The Lake City Yacht Club was incorporated as a Minnesota nonprofit organization on the 23rd of June 1969. With one hundred fifty boats in its fleet, the sailors are residents of Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin. It is located at the Lake City Marina, Lake City, Minnesota. Lake Pepin, on the Mississippi River, is the primary sailing venue.

The purpose of this club is to promote the participation and enjoyment of Yachting, both sail and power; to encourage Racing, Cruising and all other activities related to yachting and contributing to its pleasure or the promotion of its future; to foster a knowledge of seamanship and all related subjects; to promote an understanding of the Rules of the Road and Yacht Etiquette; to encourage in juniors an active interest in yachting and to maintain suitable Club quarters and facilities for the enjoyment of its members.

LCYC is a proud member of US Sailing, the Yachting Club of America, and the Lake City Chamber of Commerce.