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Start Keelboat Sailing
Learn to Sail


Sailing is a great activity for anyone who enjoys water sports or outdoor recreation. As both a recreational 
pastime and an exhilarating sport, sailing offers something for everyone... regardless of age, gender or physical ability.

Start Keelboat Sailing participants learn through on-land instruction and on-the-water time in a keelboat with a SailCanada accredited instructor.

Lessons provide a fun and engaging learning opportunity and a chance to try before you buy.

Our lessons are taught by experienced sailors with, in some cases, decades of sailing experience. They distill their knowledge down to the essential elements you need to know to have a memorable learning experience and set you up for success if you want to continue sailing.




The boats we use for our Adult Keelboat lessons are the SanJuan 21. The local fleet of these boats is the largest and most active in North America. 

Course details (pdf)



Registration will open in February 2019. 




What is my next step?

Continue learning about the sails on a keelboat with the Keelboat Spinnaker Course.

This course builds on the Start Keelboat Sailing course and teaches how to work with a spinnaker in light to moderate wind.

Course details (pdf)


Youth Sailing Camps

Fun, safe and affordable sailing lessons. We offer Sail Canada accredited CANSail 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 supporting university students starting and building student-led 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)

     

GST #88037 2875 RT0001

Donate to Youth Sailing

Our youth sailing program  charitable donations are generously managed by
Parks Foundation Calgary.

Learn more and donate online

Our thanks for their support!


Thank you for your support




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


Community Sport Partner

Member of

Sail Canada
Alberta Sailing Association