Calgary Yacht Club Sailing School

Calgary Yacht Club offers SAILCANADA certifications leading recreational, competitive and club race team sailing. Programs from 7 up to adults. Lessons are in Optis, Bytes and 420s. CYC also supports a very active race community supporting sailors of all ages. For more information or contact or 403-272-3300.

Glenmore Sailing Club

Glenmore Sailing Club offers kids SAILCANADA programs leading to recreational, competition and club youth sailing team sailing. They support Optis, Bytes and Radials. For information on summer programs contact (403) 238-2044, or view courses at

Glenmore Sailing School

Glenmore Sailing School, a part of Calgary Parks and Recreationl offer SAILCANADA programs in Optis, FJs and Club 420s. Program information and booking refer to; or call 403-268-3800.

Northern Alberta Sailing College
NASC SAILCANADA programs and training support to clubs on Wabamun Lake in Optis and 420s. For information see the web page at or contact John Henderson at or 780-486-5688.

YWCA YoWoChAs Outdoor Education Centre
YoWoChAs is a YWCA camp offering SAILCANADA training in 420s. They also offer an opportunity to try exciting summer camp activities. See the website at or phone 780-892-2660.


Glenmore Sailing Club

Glenmore Sailing Club offers adult Sail Canada ‘Learn to Cruise’ course leading to recreational crewing and skipper certifications. Local beginner courses are taught on San Juan 21 (SJ21) keelboats that can lead to the use of the club SJ21 Boats and coastal courses.  For information on spring/summer/fall programs contact (403) 238-2044, or view courses at

Wabamun Sailing School (1960)

Founded in 1960, the Wabamun Sailing Club has become one of Alberta’s top sailing venues by providing sailing events to members nearly every available weekend of the summer under the supervision of an excellent race management team in a friendly, family-oriented atmosphere. website  780- 467-4132

Sylvan Lake Sailing School

It was 1985 when several ambitious sailors formed the Sylvan Lake Sailing Club.  It was a very small beginning, a few catamarans & dinghies and a couple of 24 ft cruisers.  Website:

Cold Lake Sailing School

The Cold Lake Sailing Association(CLSA) is the product of a small group of dedicated sailors who bravely challenged the waters of Cold Lake long before a marina or any lakeshore services existed. The perseverance of these few sailors, and others who came after them throughout some twenty years, evolved into the sailing association we are so proud of today. Website: