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Sunrise 5:38 am
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Latitude 38.97
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Welcome to Silvercreek Glider Club

The Silvercreek Glider Club is an educational soaring club located just north-east of St. Louis. The club operates at Silvercreek Gliderport year round on weekends and holidays (other days by appointment).
Visitors Welcome!
Visitors are always welcome. You can become a one day member of the glider club, which entitles you to one familiarization flight with an instructor or a commercially rated glider pilot. 
Gift Certificates Available
Get more information about gift certificates, one day membership, and club membership here.
Our Aircraft

Club members currently fly a Schweizer 2-33A, a Grob Twin Astir, and a Schweizer 1-26E along with numerous privately owned aircraft.

The club's 250hp Piper Pawnee is the workhorse that tows our gliders into the sky above the rich farmland of Illinois.  For more information view our brochure


21 May Note

Tow plane is back for Memorial Day W/E! Planning on a fly day Saturday the 23rd.  Club Meeting/Grill at remodelled club-house post-flight Saturday.


14 May Notes

Towplane is back!  No flying 16/17May due to WX.

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7410 Rockwell Road, New Douglas, IL 62074     View in Google Maps

Barry Marcus Joe Buerk Gary Payne Joe Shepherd
(314) 413-0249 (314) 440-4166 (314) 346-9497 (618) 488-6684

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