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


1 week ago
See you In Edmonton and Devon this weekend. https://t.co/4EHI9HhC1S
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RiverValleyAlliance @RiverValleyPark
EPCOR RIVERFEST IS SOLD OUT! Wow, what an amazing response! If you didn't get your ticket to float on the river, there's still lots of FREE fun, family-friendly land activities for you to take part in during the events this weekend! https://t.co/5imEUAbY2I https://t.co/FqubZLvf1E
4 weeks ago
Paddle Alberta Office is closed from July 20-28, Please note that all online store purchases during this time will be mailed on July 30
1 month ago
72% of Alberta drowning victims are male, and they're often intoxicated: report | CBC News https://t.co/M3eSeyACIw
1 month ago
Heads up the North Sask from BigHorn Dam to Nordegg Bridge section has major logjam issues, serious incidents reported, check out the video here. https://t.co/WtKyFJSGpD

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


Based in Alberta


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


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


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