Rent a sailboat - Glenmore Sailing School

The Glenmore Sailing School rents a variety of small sailboats and a large day cruiser sailboat. A demonstrated knowledge of sailing, an understanding of reservoir bylaws, and adherence to water safety guidelines are required for all rentals.

Only the Jane Mary can be reserved in advance. All small sailboat rentals are made at the Boat Patrol office in person on a first come, first served basis (cannot be pre-booked), weather permitting. Call 311 for more information​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Note: Season opening delays or mid-season closures can occur due to weather (ice on water, spring runoff , etc.). Always check the status of the Glenmore Reservoir before planning a day on the water.

Rentals are typically available:

Kayak and canoe rentals are available on Stat holidays.

Day Time Return rentals  by

Season open June 8

Mon. - Sun. 12 p.m. - 7 p.m. 8 p.m.

July 1 to September long weekend

Mon. - Sun. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. 8 p.m.

September long weekend to October long weekend

Mon. - Sun. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 6 p.m.


Our small single and double-occupancy sailboats (420s, Lazers, and Optis) are available for rent to those with sailing experience only, since they are a non-skippered rental. All safety equipment is provided, including personal flotation devices, paddle, bailer and sound signal.


$30.00 per hour to a maximum of $90.00 per day. Payment by debit or credit card only

Day cruiser

The Jane Mary is a 22-foot sloop-rigged Catalina day cruiser capable of handling groups of up to six adults. She is always rented with a skipper for guided sailing experience. All safety equipment is provided, including personal flotation devices, paddles, bailer, heaving line, and sound signal device.


Cost: $100.00 for the first hour and $75.00/hour thereafter. Payment by debit or credit card only.