Updates on 2020 Summer Operations

The DBMS Re-Open Taskforce is working diligently to keep you informed of what our operations will look like this summer. See all of our protocols and rules we have in place for operations in Summer 2020: dbms.org/preventcovid

Until Phase III, DBMS facilities and Main Office will remain closed. Please reach out via email with any questions: dbms@dbms.org

Enrollment Update for Summer Programs

Summer Programs. Any DBMS program that is cancelled due to COVID-19 will result in a full refund, or a credit towards a future program – your choice. Reach out to Registrar, Kenzie Thompson, with any questions: kenzie@dbms.org

FREE Online Programs

DBMS is providing free online programs for kids to help keep them engaged and learning while being at home. See messages below on how to get started from DBMS Directors of whom will be offering these programs…

Rowing Webinars – Weekly evening fireside chats with some of the legends of the sport!

Give to DBMS

Make your 2020 contribution to help sustain the wonderful work our Directors and staff do here at DBMS! Learn more

Welcome to Dockside Yoga at DBMS

DBMS hosts a number of fitness and wellness classes through our Dockside Yoga program year round. Explore our schedule and pricing 

Free Weekly Virtual Classes

Here are the links for the classes:

Standish Strollers, A “Mommy and Me” class – Join Christine Sapra via Instagram Live Mondays & Thursdays 11:30am Follow @standishstrollers

Yoga with Mackenzie – Monday 9am, Wednesday 5pm, Saturday 9am

Barre with Kimberly – Tuesday 9am

Fast Fitness (30min) with Elaine – Wednesday 9am, Friday 9am


Yoga with Anne – Thursday 9am


Book An Event

DBMS is regarded as the South Shore’s Premier Waterfront Venue. To tour our space or inquire about an event follow the link below.

DBMS Venue

Our event calendar is filling up fast for weddings and special occasions in 2020 and beyond. Be sure to check out this gorgeous campus for your next event. Learn More


DBMS has a small store in the main office where we carry hats, sun shirts, small gifts and authentic DBMS Sail Bags.

Visit DBMS Online Store

Welcome to the Duxbury Bay Maritime School!

The Duxbury Bay Maritime School is a nonprofit organization that exists as a gateway for all to Duxbury Bay. We have educational and recreational programs for both kids and adults with the majority of our programming taking place during the summer season. Outside of scheduled programs, DBMS hosts educational speaker series, social engagements and other events to connect with the Duxbury community and beyond. We hope whatever brings you to the William P. Ellison Campus leaves you with a lasting impression of the valuable natural resource that is Duxbury Bay.

Celebration of the Bay

Save the date for our Annual Fundraiser…

*Tickets for the Dockside Gala will go on sale once we have a clearer picture on when it will be safe to hold a large gathering again. Please look for communication on this by early June. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Mark your calendars for the DBMS Annual Fundraiser – 23rd Celebration of the Bay Weekend! The Gala takes place on Saturday, October 3rd at 6pm. Family Day takes place on Sunday, October 4th from10am-2pm and is free to attend with the option to purchase food and game tickets. This fun-filled weekend helps DBMS raise the much needed fund to support our Scholarship and Outreach programs.

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

We have several ways you may contribute to our annual fundraiser either through a corporate or family sponsorship. Please email Development Director, Ali Spolsino, at ali@dbms.org for more information.

Duxbury Bay Maritime School

dbms@dbms.org – 781.934.7555 – 457 Washington Street – P.O. Box 263A Duxbury, MA 02331