ChicagoLand Glider Council 


Charter Sites
Youth Grant


The ChicagoLand Glider Council (CLGC) was established in 1938 to help promote and preserve the sport of soaring within a 150 mile radius of Chicago
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CLGC Officers:

President - Aaron Scicluna (SSI)

Vice President - Jim Murray (WCSA)

Treasurer - Jeff Mack (CGC)

Secretary - John DeRosa (SSI)

Webmaster - John DeRosa (SSI)

2017 CLGC Midwest Soaring and Safety Seminar
7th Bi-Annual Event!

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017

See This Web Site For Full Details!

Past Seminar Presentation Files

Venue: Seigle Auditorium, Elgin Community College

CLGC Youth Grant

Congratulations to the
2016 Primary Grant Awardee
Zachary Nystrom!!

Find the Application and Instructions HERE!

The application Deadline is March 31 of the grant year

The grantee will be announced during the
April Council meeting

Join the CLGC!

Have you paid your
Yearly CLGC dues yet?

Click Here to Download the
Membership & Renewal Form

Note: If you belong to one of CLGC's "host" clubs (Chicago Glider Club, Sky Soaring Glider Club and Windy City Soaring Association),
your CLGC dues are already paid as part of your club's dues!

Thank you for your continued support!



Meeting Schedule & Directions

Upcoming Events
CLGC Meeting are 7:30PM on the Second Tuesday
of each month (November - April) unless otherwise noted.

  • Tuesday, January 10th - Monthly meeting - Ballooning
  • Saturday, February 25th - All Day Seminar!
  • Tuesday, March 14th - Monthly meeting
  • Tuesday, April 11th - Monthly meeting

Next Meeting
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
at 7:30PM
Herrick Junior High School

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Meeting Topic

Speaker: Chad Morin

Synopsis: Brief overview of who Chad is and what he does. Presentation with lots of pictures, ballooning is always about being visual. Short overview on how weather effects our sport. Process of obtaining LTA rating. Ballooning culture. Future of the Sport. Physics of balloons/ballooning. Q&A. Chad is a third generation pilot involved in ballooning and warbird aerobatics since he was 6 years old. Incorporated his ride business in 2012 Raised in Chicago but spent majority of adult life out West. Moved to Chicago under the suggestion of local DE.

Please Note: Meeting topic may change without notice.

CLGC Classified Advertisements

See the latest issue of the CLGC Newsletter for classified details.

"The Air Bubble"
Newsletter Archive

(2001 to Date)

Presentations for Downloading

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