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Please visit Use Fees to pay Towplane, Facility, Glider, and RV parking fees in a self-serve manner.

Membership fees subject to change via Board of Directors approval.


Rate Type Description 
 $90 Full Membership Includes 1 week of Ephrata facility use
 $50 Youth Membership 25 years old & under, includes 1 week of Ephrata facility use
$35 Family Membership For Spouses/Partners. Includes 1 week of Ephrata facility use and voting privileges  
$1500 Lifetime Membership  Single payment, includes 1 week of facility use per year



Rate Type Description 
 $45 per Tow Covers the first 1500' AGL of each tow 
 $1.50 per 100' applies above the first 1500' 
$125 Annual Fee Your share of towplane fixed-costs 
$190 per Tach Hour  Aero-retrieve or glider-ferry fee
  • Pilots who take a tow without paying the annual towplane fee will have a $50 surcharge added to each of their first 3 tows
    [This use-case is intended to cover individuals who only take 1-2 tows in a year, such as self-launchers who unexpectedly need a tow]  
  • Ephrata mid-week surcharge: if there are fewer than 3 tows per day, a $15 per tow surcharge will be applied
  • Tow rates at locations other than Ephrata are subject to change (by approval of the Board of Directors)


Training Facility (applicable to all members that fly at Ephrata) 

Rate Type Description 
 $100 Seasonal  April - October 
 $30 Weekly Applies after your first week of use (which is included in your membership) 

Tiedown for each Glider (and parking of its associated Trailer)

Rate Type Description 
 $220 Seasonal  April - October, reserved spot of your choice 
 $40 Weekly first-come, first served 

RV Parking

Rate Type Description 
 $550 Seasonal  April - October, reserved spot of your choice. Tax included. 
 $120 Weekly 8 nights or less of stay. Tax included. 
$60  Short-Term 3 nights or less of stay. Tax included.

Other Items

Rate Item Description 
 $65 Oxygen Fill Flat rate per fill
 $10 EV Charging For use of SGC electrical hookups 

  • All fees are in USD.
  • Billing is limited to tow fees. All other dues & fees should be paid prior to arrival at Ephrata.
  • SGC and SSA Membership is required for all tows behind SGC towplanes.
  • Overdue accounts will be assessed a late fee on an individual basis determined by the Board of Directors.

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