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

Due to safety concerns and negative experiences caused by 24-hour demand for parking, personal vehicles will not be allowed on Moraine Lake Road in summer 2023.

Access will be by Parks Canada Shuttle, Roam Transit, commercial buses and taxis

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Like many of us ARPA is on its own reconciliation journey with diverse Indigenous peoples & communities across Alberta.

To help you get started on your own reconciliation journey we encourage you to check out the Indigenous Awareness & Engagement Toolkit.
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A new month calls for new adventures! Check out the newly nominated North Saskatchewan River in Alberta and its vast recreational opportunities. Learn more below.
📸: @ExploreEdmonton
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Paddle Alberta Office is Closed from August 28-31

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