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Glenmore Sailing School


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Available for ages 7+ from May to September.


Glenmore Sailing School,

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Glenmore Sailing School, located on Glenmore Reservoir, is the largest sailing school in Canada. The school is a member of the Alberta Sailing Association and represent more than 65 percent of sailing activity in Alberta.

Register for sailing programs during our season.
adults getting ready to sail 
Location (for 2018 season) :
8415 24 Street S.W.
Heritage Park gravel lot near the 14th Street entrance


Glenmore Reservoir
About our facility
Guide to Sailing
Frequently Asked Questions
Accessibility information

Our boats

Due to improvements on Glenmore Dam, boating rentals are unavailable and sailing is not permitted. However, canoe and kayak rack rentals are available.

Our sailing instructors

The Glenmore Sailing School is a membership school in Sail Canada’s CANSail Program.
All sailing instructors at Glenmore Sailing School have:
  • Sail Canada Instructor Levels
  • NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program)
  • Standard First Aid & CPR C

Become a Sailing Instructor

All Glenmore Sailing School instructors must complete required prerequisites to be certified by Sail Canada and employed by The City of Calgary. The City of Calgary careers page shows current opportunities for sailing instructors. Furthermore, there are also other ways to get involved in sailing. 

Interested in volunteering?

Volunteer applications are available from Boat Patrol in the Boathouse. The application includes a police check form.