Alberta’s Recreational Paddling Resource since 1976
Paddle Alberta Society promotes and supports safe, sustainable recreational canoeing and Kayaking in 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 


Available Paddle Alberta Memberships

Membership benefits may include access to subsidies and grants, networking opportunities with clubs, organizations & clients across the province, competitive liability insurance and participation in environmental and paddling access projects. Benefits vary depending on membership type. 

Paddling Instructors

Canoe, SUP, Flatwater Kayak & Sea Kayak

Paddling Clubs

Based in Alberta

Not-For-Profit Groups

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

Affiliate Groups

NFP groups that want to host a paddling event and need insurance

Commercial Paddling Organizations

Instructional, Guiding, Outfitters, Paddling Shops

Our Funding Providers

Sport Physical Activity and Recreation Operating Grant

       Gaming Funds

Photo: Mark Lund, Milk River AB

Paddle Alberta Commercial Org Members