Indoor sailing theory courses - Glenmore Sailing School

Glenmore Sailing School Indoor sailing theory courses

Are you interested in learning to sail? Get a head start this winter and learn the theoretical part of sailing so you can better apply it when you start to sail next summer. 

Types of sailing theory


Our theory courses are a great way to prepare you for next spring and summer's sailing classes to gain a deeper understanding of sailing concepts on the water.

You can register online, in person at our Recreation facilities, or by calling
403-268-3800.

Winter registration for sailing theory classes will begin Nov. 29, 2022:

  • Online - please note updated time: 6 a.m. (online waiting room opens at 5:30 a.m.)
  • In person: at any City-operated ​Aquatic Recreation facility or Arts Centre during posted business hours
  • By phone: Call the Customer Service Centre at 403-268-3800 (press option 1) - 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday to Friday

Benefits of taking our courses


  • Extends CANsail 1 and CANSail 3, 4, and 5 to advanced students and prepares you for the practical on-the-water courses.
  • Gain a more thorough understanding and gives you the time to engage with sailing theory.
  • Prepares participants for success in sailing on the water.

Where do I take the courses?


Our Winter courses will take place in the main area of the recently renovated Glenmore Sailing School building.

Tables and chairs will be set up and you will be given the opportunity to learn how to set up tie knots, practice rigging, etc.

The Glenmore sailing school was recently renovated and completed in May 2021.

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