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

We are thrilled to announce that a 718 km stretch of the North Saskatchewan River in Alberta, from the Banff National Park boundary to the AB/SK border, has been officially nominated as a Canadian Heritage River!

Read more down below.👇
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Leashes and SUPS, when to wear one? Flat non-moving water YES. Moving Water NO, unless it’s a quick release leash that attaches at the hip.
The Paddle Alberta Online store is closed from July 16-27.
The last missing person from a boat that capsized Sunday near Spray Lakes campground was found deceased Tuesday afternoon, police said.
#DYK? July 6 is a free day to visit Kananaskis and a Kananaskis Conservation Pass is not required. The first Wednesday of every month (Wilderness Wednesdays) is a free day for everyone to visit K-country!
Learn more:
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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