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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 the Glenmore Reservoir, is the largest sailing school in Canada. The school is a member of the Alberta Sailing Association and represents more than 65 percent of all sailing activity in Alberta. Glenmore Sailing School has been getting Calgarians out on the water for more than 50 years.

Our wide range of services includes group and private sailing lessons, sailing camps, racing opportunities, corporate team-building, and sailboat, canoe, and kayak rentals. Book a private or group lesson, register for a sailing program or rent a sailboat, canoe, or kayak this season!

adults getting ready to sail 

8415 24 Street S.W.
Entrance to South Glenmore Park
on the corner of 90 Ave and 24 St S.W.

Contact: 311

  Accessibility information

Helpful Links:
Glenmore Reservoir Recreational Areas Map

Our sailing instructors

The Glenmore Sailing School is a member of Sail Canada - Canada's national sailing authority. All sailing instructors at Glenmore Sailing School:

  • are Sail Canada registered instructors.
  • have National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) certification.
  • have Standard First Aid & CPR C training.

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. If you’re not an instructor yet, 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.