Please Take Our Survey

Paddle Canada is a member driven organization. We’re collecting feedback anonymously about why you are (or not) a member or simply why you like us on social media  This way we can provide a better service to you in 2019, to the paddling community and the industry. Take The Survey  Thank you in advance for your […]

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Camping Program Update – December 2018

Camping Program Update We would like to extend a sincere note of thanks to those who took the time back in September to read through the draft outline and submit your thoughts for improvements. We received a record 42 submissions and comments from across Canada. With your feedback in hand, the writing of the skills […]

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2019 Instructor Memberships Available Starting October 1, 2018

Gearing up for 2019 already? Well consider renewing your 2019 Instructor Membership anytime after October 1, 2018. Cost is $90 + tax (or $20 + tax if you are a Waterfront Instructor only). You also have the optional choice to opt-in to your Regional Member Association fee if one exists in your province. Simply login to your Paddle […]

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Draft Camping Program Available For Review

Camping in Georgian Bay. Photo by David Johnston

Over the past two years the Program Coordination Committee, in collaboration with members of the Program Development Committees (Canoe, Sea Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Board), have been working on a new camping stream which we are pleased to make available for your review. Download the Paddle Canada Draft Camping Program Syllabus The new program […]

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New Stand Up Paddleboard Regulation Updates

The new updates to SUP regulation equipment carriage requirements came into effect May, 2018.  Read the Small Vessel Regulations – Exemptions for SUP on Transport Canada’s website Otherwise it basically states if a paddleboarder is wearing an approved lifejacket / PFD and has a pea-less whistle with them, they are no longer required to carry a throwbag […]

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Seeking Canoe Instructors in BC

Hello Instructors, Ridge Wilderness has recently accepted an amazing opportunity to work along side the Department of National Defense. We are now in search of some fellow Paddle Canada Canoe Instructors to join us on this exciting journey over the next 4 weeks. There will be several different programs happening from July 12 – August 10. […]

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