Alberta’s Recreational Paddling Resource since 1976
Paddle Alberta Society promotes and supports safe, sustainable recreational canoeing and Kayaking in Alberta.
Alberta’s Recreational Paddling Resource since 1976
Paddle Alberta is a provincial not-for-profit association.

Welcome to Paddle Alberta!

Paddle Alberta is a provincial not-for-profit association with the mandate:

  • To support the many forms of recreational paddling
  • To serve the needs of recreational paddlers
  • To advocate for the sustainability of the paddling environment
  • To promote the teaching of safe and enjoyable paddling

18 hours ago
Understanding the relationship between Alberta’s naturally eutrophic lakes, nutrient inputs, and an increase in blue-green algae blooms 🧪 #LakesAppreciationMonth PaddleAlberta photo
2 weeks ago
PA Office Closed from July 17-28
3 weeks ago
Which Canadian Heritage River will you be visiting this summer? Tag us in your pictures while you’re enjoying the river. We’ll be sharing our favourite ones throughout the summer! PaddleAlberta photo
2 months ago
Paddlers – Alberta Tourism Industry Association is figuring out how much time and $$$ Albertans spend recreating on our public lands and waters. Survey Deadline is May 31.

Available Paddle Alberta Memberships

Membership benefits include access to subsidies and grants, networking opportunities with clubs, organizations & clients across the province, competitive liability insurance and participation in environmental issues.

Paddling Instructors

Canoe, SUP, Flatwater Kayak & Sea Kayak

Commercial Paddling Organizations

Instructional, Guiding, Outfitters, Paddling Shop

Paddling Clubs

Based in Alberta

Not-For-Profit Groups

Schools, Scouts, Guides, Jr. Forest Wardens, Camps

Affiliate Groups

Groups who want to run 1- time paddling events and need access to our insurance program

Our Funding Providers

Alberta Sport Connection – Association Development Program

AGLC – Casino Funds