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Glenmore Sailing School


Glenmore Sailing School, located on the Glenmore Reservoir, is the largest sailing school in Canada. Boat rentals, stall rentals and a variety of instructor led sailing programs are offered from the May long weekend through to the Monday of Thanksgiving weekend. 

Junior high and high school teachers can book sailing lessons for their students in May, June, September and October (dependent upon instructor availability).

The Sailing School – Principal Approval form must be signed by the school principal and submitted to complete the application. If the form is saved as a PDF file, email it to If the form is saved as a gif, jpg, or jpeg file you can attach it to the online form.

Getting ready to sail at Glenmore Sailing School
Getting ready to sail at Glenmore Sailing School


8415 - 24 St. S.W. - Map


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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
Youth at Glenmore Sailing School

Our boats

  • Laser (single handed)
  • Optimist (single handed)
  • 420 (up to 3 people)
  • Club Junior (up to 3 people)
  • Flying Junior (up to 3 people)
  • Catalina day cruiser "Jane Mary" (22 foot sloop-rigged, 6 – 8 people)

Check out our boat rentals for more information.

Sailing Recreation Program Guide