Rentals, Sales, Shuttle Companies

Shuttling Services

Bow River

Rocky Mountain Paddling Centre

  • Shuttle service, instruction courses
  • Phone: (403) 202-8490
  • Email:

Bow River Shuttles

  • From Calgary to Carseland on the Bow River
  • Phone: (403) 278-9165
  • Toll-Free: 1-866-278-9165
  • Cell: (403) 807-6510
Red Deer River

Red Deer River Adventures

  • Shuttle services and Canoe/Kayak trips between Content Bridge & Emerson Bridge
  • Boat rentals
  • Phone: (403) 821-0229

Rocky Moutain Paddling Centre

  • Shuttle services, instruction courses
  • Phone: (403) 202-8490
  • Email

Hela Ventures

  • Phone: (403) 845-4325
  • Email:
Milk River

Milk River Raft Tours

  • Offers canoe rentals, river tours, shuttle service and vehicle storage
  • Phone: (403) 647-3586

Karen’s Canoe Service

  • Parking and vehicle shuttle service
  • Phone: (403) 758-6683
Athabasca River

Timberwolf Tours

  • Offers canoe and equipment rentals, guided tours and trips, shuttle service
North Saskatchewan River

Edmonton Canoe

  • Offers canoe and equipment rentals, guided tours from 3 hours to weekend long trips, shuttle service, shuttle service from Edmonton/Devon/Genessee

Hela Ventures

  • Phone: (403) 845-4325
  • Email:
Peace River

Peace River Cabins and Outdoors

  • Phone: (877) 835-1277
  • Email:

Paddling Related Reference Books

Path of the PaddleBill Mason
Song of the PaddleBill Mason
Canoeing Wild RiversCliff Jacobson
The Basic Essentials of CanoeingCliff Jacobson
The Basic Essentials of Map & CompassCliff Jacobson
The Basic Essentials of Solo CanoeingCliff Jacobson
Knots for PaddlersCharlie Walbridge
Kayak and Canoe GamesLaurie Gullion
Canoeing Safety & RescueDoug McKown
Secrets of WarmthHal Weiss
CanoeingThe American National Red Cross
Canoeing & KayakingThe American National Red Cross
Medicine for MountaineeringJames A. Wilkerson, M.D.
Wilderness First AidNational Safety Council
Wilderness First AidTom Schimelpfing and Linda Lindsey
Leave No TraceAnnette McGivney
NOLS Wilderness GuideMark Harvey
Clouds & WeatherPeterson First Guides
The Whole Paddler’s CatalogZip Kellogg
CRCA Canoeing Program ManualCRCA
CRCA Canoeing Instructor Resource ManualCRCA
Whitewater Rescue Manual – New Techniques for Canoeists, Kayakers, and RafteCharles Walbridge & Wayne A. Sundmacher Sr.
Canoeing and Kayaking for People with DisabilitiesJanet A. Zeller, ACA


Path of the PaddleBill Mason
Soft PathsThe National Outdoor Leadership School
Man of the WildernessCanadian Geographic
This is CanoeingJustine Curgenven
Staying Safe in Bear Country:A Behavioral-Based Approach to Reducing Risk“magiclantern”
This is Canoeing, 12 Adventure FilmsJusinte Curgenven
Cold Water Boot CampPlay Safe Productions

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