Welcome ....... 

..... to the Nelson region's soaring club. Nelson Lakes Gliding Club is all about the sport of soaring in sailplanes, fast, sleek unpowered aircraft capable of great distance and heights.

What do we do?
Fly gliders! Gliding is one of the most exciting and accessible forms of recreational aviation. It is also one of the most unsung adventure sports in the world.


Fantastic opportunity to become a glider pilot. 

3, 4, 5th and 10, 11, 12th of March 2017

Nelson Lakes Gliding Club is offering suitable applicants the chance to learn how to fly over two consecutive three day weekends. Six days of intensive flight training during the day in our two dual control gliders complimented by evening lectures. Gliding is an affordable, exciting and rewarding sport like no other.

Limited places remaining.

Contact Ken Montgomery on 027 631 4040 to find out more.

Our flying week this season will be from the 18th to 26th of February 2017. See you there. 

Catch up what we're up to by reading the Blog and Facebook 

Where are we?

At Lake Station airstrip, 8km west of St. Arnaud. Just over one hour south of Nelson. Need directions? Here’s a map.

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