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

2 months ago
Happy #WaterWednesday! This week we’re highlighting the Gregg River, located in the McLeod River Watershed. We got to see this river while working on our Upper Athabasca Biomonitoring Project. Read more about our work on our blog:! PaddleAlberta photo
2 months ago
Here are the paired watersheds for the Smoky Headwaters Initiative. Field verification is complete. PaddleAlberta photo
3 months ago
What can a #CHRS designation do for a river? For the #ClearwaterRiver in #SK and #AB it initiated the development of Saskatchewan’s first Wilderness Class Provincial Park which supports the protection of the river corridor! @Albertaparks @Saskatchewan PaddleAlberta photo
3 months ago
Results are in from the Tourism Industry Association of Alberta’s: Alberta’s Crown Land Outdoor Recreation Economy survey PaddleAlberta photo
4 months ago
We created our Story Maps to ensure everyone can experience the rivers no matter their location. Explore the stories of these rivers from the comfort of your couch 🛋️: PaddleAlberta photo

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