19 & under memberships are now free!!
Our club was founded in 1936 and is AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics) Chartered. We have about 90 members, but always welcome new members of any age to the club. So if you are an experienced flyer, returning to flying or totally new to the hobby then come and talk to us.
We offer . . .
Free flight training with Club instructors
Help and advice on equipment selection and purchase
Assistance with model building, repairs and technical issues
Our all year round flying site is located within the Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve just south of
I-55 off Lemont Road between Downers Grove and Lemont.
In the winter months we also fly inside at several different locations. See our Indoor Flying page.
The club holds events throughout the year including our monthly meeting at The VFW Post #503, summer evening social flying, Fun Fly competitions, Family picnics, Swap Meet, Open Houses, Float flying and trips to other flying clubs. Check the Club calendar for details.
Please contact us if you would like to visit the flying field and find out more about our Club or to arrange a free introductory flight with an instructor.
Our Open Houses will take place on June 12th and July 16th, from 11am - 3pm.
Visit our flying field and take a free introductory "buddy box" flight with an instructor.
This is subject to the weather, so please check back here for updates.
If you can't make it you can always contact us and set up a different time to do so.