE provides maritime opportunities for individuals with mental and physical challenges. Specially designed sailboats, called Hansa Dinghies, provide a safe, effective platform for sailors to enjoy barrier-free sailing. A team of highly-skilled volunteers, mainly teachers, volunteer their time to create a nurturing, empowering experience.
40 Holland Street
Erie, PA 16507
Eligibility: EASE draws participants from the entire region of PA and surrounding areas.
Hours: Meets for 9 consecutive Fridays beginning in late June and running until the 2nd week in August. Sailing begins at 9:00 a.m. with 8 back to back one-hour sessions.
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (814) 456-4077 Main
  • (814) 459-1678 Fax
Email Address:
Intake Requirements: A waiver must be filled out by any participant in all of BMC's programs.

Intake Procedure: Call for more information, and visit
Geographical Area: PA and surrounding areas.
Fee Amounts: Participants pay $100 for a 4-week session (please note fees have not increased in over 9 years). They are provided a one on one sailing lesson with an experienced instructor.
Wait List: When all the open slots fill up, EASE program directors create a waiting list.
Facility/ADA access: Erie Adaptive Sailing Experience, EASE, is accessible!
Languages Spoken: Mostly English, please check!
Service Contact: Kathy Lindell,
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Bayfront Maritime Center
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