Glenmore Reservoir

Glenmore Reservoir - Heritage Launch


Trip Type:

Flat Water

Detailed Trip Rating:

Grade A Click here for details on Trip Grade and Skills

Experience Level:


Water Class:

 Class 1

Trip Description:

A trip around the Glenmore Reservoir in Calgary.  We will meet around 9:00AM at the Heritage Boat Launch. We will unload and then hit the water. We paddle past Heritage park and the paddle wheeler Moyie. As we approach Weaselhead Flats where the Elbow enters, we should see some birds and moose have been known to make an appearance. Expect 4-5 hours of paddling

Suitable Boats

(see notes)

Open Canoe - Yes

Covered Canoe - Yes

Touring Kayak - Yes

Rec Kayak - With Trip Coordinator Approval

Whitewater Kayak – No

Meeting Point:

 Heritage Boat Launch

Trip Coordinator:

Mike Eaton

Call: 780 902-3953

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Please contact the Trip Coordinator no later than the Wednesday before the trip is schedule to start. Some trips may have space limitations or require early booking. Contact the Trip Coordinator.

Trips are open to all current Northwest Voyageurs Canoe and Kayak Club members.

You must provide your own boat or have prearranged a rental from the club to participate in the trip.

Touring Kayak - Typically 12 feet long or more and 24" wide or less, with front and rear water tight compartments for flotation and storage, defined keel

Rec Kayak - Typically less than 12 feet long, often greater than 24" wide, with one or no water tight compartments, may or may not have a keel

Whitewater Kayak - Typically less than 10', no watertight compartments, no keel


Location information

Glenmore Reservoir - Heritage Launch