Fast Facts

The Sport, recreation and social aspects of sailing can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. 
    • Summer Youth Sailing Camps provide instruction for children starting at six years old.
    • Wednesday Night Racing provides a mid-week competitive break.
    • Fall Sunday Afternoon Series, in similar format to WNR keeps the season going to the end of October!
    • Family Fridays give youth additional training and offer friends, colleagues and families social time at the Club and lake.
    • Weekend regattas at Glenmore and other lakes provide skills development and competition at all levels.
    • Social events through the whole year engage family members and sailors.
    • A recreational sail around the lake after work or on a weekend is a great opportunity to enjoy sailing right in the heart of the city.

Sailing is safe and teaches valuable skills.

  • The Club's coach boat and the City of Calgary Boat Patrol ensures sailors are safe.
  • Annual membership for a family can cost less than five rounds of golf.
  • There are 300 members at the Glenmore Sailing Club.
  • A nationally-certified coach teaches youth sailing programs and training clinics during the summer.
  • Getting started in sailing does not require the purchase of a sailboat... the Glenmore Sailing Club has Club boats for members.
  • If people prefer to purchase their own sailboat, many sailboats cost less than the annual membership at a golf course. There are many types of sailboats from social cruising to racing sailboats.
  • Youth can learn to sail and then compete in the Optimist.
  • The San Juan 21 is both a family cruising boat and a competitive racer. This boat is easily-trailerable and many of these boats are towed to other lakes.
  • The Laser can be sailed at the lake at your cottage or raced in the Olympics.
  • A Fireball is a race boat for two people.
  • The Martin 16 was designed by an internationally recognized boat designer for people with disabilities (can't tip) while retaining the lively characteristics of comparably sized sailboats.
  • Glenmore also boasts a budding IOM and X-Class RC Fleet for radio-controlled enthusiasts!
  • The Glenmore Sailing Club was founded in 1959.
  • Sailors from GSC sail competitively at the provincial, national and international level.

Summer Youth Sailing Camps
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Wall of Fame

GSC members sailing and winning regattas. 

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Club Location:
8601 24 St SW
(South Glenmore Park) - view map

Our facility is fully wheelchair accessible, including showers in the change rooms.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 72107, Glenmore Landing PO
Calgary, Alberta T2V 5H9

Phone: (403) 238-2044

Building and  Maintenance Issues:
Call (403) 803-8201 or email us

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Racing fleets at the club:
SanJuan 21s (website and Facebook)
Fireballs (Fireball Alberta)