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All City-operated recreation facilities are closed until further notice to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Sailing in Calgary

Sailing in Calgary

The Glenmore Reservoir is Calgary’s place to go for on-the-water leisure activities, including fishing, sailing, canoeing, and kayaking. Be sure to review water safety guidelines before going out on to the reservoir. Please note that swimming, paddleboards, and motorized watercraft are prohibited on the reservoir.

Glenmore Reservoir

Access the latest information on reservoir status, hours of operation, and usage guidelines and bylaws.​​

Rack, stall & mooring rentals

Boat stalls, boat moorings, and racks for canoes, dinghies, kayaks or lasers are available for seasonal rental.​​

Glenmore Boat Patrol

The boat patrol ensures the highest level of safety for all recreational users of the reservoir.​​

Glenmore Sailing School

Our sailing school is the largest in Canada, and a member of the Alberta Sailing Association.​​

The Sailing School is closed for the 2020 season.

Sailing lessons

​​We have sailing lessons for all ages and abilities!

Lessons are unavailable for the 2020 season.

Boat, canoe and kayak rentals

Rent small sailboats, canoes, kayaks or even a large day cruiser sailboat for a fun time on the Glenmore Reservoir.​​

Boat rentals are not currently available.