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General Information

The Glenmore Sailing Club offers accessible, affordable learn to sail camps for youth in the heart of Calgary.

By the end of the camp each child will have learned how to set up and sail a boat under the instruction of nationally certified instructors.

These camps include land-based and on-the-water education in the Optimist training sailboat. One of the most popular sailboats for youth, the Optimist is easy to learn and sail, even for the youngest child.

We are pleased to offer four Sail Canada accredited CanSail programs this summer, all taught by Sail Canada accredited instructors. 

Wet Feet (ages 5-7)is an introduction to sailing specially aimed at this age group. Children will learn about sailing boats, water safety and fundamental movement and balance skills. This program is a half-day program and will be offered in both the morning and afternoon.

Can Sail 1 (ages 8-13) is a full-day introductory program with a focus on fun, safety and basic sailing skills.

CanSail 2 (ages 8-13) is a full day program that progressively builds and develops the skills learned in the CanSail 1 program with a focus on keeping the sailor engaged with appropriate challenges and learning as well as an introduction to racing. Sailing experience and completion of the CanSail 1 program is required for this program. CanSail 3+ (ages 9-14) is a full day program with an introduction to racing. Sailing experience and completion of the CanSail 2 program is required for this program.

The membership discount is only valid for those children who have a parent with an Individual or Family memberships (not a Social or Crew Membership) or those children who have a Junior or Student membership who have paid their dues this year. If you register for the membership discount without an appropriate membership that has been paid in full for the year, you will be invoiced for the difference.

 

After Care

Available for 1 after the end of each class. Games, crafts and movies will be used throughout this time to entertain participants but there will be no sailing instruction.

Before Care

Available for 1 hour before the start of each class. Games, crafts and movies will be used throughout this time to entertain participants but there will be no sailing instruction.

CanSail 1

(ages 8 -13) A full-day introductory program with a focus on fun, safety, and basic sailing skills.

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm. Before and After care available at an additional cost.

Aug 28 to Sep 01, 2017

0 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $385.00
CanSail 2

(ages 8 - 13) A full day, intermediate program for those looking to further their sailing skill development. Pre-requisite is CanSail 1.

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm. Before and After care is available at an additional cost.

Aug 21 to Aug 25, 2017

4 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $385.00
Youth Race Team

Program runs 2 nights per week from May through August

Green Fleet - First time Race Team Members Introductory Offer (remainder of the 2017 season)

May 08 to Aug 30, 2017

3 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $325.00

Youth Race Team Returnees

May 08 to Aug 30, 2017

3 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $1,000.00
Glenmore Sailing Club

Glenmore Sailing Club

8601 24 St SW Southwest Calgary, Calgary

Laurie Dunn

403-238-2044