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 weeks ago
"Signatories to the letter who have held some of Alberta's highest conservation jobs and have between them more than 1,000 years of experience, all believe action is required now." So do we.
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3 weeks ago
PA Office Closed for holidays Dec. 28 - Jan. 1
2 months ago
Happy National Volunteer Day everyone. I want to send a shout out to my board of directors - Thank you!
2 months 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
3 months ago
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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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