Paddle Canada is the home for recreational canoeing, river kayaking, sea kayaking and stand up paddleboarding. You will find information on this site about our national paddling courses for all ages whether you are new to paddling, a keen beginner, advanced paddler or wanting to become an instructor. Please Search for a course near you!
Paddle Canada currently represents over 1,700 members and growing annually. We have both individual and instructor member categories. We also are linked to 8 Regional Member Paddling Associations and 2 Affiliate Member Associations.
We also run several regional paddling events / symposiums in different parts of the country such as the Atlantic Paddling Symposium and the Pacific Paddling Symposium and National Paddling Week. Our media partner is Rapid Media who provides a magazine of your choice when you are a current member. This is just one of many member benefits of Paddle Canada. We host and deliver a paddling Film Festival called the Waterwalker Film Festival and manage a Bill Mason Scholarship Fund to award education bursaries to the young paddling / environment stewards of tomorrow.
You will also find many resources, paddling links, articles, videos, blogs, relating to all things paddling on this site. Whether your interest is in canoeing, river kayaking, sea kayaking or stand up paddleboarding we have a course, clinic or a resource for you!
Paddle Canada Courses
Join a Paddle Canada Canoe, Sea Kayak or River Kayak course and experience safe, enjoyable, recreational paddling at its best.
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Rapid Media MagazinesA new member benefit for 2012, members will receive their choice of Rapid, Adventure Kayak or Canoeroots magazine.
2013 Waterwalker Film Festival
Printed in Canada - Now available online for ordering here.