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Membership


We offer a limited number of new memberships each year at Great Lakes Gliding Club. Contact us if you are interested in joining GLGC.

Membership Advantages

  • Ground school courses.
  • Free flight instruction by volunteer instructors.
  • Volunteer club operation.
  • Glider rental and tows aloft.
  • Private glider trailer parking.
  • Cross-country soaring training and mentoring.
  • The knowledge base of our seasoned pilots.
  • Club social events.
  • Participation in club gliding sojourns both local and afar.
  • Countless tales of the thermal that got away!

Fee Structure

Prices listed are exclusive of HST, and are subject to change. Great Lakes Gliding Corporation HST # 887917623.

Membership Dues

Full Member $ 650.00 per annum
Family Member $ 160.00 per additional family member
Student Member $ 430.00 enrolled full time in an educational institution
Associate Member $ 270.00 out-of town/other club/visiting on an ad hoc basis
Joining Fee $ 660.00 new members are required to invest in the club - payable over three years

Members Flying Charges

1000' tow $ 26.00 aerotow above ground
2000' tow $ 42.00 aerotow above ground
3000' tow $ 58.00 aerotow above ground
4000' tow $ 74.00 aerotow above ground
5000' tow $ 90.00 aerotow above ground
Rope breaks $ 26.00 up to 1000'
Krosno KR-03 $ 1.00 glider per minute
ASK-6Cr $ 0.75 glider per minute
ASW-19 $ 0.90 glider per minute
ASK-21 $ 1.20 glider per minute
Aerotow retrievals $ 200.00 retrieve by tow plane (off-field retrieval of gliders by air) per engine hour
Prices listed are exclusive of HST, and are subject to change. Great Lakes Gliding Corporation HST # 887917623.

Joining the Soaring Association of Canada (SAC)

Solo pilots are encouraged to be members of the Soaring Association of Canada (SAC). SAC membership, currently $80.00, includes third party liability insurance and a subscription to Free Flight, the SAC magazine. All members under the age of 25 and enrolled full-time at an educational institution are members of SAC at no charge.

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