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The Glenmore Sailing Club is open and running sailing programs while the City of Calgary is working on the dam.

Register now for Youth Summer Sailing Camps.

The sailing area will be impacted by the lower water level (map).

For more information about the project, visit the City of Calgary’s Glenmore Dam Infrastructure Improvement

Club Boats for Members

The Club has many boats available for members.
The number in parenthesis is the number of that type of boat the Club owns.

  • Optimists (18) - For youth aged 6 to 14, these are the initial boat for many youth starting to sail and are used extensively in our Summer Sailing Camps.
  • Byte (4) - Bytes are a good transition boat for youth moving from the Optimist to the Laser 4.7 or Radial.
  • Laser (8) - The Club's Lasers have multiple sail plans (4.7 / Radial / Full) accommodate sailors as they grow and gain experience. The Laser is the most popular training and racing dinghy in the world.
  • 420 (3) - These boats are excellent for all ages. For Youth, they fit into the Long Term Athlete Development Plan and are the transition boat for youth wanting to sail the 29er. For post-secondary students these are the collegiate sailing program boat of choice for more than 200 universities in Canada and the USA. For adults these are great boats for two people to learn to sail / advance their sailing. 
  • 29er (2) - These are the Ferraris of the Club. As the two person sailboat of the Canada Summer Games the Club is committed to excellence in training for our members representing the province at the Games every four years.
  • SanJuan 21 (2) - these keelboats are great for a family of up to six for an afternoon sail around the lake or racing with a crew of three or four. More about these boats on the fleet's website.
  • MelonSeeds  (4) - Designed by a Club member, the MelonSeeds are a stable and safe boat perfect for kids from 3 to 9 years old.
Notes
  • Club Boats are available for use by Club members with a minimum of CANSail 2 (or equivalent) on Glenmore Reservoir 
  • The annual Club Boat Usage Fee was $200 for the 2017 season (May through October). Compare this with the option of renting a sailboat for $30/hour elsewhere.
  • Optimists and Melonseeds are free of charge for all members to use. There are times when these boats are reserved for Club activities (Youth Sailing Camps, events, youth training activities) and are unavailable for general use.

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Youth Sailing Camps

Fun, safe and affordable sailing lessons.
We offer Sail Canada accredited CANSail learn to sail courses taught by Sail Canada accredited instructors.

Register now!


Sailing for Scouts
Details and Registration.

Register your group for a three-hour "Introduction to Sailing" course. Scouts earn their Level 1 sailing badge through this course.

Warrior Sailing

Register now for a free three-day learn to sail camp. Open to Active Military and Veterans.

Collegiate Sailing
GSC is actively supporting university students building student sailing clubs. Join other students in establishing Post-Secondary Sailing Clubs in Calgary.

Upcoming events


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:
Box 72107, Glenmore Landing PO
Calgary, Alberta T2V 5H9

Phone: (403) 238-2044

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

Wind Forecasts

Connect with us:

Contact the Board

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



Thank you for the Amateur Sport Grant to purchase boats and equipment for our youth sailing program. 



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Alberta Sailing Association