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
Happy National Volunteer Day everyone. I want to send a shout out to my board of directors - Thank you!
1 week ago
#BighornCountry provides world-class outdoor recreation and nature-based tourism experiences. Have your say on how we propose to support and improve these opportunities now and in the future. Survey open until January 31. https://t.co/IebSbHkWqI. #ABparks https://t.co/RMVY87vARE PaddleAlberta photo
1 month ago
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3 months ago
We are loving all the photos we've seen of your adventures in Kananaskis Country over the past 40 years! Share your favorite memories with us by tagging #MyKCountryContest, and we might share your photos on our social media channels and in a feature video. #ABparks https://t.co/P4dithcFLI PaddleAlberta photo
3 months ago
Giving back to the places you love can be as simple as packing out garbage you see on the trail, investing your time as a volunteer or even sharing this post! #ABparks #LeaveNoTrace https://t.co/AckV0pt3Ck 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


Based in Alberta


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


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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