Paddle Canada Membership

Without our members, Paddle Canada simply wouldn’t exist. We are a non-profit volunteer organization, financially supported by our membership and by our programs.

Annual fees:

Instructor Member  $90 CDN/USA/INTL
Paddle Canada instructor members have the right to vote for regional Board of Directors representatives. They may attend all Board of Directors meetings with full rights to discussion but shall have no voting status.

Friends of Paddle Canada  $45 CDN, $50 USA, $55 INTL
The Friends of Paddle Canada is an individual member category is designed for the general public. Individual members have the right to attend all Board of Directors meetings with full rights to discussion but shall have no voting status.

Regional Member Associations

Regional Member Associations consist of recognized provincial and/or territorial associations. Each Canadian province or territory has the right to make up to two recommendations for Regional Membership delegates. Where the province or territory has two recognized associations, one Regional Member is to represent canoeing, the other kayaking.

Where there is no recognized provincial and/or territorial association, or when the recognized provincial and/or territorial association fails to recommend after due notice, any other entity may apply as an Interim Regional Member Association. This Interim Regional Member Association must be approved by the Paddle Canada Board of Directors.

Regional and Interim Regional Member Associations have the right to attend all Board of Directors meetings with full right to discussion but shall have no voting status.

Paddling Associations

Paddling Club and other non-profit paddling groups/organizations may apply for this membership category which includes insurance benefits and much more. Read more here.

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Over 3,000 Paddle Canada Instructors teach SUP, kayak and canoe courses to tens of thousands of people around the world every year. Becoming an instructor provides training, insurance, programs and certifications to grant, and credibility that you are a qualified paddling instructor.
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